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A large group of Pickleball players pose for a photo on a pickleball court.

The rise of pickleball: Omaha and Lincoln witness the nationwide trend

Less than six years ago, Lincoln didn't have a single pickleball court. Today, the city has 10 dedicated courts and an additional 10 dual-striped tennis...
Bob Warming walking around during warm-ups before a match in 2018

Bob Warming: Nebraska’s very own soccer icon

April 2, 2018, Trev Alberts slides behind the podium, then Vice Chancellor of Athletics at the University of Nebraska at Omaha. He is ready...
Two kids pose for a picture after getting their first COVID-19 vaccine dose.

COVID-19 vaccines available for children ages 5-11

With the Pfizer vaccine getting FDA and CDC approval, clinics may now administer it to children. By Kaitlynn Johnson and Olivia McCown The FDA announced approval...
WarHorse Casino Omaha

WarHorse Casinos aim to bring gamblers back to Nebraska

Laws change to keep revenue in state A casino aims to hit the jackpot by keeping gamblers and profits in Nebraska. WarHorse Casino plans to open...
Attendees look at the art of Michelangelo on display in the Capital District

Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel: Exhibition comes to Omaha

In Omaha's Capital District, art lovers can see the work of one of the world's most renowned artists, Michelangelo. Sylvia Noland, business development manager of...
Two Anime NebrasKon attendees are dressed up in costume as characters from video game Genshin Impact

Weebs, manga and community: Stories from Anime NebrasKon

By David Berman and Ramey Vachal Around every corner of Anime NebrasKon, patrons can find a wide range of panelists, exhibitions, booths and cosplayers to...
Hand being Henna Tattooed

Mystic Fest highlights growing acceptance of mystical spirituality

For years, witches and pagans have been shunned by mainstream society. But with more exposure, festivals that celebrate their practices are increasingly common. Mystic Fest...
Amish Furniture storefront

Amish furniture makers ‘can’t keep up’ with supply and demand

While large furniture retailers are dealing with supply and demand issues caused by COVID-19, Amish furniture sellers are finding ways to avoid the same...
The barn at Sycamore Farms is decorated with pumpkins, a hut, and flowers.

Behind the scenes of Junkstock: Meet the vendors who make the...

By Kaylee Gill and Emma Hastings Twice each year, Sycamore Farms in Waterloo opens its doors to self-proclaimed junkers for Junkstock, a festival featuring vendors,...
A physical therapist using the Virtual Reality Lab to test one of their therapy games

Integrating virtual reality into physical therapy

Physical therapy can help improve the range of motion and coordination in many children with disabilities. But, when the tasks become too simple or...