The oldest continuous business is Krotter's Lumber Yard.
About 15 businesses and shops presently provide local services to the community.
August 8, 2004, a monument to the Naper 28 airmen was dedicated at Knoll Crest Cemetery.
After hundreds of hours of volunteer labor, the White Horse Ranch Museum was opened to the public Memorial Day weekend, 2008.
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The Historical Society purchased the Catholic Church and developed Heritage Hall Museum as a place to display school photos, family histories, Naper 28 memorabilia and other Naper-related historical items. The original Naper jail was moved into town and dedicated June 12, 2004.
In 1988 a new frame post office was built on the corner where Blakkolb's store was located for many years, and the old building was razed. By then, towns without a railroad were at a real disadvantage, losing businesses and residents to those that could provide rail connections.
The town's population has remained at between 150-200 for the last 70 years, with the current count 155.
As the booklet says, "Naper is NOT Just Another Little Town." It is the home of a community of people who are loyal to their town, proud of it, and work together to make good things happen.
By Luree Barnes, Box 233, Naper, NE 68755 ADDITIONAL MATERIAL: History of Boyd County, 1938 , by Luree Snider Barnes*; Naper 1976 , by Loren Sieh*; History of Boyd County 75th Anniversary.
There are three churches in Naper which have services every Sunday.