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Inside the latest Issue
The latest issue of Nebraska Life Magazine is bursting with new stories and photos for you to enjoy. Below is an overview of what you’ll find inside. Have this issue delivered directly to your mailbox by clicking here to subscribe today!
Nebraskans are proud of what their state has to offer. From ground-breaking scientists and sports heroes to pioneer heritage, quality attractions, famous writers, inventors and natural wonders, Nebraska has it all. We couldn’t cram everything good about Nebraska into one story or even one giant issue, but here’s 41 of our favorites.
Story by Alan J. Bartels, Jean Lukesh and Matthew Spencer
This time of year we know jolly football fans are hungry for the battles of the gridiron greats, but we’ve got some sweet team players in the form of delicious tailgating desserts in our current issue. You’ll be the life of the pregame party when you show up with these sporty new favorites.
When Russian royalty joined Buffalo Bill and George Armstrong Custer for a thunderous buffalo hunt in southwest Nebraska in 1872, history was made.
Story by Ron Soodalter
It was a broken Native American bow found near a Custer County creek that gave Broken Bow its name. Since the, the community’s history has been preserved by caring volunteers and the thriving community continues to prosper while balancing perfectly between fertile farmland and the most productive cattle range anywhere.
Story by Matthew Spencer Photographs by Steve and Bobbi Olson
When the coffee starts brewing at Lincoln’s Mill coffeehouse, a varied community of regulars, occasional visitors and first-timers gather for flavor and friendship while the surrounding metropolis of Lincoln grinds on.
Story by Ashley Burns Photographs by Alan J. Bartels
Headworks Park near Genoa is ground central for thrilling ATV rides and family fun in the dirt, sand and Loup River. Ride along for s’mores, campfires and adventure in this
Story and photos by Alan J. Bartels
The trail of the American cowboy again leads to Omaha, once home to the world’s largest stockyards. Nearly 100,000 people, many of the cowboys and cowgirls, turn out each year for the Ak-Sar-Ben River City Rodeo at the CenturyLink Center in Omaha. A bonus for all that attend is the Douglas County Fair, and the Ak-Sar-Ben 4-H Stock Show, all of which is happening at the same time.
Story by Matthew Spencer