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Falls City Hot Air Ballon Festival

0   Four thousand visitors arrived in Falls City on Saturday, June 19 for the annual Hot Air Balloon Festival.  Ten local vendors sold a variety of...
"The Supreme Court" -Photo by Tim Sackton, licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0

‘The NCAA is not above the law’: Supreme Court rules against NCAA

LISTEN TO ANALYSIS FROM PEYTON THOMAS:   The Supreme Court of the United States unanimously ruled Monday that the NCAA is violating antitrust laws by limiting...
A snow-swept vista in Antarctica

Antarctica is ‘happy place’ for UNL professor and researcher

By Rachel Holt If you ask most people where their happy place is, you’d probably get answers like a childhood home, a sunny vacation spot...
Automobiles travel across a brick highway.

Lincoln Highway receives National Scenic Byway designation

By Kloee Sander Every traveler has time to stop for ice cream. And when travelers make it to Potter, Nebraska, the ice cream shop adorned in...
Close up of Joanna and Kristine on their wedding day in October 2020 in black and white. Photo courtesy of Jackie Akers.

LGBTQ+ couple shares how public acceptance evolved, yet remains the same

Joanna and Kristine Carollo said life for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer people is drastically different today than it was 30...
Huskers grad Falah Rashoka surrounded by refugee children at a Kurdistan campus in October 2014.

A different perspective from refugee and international students

Identity is a word often associated with the embodiments of beliefs within a person. But it can also refer to one’s feeling of loyalty...

Property tax bill provides transparency, chance for constituent involvement

A bill in the Nebraska Legislature would give Nebraska taxpayers the opportunity to “create their own destiny” when it comes to property taxes, according...
Carhenge billboard mockup

‘Nebraska. Honestly, it’s not for everyone’ campaign grows state tourism

After Nebraska Tourism launched its campaign that declared Nebraska is “not for everyone,” it was only about a week before Nebraska Tourism Executive Director...
Barrels off the interstate

Prairie Peace Park now lies in pieces

Prairie Peace Park opened on June 11, 1994, to a welcoming crowd of more than 1,500 people. The park, which was planned by Nebraskan...
Bridge on Tri-Faith Commons

Muslim, Jewish and Christian worship comes together at the one-of-a-kind initiative

At first, the idea seemed crazy: three religions, all on one shared plot of land. Temple Israel has existed as a Jewish congregation in Omaha...