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Welcome T O K E I T H C O U N T Y Keith County B Y T H E N U M B E R S Communities A P L A C E T O C A L L H O M E Agriculture S T R O N G & G R O W I N G Economic Development O P E N F O R B U S I N E S S Education L E A R N I N G T O S U C C E E D Health Care W E L L N E S S & F I T N E S S Shopping & Dining A P E R F E C T M A T C H Lodging B E O U R G U E S T Recreation W E S T E R N P A R A D I S E Members B Y C A T E G O R Y Advertiser I N D E X

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n behalf of the Ogallala/Keith County Chamber of Commerce, board of directors and the Keith County business community, I am pleased to welcome you to Keith County, Nebraska. We are happy you’re here! People of all ages and backgrounds are drawn to the Keith County area because of the excellent quality of life found here. With endless outdoor recreation, a thriving and growing business community, superior health care, low crime rates and a vast agricultural community, there is something for everyone! The Chamber of Commerce serves as the central agency for development of business, industry, the professions and civic interests – performing tasks that no individual can do alone. We are a dynamic organization with over 400 members that promotes an environment that maximizes businesses potential and profitability. The Chamber works as a vehicle through which the businesses and professional people are organized to work together, voluntarily, to define and solve problems for the improvement of Keith County as a place to live and to work. Keith County has a long, proud history of partnerships that have been instrumental in our success. The Chamber has partnered with the City of Ogallala, Villages of Brule and Paxton and Keith County to

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ensure the growth and vibrancy of our area is an ongoing process. We have also partnered with organizations such as the Ogallala Community Redevelopment Authority, Keith County Area Development, Keep Keith County Beautiful and the Keith County Visitors Committee, as well as the business community to fulfill our mission, “to foster and promote civic, agricultural, tourism and general business interests in the region.” Keith County offers you, your family and your business many opportunities for fun, adventure and success. Please contact us for more information or to help make your transition to Keith County a profitable one. Have a great day! Sincerely,

Lori Wortman

Lori Wortman Executive Director • lwortman@explorekeithcounty.com Ogallala/Keith County Chamber of Commerce 119 E. 2nd St.  P.O. Box 628  Ogallala, NE 69153

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TOP 3 PRODUCING INDUSTRIES

Area: 1,110 square miles (96% land, 4% water) Topography: North of the river – sandhills (stabilized rolling hills and dunes); South of the river – tableland (undulating, nearly level topography) Elevation: 3,250 feet (general slope to the east)

Agriculture (farming/ranching) Manufacturing Tourism

POPULATION

American Shizuki Corporation (manufacturing)

Ogallala (city) 4,606 – Ogallala is the county seat Paxton (village) 509 Brule (village) 316 Keith County 8,368

TOP 5 LARGEST EMPLOYERS Ogallala Public School District (education)

TIME ZONE Mountain (Central – 23 miles east)

Banner Health – Ogallala Community Hospital & Banner Health Clinic (health care)

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Keith County (government)

3,250 feet (general slope to the east)

GOVERNMENT Ogallala City Manager/Council 5 members, 3-year terms, mayor Paxton Village Board 5 members, 4-year terms, chair Brule Village Board 4 members, 4-year terms, mayor Keith County 5 commissioners, 4-year terms

CLIMATE Avg. high temps: January, 40°; July, 90° Avg. rainfall: 18.5 in Avg. snowfall: 29.9 in

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Indian Hills Manor/WEL-Life of Ogallala (health care)

COST OF LIVING Ogallala Overall: 81 Food: 95.5 Utilities: 100 Miscellaneous: 93

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The 2015 tax rate in Ogallala was $2.058 per $100 of actual value. A 1.5 percent city sales tax is imposed in Ogallala.

COMMUNICATIONS Radio: KOGA-AM, KOGA-FM, KMCX-FM TV: KNOP-TV (North Platte) Newspaper: Keith County News (2x/week) Telephone: Allo, Century Link, Charter, Glenwood Internet: Allo, Century Link, Charter, Glenwood, WildBlue Wireless phone: Viaero, Verizon Cable: Charter, Allo Satellite: DISH Network, DIRECTV

The Central Nebraska Public Power and Irrigation District Owner/Operator of Lake McConaughy, Kingsley Dam and Kingsley Hydroplant

Irrigation served by other irrigation projects. In addition, groundwater Central’s system of canals, laterals, and pipelines supply irri- recharge from Central’s system benefits more than 310,000 gation water to 112,000 acres in south-central Nebraska and acres irrigated with wells. Lake McConaughy stores water for another 110,000 acres Hydropower Central operates four hydroelectric power plants, including the 50-megawatt Kingsley Hydro. Hydropower provides energy without producing waste products or emissions into the air. The fuel – water – is renewable and using water for hydroelectric production is a non-consumptive use.

visitors annually. The lake provides a wide variety of recreational opportunities and provides a multi-million dollar boost to Keith County’s economy.

Wildlife Habitat Lake McConaughy and the surrounding environs teem with wildlife. The lake is ranked as the best place in Nebraska and the third-best place in the nation for bird watching. Central monitors and protects nest sites established on McConaughy’s beaches by the threatened piping plover and the endangered least tern and has taken an active role in creating and Recreation preserving wildlife habitat at Lake McConaughy and the Platte Lake McConaughy is Nebraska’s largest lake and one of the River Valley. state’s most popular recreation sites with more than 750,000

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Ogallala

Ogallala: hard to spell and unusual to pronounce, but a fantastic place to live and play! Named for the Oglala band of Dakota Sioux and located on the Union Pacific Railroad, Ogallala was a busy cowtown of the Old West. For more than 100 years, Ogallala has ranked among the state’s top tourism communities. As far back as the 1870s, Ogallala was a booming, bustling community – as the chief gateway to the northern plains. During that decade Texas drovers delivered their trail herds of longhorn cattle by the thousands. During summer months, business boomed. Today, nearly one million people visit the area each year – over 800,000 during the summer months. And Ogallala continues to serve as a regional hub for goods and services to a large portion of western Nebraska. Ogallala is located in the middle of the country – at the junction of Interstate 80 and Highways 26/61, 50 miles west of North Platte and 30 miles east of the Colorado border. Ogallala offers a convenient meeting place for families and groups. Ogallala and the Keith County area provide a wealth of recreational and quality of life opportunities. Outdoor enthusiasts will enjoy some of the many area attractions and recreational activities. Families are proud to raise their children in an environment that promotes high scholastic

Quality of banking. Quality of life.

achievement, as well as a healthy lifestyle. Quality health care is also available throughout the county. Ogallala, the county seat of Keith County, has a population of 4,606 (2013 census). City services include: economic development services, public library, indoor and outdoor public pools, public tennis courts, a nine-hole Frisbee golf course, the Western Diamonds Sports Complex, a two-mile paved walking/biking path and five public parks equipped with playground equipment. Ogallala is also well prepared to handle emergencies. The city of Ogallala and Keith County have a joint enhanced 911 system. The Ogallala Fire Department consists of 26 volunteer members. The ambulance squad consists of nine EMTs, two paramedics and three student EMTs. Their normal response time is three to four minutes from dispatch to leaving the fire hall, depending on the time of day. The Ogallala Police Department has 10 certified law enforcement officers and one civilian employee. The Keith County Sheriff ’s Department is staffed by eight sworn officers and seven support personnel. The Nebraska State Patrol has five patrolmen, one pilot and one investigator stationed in Keith County.

Brule

Brule, located nine miles west of Ogallala, is a small rural village whose very beginnings are rich with history. In 1886, Major Isaac Barton and his wife, Elizabeth, purchased a quarter section of land they considered the

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The village board consists of a mayor and four board members elected to four-year terms. Services available in the Village of Brule include the Brule Volunteer Fire Department, Brule Volunteer Ambulance and the U.S. Post Office. Brule has an active calendar of events including the ice cream social and the annual Brule Gun Show in February, the Fireman’s Ball in March, the Alumni Celebration and Brule Day in August, Brule Gun Show in September and the annual Hometown Holiday Open House in December.

Paxton

Paxton is located 19 miles east of Ogallala on Interstate 80 mile marker 145. Originally called “Alkali” for the alkaline content in the soil, the “garden spot of the county” in the “Great American Desert.” A lumberyard was built, followed by a store, and soon a community was thriving. Rather than name this community for themselves, the Bartons chose to name it after the 5,000 Brule Sioux Indians who had camped there in 1872. Since its creation, the railroad has brought people and business to and from Brule. Even today, the agricultural products depend upon the railroad, but the economy is also enhanced by other businesses – including a bank, hardware store, welding fabrication, agricultural, manufacturing and three auto repair shops. With a population of 316 (2013 Census), Brule is a tightly-knit community. Churches located in Brule are St. John’s Lutheran Church and United Church of Christ Congregational. A consolidated school system, located in Big Springs, serves grades K-12 for the community. name was changed to “Paxton” in 1885 for a prominent rancher in the area, W.A. Paxton. Paxton’s early years were incredible. History records that in 1872 a herd of buffalo, just over the hill to the north of the North Platte Valley, stretched from O’Fallons to Ogallala – a distance of 32 miles. In mid-tolate 1875, hundreds of emigrant wagons and railroad carloads passed by Paxton. In August 1876, trains were delayed several hours by grasshoppers that darkened the sky and covered the ground, tracks and all. In the 1930s, Paxton became well known for a bar operated by an adventurous man named Rosser “Ole” Herstedt. The bar was named Ole’s and featured a walnut bar that had been crafted for the Plains Hotel in Cheyenne, Wyoming, that Ole won in a baseball game. Ole’s big-game hunting hobby began taking over the look of his bar. In 1969, Ole shot a polar bear on Russia’s Chukchi Sea and a full mount of the huge 

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white bear was brought back to the bar and put on display just inside the door. The polar bear became the trademark for Ole’s and is there still today. Today, Paxton is a town of 509 people and boasts a wide variety of services, including restaurants, grocery store, motel, bank, lumberyard, insurance, Realtor and an auction service. The Paxton Village Board consists of five board members elected to four-year terms. A chairman of the board of trustees is appointed to a one-year term. Public services offered in Paxton include a fire hall with 30 volunteer fire and rescue members, post office, library and a park with an outdoor pool and ball field. Church services are available from St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, New Life Lutheran Church, Mennonite Church and the United Methodist Church. Paxton also offers a public school for grades K-12.

Keystone, an unincorporated community of approximately 59 people, is located on the north bank of the North Platte River in the northeast part of Keith County. Keystone was founded in 1906 on a piece of pasture land deeded to the public by pioneer businessman and rancher William Paxton Sr. The name came from Paxton’s brand, the Keystone. Keystone is surrounded by fertile farmland that produces cattle, wheat, corn and hay. Keystone is home to the Little Church at Keystone – the only church of its kind in the world. In the pioneering days of the 1880s, both Catholics and Protestants felt the need for a church, but neither group had the finances to build a church of their own. A dispensation by Pope Leo XIII allowed a church to be built to serve both groups’ needs – with a Catholic altar on one end, a Protestant altar on the opposite end and reversible pews to serve both congregations. Keystone today is an agriculture-based community and consists of a post office, a library, a sod farm, insurance agency and various agricultural businesses along with a church. The rural Keystone-Lemoyne Fire Department serves the Keystone area.

