veterans memorial

Courtesy of Tallgrass Landscape Architecture

Matt Fridell of Tallgrass Landscape Architecture, the company steering the project through its early phases, had three preliminary concepts on display for those who attended the Newcastle Farmers’ Market on June 30. Pictured is concept C.

Alexis Barker NLJ News Editor   A splash pad, concert venue and veterans memorial, oh my!  All of these things and more may be a reality for Newcastle as the steering committee for Heritage Park develops a final concept for a proposed park at eastern gateway. The project is being undertaken through...
Alexis Barker NLJ News Editor   The city of Newcastle and Pinnacle Bank of Newcastle are partnering with other local individuals to possibly develop the land, just under an acre,  to the north of the bank. During the  Oct. 18 meeting of the City Council, Mayor Pam Gualtieri reported that she had...
Alexis Barker NLJ News Editor   Talks with the city of Newcastle over the placement of a proposed veterans memorial by the American Legion have not progressed since City Clerk-Treasurer Greg James reported on Dec. 16 that the organization wanted to use land adjacent to Washington Park for the...
Alexis Barker NLJ News Editor   Local veteran Duke Ottema continues to work on establishing funds and committees to build a veterans memorial honoring the community’s past and present veterans, with the help of the Veterans of Foreign Wars and the local American Legion.  Duke served three years in...

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SP4 Randy L. Schultz, pictured her in '68 or '69 in Vietnam where he spent 10 months with the Army Ordinance Company, courtesy of his family.

By Kim Dean NLJ Managing Editor   T he ravages of time grip many things in their path, including people and places. A veterans memorial created in the Cowboy State in the town of Newcastle nearly 50 years ago appears frozen in time.  On top of a hill, within city limits and a stone’s throw from the...
Alexis Barker NLJ Reporter   The project may be in its infancy stage, but local veteran Duke Ottema, with the help of the Veterans of Foreign Wars and the local American Legion, hopes to have a veterans memorial in Newcastle to honor the community’s past and present veterans. On April 2, Ottema...

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