Homecoming

September 16, 2018 · Posted In: Family, FamilyGuide

The origins of the first homecoming celebration are unclear. Baylor University, Southwestern University, the University of Illinois, and the University of Missouri have all made claims, dating back to around 1910, that they originated the […]

September/October 2018 60Plus Opener

September 10, 2018 · Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, Family, Omaha Magazine

Fall is my favorite time of the year. Temperatures are comfortable, and everything looks dazzling with the brilliant foliage of jewel-like green, yellow, orange, red, amber, and gold. It’s a great time for guests to […]

Three-Peat

September 5, 2018 · Posted In: Education, FamilyGuide

This state capital on the Pearl River was named after a president of the United States. What is the city and state?  Most people could not answer this questions without going through an internet search. […]

Getting a New Sense for Concussions

August 16, 2018 · Posted In: Family, FamilyGuide, Sports

As a linebacker for Omaha Gross High School more than 30 years ago, Stephen Eubanks slammed head-first into an Omaha Westside linebacker. “I still have a very vivid memory of this,” Eubanks recalls. “It felt […]

Superintendent Letters

August 6, 2018 · Posted In: Education, FamilyGuide, People

The greater Omaha metropolitan area is home to some of the state’s best schools, educators, and students. Superintendents at six of the area’s largest school districts share their thoughts and reflections for the fall. School […]

Foxes at Play

July 24, 2018 · Posted In: Entertainment, Family, FamilyGuide

Charlie Fox spent years on the road working for rock bands as a tour manager, front-of-house sound engineer, and production manager. For much of his career, all that time away from home wasn’t a problem. […]

An Honors Course 
in Giving

Posted In: FamilyGuide, Young Hero

Jenna Liakos has already learned the immense value of volunteerism in her community—having completed countless volunteer hours contributing her time to the Omaha Warriors (her little sister’s softball team), the Aksarben Ball, and the Bickford […]

From the Editor

Posted In: Family, FamilyGuide, People

Fall, for me, is full of guilty pleasures. Back-to-school time means purchasing new pencils, pens, and notebooks. Cooler weather means cooking homemade soup and gingerbread. Halloween means gothic novels to read, gothic-inspired movies to watch, […]

Scouts of Honor

Posted In: Family, FamilyGuide, People

Lillian Henry heard something scratching on the rolled-down screen of her cabin door at Camp Catron. She cautiously peered out into the pitch black night.  Screech…screech. Lilly jumped when she saw glowing eyes. A lot […]

Campfire Stories

July 2, 2018 · Posted In: Family, FamilyGuide

Stories for Kids Here are two campfire tales guaranteed to captivate those peering into the night sky or glancing over shoulders into the shadows… The Fisher Stars Constellations have fascinating histories, and different cultures have […]


 
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