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Nebraskaland Days quilt show: Viewers choice awards

Marilyn McGahan - Jun. 18, 2024

More than 500 people from Nebraska, 11 other states and two other countries visited the 2024 Nebraskaland Days Quilt Show.  Viewers were able to vote for their favorite quilt. The top Viewer’s Choice at the show was a quilt named “Steampunk Fairy Tale,” pieced by Tony Amos of North Platte. The quilt is a Judy Niemeyer […]

Nebraskaland Days quilt show: Viewers choice awards

Marilyn McGahan -

More than 500 people from Nebraska, 11 other states and two other countries visited the 2024 Nebraskaland Days Quilt Show.  Viewers were able to vote for their favorite quilt. The top Viewer’s Choice at the show was a quilt named “Steampunk Fairy Tale,” pieced by Tony Amos of North Platte. The quilt is a Judy Niemeyer […]

WWII veteran receives quilt of valor

Marilyn McGahan - Jun. 8, 2024

The Heartland Nebraska Quilts of Valor group awarded a quilt Friday to 98-year-old BJ (Bernard) Reiselman, a World War II veteran. BJ was an aviation radioman in the U.S. Navy from 1943-46. The quilt was presented at the 20th Century Veterans Memorial in North Platte. At age 18, B.J. joined the Navy and went to […]

WWII veteran receives quilt of valor

Marilyn McGahan -

The Heartland Nebraska Quilts of Valor group awarded a quilt Friday to 98-year-old BJ (Bernard) Reiselman, a World War II veteran. BJ was an aviation radioman in the U.S. Navy from 1943-46. The quilt was presented at the 20th Century Veterans Memorial in North Platte. At age 18, B.J. joined the Navy and went to […]

Archived: Two veterans receive quilts of valor

Marilyn McGahan - Sep. 6, 2023

Two veterans who were touched by war received Quilts of Valor Wednesday at the 20th Century Veterans Memorial in North Platte. Lewis Thayer of North Platte served in the U.S. Army from 1967-69. Thayer, a Vietnam veteran, had special training in artillery. He was awarded the Bronze Star and a Purple Heart. His quilt was […]

Archived: Two veterans receive quilts of valor

Marilyn McGahan -

Two veterans who were touched by war received Quilts of Valor Wednesday at the 20th Century Veterans Memorial in North Platte. Lewis Thayer of North Platte served in the U.S. Army from 1967-69. Thayer, a Vietnam veteran, had special training in artillery. He was awarded the Bronze Star and a Purple Heart. His quilt was […]

Archived: Viewers pick favorites at Nebraskaland Days quilt show

Marilyn McGahan - Jun. 25, 2021

More than 90 quilts of various sizes were entered in the Nebraskaland Days Quilt show by quilters from west central Nebraska. Two antique, hand-quilted quilts by Grace McCance Snyder were loaned from the Lincoln County Historical Museum and included in the display. The show was held June 16-19 at St. Patrick’s Church Spiritual Life Center. […]

Archived: Viewers pick favorites at Nebraskaland Days quilt show

Marilyn McGahan -

More than 90 quilts of various sizes were entered in the Nebraskaland Days Quilt show by quilters from west central Nebraska. Two antique, hand-quilted quilts by Grace McCance Snyder were loaned from the Lincoln County Historical Museum and included in the display. The show was held June 16-19 at St. Patrick’s Church Spiritual Life Center. […]

Archived: Quilt of valor awarded

Marilyn McGahan - Sep. 13, 2020

Dennis (Denny) Whitmore was awarded a Quilt of Valor on Saturday, Sept. 12 by the Heartland Nebraska Quilts of Valor chapter in North Platte. Dennis was drafted into the United States Army in 1967. He was stationed in Korea as an Army Power Generation Equipment Operator and Mechanic and worked at the 121st Evacuation Hospital […]

Archived: Quilt of valor awarded

Marilyn McGahan -

Dennis (Denny) Whitmore was awarded a Quilt of Valor on Saturday, Sept. 12 by the Heartland Nebraska Quilts of Valor chapter in North Platte. Dennis was drafted into the United States Army in 1967. He was stationed in Korea as an Army Power Generation Equipment Operator and Mechanic and worked at the 121st Evacuation Hospital […]