A tornado swept through Hallam on May 22, 2004, leveling most homes and businesses. Volunteers in surrounding communities including Lincoln came together to help with the cleanup. Do you remember?
We reveal the secret life of the fugitive who gunned down his parents in Omaha at age 16, escaped from Nebraska’s penitentiary and disappeared.
See footage and pictures from the historic flooding that hit Nebraska in March 2019.
Nebraska ghost towns' stories often are unheard -- and remind us about the struggles of taming the wilderness that became the Good Life.
Historic landmarks across the state of Nebraska serve as reminders of prehistoric animals that once roamed the land and sea and the great migration of settlers to the West.
What's more American than a parade? The Journal Star archives yield a wealth of photographs from Fourth of July parades.
Nebraska towns range in size from one resident (Monowi) to more than 400,000, but these are only the settlements that have withstood the test of time. Here are the stories of 15 communities in the state that can no longer be found on a map.
For her dedication to helping kids in need receive a comfort item, Donna Pearson was recently presented with the Distinguished Achievement Award from Lincoln’s Gamma Delta Chapter of Epsilon Sigma Alpha.
Just as talk of renovating a historic Ashland structure was heating up, the historic Beetison House was destroyed by fire Tuesday morning.
In the pre-digital photography era, it's a near miracle anyone took pictures of tornadoes. Fortunately they did, and today we can marvel at the moxie it must have taken to capture images of these monsters.
Within Nebraska, the National Park Service has designated three national monuments, five national historic trails, and two national rivers.
These are some of the major developments that shaped – and reshaped – Lincoln.
Weddings brought in hundreds in big, drawn-out, multi-day affairs. Dutch hop bands came from Colorado to the Panhandle to perform in front of dancing, singing Volga Germans.
What will Lincoln look like tomorrow? Hopefully not this bad.
Because his hometown paper published his prewar letter home and later wrote about his postwar family reunion, Private Harvey Myers, who died Oct. 26, 2004, left vital clues about the World War II Canteen’s first unofficial customers.
Each character describes a hardship faced by homesteaders.
The famous World War II-era steam train will have whistle stops Sunday in Cozad, Kearney, Hastings and Belvidere before arriving in Fairbury to spend the night on its way to Kansas City and other destinations.
As federal authorities demanded bankers seize the assets of Japanese Americans, a Mitchell banker stood firm and refused to do so, saving the livelihood of those farmers and their families.
'Mascotte was a big joke, but it looked good while it lasted.' The village had a factory, railroad depot, hotel, general store, school and about 40 cottages. By 1915, it was all gone.
Sandra Mann set up the barn to tell stories through old farm and ranch tools, horse tack and saddles, family mementos and rediscovered treasures.
The old building used to be part of the World War II-era prisoner of war camp in Scottsbluff. One prisoner was an Italian artist.
Here’s what people are uncovering in The Beatrice Daily Sun newspaper archives. Search our historical issues for obituaries, marriage and birth announcements, social pages and local sports. To see more and subscribe, visit https://beatricedailysun.com/archives.
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See the Lincoln buildings that have made the National Register of Historic Places for being historically and architecturally significant. Descriptions are from the Nebraska State Historical Society, taken from national register documents.
John Boulware made history in Nebraska, but mysteries surrounding him make it hard to know for sure how much.
49 years after the Game of the Century, four unused tickets are a reminder of glory days of Husker football
A pair of lifelong Husker fans missed the Game of the Century on Nov. 25, 1971, and they have the tickets to prove it.
The cement business helped keep Louisville booming while the rest of Nebraska and much of the nation went bust.
Though largely forgotten, a ferry boat helped give shape to the city of Omaha.
Before you can have a state, you've got to have state lines. And somebody has to draw them. Here's how it all started in Nebraska.
Let's take a look back on Lincoln's spooky celebrations from years gone by. How will you celebrate Halloween this year?
The magazine wants a wide variety of your submitted photos: “Anything you can do in a park or you could do back then, that’s what we’re looking for.”