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Keep Cherry County B-E-A-utiful!!

We are surrounded by beauty in Cherry County.  We are lucky to be minutes away from a host of scenic pleasures.  Whether it is a National Park, State Park, or Private or public lands please, please, please respect it.  The individuals that care for these beautiful places shouldn’t have to clean up after us or […]

Valentine & Cherry County…..Honestly, I feel it “IS” for everyone!

Often times, I feel that I personally do not go on vacation or venture out of the county, because I already have it all ….. right here!  We dub Valentine as the “Heart City”, with good reason.  However; Valentine may be the heart of Cherry County, but remember, all of the strong communities that surround […]

Time to start thinking summer!

It’s that time of year.  Kids will be out of school soon and the summer events begin.  We have two new events this year to go along with all the others.  Saturday, May 26th will be the inaugural Niobrara River Festival.  There will be canoe and kayak races, food, beer and music.  It starts at […]

Spring is here….I think

It appears that spring is actually here.  Things are warming up and it’s time to start heading out into the great outdoors!  We’re starting to see a few people paddling the Niobrara River and that will increase greatly in the upcoming weeks.  I talked to one of our most skilled fisherman yesterday and he assured […]

Ice Fishing

What is there to do for fun in the winter in Valentine?  Well, ice fishing of course.  We have almost a foot of ice on our lakes here and I’ve seen some nice messes of fish.  Lots of nice bluegill, perch, bass and northern pike.  They are going to renovate Pelican this year, so they […]

Niobrara River & Frederick Peak Golf Club

The summer months are upon and the Niobrara River is running beautifully.  It’s time to call one of our outfitters you can find on this website and book your summer trip.  Whether you want to canoe, kayak, tube or tank the river, they will all give you an unforgettable vacation.  For those of you who […]

The Time is Now!

The warmer weather has opened up so many opportunities for fun in the Valentine area.  I just golfed the new course here in Valentine and I’m telling you Frederick Peak Golf Club is special.  This course has it all.  It is simply beautiful to start with, and the layout of the course is so unique. […]

Fall Fun in Valentine!

The fun does not stop with summer in the Heart City!  Come on out for our annual Old West Days & Cowboy Poetry Gathering October 6th through the 9th.  The event starts with an old time Melodrama then there’s the cowboy poetry and music Friday and Saturday.  Friday, the Western Art Trade & Quilt show […]

Summer’s Not Over Yet!

I really enjoyed my trip down the scenic Niobrara River last Sunday. If you want to feel like your all by yourself on the river, an afternoon trip this time of year is the way to go!  We put on at Cornell Bridge and kayaked to Brewer Bridge at around 12:30 p.m. and only encountered […]

Cherry County Fair & Rodeo

This is the week of the Cherry County Fair & Rodeo.  There’s all kinds of family fun to be had at the fair!  There’s a parade Thursday night at 7:00 p.m. down Main St.  Everybody loves a parade. There’s a horseshoe tournament, a commercial trade show, a pancake feed, the Chamber Watermelon Feed, live music […]