Lemoyne

Lemoyne, an unincorporated community of approximately 82 people, was named for Lemoyne Jacobs, a large landowner who donated the land for the community and the railroad. Due to the construction of Kingsley Dam and Lake McConaughy, the original town of Lemoyne was moved out of the Platte River Valley to its present location – on the north shore of Lake McConaughy on Highway 92. Today, Lemoyne is served by a post office, convenience stores, a restaurant, a church, a telephone company and an active senior center. The rural Keystone-Lemoyne Fire Department serves the Lemoyne area. Because of its close proximity to Lake McConaughy, Lemoyne’s economy is largely based on tourism. The small rural community swells to nearly triple its size in the recreational summer months, and several businesses cater to the tourists and are open seasonally.

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eith County’s agricultural production, people and water are the foundation of our hospitable county. We have a work ethic second to none. Our clean air and good water also keeps Keith County on the upper end of the “good clean living” scale. Add to that our friendly people, and you will find Keith County a place you would love to call home. Our terrain ranges from level to rolling hills. The river valley to the tableland has everything from silt to sand. Keith County borders the famous Nebraska Sandhills to the north. The county contains both natural grassland along with dry land and irrigated farmland. Our average annual rainfall is 18.5 inches. Our temperatures range from below zero (Fahrenheit) in our winter months to highs above the century mark in the summer months. However, our normal ranges would see a mean average in January of 24 degrees and July at 90 degrees Fahrenheit. Although our semi-

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arid weather would not normally be conducive to raising consistently large crops, Keith County sits over the Ogallala Aquifer. The aquifer, along with help from the South Platte River via a canal system, allows farmers to irrigate and raise big yields and excellent quality crops. Keith County has 1,010 farms that average 1,395 acres. The average agricultural products sold per farm is $588,491. The latest total of cattle/calves in Keith County is 65,188 head. Marketing outlets are provided by Farmers Cooperative Association, and three of the county’s largest feedlots: Twin Valley Feeders, Northwest Cattle Feeders and Spurgin, Inc. Several smaller lots contribute to the total number of cattle being fed. For the past 55 years, the Ogallala Livestock Auction Market has provided local marketing services through regular sales each Wednesday. Special sales are held on Thursdays and Saturdays as advertised. Video marketing is also available. Taxable Agland Acres: Irrigated ................. 113,398.60 Dryland .................. 105,488.70 Grassland ............... 404,342.95 Wasteland .................. 3,574.29 Other ........................ 10,555.82 Total Acres 637,360.36

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County seat: Ogallala, NE County population: 8,368 Residential & recreational records: 6,044 Commercial, industrial & mineral records: 772 Agricultural records: 2,404 Total taxable real property records: 9,220

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eith County is the place for your plans. We are fortunate to have a balance of all the major factors that aid and encourage existing businesses to grow and to attract new businesses to relocate here: plentiful land to develop, easy access to all modes of transportation, fiber optic technology capabilities, quality workforce, abundant utilities and unprecedented quality of life. Availability of transportation in Keith County is excellent. We are served by a main line of the Union Pacific Railroad with 80 freight trains daily. Interstate 80 is located within Ogallala’s city limits. U.S. Highway 30, U.S. Highway 26 and Nebraska Highway 61 intersect in Ogallala, with a Highway 26/61 truck route west of Ogallala. Searle Field, Keith County’s municipal airfield, has two paved and lighted runways (5,100 feet and 3,700 feet), with charter service available. Trailway Lines provide daily service to Ogallala with both westbound and eastbound buses. The city of Ogallala also provides a public transit bus, for a small boarding fee, available to everyone (handicapped-accessible). Century Link is the local exchange carrier in the Ogallala area with a high-speed digital central office. Allo Communications is celebrating five years of fiber optic in the Ogallala area, with 50 Mbps download/ upload standard offering to residences, up to 1G available to homes and businesses, and over 30 miles of fiber installed in Ogallala. Availability of other utilities is also excellent, with close access to an abundant supply of electricity, natural gas and water. The labor force of Keith County is well known for its high work ethic and reliability, and easily draws from all of Keith County and the seven contiguous counties around it, providing a labor market of nearly 54,000. And of course, the western Nebraska quality of life is second-to-

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none, with ideal recreational opportunities in boating, fishing, hunting, camping and golfing in Keith County, providing positive opportunity for those residing in the area and a great escape for those who don’t. It is a truly dynamic time in the growth and development of Keith County business. In the past two years, Keith County has welcomed a variety of new businesses, new owners for existing businesses, and has helped foster major business expansions/relocations. Some examples of such activity include the construction of a new Wal-Mart, O’Reilly Auto Parts and the groundbreaking of a new hotel located at the Interstate 80 interchange. Bomgaars has also recently relocated to a larger space, allowing them to expand their inventory offerings. And although not a business, the $15 million new school addition at Prairie View is worth mentioning. The top five largest employers in the county include:  American Shizuki Corporation (manufacturing)  Ogallala Public School District (education)  Banner Health-Ogallala Community Hospital & Banner Health Clinic (health care)  Indian Hills Manor/WEL-Life of Ogallala (health care)  Keith County (government) Building permits in Keith County increased from $2.7 million in 2014, to $5.5 million in 2015; and sales tax revenues also took a jump from $105.2 million in 2014 to $115 million in 2015. Ogallala’s downtown 

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Keith County Area Development Business Retention & Expansion • Business Recruitment • Workforce Development • Housing• Infrastructure • Education • Community Development

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business district was also awarded a Downtown Revitalization Grant which resulted in the construction of the now Rendezvous Square. The newly developed area provides a unique venue for a variety of activities, including concerts, craft shows, farmers markets and other community entertainment events. Keith County also offers a tremendous balance of opportunities to new and existing businesses and entrepreneurs. Keith County Area Development (KCAD) is a local nonprofit organization that acts as a central resource to promote development, foster long-range planning and coordinate financial aid and incentives for local businesses. KCAD has developed a tuition reimbursement program in which businesses can apply for assistance in order to offer potential employees a more substantial compensation package. New employees can then use those funds to assist with student loan payments. For more information on how KCAD can help make your vision a reality, visit www.kcad.org. West Central Nebraska Development District, an 18-county program with its main office located in Ogallala, has created a business incubator program to nurture the development of entrepreneurial companies, helping them survive and grow during the early years when they are most vulnerable.

Agriculture

While we are obviously heavily influenced by our surrounding agricultural resources, we have a balanced influence of both farming (along the Platte Valley) and ranching (in the Sandhills) that offers unmatched diversity in agricultural opportunities.

Manufacturing

Ten manufacturing firms currently call Keith County home – some dating back to the 1940s. Ogallala’s long history with electronics continues today with American Shizuki/ASC Capacitors and Arnold Magnetic Technologies/Ogallala Electronics Division. Paxton is home to PVC manufacturer Titan Industries. Precision Machining does lathe and mill work production. Newer manufacturing industries include Ogallala Comfort Company with their development of milkweed fibers into fine quality down comforters and body care; Ogallala Bay Rum Company’s home-grown, vintage after shave and bath products; and RCS Software

developing innovative solutions for the broadcasting industry.

Tourism

Tourism is a major economic factor in Keith County. Nearby Lake McConaughy drew almost 1,300,000 visitors in 2015, making it the third highest ranked visitor attraction in the state of Nebraska. Keith County also draws visitors each year to Front Street – famous for its saloon and annual summer revue, Mansion on the Hill, Boot Hill, Ole’s Steakhouse, the world-class Petrified Wood Gallery and Walk of Fame attractions.

Local Organizations

Keith County has an array of local organizations that stand ready to help facilitate business expansion and/or relocation.  Keith County Area Development (KCAD) A local nonprofit organization that acts as a central resource to promote development, foster long-range planning and coordinate financial aid and incentives. (www.kcad.org)  Ogallala/Keith County Chamber of Commerce The Chamber is a member-based organization that works to “Prosper, Promote, Connect and Represent Business in Keith County.” (www.explorekeithcounty.com)  Community Redevelopment Authority (CRA) The city of Ogallala’s CRA can offer tax-increment financing on qualified projects.  Keith County Regional Economic Development Investment – (REDI) Program This program administers a revolving loan fund that is targeted to help small businesses that may not qualify for conventional financing.  Keep Keith County Beautiful (KKCB) Keep Keith County Beautiful is an important part of the dynamics of Keith County, the City of Ogallala and Lake McConaughy. It is the go-to organization for any organized city and county cleanups, Lake McConaughy preservation and cleanup and school education on litter reduction and recycling. The 34-year-old organization continues to benefit the community through litter reduction, recycling and beautification messages. Keep Keith County Beautiful has been a recipient of the Keep American Beautiful Presidential Circle award since 1993.  Keith County Housing Development Corporation Partners with local businesses and investors to grow affordable housing in Keith County. Along with those organizations, all municipalities located in Keith County (County Commissioners, City of Ogallala, Villages of Brule and Paxton) are all fully committed to future economic development. – NPPD Community Facts Book • http://sites.nppd.com/aedc/FactsBook/Ogallalabook.pdf

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eith County Schools have successfully created an academic environment where excellence in education, student academic progress, ongoing community support and individual student development are the primary focus. All schools within the county are dedicated to the mission that students will be provided with a safe and positive learning environment and the necessary tools to achieve academic excellence. This has been accomplished through a comprehensive plan of encompassing curriculum and personal development. District 1, in Ogallala, offers a comprehensive preschool through 12th grade curriculum, articulated through the grades with planned skills and experiences designed to complement prior experiences. An emphasis on early literacy, with individual assessment and instruction, develops the initial skills necessary for continued academic success in the child’s educational experiences. A K through 12 special education program provides the specialized instruction designed to meet the needs of all students, birth to age 21, who have found learning more challenging than others, or who might have physical or mental disabilities. The high school offers a wide range of learning opportunities for students, and extends its course offerings through distance learning classes, college classes and an alternative education program for students who learn best in a nontraditional setting. Technology is an important aspect in the district’s approach to instruction and learning. Technology competencies are designed and assessed for both students and teachers. Multiple computer labs exist throughout the district, and since 2012, students in grades 9 through 12 are each issued an iPad for their use during the school year. Advantages include the ability to teach social responsibility/digital citizenship for technology usage, the ability to teach students to deal with massive amounts of information the internet provides, as well as students and staff all being on the same page. Interscholastic sports and extracurricular activities play an important role in the Ogallala Public Schools’ planned experiences for the students, and are enthusiastically and proudly supported by the community. With the expansion of Prairie View, Ogallala Public Schools are able to host regional and district gymnasium events. In addition to the traditional

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sports offerings, some of the activities available for student participation include Key Club, drama, speech, band, vocal music, student clubs in art, science and foreign language, as well as the National Honor Society. Several other schools in Keith County offer excellent educational opportunities. Paxton Public Schools offers a pre-K through 12 curriculum, and in 2010-11 added a new gym, locker and weight rooms, classrooms, office space, commons area and cafeteria. In 2016 the district completed the addition of a new track and updates to the football facilities. Students in grades pre-K through 8 are issued iPads and students in grades 9 through 12 are issued personal laptops for use during the academic year to enhance their academic experience. Keith County offers two private Christian schools: St. Paul’s Lutheran School (preschool-fifth grade) and St. Luke’s Catholic School (preschool-fifth grade), where the student is offered an environment in which the school combines an emphasis on the basics of academics with a commitment to developing the Christian values of integrity, morality, responsibility and respect for the rights of others.

