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History & Culture Archive

Husker Volleyball's Queens of the Court

With three national championships, and four Olympic athletes, Nebraska volleyball’s storied program is hard to match.

5 Towns Under 500

Though there are hundreds of tiny towns to fit this bill, we narrowed our list down to 5 fabulous communities that each offer up their own unique tastes of small-town life. One thing's for sure: it's never as dull as you might expect.

Signs of Life in German Valley, NE

Even though there is no water tower or “Welcome to German Valley” sign, German Valley is alive and well today.

Cowboy Action Shooting

Folks like Panhandle Kate and Gut Shot Don are run-of-the-mill six-shooting, Wild West Nebraskans.

North Platte Canteen

Throughout World War II, thousands of Nebraska women greeted the troops in North Platte with songs, smiles, and hot food.

The Great Flood of 2011

The roar of the Missouri flowing through the 14 floodgates spanning the shared Nebraska and South Dakota border was a hungry lion waiting to pounce. Soon the nation’s longest river would attack Nebraska with one of the worst floods in its history.

Old Jules' Cabin

A new chapter on Old Jules Sandoz.

Nebraska's Roadside Boot Decorations

Folklore explains the worn cowboy boots seen on Nebraska’s roadsides.

Lincoln's O Street: A Long Legacy

Is Lincoln’s O Street the longest straight main street in the world? With “official” lengths varying from 20 miles to 59 miles, the world may never know. No matter, the historic thoroughfare is close to the hearts of many Lincolnites.

Catching Crazy Horse

Following the final days of the Ogalala hero, Crazy Horse.
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Nebraska Life July 2019 - July 2019
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