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History & Culture Archive

Downtown Grand Island Reborn Along the Rails

Grand Island was less than a decade old when Union Pacific Railroad arrived in 1866.

The Carson Effect

Television audiences welcomed Carson into their living rooms weeknight evenings for 30 years, beginning in 1962. His down-to-earth demeanor seemed like that of a close neighbor or friend. Before dominating television talk-show ratings for decades and ascending to “King of Late-Night TV,” the man on a first-name basis with America was an aspiring magician named John, growing up in Norfolk.

Sláinte, toast to Irish traditions

The Holt County community of O’Neill has been the Irish Capital of Nebraska for 50 years. No matter their lineage, residents living in the thriving community today embrace and honor their community’s Irish heritage, and celebrate it during St. Patrick’s Day.

More about the Transcontinental Railroad

Union Pacific unites Nebraska and nation.

Winter of 1948-1949

Nebraska's worst winter ever. Recollections pile up 70 years after the epic winter of 1948-1949

Memorial Stadium - Web Extra

Former Cornhusker football coach Tom Osborne shares Memorial Stadium memories.

Bison - Web Extra

Looking for more from our September/October 2018 story on Bison? Check out these stunning extra photos.

Sunken Gardens

With roots in the Great Depression, the capital city’s colorful oasis uplifts visitors from the heart of the community.

Shimmering Images

Hidden trove of glass plate negatives shed light on Hall County history.

Omaha Loves Jazz

Preston Love and Near North Side Neighborhood sing Omaha's praises as historic hub of Kansas City-style jazz.

Nebraska And The Great War

World War I left a legacy in Nebraska that remains strong 100 years later.

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.
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