By Alan J. Bartels
Aerial over Omaha, Nebraska's largest city.
- Cattle and the people who raise them are constants on the Nebraska landscape. These herds and herdsmen solidify Nebraska’s status as the “Beef State.” Story by Alan J. Bartels.
- While cowboys are the real deal in Nebraska, our state has produced its fair share of silver screen Western actors. Nebraska’s Magnificent Seven takes center stage in this issue. Story by Alan J. Bartels
- Sandhills Journey. Nebraska’s 20,000-square-mile natural sandbox is a scenic escape for outdoor adventurers looking to get a little sand between their toes. Story by Alan J. Bartels.
- Once having made a hasty escape from Cozad, the Nebraska town named for his father, Robert Henri set the art world on its head. Story by Tom Hess.
- Carefree summer days bloom at Simpler Thymes Flower Farm in Norfolk. Story by Nina Buck.
- Beef recipes have hungry readers “moo-ving” toward the grill.
- Beef. It’s what’s for dinner with this trio of tasty recipes that will have your family moo-ving in for seconds.
- Treks: All trails lead to adventure at Indian Cave State Park.
- Buried gold at Big Springs is no small thing.
- Patriotism and pyrotechnics go hand-in-hand for Norfolk fireworks fan.
- what is Halsey trying to say with its message in the trees?
- Nebraska Trivia: Test your knowledge of Nebraska with 15 questions about our state’s geology.
- Poetry: Outdoor adventures and memories of summers past raise the mercury for Nebraska poets who pen cool words about the season.
- Nebraska Traveler: Feathered friends two-step along southwest Nebraska’s Chicken Dance Trail, history springs to life at Chadron’s Fur Trade Days, and Omaha’s public golf courses are no longshot for summer fun.
- Photo contest winner leaps into action when toads belly up to Platte River sandbars.