Summer Bucket List

As you start filling your summer up with events save a spot for a stop in Kearney. Whether you come from hundreds of miles away or are looking for fun close to home, set your sites (and your GPS) on Kearney this summer. Kearney delivers a variety of experiences, from outdoor recreation and sporting events … Continue reading “Summer Bucket List”

Dine & Draft, Events, History & Fine Arts, Just For Fun, Tourism

Tourism Matters in Buffalo County

It’s National Travel and Tourism Week and Kearney, along with other communities across the country celebrate how travel matters to American jobs, economic growth and personal well-being. This year’s theme, “Travel Matters,” highlights the innumerable ways in which travel makes up our community culture and economy. Tourism is Nebraska’s 3rd largest industry and supports over … Continue reading “Tourism Matters in Buffalo County”

Conventions, Events, Tourism

Travel bloggers Steve and Ann Teget of PostcardJar.com show you 20 things to do in Kearney while you’re waiting on the cranes

By Steve Teget Sitting in the blind you’re amazed at the noise coming from the river. The cranes get louder and more frenzied, reaching a crescendo you simply weren’t expecting. Suddenly, tens of thousands of huge birds take to the air, wings flapping, the squeaking even louder now. You watch as the flocks head off … Continue reading “Travel bloggers Steve and Ann Teget of PostcardJar.com show you 20 things to do in Kearney while you’re waiting on the cranes”

Events, Guest Bloggers

NSAA State Speech Returns to Kearney

Over the two day event, close to 3,000 individuals find their way across the UNK campus in support of the activity.
By Deb Velder, NSAA Associate Director

Events, Guest Bloggers

6 January Events to Hit

Start 2019 off right with these Kearney events that are too good to miss!
By Krystal Webster

Events, Just For Fun, Sports

A Traveler’s Guide of the Sandhill Crane Migration

This often overlooked and underrated annual event is majestic, beautiful, inspiring and everything you need to look at Nebraska travel in a whole new light.
By LeAnna Brown, WellTraveledNebraskan.com

Events, Guest Bloggers, History & Fine Arts, Just For Fun

Adventures with Sandy Crane

Sandy has been hard at work preparing for the Sandhill Crane Migration. Lucky for you, we’ll keep you updated on what she’s been doing…

Events, Guest Bloggers, Just For Fun

The Incredible Sandhill Crane Migration

The amazing thing is, it’s one of the greatest animal migrations on earth. Thousands of Sandhill Cranes begin arriving along the Platte River in late February and stay through March.
By Mark Gordon, mgordoncommunications.com

Events, Guest Bloggers, History & Fine Arts, Just For Fun

My First Experience With the Sandhill Crane Migration

Witnessing the influx of tens of thousands of ancient birds and their landings on the shallow waters of the Platte, is truly one of the most breathtaking experiences I have ever had in nature.
By Ann Teget, postcardjar.com

Events, Guest Bloggers

Painting the Blue Line at NSAA State Cross Country

Every fall, as I am painting the long blue line at the Kearney Country Club, I can’t help but remember my first state cross country meet in 1989…
By Brady Bonsall, UNK Track & Field/Cross Country Head Coach

Events, Guest Bloggers, Sports

7 Events Not To Miss In October

Fall means more than just pumpkin spice. It’s a time for football, cooler weather, Halloween candy and fall festivals. We’ve got your calendar filled up with these events you just can’t miss.
By Krystal Webster

Events, Just For Fun, Shopping, Sports

What People Are Saying About The Sandhill Cranes

We can tell you ourselves how amazing the Sandhill Crane Migration is, but to remain unbiased, we dug up what everyone else is saying.
By Krystal Webster

Events, History & Fine Arts, Just For Fun