Monthly Archives: April 2013

Amateur photography sought for 2014 Public Power calendar

April 23, 2013

Columbus, Neb. – Nebraska Public Power District and its wholesale partner utilities are looking for original photography done by amateur photographers for use in a 2014 Public Power Calendar. Amateur photographers could have their work selected as part of the … Continued

NPPD, City of York join together for tree

April 23, 2013

Arbor Day event at York Dog Park York, Neb. – Arbor Day will be celebrated in York on Thursday, April 25, when the city and Nebraska Public Power District join together for a special community event. Students from York elementary … Continued

Drive Safe Challenge Power Drive winners announced

April 22, 2013

Columbus, Neb. – The Drive Safe Challenge in Grand Island was the setting for the third competition in Nebraska’s five 2013 Power Drive rallies, as teams start heading towards the finals in two weeks. The Nebraska State Patrol Law Enforcement … Continued

NPPD crews complete Kearney power restoration

April 15, 2013

Columbus, Neb. – Power was restored Saturday evening in Kearney after Nebraska Public Power District transmission and distribution crews completed their final storm restoration work. This effort returned service to the last 23 customers without power in the East Industrial … Continued

Spring storm restoration continues; Kearney a main focus

April 10, 2013

Public should practice caution, avoid work crews, stay away from downed power lines Columbus, Neb. – Thunderstorms, along with ice, wind and cold temperatures make for rough working conditions, yet Nebraska Public Power District’s line crews are restoring power to … Continued

NPPD crews working to restore power in Kearney

April 9, 2013

Following early morning storm Kearney, Neb. – Nebraska Public Power District’s line crews are restoring power to customers after early morning thunderstorms and high winds Tuesday morning damaged approximately 40 sub-transmission line structures and some distribution structures in the Kearney … Continued

Raymond Central dominates Big Red Invitational

April 8, 2013

Opening Power Drive competition Columbus, Neb. – Race number one of the five, Power Drive competitions is now in the books with Raymond Central High School carting off a bulk of the competition honors. Saturday’s opening event, the Big Red … Continued