Substation Upgrade Planned

Substation Upgrade Planned

Beginning in September 2018, NPPD will be reconfiguring the 115 kV transmission substation that serves Valentine and the surrounding area to a ring bus scheme to improve operational flexibility and reliability. During construction, the City of Valentine will be served...
Steven Dent Doubles in Bronc Riding Events

Steven Dent Doubles in Bronc Riding Events

A good Nebraska cowboy pulled a rare double in the bronc riding events in the opening performance of the Central States Fair Range Days Rodeo in Rapid City, SD on Thursday, August 23rd. Steven Dent, highlighting the bronc riding skills that have earned the Mullen,...
Traffic Accident Near Wood Lake

Traffic Accident Near Wood Lake

The Cherry County Sheriffs office investigated a two vehicle accident early Wednesday morning near Wood Lake. The accident happened about 2:45 AM when a straight bed truck struck the rear of a pick up pulling a boat. The female driver of the pick up was taken to the...
West Nile Detected in Cherry County

West Nile Detected in Cherry County

The North Central District Health Department would like to report that a pool of mosquitoes in Cherry county (near Valentine) has tested positive for West Nile Virus.  In addition, an increasing number of mosquito pools in Holt county have tested positive, since the...
Glass Recycling Grant Awarded to NK Waste in Valentine

Glass Recycling Grant Awarded to NK Waste in Valentine

The North Central RC&D announces NK Waste and Recycling of Valentine NE has been awarded a Nebraska Environmental Trust Grant. This grant will aid in offsetting the building cost of a bunker for NK Waste & Recycling at their recycling location in Valentine....