The Missouri river, at 2,540 miles in length, is the longest river in the United States. It has played an important role in the discovery and expansion of our country to the West Coast, as well as to the discovery and expansion of Nebraska as a state.
The Krieger Family Foundation was established by Jim Krieger, Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Gallup and his wife, Penny in 2011. It focuses on the importance and relevancy of learning entrepreneurial skills, supporting and helping develop programs such as the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension 4-H Youth Development Program and the Lincoln Public Schools Entrepreneurship Focus Program.
Charlie Wright was born in 1932 and raised in Scottsbluff, where he graduated from high school in 1950. As a boy he climbed the CCC switchback trail to the top of Scotts Bluff, where he explored the area that Curly Hair, later known as the famous Oglala Lakota thunder dreamer, Crazy Horse, cried his vision quest.