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Visit this Furnas County community with us and see the determined spirit and fun-lovingness of this creek town.

5 Towns Under 500

Nebraska Life hit the road in search of five small communities that live large despite their size. This installment of “5 Towns Under 500” takes us to Lynch, Bellwood, Byron, Lemoyne and Harrison where we discover that bigger isn’t necessarily better, and that these small communities are big deals for those who live, work, play and raise families here.

Nebraska Planetariums

Planetariums other than the half dozen featured in our September/October 2016 issue provide aerial amazement in Nebraska. We unearthed a couple observatories, too. Here’s a star-studded sneak peek.

Lake Ericson - Web Extra

A community of residents and regulars camp, splash and explore their summer away at this little reservoir.

Broken Bow Aims for the Bull's-eye

Travelers to Broken Bow in Custer County are greeted by pleasant valleys and lush hillsides.

Wind Flowers - Web Extra

Looking for more from our March/April 2016 story on windmills? Check out these stunning extra photos that blew our way.

Town Story: Auburn

Amid Auburn’s pretty countryside you’ll discover historic architecture, elegant Victorian homes from the early 20th century, a rare pair of thriving downtowns and an eclectic array of restaurants that caters to this diverse and growing city of nearly 3,500 residents.

Spring Creek Prairie

Fall is a natural garden party with prairie flowers in peak form at the Spring Creek Prairie Audubon Center.

Town Story: Long Pine

Pining for 'Hidden Paradise'? Long Pine has got you covered. Tucked away between crystal-clear creeks and verdant pine forests, this hidden gem offers up a refreshing slice of small-town Americana.

Prairie Storm Chasers

Nebraskans know a thing or two about bad weather, but for a few brave souls, darkening skies are a siren call. We followed these fearless 'tornado hunters' on Mother Nature's own high-speed chase.

Niobrara River Canoeing

The summer months are peak season for water sports, but we bet you never expected to fall in love with autumn on the Niobrara. Dream along with a family of veteran river guides as they peacefully drift on an offseason course down this beloved waterway.

Good Vibes at Blue Creek Lodge

Dreams do come true in Garden County, where Denver-born rancher Greg Polk chose to build his Blue Creek Lodge and Ranch. Years in the making, Polk's prairie paradise is open to visitors craving quality 'self time'.
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