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North Platte Veterans Memorial - A Tribute to American Veterans

North Platte, Nebraska.

A chance change in hotels introduced us to a world class veterans memorial. For those travelling I-80, it’s worth the stop to visit and spend some time in honor of those who have served in our armed forces. 513 more words


Westward Ho.

The title ‘Westward Ho’ comes from my recollection of the call of the wagon masters in cowboy movies of the 1940’s and 50’s, and maybe real life as the wagon trains started on their westward journey across the great plains. 1,146 more words


Junketing In Cattle Country

I recently took another road trip to Nebraska.  I celebrated meeting my new great nieces and my great nephew as well as my sister’s birthday over Easter weekend.   585 more words


Golden Spike Tower - Bird's Eve View of the World's Largest Train Yard

North Platte, Nebraska.

Lynn and I usually stop at North Platte twice a year. It’s an overnight stop on our drive between Buckeye and Fargo each spring and fall. 574 more words


Great Plains Health

Great Plains Health is a fully accredited, 116-bed acute care regional medical center serving west central Nebraska, northern Kansas, and southern South Dakota. Great Plains Health includes a 116-bed, not-for-profit, independent, community-owned regional medical center, 12 Great Plains Physician Network medical clinics in North Platte, 15 outreach clinics in communities throughout west central Nebraska, Great Plains Home Medical Equipment, Regency Retirement Community, and Great Plains Health Care Foundation. 67 more words

Brendan J. MacKay MD

Brendan J. MacKay, MD

Brendan J. MacKay, MD, is a well-versed hand surgeon who sees patients as part of the orthopedic surgery team at Great Plains Health in North Platte, Nebraska. 143 more words

Brendan J. MacKay MD

The Oregon Trail - In Reverse

One of the great stories of our nation is that of the Oregon Trail. While the trail was first used by trappers and traders as early as 1811, it became the primary way for migrants to travel west to Oregon beginning in 1836. 1,071 more words