Mid-Plains Community College

As a public institution of higher education, Mid-Plains Community College has four extended campuses to meet educational needs in 18 counties. The Ogallala Extended Campus serves Perkins, Keith and Arthur counties. Located at 512 E. B St. South, the MPCC Ogallala Extended Campus consists of five classrooms, a shop area, a large community room and distance learning capabilities. The curriculum includes transferable general education courses, computer and technical courses, as well as GED preparation and English as a Second Language instruction. MPCC is committed to strengthening local business and industry by offering customized training and assisting with economic development efforts. Keith County School Systems have made the educational needs and individual development of each student paramount, and strive to provide a setting where each child can maximize his/her potential with the long-term goal of becoming a responsible member of the community.

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Ogallala Community Hospital has been certified by Medicare as an 18bed Critical Access Hospital. It has 130 employees, making it one of the county’s largest employers. Family Medical Center is a locally owned clinic with one medical doctor, two physician assistants, two medical assistants and one licensed practical nurse on staff. Established in 1988, Family Medical Center provides family care, pediatrics, geriatrics, orthopedic services and sports medicine. Digital X-ray and lab services are done in house. Family Medical Center hosts several cardiologists three times a month, an internist twice a month and arterial/venous studies once a week. Pathology services is also available twice a month for laboratory tests at a reduced cost. If additional care is required during recovery, the staff of Sidney Regional Medical Center is ready to step in and assist in helping patients recover as quickly and fully as possible in the comfort of their own homes. From home oxygen equipment to a complete line of physical and respiratory rehabilitation supplies, Good Air Home Medical and Fitness Equipment provides for a broad range of needs, including mastectomy fitting and supplies from experienced and caring staff. Lincare provides home oxygen, respiratory supplies, respiratory medications and sleep apnea equipment. Indian Hills Manor is an 82-bed, long-term care facility, which has been located in Western Nebraska

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since 1965 and has been a member of the Lantis Living Network since 1976. Quality nursing care is provided 24 hours, seven days a week. A family-oriented facility, Indian Hills Manor is dedicated to excellence and providing quality care with respect, dignity and kindness. They also offer rehabilitation services such as occupational therapy, physical therapy and speech/language pathology. WEL-Life of Ogallala is a 34-unit assisted living center with four styles of apartments and several different levels of assistance available. Amenities include homemade meals, a library, laundry services, whirlpool, beauty shop and a private dining room. Additional services available in Keith County include dentists, optometrists, orthodontist, chiropractors, physical therapists, massage therapists, pharmacies and fitness facilities. The Goodall Rec Center is Ogallala’s premier fitness center. It offers an indoor pool, hot tub, sauna, indoor track, weightlifting machines, free weights, lockers rooms and an indoor half basketball court. It is staffed with qualified personal trainers and lifeguards. Personal trainers are available to answer questions and help with orientation at the facility.

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gallala and Keith County have numerous and diverse shopping opportunities. Stroll through Ogallala’s downtown business district and you will find interesting shops and friendly merchants. You will find the latest women’s clothing styles, beautiful jewelry, unique gifts, crafts and fabrics, elegant home furnishings, appliances, western wear, coffee shops and restaurants. Throughout the county there are distinctive shopping opportunities including antiques and collectibles, tack and saddles along with unique little gift shops around the lake. Discount and grocery stores carry nearly everything needed whether you live in Keith County or are visiting. You will find competitive prices, smiling faces and a welcoming attitude when you shop Keith County.

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Got a food craving? Whether you want a quick bite on the run or a four-course meal, Keith County offers more than 30 restaurants to choose from. For a quick meal, select one of the many fast food restaurants available; for a sit-down dining experience choose a hometown

café or an elegant steakhouse. You can find nearly every variety of food here, from authentic burritos to deli sandwiches, Nebraska-bred juicy steaks to genuine Chinese cuisine, and coffee shop favorites to loaded pizzas.

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isitors can find a lodging facility to meet any need in Keith County. A wide selection of rooms are available from over 30 lodging facilities in Keith County. We have chain motels with all the amenities, historic

hotels on the Lincoln Highway and seasonal hotels and cabins located at Lake McConaughy. Prefer the great outdoors? Keith County has comfortable, treelined campgrounds with full hook-ups near the interstate or the lake – perfect for your stay for any length of time.

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uality housing makes Keith County a wonderful place to live and raise a family. Whether you are looking for a home in the country, in the city, overlooking a golf course or on beautiful Lake McConaughy, you can find just the right place in Keith County. Keith County offers a wide range of real estate options. In 2015, there were 150 homes sold in Ogallala, Brule and Paxton and the surrounding area totaling nearly $13 million and ranging in price from $3,000 to $440,000. During the same period, there were 22 acreages totaling $2.8 million, plus another nine lots sold. Commercial proper-

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ties in the area were also in high demand with 26 properties being sold totaling over $6.7 million. Lake McConaughy also offers a unique variety of homes, lots and commercial opportunities in the area. By the end of 2015, there were 53 home sales at the lake valuing $5.7 million and ranging in price from $5500 to $485,000. In addition, there were six commercial properties and 45 lake lots sold during that year. Keith County prides itself in having excellent financial lending institutions and real estate agents in the area that can answer questions and provide expertise and guidance in all aspects of the consumer’s real estate needs. Retail electric services are supplied to Keith County area residents by Nebraska Public Power District, Midwest Electric Membership Corporation and Wheatbelt Public Power District. Black Hills Energy is the natural gas supplier and the local municipalities supply the water and sewer services. The Ogallala Housing Authority has 40 units for low-income elderly and families. Both one- and two-bedroom units are available, as well as three laundromats and a community room. Ogallala Village consists of 30 units in four buildings. One- and two-bedroom units are available for elderly or couples, and a laundromat and community room is included. Rent subsidies are available. Also available are Oakridge Apartments, built in 2003 and Great West Townhomes built in 2007. Both are 16unit, low-income duplexes that were built by Excel Development Group and the Keith County Housing Development Corporation. Oakridge has two-bedroom units and Great West Townhomes has eight two-bedroom units and eight three-bedroom units available.

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eith County and the surrounding areas are blessed with a large variety of churches. There are small, intimate congregations and large congregations with many varieties of ministries going on all the time. Two parishes offer parochial school pre-K through 5th grade education. Dynamic youth ministries and fun children’s programs are available to the whole community, no matter which church you attend. Various churches offer Bible studies for men, women and children; social organizations and prayer groups also are offered through each parish. The local churches sponsor a food pantry, clothing ministry and a ministry to those who are

down on their luck while traveling. Whether you are looking for traditional services with choirs, contemporary services with guitars and drums, services on Saturdays and Sundays, large modern facilities, or the traditional white church with a steeple, the Keith County area communities of faith can meet your needs.

Keith County Catholic Community Fr. Bryan Ernest, Pastor

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little bit of paradise, right here in Nebraska. Ogallala is the proud home of Lake McConaughy, a treasure that brings folks from all over to enjoy the serenity of the white sand beaches and the brilliant blue sky of Nebraska. Add great fishing, hunting, watersports, bird watching and plenty of crystal clear water to create a recreational paradise!

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Lake McConaughy

Nearly everything about Lake McConaughy is big. Its 30,500 surface acres makes it Nebraska’s largest reservoir with over 100 miles of shore line. At full storage, the lake is 22 miles long, four miles wide and 142 feet deep at the dam. The dam is among the largest of its type in the world, and the fish grow to trophy proportions, accounting for several state records. Even its nickname, “Big Mac,” reflects its giant stature. The lake is a mecca for sailboard and board sailing enthusiasts, as well as fishermen and campers. Concessionaires around the lake offer restaurants, lodging, board rentals, convenience/grocery stores, horseback riding, guide services, jet ski rentals, scuba diving, parasailing and RV campgrounds.

Lake Ogallala

Situated just below Kingsley Dam, Lake Ogallala is an integral part of the Lake McConaughy recreation complex. Known as the “little lake,” it was formed when fill material was removed to build the dam. Lake Ogallala boasts some excellent fishing for rainbow trout and yellow perch. The lake is 1 1/2 miles long and a quarter-mile wide. It has about five miles of shoreline and covers about 320 acres.

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Fish

Fishing has long been the primary lure to Lake McConaughy with its cool, clear, deep waters. Game fish vary from sporty rainbow trout to the everyday catfish. Prized most highly by the local angler is the walleye, and Nebraska’s current state record (16 pounds, 2 ounces) came from Big Mac.

Hunt

Come fall, when campers, anglers, water skiers and other warmweather enthusiasts pretty much abandon the lake, Big Mac becomes water fowl hunting territory. Clear Creek Waterfowl Management Area at the end of the lake attracts substantial numbers of Canadian geese, which can be hunted on the controlled shooting area, as well as much of the rest of the lake. Winter is an invitation to ice boaters, eagle viewers, skaters and backpackers, adding to the lake’s year-round appeal.

Golf

Keith County is home to two first-class golf courses: Bayside Golf Course located at Lake McConaughy and West Winds Golf Club located in Ogallala. Bayside is a traditional, link-style course with rolling hills and native grasses. The 18-hole course overlooks Lake McConaughy, and features an amazing 10,025-square-foot, log-cabin-style clubhouse. West Winds is an 18-hole course with a mature, par-36 front nine and a back nine

completed in 1997, making an excellent 72 par course.

Birds

The Lake McConaughy region is considered one of the richest ornithological attractions in the Great Plains. “It’s the best place in the state and the third best in the country to go birding,” according to University of Nebraska life science professor and author Dr. Paul Johnsgard. More than 320 species of birds have been identified in the area, as well as more than 100 breeding species. Bald eagles congregate below Kingsley Dam in the winter, with as many as 368 eagles sited in the area in one day.

History

In addition to the many outdoor recreation opportunities, Keith County is home to dozens of unique historic attractions worthy of exploring. Take a step back in time by visiting Ash Hollow State Historical Park, Boot Hill, California Hill, Front Street, Petrified Wood Gallery, Walk of Fame, Mansion on the Hill and many more. Ogallala also offers nine parks covering 50 acres with 10 ball fields (seven lighted), walking trail, four tennis courts and five parks with playground equipment. Other recreational activities in Keith County include Cornhusker Lanes Bowling Alley, Goodall Recreation Center and Indoor Pool, two outdoor pools, historic Prairie Theater and Goodall Public Library.

