Monthly Archives: January 2018

Aurora Open robotics will have an international flair

January 29, 2018

Annual competition sponsored this year by NPPD Columbus, Neb. – Robotic competitions for high schools and middle schools have become nearly a weekly event as Nebraska schools square up in these types of competitions on a regular basis throughout the … Continued

Boilers, breezes, and bitter cold temps drive business decisions

January 19, 2018

Columbus, Neb. – “Bitter, freezing cold.” That’s how some weather forecasters described the stretch of winter weather which blanketed Nebraska in mid-January. Even more frigid temps and icy conditions could return after the past few days of thaw. Customers depend … Continued

York’s Kunze appointed to APPA Policy Makers Council

January 12, 2018

Columbus, Neb. – Ken Kunze, Nebraska Public Power District board member from York, has been named to serve a one-year term on the American Public Power Association’s Policy Makers Council. The NPPD Board approved his appointment during Thursday’s monthly meeting. … Continued

Gary Thompson to lead NPPD Board in 2018

January 12, 2018

Beatrice resident has served as a director for 25 years Columbus, Neb. – Gary Thompson, a 25-year member of the Board of Directors of  the Nebraska Public Power was elected as chairman during Thursday’s monthly meeting Also elected were Barry … Continued

NPPD emphasizing safety on ice covered waterways

January 4, 2018

North Platte, Neb.-  The arctic blast Nebraska has been dealing with for the past week has its share of safety issues for the public when it comes to being exposed to sub-zero temperatures. Nebraska Public Power District wants the public … Continued