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Powerful railroad locomotives were no match against repeat blizzards in 1948 and 1949. - NEBRASKA STATE HISTORICAL SOCIETY

Winter of 1948-1949

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

Arvada's Santa U

Everybody knows that Santa Claus’ workshop is at the North Pole, but where’s Santa University?…
Chef Brian Little dusts powdered sugar onto his pannekoeken, or German pancake.

Vail's Little Diner Has Big Personality

Vail's Little Diner may be small, but the dishes whipped up by owner and chef Brain Little are…
Heaven on the Devil's Backbone

Heaven on the Devil's Backbone

The Devil's Backbone may look - and sound - intimidating, but this unusual stretch of craggy rock…
The Lark Bunting: Underdog State Bird

The Lark Bunting: Underdog State Bird

How the Lark Bunting went from underdog to state bird.
MEMORIES OF PEONY PARK

Memories of Peony Park

Once upon a time, Omaha’s iconic playland had thrilling rides, sandy beaches and music from…
TOWN STORY: CURTIS

Town Story: Curtis

DURING 17 YEARS as mayor of Curtis, only one candidate has ever run against Kevin Brown. “He…
TOWN STORY: KEARNEY

Town Story: Kearney

Even in the dead of a prairie winter, it’s still warm and toasty in one of Nebraska’s liveliest…
Husker Volleyball's Queens of the Court

Husker Volleyball's Queens of the Court

With three national championships, and four Olympic athletes, Nebraska volleyball’s storied…
IF THE BOOT FITS

If The Boot Fits

Folklore explains the worn cowboy boots seen on Nebraska’s roadsides.
11 Colorado Ghost Towns

11 Colorado Ghost Towns

Colorado's gold rush brought humanity and hardship to these rocky mountains. Mining towns popped up…
Estes Park

Estes Park

Living on the front doorstep of heaven.
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