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Members

B Y ACCOUNTANTS/ BOOKKEEPING Brandon C. Cain, CPA Brandon Cain 2 N. Spruce St., Ste. C P.O. Box 89 Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-7449 http://brandoncaincpa.com Dana F. Cole & Company, LLP Chris Fryzek 418 N. Spruce St. P.O. Box 765 Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-3777 Fax: (308) 284-3903 www.danacole.com

Johnson, Bergmeier, Wolf & Cipperley Rod Wolf 117 E. 4th St. Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-3649 Fax: (308) 284-3309 Certified Public Accountant. Office: (308) 284-3649 Imperial: (308) 882-4551 Fax: (308) 284-3309

McChesney Martin Sagehorn, P.C. Brian Commins 221 E. 2nd St. P.O. Box 186 Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-3696 Fax: (308) 284-6191 www.cpas-mms.com Pinnacle Bank Eric Duhachek 201 E. 2nd St. P.O. Box 179 Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-6023 Fax: (308) 284-6028 www.pinnbank.com Sandy’s Taxes Sandy Stimson 511 W. 8th St. Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-2843

C A T E G O R Y Aurora Cooperative & Aviation Roger Gordon N. Hwy. 61 P.O. Box 10 Grant, NE 69140 (308) 352-4233 www.auroracoop.com

Nebraska Harvest Center Craig Gile – Sales & Adv. Mgr. 902 Oregon Trail Dr. Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-7106 Fax: (308) 284-7113 www.nebharv.com

Keith County News Jeff Headley 116 W. A St. P.O. Box 359 Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-4046 Fax: (308) 284-4048

CHS Grainland Rick Unrein – General Manager 103 State St. P.O. Box 127 Brule, NE 69127 (308) 287-2304 Fax: (308) 287-2238 www.chsgrainland.com

Ogallala Ag Supply, LLC Mark & Shawna Speck – Owners 1210 Hwy. 61 N. Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-6424 www.ogallalaag.com

KOGA/KMCX/iHeartMedia.com Mo Schumm – Manager 113 W. 4th St. P.O. Box 509 Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-3633 Fax: (308) 284-3517 www.930koga.iheart.com

Hi-line Co-op Bridgett Knoll 203 State St. P.O. Box 96 Brule, NE 69127 (308) 287-2525 Fax: (308) 287-2526

ADVERTISING/SALES Husker Radio – Rock 100/Sunny 93.5 Bob Villones – General Manager 307 E. 4th St. North Platte, NE 69101-6903 (308) 284-7370

Ogallala/Keith County Chamber of Commerce Lori Wortman – Executive Director 119 E. 2nd St. P.O. Box 628 Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-4066 Fax: (308) 284-3126 www.explorekeithcounty.com

AGRICULTURE 21st Century Equipment Greg Hilt – Manager 101 Road E. 80 Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-4049 Fax: (308) 284-8204 www.21stcenturyequipment.com Ag-Logix Bernard Deaver 102 W. Hwy. 23, Ste. 1 P.O. Box 98 Grant, NE 69140 (308) 352-8092 www.agconcepts.com

Holzfaster’s Equipment, Inc. Chris Raffaeli 701 Hwy. 61 S. Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-2062 Fax: (308) 284-2560 Kelley Bean Co. Tom Huckfeldt 1508 W. 1st St. P.O. Box 540 Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-6665 Fax: (308) 284-3749 www.kelleybean.com Lute Ranches Kathy Lute 510 E. 1st St. P.O. Box 117 Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-8176 The Maschhoffs, LLC Shelby Luebbers 1020 Bucktail Rd. 7475 State Rte. 127 Paxton, NE 69155 (618) 594-0305 www.themaschhoffs.com

Ogallala Livestock Auction Market Dwayne Mays W. Hwy. 30/1507 W. 1st St. P.O. Box 30 Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-2071 Fax: (308) 284-2079 www.ogallalalive.com Schilz Farms Dennis Schilz 658 Road W. F S. Brule, NE 69127 (308) 287-2173 Winfield Solutions, LLC – A Land O'Lakes Company 312 W. O St. Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-9400 www.agconcepts.com

ATTORNEYS Lane & Williams Neil Williams 117 E. 2nd St. P.O. Box 389 Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-8408 (308) 284-8409 www.laneandwilliamspc.com McQuillan & Wendell, P.C., LLO Michael J. McQuillan – Attorney at Law 201 E. 2nd St., Ste. B P.O. Box 478 Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-4058 Fax: (308) 284-6420 www.mcquillanlaw.com

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B Y Pelster Law Office Glenn Pelster – Attorney at Law 117 E. 2nd St. P.O. Box 449 Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-8408 Fax: (308) 284-8409 http://pelsterlaw.com Pierce Law Office Phil Pierce 113 E. 2nd St. Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-4424 Fax: (308) 284-0862 www.piercelawoffice.net Reynolds, Korth and Samuelson, P.C., LLO James Korth – Partner 1401 W. 1st St. P.O. Box 717 Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-4001 Fax: (308) 284-8319 www.rkslawoffice.com

AUCTIONEER Schow Auction Service Leah Schow 210 N. Oak St. Paxton, NE 69155 (308) 239-4669 www.schowauction.com

AUTO/TRUCK SERVICES Duke’s Autobody & Paint Duke Huffman 107 State St. Brule, NE 69127 (308) 287-2313 Fax: (308) 287-3316 www.dukesautobodyandpaint.com Humphreys Auto Supply Penny Benda 413 W. 1st St. P.O. Box 630 Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-3638 Fax: (308) 284-8307 www.humphreysautosupplyogallala.com

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Lake Mac Auto Body Kevin Lockhart 305 S. Spruce St. Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-1200 www.lakemacauto.com O’Reilly Auto Parts Char Hudson – Store Manager 313 E. 1st St. Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-9899 Fax: (308) 284-3001 http://oreillyauto.com Ogallala NAPA Robin Hopp 119 E. A St. Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-3664 Fax: (308) 284-4829 Poppe’s Truck & Diesel Repair Shaun Poppe – Owner 902 W. 1st St. P.O. Box 352 Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-7080 Fax: (308) 284-7081 www.poppesdiesel.com Schmidt Motors, Inc. Ron Schmidt 501 W. 1st St. P.O. Box 890 Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-6090 Fax: (308) 284-6099 www.schmidtmotors.com T.O. Haas Tire Co. & Auto Randy Reitz 700 W. 1st St. Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-2894 Fax: (308) 284-6484 www.tohaastire.com Town & Country Service Center Dave Barrett 410 W. 1st St. P.O. Box 457 Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-4315 Fax: (308) 284-4432

Truck & Auto Alignment Bob & Pam Collins 181 Lawrence Rd. P.O. Box 507 Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-4518 Fax: (308) 284-4540 www.taalignment.com Wolf Auto Ogallala Dave Wolf – Owner 602 W. 1st St. Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-2001 Fax: (308) 284-6502 www.wolfautoogallala.com

BAKERIES Sun Mart Dustin McCamley – Store Director 303 W. 1st St. Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-4061 Fax: (308) 284-9909 www.sunmartfoods.com

BANKING/INVESTMENTS Adams Bank & Trust Chad Adams 315 N. Spruce St. P.O. Box 720 Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-4071 Fax: (308) 284-3322 www.abtbank.com Ameriprise Financial Services, Inc. David Ziola – Financial Advisor 215 N. Spruce St. Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-4930 www.ameripriseadvisors.com/ david.ziola Bank of Keystone Teresa Laflan 105 Inland Seas Ct. P.O. Box 210 Keystone, NE 69144 (308) 726-2171 Fax: (308) 726-2172 www.bankofkeystone.com

Dakota Mac Jim Persinger 55 River Rd., Ste. 14 Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-3260 Fax: (308) 284-3261 http://dakotamac.com Edward Jones – Morgan Delezene, Financial Advisor Morgan Delezene – Financial Advisor 113 N. Spruce St. P.O. Box 753 Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-8433 Fax: (888) 498-6510 www.edwardjones.com Edward Jones – Timothy Vap, Financial Advisor Timothy Vap – Financial Advisor 100 E. 11th St. P.O. Box 874 Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-2000 www.edwardjones.com Pinnacle Bank Eric Duhachek 201 E. 2nd St. P.O. Box 179 Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-6023 Fax: (308) 284-6028 www.pinnbank.com Thrivent Financial – Dale R. Johnson & Sheila Johnson Dale Johnson 123 N. Spruce St. Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-3307 Fax: (308) 284-3400 www.thrivent.com Western Nebraska Bank Tom Kelly 203 N. Oak St. P.O. Box 128 Paxton, NE 69155 (308) 239-4441 Fax: (308) 239-4681

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B Y Western States Bank Sarah Havermann – Branch Manager 605 E. 1st St. P.O. Box 118 Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-6260 Fax: (308) 284-8290 www.wsb.bank

BANQUET/MEETING FACILITIES Brule Activity Center BJ Van Velson 715 Oak St. Brule, NE 69127 (308) 287-2149 www.bruleactivitycenter.com Figure Four Traditions Jody Haythorn 193 Haythorn Dr. Arthur, NE 69121 (308) 355-4000 Fax: (308) 355-4444 www.haythorn.com The Golden Spur Steve Davison 203 Stagecoach Trail P.O. Box 337 Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-2300 Ole’s Big Game Steakhouse & Lounge Tim & Deb Holzfaster 123 N. Oak St. P.O. Box 248 Paxton, NE 69155 (308) 239-4500 Fax: (308) 239-4232 www.olesbiggame.com Priority Seating, LLC Amy & Rex Prior 999 Max Dr. P.O. Box 172 Imperial, NE 69033 (308) 882-3948 www.priorityseatingllc.com Quality Inn Brenda Ketcham – General Manager 201 Chuckwagon Rd. Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-3623 Fax: (308) 284-4949 www.choicehotels.com/hotel/ne100

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BEAUTY/PERSONAL CARE

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CATERING

Head 2 Toe Kerri Schroeder 410 W. 10th St. Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-0888

Baytex, LLC Suzy Hiltibrand 201 W. 1st St. 307 Bayside Country Estates Ogallala, Nebraska 69153 (308) 289-0013

Figure Four Traditions Jody Haythorn 193 Haythorn Dr. Arthur, NE 69121 (308) 355-4000 Fax: (308) 355-4444 www.haythorn.com

BUILDING/LUMBER SUPPLIES

The Golden Spur Steve Davison 203 Stagecoach Trail P.O. Box 337 Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-2300

Reflections Reggie Skinner 113 W. E St. Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-3095 Fax: (308) 284-3095 www.mineralreflections.com

BOATS/JET SKI SERVICES Big Mac Marina & Parasailing Scott Main P.O. Box 715 Ogallalal, NE 69153 (308) 355-5555 Eichner Sales & Service Kim Eichner 1210 Ogallala Beach Rd. Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-4852 Fax: (308) 284-2610 www.eichners.net Scuba Steve’s Outdoor Toys, LLC Steve Seitler – Owner 1299 Hwy. 61 N. Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 289-6068 Fax: (308) 284-4482 www.scubastevestoys.com Ski Patrol Chet Kramer 33 Inland Seas Ct. Lemoyne, NE 69146-1701 (308) 726-7368 Fax: (308) 726-2027 www.skipatrol-lakemac.net

