Nebraskaland Days cake auction raises $15K

As the cake they decorated is auctioned off, members of the USS Nebraska are recognized on Friday at Wild Bill’s.

The Nebraskaland Days cake auction Friday at Wild Bill’s Fun Center raised about $15,000.

The afternoon was led by auctioneer Thad McDermott, who announced all of the cakes and called the bids.

The top bid was for the NebraskaLand National Bank cake, which sold at $2,250.

The top three bidders were NebraskaLand National Bank, North Platte Chamber Ambassadors and Great Plains Health.

Results were announced from Thursday’s Cake Bake contest in these categories:

Greenhorn

» First place: Great Plains Health.

» Second place: Platte Valley Electric.

» Third place: North Platte Chamber Ambassadors.

Greenhorn Mixed

» First place: North Platte Care Center.

» Second place: NebraskaLand National Bank.

» Third place: USS Nebraska.

Old-Timer

» First place: Pathology Services Billing.

» Second place: Pathology Services Lab.

» Third place: Carhart Lumber Co.

Old-Timer Mixed

» First place: Western Nebraska Bank.

» Second place: Coldwell Banker.

» Third place: US Cellular.

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