Some of the names might be duplicates, but the true death toll is likely much higher, said Margaret Jacobs, a history professor at UNL and co-director of a project on the federal boarding school.
If you don’t like the current plate, the Sower's days are numbered. The Ricketts administration in the months ahead is expected to introduce a new design that will go on cars beginning in 2023.
Former state Sen. Ernie Chambers cut the ribbon on a North Omaha museum that will be named for him and saw his name unveiled on a commemorative street sign.
Paleontologist Denver Fowler, along with his wife and fellow researcher Liz Fowler, spent the past four years uprooting the dinosaur from the prehistoric sediment in Valley County.
No one knows why Benton Kinkead's three children never claimed his ashes. Now the Civil War veteran will be buried next to his wife at a cemetery in Plattsmouth.
A developer hopes to tap state and federal historic preservation tax credits to help rehabilitate the structure, which was built in 1904 and used as a town hall until 1966.
The Schullers are thrilled with their doctor’s buggy. Shirley Schuller said they’ll use it for family pictures and leave it to their four grandchildren. “Did we need it? No. But we worked hard all our lives. Now it’s just time to have fun.”
The first time Jim Schuman built his No. 77 sprint car, it took him maybe 300 hours. But that was when he had two working hands.
The museum plans to add more displays for NASCAR and off-road racing and grow its land speed, drag racing and custom show car displays. It also plans more interactive displays for youth and families.
The New Tower’s front lobby had a Normandy castle motif with great stone walls, heraldic crests and wood-burning fireplace. The massive beams and lofty ceilings carried over into the Crest Dining Room.
A generation likely are unaware that a major Nebraska amusement spot was in Omaha. During the Big Band era, Duke Ellington, Cab Calloway and Guy Lombardo, played the Peony. So did one-time Omaha farmer Lawrence Welk.
“I am big on local history,” John Hanssen said. “I grew up driving around the countryside. I see these old outhouses that, for whatever reason, I want to preserve.”
Each character describes a hardship faced by homesteaders.
Burial grounds are scattered across Douglas County — downtown, near downtown, on the Nebraska Medical Center campus, near the Field Club and several in the western part of the county near Valley.
The fame of Curo Springs was so far-reaching that in pioneer days — every fall and spring — people from 100 miles away (some crossing the Missouri in crude boats) would come to load up with the water.
Denim overalls are the featured attraction at an exhibit by the Table Rock Historical Society. Open houses for the exhibit are scheduled on Sept. 5 and Sept. 26.
Richmond’s iconic but divisive Robert E. Lee monument is coming down soon after the last obstacles to removal were cleared Thursday by two unanimous Virginia Supreme Court opinions.
Fritz Olenberger simply wanted to see if the internet had anything to say about his dad or their first house here. What he found, however, was more than he could have asked for.
Experts are unaware of any voter fraud cases involving impersonation in Nebraska in the past century, but that doesn't mean the state's elections have always been free of mischief and corruption.
Pioneer Village features 12 historic buildings around the circular green space, a steam carousel, antique tractors, an art collection, antique cars, airplanes and more.