BOATS/JET SKI/RV REPAIRS Spahn Marine, Inc. Matt Meyer 601 Pine St. P.O. Box 454 Big Springs, NE 69122 (308) 889-3531 Fax: (308) 889-3359 www.spahnmarine.com

Kildare Lumber Company Mike Pelster 1325 W. 1st St. Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-2354 Fax: (308) 284-3116 www.kildarelumber.com

BULK OIL/FUEL SUPPLIES Sapp Brothers Petroleum Dave Schwasinger 1130 E. 1st St. P.O. Box 596 Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-2017 Fax: (308) 284-2466 www.sappbrospetro.com

CAMPGROUNDS Cottonwood Grove RV Park Bonnie Johnson 1045 Keystone-Roscoe Rd. Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-2282 Fax: (308) 284-6953 Country View Campground Todd Larson 120 Road E. 80 Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-2415 www.cvcampground.com Sleepy Sunflower RV Park, LLC Laurie Gunn – Partner 221 Road E. 85 Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-1300 www.sleepysunflower.com

KD Sale Barn Cafe Kathy Decker – Owner 1507 W. 1st St. 1605 N. Spruce St., #63 Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 660-7113 LampStand Kendra Huebner – Owner/Manager 112 N. Spruce St. Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-2822 Fax: (308) 289-4992 Mi Ranchito Roman Parra 112 Prospector Dr. Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-2066 Fax: (308) 284-2067 Ole’s Big Game Steakhouse & Lounge Tim & Deb Holzfaster 123 N. Oak St. P.O. Box 248 Paxton, NE 69155 (308) 239-4500 Fax: (308) 239-4232 www.olesbiggame.com Open Range Grill Jennie Coggins 1108 N. Spruce St. Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-0899

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Quality Inn Brenda Ketcham – General Manager 201 Chuckwagon Rd. Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-3623 Fax: (308) 284-4949 www.choicehotels.com/hotel/ne100

St. Paul’s Lutheran Church & School Pastor Stubenrouch 312 W. 3rd St. Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-2688 www.stpaulsogallala.org

Valentino’s Jerry Raether 55 River Rd. Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-3603 Fax: (308) 284-3808 http://ogallala.valentinos.com

United Methodist Church Rev. Chuck Rager 421 N. Spruce St. P.O. Box 916 Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-8455 Fax: (308) 284-4975 www.methodistchurchogallala.com

CHIROPRACTORS Vitality Chiropractic Lifestyle Center Dr. Nick Fanning – Owner 10 N. Spruce St. P.O. Box 96 Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-0838 www.vitalityne.com

CHURCHES First Congregational Church Lisa Hadler – Pastor 302 N. Spruce St. P.O. Box 516 Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-3601 www.uccbop.com GracePoint Curtis Tschetter 2612 W. A St. Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-4441 www.gracepointogallala.org New Hope Eric Wait 319 E. O St. Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-6550 www.ogallalanewhope.com St. Luke’s Catholic Church & School Bryan Ernest 417 E. 3rd St. Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-3196 Fax: (308) 284-3599 www.kccatholics.com

CLEANING/JANITORIAL SERVICES Everclear Window Cleaning John Burmester – Owner P.O. Box 427 Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 464-0546 Ideal Linen Paul Mohr 506 S. Beltline Hwy. E. Scottsbluff, NE 69361 (800) 658-4047 Fax: (308) 632-4834 Mighty Clean Janitorial & Lawn Care Tony Raffaeli 1410 E. 6th St. Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-2246 www.mightycleanjanitorial.net

Goodwill Industries of Greater Nebraska, Inc. Cathy Langely 1804 S. Eddy St. Grand Island, NE 68801 (308) 362-7030 Fax: (308) 362-4686 www.goodwillne.org

Wild West Soapbox Derby, Inc. Dave Barrett 25 Yacht Club Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 289-1464 Fax: (308) 284-4432 www.wildwestsoapboxderby.com

High Plains Royal Family Kids Camp Heather Gill P.O. Box 554 Ogallala, NE 69153 (972) 916-0770 http://ogallala.royalfamilykids.org

COFFEE SHOPS

High Plains Shooter Supply Skip Fricke P.O. Box 585 Genoa, NE 68640 (402) 276-1391 Keep Keith County Beautiful Christine Vail 3305 W. H St. P.O. Box 673 Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-7357 www.keepkeithcountybeautiful.com Keith County Historical Society Kendra Caskey P.O. Box 5 Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-4487 www.ogallalamansiononthehill.com

CLUBS/ORGANIZATIONS

Ogallala Public Schools Foundation Charlie Wortman – President P.O. Box 720 Ogallala, NE 69153 www.opsdfoundation.org

Big Mac Kiwanis Club Carol Sherman – President 2201 Westridge Dr. Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-4565

Ogallala Rotary Club Mike McQuillan – President P.O. Box 751 Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-4058

Brule Community Improvement Group Misty Richards P.O. Box 123 Brule, NE 69127 (308) 287-2386 www.ci.brule.ne.us

Ogallala/Keith County Chamber of Commerce Lori Wortman – Executive Director 119 E. 2nd St. P.O. Box 628 Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-4066 Fax: (308) 284-3126 www.explorekeithcounty.com

Anne Marie’s, LLC Leah Fote – Owner 111 S. Oak St. 2097 Road E. 70 Paxton, NE 69155 (308) 239-4400 www.anne-maries.com LampStand Kendra Huebner – Owner/Manager 112 N. Spruce St. Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-2822 Fax: (308) 289-4992 The Most Unlikely Place Cynthia Miller – Owner 205 Main St. P.O. Box 135 Lewellen, NE 69147 (308) 778-9557 Fax: (308) 778-9550 http://themostunlikelyplace.com

COMMUNICATIONS/ CABLE/INTERNET Allo Communications Tanna Hanna – Marketing 100 N. Spruce St. P.O. Box 699 Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-7550 Fax: (888) 882-7850 www.allophone.net Charter Communications (888) 438-2427 www.charter.com

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B Y Glenwood (formerly Keystone-Arthur) Lisa Peterson – Marketing Coordinator 716 Nebraska 92 Scenic P.O. Box 97 Lemoyne, NE 69146 (308) 355-2391 www.shopglenwood.net Verizon/A-Wireless 16 N. Spruce St. 775 Prairie Center Dr., Ste. 420 Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-7003 Fax: (877) 353-2730 Viaero Wireless Ryan Streff – Store Manager 820 W. 1st St. Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 464-1111 www.viaero.com

COMPUTER SERVICES E-Logic Computer Solutions Erick Castillo – Owner 201 W. 1st St. Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-7079 Integrated Computer Systems Susan Maline 121 S. Chestnut St. P.O. Box 279 North Platte, NE 69103 (308) 534-1500 Fax: (308) 534-1501 www.icsys.net

CONSTRUCTION/ CONCRETE Eagle Ridge Builders Harold Treptow – Owners A-4 Dunes Brule, NE 69127 (303) 521-6018 www.thedunesatlake mcconaughy.com Grizzly Construction, LLC Brent Wortman – Owner 616 E. M St. Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 289-1502

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Moul’s Modern Builders, LLC Mick Moul 98 Road W. 80 S. Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-4946 Fax: (308) 284-6968 www.mmbonline.com Nelson Construction & Planning Robert Nelson P.O. Box 53 Keystone, NE 69144 (308) 726-2891 Fax: (308) 726-2893 Ogallala Ready Mix & Block Company, Inc. Rod Lanka 2800 E. Riverdale Dr. P.O. Box 178 Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-2612 Fax: (308) 284-2148 www.simoncontractors.com Paulsen, Inc. Dan Kaspar – Owner 2000 W. Riverdale Rd. Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-2915 Fax: (308) 284-2915 www.paulseninc.com R & W Exteriors, LLC Randy Seibert 1104 N. Spruce St. Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-0932 Fax: (308) 284-9995 Rex Christensen Siding Rex Christensen 222 Dusty Ln. P.O. Box 106 Keystone, NE 69144 (308) 726-2332 Sidney Roofing Jack Colling 402 E. 1st St. P.O. Box 667 Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-8376 Fax: (308) 284-6679

Stulich’s Asphalt Sealing Systems John Stulich 616 Hwy. 61 S. Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-2997 Fax: (308) 284-8095 Weathercraft Companies of Ogallala Brian Blickensderfer 1020 W. 1st St. Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-6029 Fax: (308) 284-9957 www.wcroofohd.com

CONTRACTORS Grizzly Construction, LLC Brent Wortman – Owner 616 E. M St. Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 289-1502 Moore Plumbing & Home Improvement, Inc. John Moore 3830 Higgins St. P.O. Box 484 Loveland, CO 80538 (308) 464-0824 Paulsen, Inc. Dan Kaspar – Owner 2000 W. Riverdale Rd. Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-2915 Fax: (308) 284-2915 www.paulseninc.com Simon Contractors Rod Lanka – Regional Manager 201 E. 2nd St., Ste. P.O. Box 178 Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-8160 Fax: (308) 284-9931 www.simoncontractors.com

CUSTOM APPAREL 5 Star Custom Designs Reggie Skinner – Owner 115 N. Spruce St. Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-7441 www.5starcustomdesigns.com

WinDesigns Custom Apparel Lana Kammerer – Owner 234 Central Ave. P.O. Box 233 Grant, NE 69140 (308) 353-WIND www.windesignsonline.com

DENTISTS/ ORTHODONTISTS Dr. Michael J. Knott, DDS, P.C. Mike Knott 115 E. 2nd St. P.O. Box 914 Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-2961 Fax: (308) 284-0845 Weber Family Dentistry Dr. Justin Weber, DDS, P.C. 401 E. A St. Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-4485 Fax: (308) 284-4380

DINING Arby’s Tom Lindell Bently-Miller Nebrska Corp. 65 River Rd. Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-3917 Fax: (308) 284-3917 www.arbys.com Cornhusker Lanes Mark Miller – Owner 900 E. 1st St. Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-2695 Fax: (308) 284-4255 Dairy Queen Charlie Pleskac – President/Owner 200 Texas Trail Dr. Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-4102 Front Street Stacey Bauer – Co-owner 519 E. 1st St. Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-6000 Fax: (308) 284-0865 www.ogallalafrontstreet.com

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B Y The Golden Spur Steve Davison 203 Stagecoach Trail P.O. Box 337 Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-2300 Homemade Heaven Chuyen Hoang 12 N. Spruce St. 420 W. A St. Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-4879 LampStand Kendra Huebner – Owner/Manager 112 N. Spruce St. Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-2822 Fax: (308) 289-4992 McDonald’s of Ogallala Tom Buckley – Area Supervisor 301 Stagecoach Trl. P.O. Box 2236 Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-2274 Fax: (308) 284-8186 www.mcdonalds.com Mi Ranchito Roman Parra 112 Prospector Dr. Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-2066 Fax: (308) 284-2067 The Most Unlikely Place Cynthia Miller – Owner 205 Main St. P.O. Box 135 Lewellen, NE 69147 (308) 778-9557 Fax: (308) 778-9550 http://themostunlikelyplace.com Ole’s Big Game Steakhouse & Lounge Tim & Deb Holzfaster 123 N. Oak St. P.O. Box 248 Paxton, NE 69155 (308) 239-4500 Fax: (308) 239-4232 www.olesbiggame.com

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Open Range Grill Jennie Coggins 1108 N. Spruce St. Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-0899 Quality Inn Brenda Ketcham – General Manager 201 Chuckwagon Rd. Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-3623 Fax: (308) 284-4949 www.choicehotels.com/hotel/ne100 Runza Jeff Heller 205 Stagecoach Trl. P.O. Box 822 Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-3800 Fax: (308) 284-3800 www.runza.com

Subway Amber Malone – Manager 100 Prospector Dr. Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-2240 Today, the SUBWAY® brand is the world’s largest submarine sandwich chain with more than 44,000 locations around the world. We’ve become the leading choice for people seeking quick, nutritious meals that the whole family can enjoy.

