The last autumn leaves cling to cottonwoods, elms and sugar maples, signaling the conclusion of another harvest. Farmers work the fields in combines converting corn stalks to stubble and raising dust clouds that fill the air with the scent of earth.
In this Nebraska Life Hometown Video, Clark and Dawna Bates portray George W. Norris and his wife, Ellie, reflecting on his accomplishments after leaving politics for a group of visitors gathered in the garden of the Norris Home, a Nebraska State Historic Site.
In this Nebraska Life Hometown Video, McCook residents Linda Crandall, Cloyd Clark and Mary Dueland discuss the origins of the popular festival that includes folklorists, poets, first-time storytellers and well-known masters of the art. Comedians and musicians are also part of the celebration that takes place in multiple venues in McCook.
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.
Us Nebraskans know a thing or two about state pride. From bustling downtown Lincoln to endless rolling prairies, the roots of Big Red run deep - the spirit of the Cornhusker lives within us all. Check out these clips of classic Husker fight songs, as performed by the UN-L band.