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Ogallaly, Queen of the Cow Towns

For a brief, exciting decadein the history of the west, the tiny town of Ogallala was the Mecca for the trail herds of longhorn cattle, “choused” out of the Texas brush country and pointed north on the long drives. And by the time the glory days of the cattle drives had passed, Ogallala had more than earned her reputation as Nebraska’s “Cowboy Capital” and the “Gomorrah of the Plains.”

Nebraskan Director Alexander Payne

Omaha native Alexander Payne is known for his quirky, dark, and humorous directing style, as seen in About Schmidt, Sideways and The Descendants.

Winter Soup Recipes & Nebraska Kitchens Cookbook Vol. 3

Warm up with these special winter soup recipes, then get ready to get cooking with our Nebraska Kitchens Cookbook, Vol. 3

Santee's Mesozoic Mystery

The Santee Nation's sandy hills hide much more than human history in their depths, as discovered by fossil hunters Shane Tucker, Mike Voorhies, and George Corner.

Roaring Silence in Wildcat Hills

Though the winter snow lays heavy and silent across the landscape, beneath the veil, Wildcat Hills is abuzz with life.

Summer Fun at Fort Robinson

Cloudy mornings at Fort Robinson begin with a distant shout. Vacationing guests don’t notice. They’re sound asleep. But livestock snaps to attention as a young wrangler looks to the bluffs and hollers “HaaarrrrrSaaaasss!”

Prarie Scultping in Cairo

Inspiration for Rushmore began in Nebraska for Borglum Brothers

Kearney's Downtown Tru Cafe

Good times, good food, and good luck abound at Kearney's Tru Cafe.

"Prisms of Pride" Stained Glass Slideshow

Couldn't get enough Nebraskan stained glass in our January/February 2015 issue? Check out these additional stunning images from our "Prisms of Pride" story, featuring the Arbor Lodge, Sidney Fine Arts Center, and more.

The Photographs of Solomon Butcher

Dressed in their Sunday best, pioneer families posing for Butcher often put the bravest face possible on an existence full of hard work and harsh living conditions, chronicled in Butcher's photo-biography of the pioneers of Custer County.

O'Neill's Tielke Sandwiches

Beth Tielke, sandwhich pioneer of O'Neill, Nebraska, serves up good food and good deeds.

Heirloom Horseradish in Seneca

The spicy roots growing here today are directly related to the horseradish of Seneca’s founding, having been passed through generations as root cuttings to friends and family and whomever.
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