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Stromsburg’s Swedish settlers found fertile Polk County beautifully similar to their homeland near Ockelbo, Sweden; they borrowed the name Stromsburg from a section of their Swedish hometown.

Beat Nebraska Summer Heat Underground

A rarely seen world exists beneath the Nebraska prairie. Whether for utility, security, shelter or recreation, caves have always drawn Nebraskans to their cooler climes. Legends, lore and lies accompany subterranean chambers from metropolitan Lincoln to remote canyons in Western Nebraska. Summertime is the perfect time to check out Nebraska’s coolest caves.

November/December 2016 - Trivia Web Special Question

Nebraska ranks first in the United States in the production of which crop: popcorn, millet or oats?

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.

July/August 2016 - Web Special Trivia Question

Find the answer to our July/August 2016 Web Special Trivia Question: What University of Nebraska professor went on to become General of the Armies of the United States?

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.

March/April 2016 - Web Special Trivia Question

Find the answer to our March/April 2016 Web Special Trivia Question: What "Big Bang Theory" character hails from an unnamed small Nebraska town?

Souper Winter Soups

Wintertime is for soups. As winter chills to the bone, cooks turn the heat up with steaming pots of goodness in Nebraska kitchens statewide. Soup is the original comfort food.

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.

Profiles of Patriotism - Web Special Salute

This web feature is a special supplement to our “Profiles of Patriotism” story which appeared in our January/ February 2016 issue. Give us a call at (800) 777-6159 to order your copy or to begin your Nebraska Life subscription today.
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Sandhill Crane Tour 2017

We are teaming up with the travel experts at Moostash Joe Tours for a sandhill crane tour of unprecedented quality and adventure. Moostash Joe Tours began exploring Nebraska in 1975. Since then they have toured the world. Our round-trip deluxe motorcoach tour will depart from Norfolk, Fremont, Lincoln and Omaha. Please join us for our Nebraska Life Sandhill Crane Migration Tour March 20-22, 2017. Read on to find out more.
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