Valentino’s Jerry Raether 55 River Rd. Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-3603 Fax: (308) 284-3808 http://ogallala.valentinos.com

EDUCATION Educational Service Unit #16 Marge Beatty 314 W. 1st St. P.O. Box 915 Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-8481 Fax: (308) 284-8483 www.esu16.org

Mid-Plains Community College – Ogallala Campus Mary Pierce 512 E. B St. S. Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-9830 Fax: (308) 284-9832 www.mpcc.edu Ogallala Public Schools Michael Apple – Superintendent 801 E. O St. Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-4060 Fax: (308) 284-3981 www.opsd.org ResCare Workforce Services Stacie Faessler 2 N. Spruce St., Stes. A & C 1024 Toledo St. Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-4872 Fax: (308) 284-4870 www.rescare.com St. Luke’s Catholic Church & School Bryan Ernest 417 E. 3rd St. Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-3196 Fax: (308) 284-3599 www.kccatholics.com St. Paul’s Lutheran Church & School Pastor Stubenrouch 312 W. 3rd St. Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-2688 www.stpaulsogallala.org

ELECTRICAL/PLUMBING Bush Electric & Handyman Service Gary Bush P.O. Box 213 Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-0816 Fax: (308) 284-0816 Kenfield Electric Barry Johnson 617 E. 1st St. Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-4814 Fax: (308) 284-6353

McMillan Plumbing Bill McMillan – Owner 98 Road W. 80 P.O. Box 660 Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-8348 www.facebook.com/McMillanPlumbing-169025779777898

ENGINEERING CONSULTANT Specialized Engineering Solutions Jeremy Klima – Owner 333 E. 2nd St., Ste. 16 P.O. Box 276 Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-7323 http://specializedeng.com

EQUIPMENT RENTAL A & B Tool Rental Bill Hesnault 802 E. 1st St. P.O. Box 723 Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-2304 Priority Seating, LLC Amy & Rex Prior 999 Max Dr. P.O. Box 172 Imperial, NE 69033 (308) 882-3948 www.priorityseatingllc.com

FEED & FARM SUPPLIES Frontier Livestock Solutions Bob Myers – Owner 110 Industrial Rd. P.O. Box 32 Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 367-7115 Fax: (308) 367-4454 www.facebook.com/ frontierlivestocksolutions

FLORISTS/GREENHOUSES Mueller’s Greenhouse Marty Mueller 150 Road W. 80 Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-6548 www.muellersgreenhouse.com

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Petal Pushers 115 N. Spruce St. Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-2158

Pump & Pantry (Bosselman’s, Inc.) Julie Holliday – Manager 730 E. 1st St. Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-6117

FUNERAL SERVICES

Stetson’s Corner Store Brett & Starla Stetson 101 Hwy. 92 W. Lemoyne, NE 69146 (308) 726-2369 http://stetsonscornerstore.net

Draucker Funeral Home Craig Draucker 700 N. Spruce St. P.O. Box 296 Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-4021 Fax: (308) 284-3110 www.drauckerfuneralhome.com Prairie Hills Funeral Home Jason Tickle 602 N. Spruce St. Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-4055 http://prairiehillsfuneralhome.com

FURNITURE/FLOORING Allen’s Carpet & Furniture Ellen Allen 103 N. Spruce St. Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-8465 Fax: (308) 284-6059 Sheila Mitchell Interior Design Sheila Mitchell – Owner 138 S. Hillcrest Dr. Ogallala, NE 69153 (720) 838-8777

GAS STATIONS/ CONVENIENCE STORES Happy Jack’s Petroleum Wade Hill 1000 S. State St. Brule, NE 69127 (308) 287-2474 Fax: (308) 287-2418 Oregon Trail Trading Post Darrell Morrow 20120 Hwy. 26 P.O. Box 127 Lewellen, NE 69147 (308) 778-5879 Fax: (308) 778-5823

Walmart – Store #7129 Christel Armstrong – Store Manager 201 Pony Express Ln. Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-0143 www.walmart.com The Watering Hole TJ McMillian/Jeremy Smith 115 E. 1st St. Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-3471

GLASS SERVICES Cornhusker Glass, Inc. Larry Schlem 817 W. 1st St. Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-4770 Fax: (308) 284-3575

GOVERNMENT City of Ogallala Jane Skinner – City Clerk 411 E. 2nd St. Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-6001 Fax: (308) 284-6565 www.ogallala-ne.gov Keith County Sandra Olson – County Clerk 511 N. Spruce St. Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-4726 www.keithcountyne.gov

Twin Platte Natural Resources District Kent Miller 111 S. Dewey St. P.O. Box 1347 North Platte, NE 69103 (308) 535-8080 Fax: (308) 535-8207 www.tpnrd.org Village of Brule Vicki Malmkar P.O. Box 100 Brule, NE 69127 (308) 287-2596 www.ci.brule.ne.us Village of Paxton Lori Gamet 108 N. Oak St. P.O. Box 338 Paxton, NE 69155 (308) 239-2376 Fax: (308) 239-2377 www.visitogallala.com/ communitypaxton.htm

GROCERIES Hehnke’s Grocery Robert Beckius – Manager 206 N. Oak St. P.O. Box Paxton, NE 69155 (308) 239-4215 Keith Arthur Food Pantry Gloria Swanson P.O. Box 13 Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 280-0494 Safeway Store #557 Tory Reding 611 N. Spruce St. Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-4044 Fax: (308) 284-2232 www.safeway.com Sun Mart Dustin McCamley – Store Director 303 W. 1st St. Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-4061 Fax: (308) 284-9909 www.sunmartfoods.com

Walmart – Store #7129 Christel Armstrong – Store Manager 201 Pony Express Ln. Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-0143 www.walmart.com

GUIDE SERVICES Fish The Plains Chad Richardson 5 K-1 Rd. Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 289-6499 www.fishtheplains.com Great Plains Guide Service Kerry Keane 805 17th St. Gering, NE 69341 (308) 631-5160 Fax: (308) 436-7241 www.greatplainsoutfitter.com John Boy Guide Service Bryan Mickels P.O. Box 38 Brule, NE 69127 (308) 289-4864 www.lakemcconaughy.com/ business%20pages/johnboy.html Lake McConaughy Guide Service Jerry Steinke 318 Hidden Canyon Estates Brule, NE 69127 (308) 284-4487 www.lakemcconaughywalleyeguide. com/index.html Mullen’s Walleye Express Guide Service Steve Mullen 4 Albee’s #1 Lewellen, NE 69147-2129 (303) 304-4247 www.thewalleyeexpress.com

HEALTH CARE/FITNESS/ HUMAN SERVICES Family Medical Center Bart Kolste 221 E. 10th St. P.O. Box 26 Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-8421 Fax: (308) 284-2821

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Sidney Regional Medical Center Evie Parson 1000 Pole Creek Crossing Rd. Sidney, NE 69162 (308) 254-5825 Good Air Home Medical Dale & Tracy Brueggeman – Manager 1104 W. 1st St. P.O. Box 207 Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-6842 • Fax: (308) 2844115 www.goodairhme.com At Good Air Home Medical Equipment, you will find affordable quality solutions for all of your home healthcare needs. With a full range of medical equipment & supplies, we will provide you with both superior products & a knowledgeable staff.

Heartland Counseling Carrie Howell 401 W. 1st St. Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-6767 Fax: (308) 284-3084 Keith County CASA Sharon Ott 307 W. A St. Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-9858 Ogallala Community Hospital Drew Dostal – CEO 2601 N. Spruce St. Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-4011 Fax: (308) 284-4011 www.bannerhealth.com

SW-WRAP Allyson Allo 109 E. 2nd St., Ste. 2 P.O. Box 189 North Platte, NE 69101 (307) 875-2196 www.swwrap.com Welcov Assisted Living at Ogallala Chad Bos – Executive Director 1610 N. Spruce St. Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-2620 Fax: (308) 284-0929 www.welcov.com

HEATING/AIR CONDITIONING Correll Refrigeration Doug Correll 210 S. Spruce St. Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-6715 Fax: (308) 284-6786 www.correllrefrigeration.com Erthum’s Heating & Cooling Dave Norman 2902 Spruce Acres Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-3283 Fax: (308) 284-6399

Ogallala Women’s Resource Center Lee Redinger – Executive Director 1008 W. 1st St., Ste. 1 P.O. Box 25 Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-3700 www.ogallalawrc.com

INDIVIDUALS

Sandhills Crisis Intervention Program Kathleen Bauer – Executive Director 111 W. 3rd St. Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-8477 Fax: (308) 284-3567 www.scipogallala.com

Cone Enterprises Bob Cone P.O. Box 625 Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-3838 Fax: (308) 284-3838

Lou & Barb Bonner Lou Bonner P.O. Box 626 Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 289-4642

Kay Kimberly 20751 Road 6 Big Springs, NE 69122 (308) 889-3362 Susan Schilz Susan Schilz 9 K-3 Lemoyne, NE 68146 (308) 289-2583

INSURANCE AFLAC District Sales Office Starla Queen – District Sales Coordinator 1060 Lakeview W. Rd. Brule, NE 69127 (308) 289-4548 Fax: (308) 287-2269 www.aflac.com/starla_queen AirMedCare Network Michelle Beeney 100491 Hunt Dairy Rd. Mitchell, Nebraska 69357 (308) 641-7833 http://airmedcarenetwork.com Arnold Insurance Agency Marcia Rau 120 E. 2nd St. Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-8273 Fax: (308) 284-8393 http://arnoldins.com Farm Credit Services of America Mitch Korf 513 Court St. P.O. Box 490 Imperial, NE 69033 (308) 882-4201 Fax: (308) 882-5846 www.fcsamerica.com Hardin Insurance Agency Justin Hardin 103 N. Oak St. P.O. Box 218 Paxton, NE 69155 (308) 239-4541 Fax: (308) 239-4324

