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Shop Local Holiday Gift Guide 2021

Reinvest in your community this year by making the commitment to shop local. Local merchants have been preparing all year to have great selections for you and your family this holiday season. Our Shop Local Holiday Gift Guide 2021 will give you a look at the must have holiday items from local merchants that will cover everyone on your holiday gift list.  

This year shop owners are recommending that you get your holiday shopping done early. Our community offers a wide variety of businesses to shop at without leaving town. Money spent by shopping at local businesses is more likely to go back into the community. The more money that stays in the community means better schools, better roads and more support for local nonprofit organizations, police and fire departments. Discover the best presents for Mom, Dad, Grandpa, Grandma, the kids or anyone else, while you shop local and support the community.

1. A gift for the future, NebraskaLand Bank offers Kid Club Savings Accounts, with a low minimum opening deposit of $20.00.  Establish children, grandchildren, nieces, or nephew’s financial future and have fun together along the way. The Kids Club Savings Account is simple and effective, and we host yearly Kids Club activities and savings incentives to teach children good savings habits from an early age. More information can be found on our Kids Club Savings page. 

2What do you give the person on your list who has everything?  A Nebraska Star Beef gift bundle! Located North of Holdrege, Nebraska Star Beef offers delicious bundles for beef, jerky and seasoning. You are sure to find the meat eater in your life the perfect gift.  Nebraska Star Beef is a small, family run, premier beef producer.  To browse all of the options available visit, their website at

3. Just Add Sugar, Glue, Milk, Egg or Soap and see what science experiments your kids can create. This gift will not be just another toy around the house. This all-inclusive box has what they need to create hours of fun and experiments for the whole family. Just Add boxes can be found at the Golden Spike Tower Gift shop.

 Just Add Sugar, Glue, Milk, Egg or Soap box image

4. Give a gift everyone is sure to love, a Pop It.  You don’t have to be a kid to enjoy fidget toys. Pop Its help relieve anxiety and stress or help people who struggle with maintaining focus. These soft silicon molds entice pushing the button in and out.  It’s simple but highly enjoyable activity for all ages.  The Golden Spike Tower carries a variety of colors in trains, cars and holiday themed, including a special 3D Christmas Tree and pocket stuffing stocking (perfect to hide a small gift or gift card).  Golden Spike Tower Gift Shop has a variety of fidget toys available at 1249 N Homestead Rd, North Platte.

Pop It's image.

Golden Spike Tower is working hard again this holiday season to help you find something for everyone on your shopping list, including holiday décor in the Christmas Room.

5. Eye Putt Pro Training Aid Putting Mirror. Perfect for the golfer in your family the Eye Putt Pro is a training aid putting mirror that will visually improve your posture and alignment teaching consistent fundamentals that professionals use. Eye Putt Pro will teach you repeatable muscle memory in 2 simple steps. 1. Level the putter 2.See your eyes over the golf ball. The Eye Put Pro manufactured and sold by Local Inventor, Firefighter and Golf Pro, Casey Schiel available at

Learn more about the Eye Putt Pro and other inventions by Casey on the NLB Podcast “Saving Lives with Big Ideas” 

6. Whitetail Cycle Sport has the perfect scooter for any teen. Whitetail offers the latest in electric scooters for the ultimate commuter ride.  Featuring headlights taillights and a rear carrying rack. 

Electric scooter at Whitetail Cycle sport

7. Get the Skateboarder on your list the latest in skateboards and accessories at Whitetail Cycle Sport. New to Whitetail this year, they have a section of boards and parts for any skater young or old.

Image of Skateboards and counter at Whitetail Cycle Sport

Whitetail Cycle Sport has been a cornerstone of the area cycling community for more than 30 years. Cycle Sport is your trusted destination for bikes, trikes, scooters, apparel, equipment, parts and repairs. They have the bikes and gear for every surface, every sport and everybody. Find out more on their website at

Give the gift of personalization with Whitetail Screen Print located at 507 N Jeffers St. with Whitetail Cycle Sport and Whitetail Outpost.  Call or stop in to see all the different options available. 

9. Get the man in your life, young or old a Patagonia Better Sweater, from Hirschfeld’s, North Platte.  Available in both Men and Boy sizes this warm, low bulk full-zip jacket is made with soft, sweater-knit recycled polyester fleece. It has a vertical, left chest security pocket that is perfect for holding your phone or audio device. 

Hirschfeld’s offers top of the line active wear and outdoor apparel for Men and Women. They currently have Boys sizes along with their wedding shoppe, tuxedo shoppe, and prom shoppe.

More information can be found on their web site at

10. Cup of Coa gourmet hot cocoa for the family. While available all over the country Cup of Coa is based in Kearney, the gourmet hot cocoa contains a blend of gourmet and carefully selected cocoas to create its amazing flavor.  Sure to become family favorite, Cup of Coa is available at multiple locations all around the United States, including, Double Dips in North Platte, at several locations in Kearney, including the Rustic Patch.  Find out more about Cup of Coa at

All pricing and availability are subject to change at the retailers discretion.

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