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Developing a Medicare Plan

Developing a Medicare Plan

Medicare can be confusing, especially with the various plans and supplements offered through different companies. So we're going to break down Medicare today with two experts on the topic, Whitney Kester, a specialized Medicare insurance agent, and Mark Werkmeister a Certified Financial Planner.

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Dill Pickle Snow Cones

Dill Pickle Snow Cones

Investigator Lisa Citta with the North Platte Police Department and Owner of Snowball Express joins us on today’s episode to explain a bit about her job and our community. More and more women are breaking glass ceilings in the police field. Lisa’s work has recently been spotlighted in the news as she was part of our local department's first all-women patrol shift! 

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Fine Dining at North 40 Chophouse

Fine Dining at North 40 Chophouse

What’s your go-to summer beverage? A nice beer, wine, or cocktail? Last week we explored everything economics so today we’re going to have some fun with the general manager of North 40 Chophouse Mark Hammond and his assistant Emma Watson. 

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The State of the Economy

The State of the Economy

The current economic environment has many people worried. Interest rates are up, the stock market is volatile, bitcoin has lost tremendous value, and inflation seems to keep growing. So on today’s episode, we want to sit down and discuss the economy and the future trends we should expect to see with two economic experts, Mike Jacobson and Marc Werkmeister. Mike is the CEO of NerbaskaLand Bank and the Senator for District 42 and Marc is a Certified Financial Planner with PFA. 

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Let’s Go Golf!

Let’s Go Golf!

The Lake Maloney Golf club is one of the greatest progression stories. From sand greens to grass, the golf course has continued to improve over the years. Now, there is a new project on the horizon for golf lovers. On today’s episode, Will Peers, the Director of Golf at the Lake Maloney Golf Club, will break down his journey to North Platte and the future plans he has for golfing in the area. 

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A New Recreation Center

A New Recreation Center

A new community space may be on the horizon! On today’s episode, Megan McGown and Leland Poppe, co-chairs of the Wellness and Recreation Alliance join us to discuss the new recreation center project. This project has been in the works for over 20 years and their vision for the new recreation center is coming straight from the community: a larger building, a walking track, a larger swimming pool, and much more. 

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Meet Miss Nebraska Candidates Katelyn Bowers and Alexandra Thompson

Meet Miss Nebraska Candidates Katelyn Bowers and Alexandra Thompson

With the weather warming up across Nebraska, we’re excited to start making plans for the summer because there’s always a lot to do around North Platte. One of those events that we always try to make is the Miss Nebraska Scholarship Competition. The talented ladies that work so hard to prepare for the competition are always so impressive and make us feel great about the future.

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Leadership in Healthcare

Leadership in Healthcare

Do you watch Grey’s Anatomy? While the real-life medical world probably isn’t so dramatic, there are things about our own medical system we should stay in tune with. On today’s episode, the CEO of Great Plains Health, Ivan Mitchell, joins us to break down his new role as CEO,  the healthcare business, and the projects he hopes to be a part of in the future. 

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Business Development Through the Years in North Platte

Business Development Through the Years in North Platte

Our guest today, Edy Patterson, is a former winner of the Women of Achievement award, the Nebraska State Diplomat of the year in 2015, and is a long-time business developer here in North Platte. Edy started her journey as a business owner when she was just a young mom. Starting her own nursery helped her reach personal and financial goals.  After this venture, she began flipping houses, trained as an interior designer with Sherwin Williams, and eventually bought a failing business and brought it back to life.

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From CEO to Senator

From CEO to Senator

How are you adjusting to daylight savings? There is a new bill working its way through the senate and house right now proposing an end to the time change, the Nebraska Lock the Clock Bill. Our guest today, the CEO of the NebraskaLand Bank and newly appointed Senator Mike Jacobson, knows a lot about this bill and joins us to discuss his journey from our bank to senator. 

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