The Pinnacle Agency Heidi Juarez 201 E. 2nd St. P.O. Box 179 Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-3755 Fax: (308) 284-6028 www.thepinnacleagency.com Shelter Insurance Bud Morrell 110 E. 2nd St. Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-3247 Fax: (308) 284-4042 Southwest Insurance Services, LLC Ken Brott P.O. Box 855 Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-4031 Fax: (308) 284-8470 State Farm Insurance – Larry Kroeker Larry Kroeker 206 E. A St. Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-4293 Fax: (308) 284-6357 http://online2.statefarm.com/b2c/sf/ agent/27/7205 State Farm Insurance – Todd Neill Todd Neill 500 N. Spruce St. Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-6332 Fax: (308) 284-2202 http://toddneill.com Thrivent Financial – Dale R. Johnson & Sheila Johnson Dale Johnson 123 N. Spruce St. Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-3307 Fax: (308) 284-3400 www.thrivent.com Tom Spahn Insurance Tom Spahn 710 N. Spruce St. Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-6676 Fax: (308) 284-3400

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B Y West Nebraska Claims Service James Streff 604 Prairie Dr. P.O. Box 917 Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-8424 Fax: (308) 284-3455 www.wncs.net Western Insurors Deb Schilz 221 N. Spruce St. P.O. Box 770 Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-6034 Fax: (308) 284-6855 www.westerninsurors.com The Writer Agency Mindy Dealey 55 River Rd., Ste. 4 Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-6417 Fax: (308) 284-7371 http://writer-agency.com

INTERIOR DESIGN Sheila Mitchell Interior Design Sheila Mitchell – Owner 138 S. Hillcrest Dr. Ogallala, NE 69153 (720) 838-8777

LAWN CARE/ LANDSCAPING Keystone Sod Loren Soper 1690 Road E. H N. Keystone, NE 69144 (308) 726-3158 www.keystonesod.com Twomey Tree Service Dave Twomey – Owner 203 W. 5th St. Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-3899 www.twomeytreeservice.com Western Turf Jeff Most 725 Road W. A S. Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-2293 www.westernturfdesign.com

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Wolf Landscape Design Rod Ruzanic 600 S. Hwy. 61 P.O. Box 336 Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-4848 Fax: (308) 284-4848 www.wolflandscapedesign.com

LODGING

LIQUOR STORES/ LOUNGES

Admiral’s Cove Resort Darlene Romine 999 Lemoyne Rd. P.O. Box 238 Lemoyne, NE 69146 (308) 355-2102 http://thecabinatthecovellc. wordpress.com

1 Eleven Lounge Mark Berger – Manager 111 E. 1st St. P.O. Box 111 Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-1277 Lazy J Liquor Larry Guenin 402 W. 1st St. Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-3063 Ole’s Big Game Steakhouse & Lounge Tim & Deb Holzfaster 123 N. Oak St. P.O. Box 248 Paxton, NE 69155 (308) 239-4500 Fax: (308) 239-4232 www.olesbiggame.com Quality Inn Brenda Ketcham – General Manager 201 Chuckwagon Rd. Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-3623 Fax: (308) 284-4949 www.choicehotels.com/hotel/ne100 Sandhills Distributing Mike Schroer Box 1979 North Platte, NE 69101 (308) 532-4186 Fax: (308) 532-4276 Underpass Bar Dave Kintz 112 E. 1st St. Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-6361

Admiral’s Cove Borner/Smith Lakeview Homes Dana Smith – Owner 25 & 22 Berry Rd. 25036 E. Plymouth Cir. Lemoyne, NE 69146 (303) 324-8964

The Beach House Laura Nelson 20 McGinley 1 P.O. Box 53 Keystone, NE 69144 (308) 726-2892 Fax: (308) 726-2893 www.lakemacbeachhouse.com

Days Inn Geeta Chaudhari 601 Stagecoach Trl. Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-6365 Fax: (308) 284-2351 Eagle Canyon Hideaway Julie Baker 1086 Lakeview Rd. W. Brule, NE 69127 (308) 287-2673 Fax: (308) 287-2674 www.eagle-canyon.com Gander Inn Motel Bed & Breakfast Dave & Trish Klein – Owner 105 Church St. P.O. Box 313 Lewellen, NE 69147 (308) 778-5616 www.ganderinn.net

Bill Forbes Lake Cabin Bill Forbes – Owner 26 Albee’s Lewellen, NE 69147 (308) 355-1234

Holiday Inn Express Barry Jollensten 501 Stagecoach Trl. Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-2266 Fax: (308) 284-8955 www.ihg.com/holidayinnexpress/ hotels/us/en/ogallala/ogane/ hoteldetail?cm_mmc=GoogleMaps_-EX-_-USA-_-OGANE

Blue Creek Lodge Greg Polk 8460 Road 181 Oshkosh, NE 69154 (308) 772-9912 http://bluecreeklodging.com

Kingsley Enterprises, LLC Kent Stubbe – Proprietor 1510 N. Hwy. 61 Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-2775 www.kingsleydamlodge.com

Cabin at the Cove, LLC Lisa Lujan 26 Berry Rd. 1106 W. 3rd St. Lemoyne, NE 69146 (308) 539-2628

Marina Landing Diane Hansmeier 5051 Albee’s Lewellen, NE 69147 (308) 355-3535 Fax: (308) 355-3535

Clear Creek Retreat Punch & Kathy Edwards – Owner 2220 Road W. O N. Lewellen, NE 69147 (308) 778-9546 www.clearcreekretreat.com

Mesa View Lodge Bruce Gaylord 1290 Hwy. 92 W. Lewellen, NE 69147 (308) 355-5000 www.mesaviewlodge.com

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B Y Nancy B’s Backyard Bunkhouse Nancy Bailey 19150 Road 44 P.O. Box 38 Lewellen, NE 69147 (308) 778-5408 http://business.visitogallala.com/ list/member/nancy-b-s-backyardbunkhouse-lewellen-8 North Shore Lodge, Inc. Randy Romine Gate 5 P.O. Box 237 Lemoyne, NE 69146 (308) 355-2222 • Fax: (308) 355-1069 www.northshorelodge.net www.northshorelodgeidaho.com Quality Inn Brenda Ketcham – General Manager 201 Chuckwagon Rd. Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-3623 Fax: (308) 284-4949 www.choicehotels.com/hotel/ne100 Stagecoach Inn Trinh Le – General Manager 201 Stagecoach Trl. Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-3656 Fax: (308) 284-6734 Super 8 Motel Ida Dogget 500 E. A St. S. Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-2076 Fax: (308) 284-2590 www.super8.com Van’s Lakeview, Inc. Albert Vanborkum #1 Lake View Brule, NE 69127 (308) 284-4965 www.vanslakeview.com Vogl’s Lodge & Lure Kally Vogl – Owner 721 Hwy. 92 W. P.O. Box 15 Lemoyne, NE 69146 (308) 355-2321 http://voglslodgeandlure.com

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MANUFACTURING/ INDUSTRY American Shizuki Corporation Curt Van Laningham – President 301 W. O St. Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-3611 Fax: (308) 284-4905 www.ascapacitor.com Arnold Magnetic Technologies – Ogallala Electronics Division Michelle Mell 601 W. 1st St. Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-4093 Fax: (308) 284-4740 www.arnoldmagnetics.com Beaver Bearing Company Corey Payne – Manager 1403 W. 1st St. Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-8181 Fax: (308) 284-0126 RCS Chip Jellison – EVP Development & Technology 214 N. Spruce St. P.O. Box 887 Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-3007 Fax: (308) 284-4181 www.rcsworks.com

MEDIA Eagle Radio – KELN/KOOQ/KNPQ Scott Martin 1301 E. 4th St. P.O. Box 248 North Platte, NE 69103 (308) 532-1120 Fax: (308) 532-0458 www.northplattepost.com Husker Radio – Rock 100/ Sunny 93.5 Bob Villones – General Manager 307 E. 4th St. North Platte, NE 69101-6903 (308) 284-7370

Keith County News Jeff Headley 116 W. A St. P.O. Box 359 Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-4046 Fax: (308) 284-4048 KOGA/KMCX/iHeartMedia.com Mo Schumm – Manager 113 W. 4th St. P.O. Box 509 Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-3633 Fax: (308) 284-3517 www.930koga.iheart.com

MOVING/STORAGE Bishop Store & Lock Joy Bishop 1105 W. 1st St. Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-2514 Blue Water Storage, LLC Wilma Seibert 1104 N. Spruce St. Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-0932 Fax: (308) 284-9995 Kite Ranch RV Storage Bob Stalker 299 Hwy. 92 W. 155 Hwy. 92 W. Lemoyne, NE 69146 (308) 280-1203 www.thekiteranch.com The RV Storage Place, LLC Troy Wehmeyer W. Hwy. 30 112 E. S St. Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-3227 www.rvstorageplaceog.com

MUSEUM Petrified Wood & Art Gallery Kathy Zeller 418 E. 1st St. P.O. Box 14 Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-9996 www.petrifiedwoodgallery.com

OFFICE SUPPLIES Office Service Julie Huff – Office Manager 112 E. 3rd St. Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-8265 Fax: (308) 284-8265 www.officeserviceinc.com

OPTOMETRISTS First Insight Eyecare Eric Gengenbach 105 W. 1st St. P.O. Box 217 Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-4194 www.visionsourcefirstinsighteyecare.com Ogallala Eyecare, P.C. John Paloucek 211 N. Spruce St. Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-4394 Fax: (308) 284-4123

PEST CONTROL Cranmore Pest Control Calin Cranmore – Owner 17923 CR 36 Julesburg, CO 80737 (800) 767-7598

PHARMACIES Safeway Store #557 Tory Reding 611 N. Spruce St. Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-4044 Fax: (308) 284-2232 www.safeway.com Shopko 100 Texas Trail Dr. Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-8900 www.shopko.com U-Save Pharmacy Brian Wilson – Owner 23 N. Spruce St. Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-2242 Fax: (308) 284-8964

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B Y Walmart – Store #7129 Christel Armstrong – Store Manager 201 Pony Express Ln. Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-0143 www.walmart.com/store/7129

PHOTOGRAPHY/ FRAMING Impact Images Larry Holscher 55 River Rd., Ste. 16 P.O. Box 854 Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-2535 www.impactimages-studio.com Makenzi’s Photography & Gifts Makenzi Spurgin 513 E. 1st St. Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-4900 www.makenzis.com

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Nebraska PrintWorks Lance Larington 120 W. A St. P.O. Box 608 Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-2194 Fax: (308) 284-6945 www.nebraskaprintworks.com

PROMOTIONAL/ SPECIALTY ITEMS 5 Star Custom Designs 102 N. Spruce St. Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-2158 www.5starcustomdesigns.com WinDesigns Custom Apparel Lana Kammerer – Owner 234 Central Ave. P.O. Box 233 Grant, NE 69140 (308) 353-WIND www.windesignsonline.com

PHYSICAL THERAPY/ REHABILITATION SERVICES

PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION

Sandhills Physical Therapy & Sports Rehab Tara Perlinger 700 E. 1st St., Stes. A & B Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-7333 http://sandhillspt.com

