From the Archives: Young actresses ready to perform at Joslyn Concert Hall
Emmy Gifford and actresses Alison Teal, Ann Kennedy and Mary Campbell in costume for the Omaha Junior League’s production of “Grandmother’s Magic Clock” at the Joslyn Concert Hall. This photo
York, Nebraska Water Tower
York is located in the southeastern quadrant of Nebraska just north of Interstate 80 between Lincoln and Grand Island. It is the county seat of York County.
Smallest City Hall in America, Maskell, Nebraska
I was driving along Nebraska Highway 12, paralleling the Missouri River and just across the border from South Dakota, when I saw the billboard: "Welcome to Maskell, Home of the Smallest City Hall in the U.S." An arrow pointed three blocks off the highway, and it so happens that the town of Maskel is exactly three blocks long and two blocks wide. There is a Lutheran Church, a cluster of houses, and a population of 54 people. I circled the town completely and found myself back out at the…
The eagle has landed, and it's nesting in record numbers in Nebraska
Continuing a soaring trend, Nebraska hosted a record 146 known bald eagle nests last year, with adult pairs actively incubating eggs or tending to young in 111 of them, according
The three African lion cubs born on November 21, 2014. Two males and one female make up the litter had by Ahadi, our six-year-old lioness. #OmahaZoo #CatComplex #Africa #lions #animalbabies #zoobabies
Lake Minitare, Nebraska- One of just seven inland lighthouses in the United States. Built entirely of native stone, the tower has a winding stairway that ascends four stories to the top. There’s no light in the lighthouse, but it offers an impressive 360-degree view of the tree-lined lake and grounds. The Lake Minatare Lighthouse is a legacy of the Great Depression, built in the late 1930s by the Veterans Conservation Corps, a New Deal agency that provided jobs to unemployed veterans.