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NL Hometown Story - Duckpin Bowling in Potter

As part of our Cheyenne County Nebraska Hometown Story series, we went a few rounds with Dale, Dick, and John playing pin-setter at Potter's Duckpin Bowling Alley.

March/April 2015 - Sample a 'Sandhills Serenade'

Click here to listen to a sample from the CD, Sandhills Serenade by Stephen R. Jones and Shelley Schlender. In this clip, the calls of greater sandhill cranes are heard as the birds return to the North Platte River at dusk at Clear Creek Wildlife Management Area near Lake McConaughy.

NL Hometown Stories - National Pony Express Monument in Sidney

Dedicated to the bravery and fortitude of the Pony Express riders, the flags of the Pony Express National Monument can be seen waving from 1-80, near retail giant Cabela's.

The Killigans Premium Band plays

Lincoln folk rock band The Killigans are featured in our March/April 2015 issue of Nebraska Life Magazine. Check out an exclusive clip of the band's remake of Robert W. Steven's classic Big Red tribute, "The Cornhusker," below!

Boone County Murder Mystery

Seven decades later, the murders of a Boone County sheriff and constable remain unsolved.

Mr. Lincoln, The Capitol's History Man

Anything before 1940 is history. Everything after is current. That’s what Lincoln historian Jim McKee claims. McKee's passion for Lincoln's past began as a child, watching the fledgling city grow alongside him. Now, after 75 years gathering long-forgotten nuggets of community history, the unofficially titled "Mr. Lincoln" works tirelessly to share his knowledge and love of Lincoln with new generations.Anything before 1940 is history. Everything after is current. That’s what Lincoln historian Jim McKee claims.

Dinner with Dorothy Lynch

As Nebraskans, we known Dorothy Lynch Home Style Dressing is one of our dearest homegrown culinary delights.

5 Husker Hangouts in Lincoln

In Lincoln, you'll find that Husker hangouts are just a "Go Bid Red" shout away. If you've got the good fortune to be in Lincoln on game day, but don't have a ticket into Memorial Stadium, here are our 5 favorite capital city spots to hangout and take part in some good ol' fashioned team spirit.

Diller’s Granddaddy-of-All Picnics

When the 300 villagers of Diller decided to have a community picnic in 1897, they had the remarkable forethought to set up a paid dining hall for party crashers. Over a century later, the Diller Picnic draws a crowd fit for a county fair, and Diller's citizens crank out enough grub to satisfy nearly 8,000 hungry visitors a day.

Town Story: Kearney

Even in the dead of a prairie winter, it’s still warm and toasty in one of Nebraska’s liveliest cities. Kearney, Nebraska is all about offering warm welcomes, bridging gaps, and making dreams come true.

Winding Down on the Snake River

Below Cherry County's Merritt Dam slithers the sinuous Snake River. Hiding sacred land and secret hideouts alike, there is no telling what other twists and turns await us on Snake River.

Publisher's Letter March/April 2013

Our publisher, Chris Amundson, takes a moment to reflect on what makes Nebraska's "Good Life" even better than advertised.
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