Forever Heroes

April 27, 2017 · Posted In: History, Omaha Magazine

When I first saw him, I had no plans to write a book about Nebraska’s World War II veterans. It was just a few days after Veterans Day in November 2015. I was in a […]

Michelle Schrage

May 19, 2017 · Posted In: Business, Sponsored Content

This sponsored content appears in the Winter 2017 edition of B2B. To view, click here: https://issuu.com/omahapublications/docs/b2b_0217_125/56 When women are looking for a place to grow their careers, they want to be at a company that recognizes […]

Comic Relief

Posted In: Art, Encounter

Forget Batman and his gadgets, or Thor and his biceps. There’s a new hero on the block—“Oldguy,” a spandex-sporting, crime-fighting senior citizen who seeks out injustice equipped with his “denture grapple.” While Oldguy may have […]

Interview a Veteran

May 18, 2017 · Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, History, Lifestyle

The Library of Congress’ Veterans History Project of the American Folklife Center collects, preserves, and makes accessible the personal accounts of American war veterans so future generations may hear directly from veterans and better understand […]

We Can’t Drive 55

Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, History, Lifestyle

I have a little pinback button with a red flag emblazoned with the words “Safety First.” It was produced in 1915 by the Nebraska Safety League, which seems to have been one of a number […]

Omaha Trashion Week

Posted In: Encounter, Fashion

Models: Kim Darling and Alex Priest                             This art collaboration was printed in the May/June 2017 edition of Encounter.

May 19-21 Weekend Picks

May 17, 2017 · Posted In: Weekend Picks

PICK OF THE WEEK—Sunday, May 21: Ladies, if whiskey and dogs are two of your favorite things, then Havana Garage is your destination this Sunday. The Nebraska chapter of Women Who Whiskey is getting together at […]

Spring Salvage

Posted In: DIY Project, Omaha Home

Using reclaimed wood is a hot trend in home décor. Unfortunately, not everyone has old wood lying around. You can search for old, discarded wood or reclaim it yourself from local structures, such as dilapidated […]

Ethics

May 16, 2017 · Posted In: B2B Magazine, Ethics, Omaha Magazine

Years ago, my colleague Butch Ethington showed me a graphic he designed when he was the ethics officer and ombudsman at Union Pacific Railroad. I still use this graphic in my Creighton classes and the […]

The Origins of the Nebraska National Guard

May 15, 2017 · Posted In: History, Omaha Magazine, People

Wanderings of a lame cow set in motion forces that led to the establishment of the Nebraska National Guard. “It started when President Franklin Pierce signed the Kansas-Nebraska Act in 1854, creating the Nebraska Territory […]

The Closer

Posted In: Entertainment, Omaha Magazine, Sports

The most nervous person on the field during David Gerber’s pitching debut for Creighton baseball in 2014 might have been his older brother, then senior outfielder Mike Gerber. The Bluejays were down 6-2 late in […]


 
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