City of Ogallala Jane Skinner – City Clerk 411 E. 2nd St. Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-6001 Fax: (308) 284-6565 www.ogallala-ne.gov

PRINTERS/PUBLISHERS Bear Graphics Troy Wehmeyer 807 E. J St. Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-3227 Fax: (308) 284-3687 www.beargraphics.com FDC Publishing of the Midwest 1370 31st Ave. P.O. Box 1415 Columbus, NE 68601 (402) 564-7045 Fax: (402) 564-9736 www.fdcpublishing.com

Panhandle Trails Intercity Public Transit Jonnie Kusek 816 Flack Ave. Alliance, NE 69301 (308) 761-8748 www.panhandletrails.com

REAL ESTATE SERVICES Bayside Realty Bonnie Nemacek 865 Lakeview Rd. Brule, NE 69127 (308) 284-2800 Fax: (308) 287-3663 www.baysiderealtysales.com

The Dunes At Lake McConaughy Harold Treptow Dunes A-4 #A Brule, NE 69127 (303) 521-6018 Fax: (308) 284-3067 www.thedunesatlake mcconaughy.com

RE/MAX Realty Partners Diane Larimer – Sales Associate 1340 10th Ave. 24 Makochmni Sidney, NE 69162 (308) 254-0913 Fax: (308) 254-5588 http://dianelarimer.remax-central.com

Fuller & Associates Realty Linda Fuller 202 E. 3rd St. Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-2100 Fax: (308) 284-2124 www.fullerrealty.net

Schow Realty Kyle Schow 210 N. Oak St. Paxton, NE 69155 (308) 239-4297 Fax: (308) 239-2397 www.schowrealty.com

Jack Nerud Realty Jack Nerud 210 Main St. P.O. Box 436 Oshkosh, NE 69154 (308) 772-3244 Fax: (308) 772-3443 www.jacknerudrealty.com

Thalken Title Co. Jacob Mueller 520 N. Spruce St. P.O. Box 307 Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-3972 Fax: (308) 284-6802

Lakeside Realty Bruce Gaylord 1290 Hwy. 92 W. Lewellen, NE 69147 (308) 355-5000 www.lakesiderealtyne.com Lashley Land & Recreational Brokers, Inc. Scott Saults 2218 E. Walker Rd. North Platte, NE 69101 (308) 289-1383 www.lashleyland.com Luhrs Real Estate & Appraisal Tom Luhrs P.O. Box 759 Imperial, NE 69033 (308) 882-5917 Premier Abstract & Title, Inc. Bernie Deforest 104 W. 1st St. P.O. Box 73 Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-3592 Fax: (308) 284-4592

Wilkinson Development Mark Wilkinson 202 N. Dewey St. North Platte, NE 69101 (308) 532-3090 Fax: (308) 532-1653

RECREATION/ ENTERTAINMENT Bayside Golf & Country Estates Jodi Castillo 865 Lakeview Rd. Brule, NE 69127 (308) 287-4653 Fax: (308) 287-2618 www.baysidegolf.com Ogallala Gymnastics Suzy Hiltibrand 201 W. 1st St. 307 Bayside Country Estates Ogallala, Nebraska 69153 (308) 289-0013 Sumthingtodo.com Todd Kramer 205 Kramer Rd. P.O. Box 55 Arthur, NE 69121 (308) 764-2421 www.sumthingtodo.com

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West Wind Golf Club Corey Crandall 359 Road E. 85 P.O. Box 627 Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-4358 Fax: (308) 284-0190 www.westwindgolf.com

RETAIL/SHOPPING

RECYCLING

Ben Franklin Crafts Diane Adkins 111 N. Spruce St. Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-3402

Alter Metal Recycling Bob Welsh 510 E. Railroad St. P.O. Box 147 Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-3135 Fax: (308) 284-3139 www.usrecyclingco.com Western Resources Group (WRG) Kurtis Olson 3305 W. H St. P.O. Box 67 Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-7353 Fax: (308) 284-7356

RENTALS – APARTMENTS/HOMES Admiral’s Cove Borner/Smith Lakeview Homes Dana Smith – Owner 25 & 22 Berry Rd. 25036 E. Plymouth Cir. Lemoyne, NE 69146 (303) 324-8964 Cedar Apartments Cathy Wheeler 310 E. N St. Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-6701 Fax: (308) 284-6701

RESTAURANTS/ HOSPITALITY KD Sale Barn Cafe Kathy Decker – Owner 1507 W. 1st St. 1605 N. Spruce St., #63 Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 660-7113

Anne Marie’s, LLC Leah Fote – Owner 111 S. Oak St. 2097 Road E. 70 Paxton, NE 69155 (308) 239-4400 www.anne-maries.com

Bomgaars Scott Orcutt – Store Manager 820 E. 1st St. Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-3962 Fax: (308) 284-3082 www.bomgaars.com Brule Gun Show/ Faces of the Prairie Denise Moorhead 709 State St. P.O. Box 173 Brule, NE 69127 (308) 289-6928 www.facesoftheprairie.com Buenz Gifts Shawna Knudsen 23 N. Spruce St. Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-2242 Fax: (308) 284-2242 LampStand Kendra Huebner – Owner/Manager 112 N. Spruce St. Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-2822 Fax: (308) 289-4992 Lou Kraus Music Bob Josjor 119 N. Spruce St. Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-8384 Fax: (308) 284-2717 www.yourmusichq.com

Ogallala Ace Hardware Brian Gustin – Store Manager 605 E. A St. S. Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-7115 Ogallala Bay Rum John Marquis P.O. Box 826 Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-8940 www.ogallalabayrum.com Ogallala Comfort Company Herb Knudsen Prospector Dr. P.O. Box 830 Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-8403 Fax: (308) 284-8405 www.ogallalacomfortcompany.com Ogallala Cream Can Supper Company John Marquis P.O. Box 826 Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-8940 www.ogallalacreamcansupper.com

Walmart – Store #7129 Christel Armstrong – Store Manager 201 Pony Express Ln. Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-0143 www.walmart.com

RV – RENTALS Kite Ranch RV Storage Bob Stalker 299 Hwy. 92 W. 155 Hwy. 92 W. Lemoyne, NE 69146 (308) 280-1203 www.thekiteranch.com Lake Mac RV Rentals Kent & Helen Bernbeck Arthur Bay 915 E. Omaha Ave. Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 289-6769 Fax: (402) 379-5593 www.lakemacrvrentals.com

SANITATION SERVICES

Reichert’s of Ogallala Tammy Reichert 105 N. Spruce St. Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-0154 Fax: (308) 284-9880

Ogallala Backhoe/Scottie’s Potties Scott England 1003 E. H St. Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-3469 Fax: (308) 284-2148

Repeat Boutique Sherri Tickle 201 N. Spruce St. Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-6955 Fax: (308) 284-6955

Waste Connections Will McKnight 100 E. 11th St. P.O. Box 714 Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-4990 Fax: (308) 284-3069 www.wasteconnections.com

Shopko Jeff Hobbs – General Manager 100 Texas Trail Dr. Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-8900 Fax: (308) 284-8907 www.shopko.com Trail’s End Gifts Diane Wipperling 502 E. 1st St. P.O. Box 420 Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-4703 Fax: (308) 284-4443

SENIOR SERVICES Keith County Senior Center Marcia Gustin 202 W. 1st St. Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-6740

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Andersen Sign Company Rick Andersen 116 E. J St. Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-3175 Fax: (308) 284-4904

Ogallala Tour & Travel, Inc. Laura Sexson 518 N. Spruce St. P.O. Box 209 Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-8411 Fax: (308) 284-8413 www.ogallalatourandtravel.com

SURVEYOR Dickinson Land Surveyors Ryan Dickinson 406 W. 3rd St. P.O. Box 283 Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-8440 Fax: (308) 284-4253 www.dickinsonlandsurveyors.com

SWIMMING POOLS/SPAS Arnold Pool Company Darby Flansburg 1801 Stagecoach Trl. Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-4754 Fax: (308) 284-6230 www.arnoldpoolcompany.com

THEATER Prairie Theatre Lisa Byers 208 N. Spruce St. Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-2728 Fax: (308) 284-9819 www.prairietheatre.com

TOWING Kite Ranch RV Storage Bob Stalker 299 Hwy. 92 W. 155 Hwy. 92 W. Lemoyne, NE 69146 (308) 280-1203 www.thekiteranch.com

UPHOLSTERY Arnold’s Upholstery Arnold Sexson 409 E. 5th St. Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-3811

UTILITIES Central NE Public Power & Irrigation Dist. Nate Nielsen 199 Kingsley Dr. Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 995-8601 www.cnppid.com City of Ogallala Jane Skinner – City Clerk 411 E. 2nd St. Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-6001 Fax: (308) 284-6565 www.ogallala-ne.gov

Black Hills Energy Services Cindy Lawson – Administrative Assistant 610 Central Ave. Kearney, NE 68847 (800) 215-3035 www.chooseBHES.com Tri-State Generation & Transmission Association, Inc. Sarah Carlisle – External Affairs Advisor 1100 W. 116th Ave. P.O. Box 33695 Westminster, CO 80234 (303) 452-6111

VETERINARIAN/PET SERVICES Animal Clinic Paul Foy 105 W. O St. Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-2182 Fax: (308) 284-6827 Baltzell Veterinary Hospital Charles Baltzell 1710 W. 4th St. Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-4313 Fax: (308) 284-0882 http://ogallalaveterinary.com

WATER SYSTEMS

Midwest Electric Cooperative Corporation Larry Umberger 104 Washington Ave. P.O. Box 970 Grant, NE 69140 (308) 352-4356 Fax: (308) 352-4957 www.midwestecc.com

Culligan Water Conditioning Dwayne Orth 120 E. J St. P.O. Box 517 Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-3942 Fax: (308) 284-2956 www.culligan.com

Nebraska Public Power District Brian Vasa 202 S. Spruce St. Ogallala, NE 69153 (877) 275-6773 www.nppd.com

WINDOWS/SIDING/ ROOFING/GUTTERS A & B Tool Rental Bill Hesnault 802 E. 1st St. P.O. Box 723 Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-2304

Grizzly Construction, LLC Brent Wortman – Owner 616 E. M St. Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 289-1502 Kildare Lumber Company Mike Pelster 1325 W. 1st St. Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-2354 Fax: (308) 284-3116 www.kildarelumber.com Moul’s Modern Builders, LLC Mick Moul 98 Road W. 80 S. Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-4946 Fax: (308) 284-6968 www.mmbonline.com R & W Exteriors, LLC Randy Seibert 1104 N. Spruce St. Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-0932 Fax: (308) 284-9995 Rex Christensen Siding Rex Christensen 222 Dusty Ln. P.O. Box 106 Keystone, NE 69144 (308) 726-2332 Sidney Roofing Jack Colling 402 E. 1st St. P.O. Box 667 Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-8376 Fax: (308) 284-6679 Weathercraft Companies of Ogallala Brian Blickensderfer 1020 W. 1st St. Ogallala, NE 69153 (308) 284-6029 Fax: (308) 284-9957 www.wcroofohd.com

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