Chadron will be holding a Solar Eclipse Vendor Event this Sunday at the new Holiday Inn Express at 247 Ash Street staring at 2pm and ending at 7pm. There will be lots of beauty and health products from LipSense/SeneGence, Beauty Counter, Avon, Rodan & Fields and Advocare. For those looking into back to school gifts check out Scentsy, Usborne Book, Keep Collective Jewlery, and LuLaRoe Leggings. We spoke with Christa Katen about the event, you can listen to the audio below. Have a fun and safe eclipse weekend!
Pine Needle Quilts is located in beautiful downtown Crawford, and they have lots of history to explore. We spoke with Leslie from Pine Needle Quilts today about their unique history in Crawford. You can listen to the interview below, and find more information about Pine Needle Quilts at http://pineneedlequilts.com
They “offer a wide variety of high quality quilting fabrics all from 100% cottons. PNQs carries a large assortment of Blenders in many colors and a great selection of quilting supplies. Custom quilting on the longarm is available from the simple stipple to detailed custom work. With a large sewing room and large cutting table the shop hosts in-store quilting groups several times throughout the week that provide opportunities for learning, sharing and socializing. The shop atmosphere is warm and welcoming, with friendly staff members always on hand to offer you prompt, attentive service, creative inspiration and project assistance.”
Whether you live in western South Dakota, or traveling through the area The Office Bar and Grill in Oelrichs is a restaurant you don’t want to pass up. They are located about twenty miles from the state line or at 432 W 4th Street in Oelrichs. The Office Bar and Grill has a lunch special Monday through Friday offering the best burgers, and chicken fried steak around. They have “Beer Tuesday” in which select beers are only $1.75. Friday and Saturday nights they have a salad bar with homemade potato salad.
We spoke with owner Jess Hamar about the interesting local history of The Office that was started in a house over ten years ago. We also discussed the great menu options and more. Hamar says, “It’s important to us that our customers feel important…everything we do is done with love”. You can hear the full interview below.
The 106th Annual Fall River County Fair in Edgemont, South Dakota is coming up August 2nd through the 5th. We spoke with Fair Board Secretary Barb Rosane about all the great events coming up, how she got involved, great sites to see in Edgemont, and more. You can hear the interview audio below, as well as, a list of events. Visit http://fallrivercountyfair.org for more information.
Wednesday, Aug. 2nd:
Open Class entries 9:00 am – 12 noon. Contact Teena Lynn
605-390-4895 or 605-662-7350
Playday 5:30 pm at the arena. Contact: Jeff Grill 605-890-1477
Thursday, Aug. 3rd:
4-H livestock shows
Ag Olympics at grandstands.
Free chuckwagon feed, 5:00 pm, east end of grandstands.
Rubber check race, 6:00 pm at the arena. Contact: Nate Trotter 605-890-2380
Teen dance with DJ in back room of exhibit hall following Rubber Check Race.
Friday, Aug. 4th:
4-H livestock shows
4-H livestock sale 6:00 pm, Livestock Show Ring
Goat Roping, 3:00 pm near Beer Garden
Demolition derby 7:30 pm. Contact: Everett Engelbert 605-890-1240
Dance in the beer Garden at 9:00 pm. AKA Band (old rock n’ roll)
Saturday, Aug. 5th:
Parade on Main Street at 10:30. Line-up at 10:00
Mug Hog Wrestling, 1:00 pm near Beer Garden.
Contact Josh Barker 605-890-1027
Rodeo Calcutta at 3:30 in the Beer Garden
Rodeo in the arena at 5:30. Contact John McBride 605-484-1971
or email: email@example.com
Dance in the Beer Garden at 9:00. Westbound (country)
Kristi Hills and Daniel Chasek came together to help Dawes County residents in Chadron celebrate the 4th of July holiday with Bellino’s Fireworks. The Bellino tent is located in the parking lot of Morford’s Decorating Center and Hibbetts Sports on West 6th Street, right off Highway 385. Hills says their hours are 8am to 10pm until July 3rd, and 8am to 12am on July 4th. Hills also says they have lots of specials going on with a “Buy one individual firework, get three free.” We spoke with Hills about all the great things Bellino’s Fireworks has to offer. You can listen to the interview below.
According to mannapc.com, “Manna has been in business for 17 years and at the current location for a decade. Our reach extends far past the city limits, but we are proud to call Chadron home.” Manna PC is located at 210 Chadron Avenue next door to Sturdevant’s Auto. “We are a small team that thinks big. We love what we do, and work hard everyday to make technology easy and useful for our clients. We pride ourselves on being knowledgeable and providing a quick turnaround to get your life back on track. With over a decade of experience behind us, we work with each customer to resolve issues, improve performance and find solutions to achieve a better experience.”
Manna PC offers cabling services along with PC repairs, servicing, computer network installation, and support. Manna also provides Smartvue Video Surveillance services. This is the world’s most award winning cloud surveillance. “Smartvue cloud surveillance platforms empower organizations to analyze, share, and store video surveillance utilizing a secure and centralized cloud with hybrid local recording options.” Owner Mike Miller says, “There’s a lot of things that need to be protected and in this day and age it’s one of those things with indisputable evidence that… a certain person or something happened…the video doesn’t lie.”
Manna PC can also help you with keeping your computer safe with AVG AntiVirus. This is an Award-winning antivirus program that blocks viruses, spyware, malware, prevents spying and data theft, and blocks phishing scams. With this service you get AntiVirus, AntiMalware, Email scanner, LinkScanner, and Social Networking Protection.
We spoke with Miller about the history of the company starting out of his house, their security camera services, and their extensive computer services. Miller says, “It’s great to be able to help people, and that’s what it is about…helping them get through a crisis or a break down…or just making life a little bit easier sometimes with technology.” You can listen to the full audio interview below, and find more information at http://www.mannapc.com.
Trunk Butte Christian School is located six miles west of Chadron on Highway 20 in the old Trunk Butte Rural Schoolhouse. It was established in 2012 after the closure of Nebraska rural school locations in 2011.
Tuition is $150 per month for grades K-8. School days are Monday through Friday 7:45 am to 3:30 pm. Pre-school is something new this year at Trunk Butte Chrisitan School with tuition set at $100 per month for ages 3-5. Pre-school is a half day schedule Monday through Thursday 8am to 12:30pm.
The new Nebraska-certified teacher this year is Ashten McConnell. We spoke with the school’s Public Relations Director Jennifer Wallage about her involvement with the school, the history of the school, fundraisers coming up during Fur Trade Days, Bands on Bordeaux, and more. You can listen to the interview below.
Ryan Nelson opened the 385 Meat Market in downtown Bridgeport in October of 2016 because of “the dynamics of small town Bridgeport changing…and moved in a direction of focusing on a meat market”. We spoke with Nelson about the history of the 385 Meat Market, specials over the Memorial Weekend, his special meat cuts, and much more. You can hear the interview below.