Eric Falk’s Mean Green Pulling Machine

May 11, 2018 · Posted In: Omaha Magazine, People, Recreation

Horsepower, innovation, and family-friendly fun are at the heart of truck and tractor pulling. The popular motorsport evolved from the agrarian tradition of horse pulling, in which farmers urged their teams to pull sleds along […]

Scuba Diving, Kayaking, & Wheelchair Rugby

May 3, 2018 · Posted In: Omaha Magazine, People

When Jon Schuetz moved to southwest Florida from the Sioux City area in 2006, he leased a house four blocks from the beach to enjoy everything the ocean had to offer, like swimming, kayaking, and […]

Saving Animals, Chasing Penguins

Posted In: Omaha Magazine, People

As the dedicated diamond buyer for Borsheims, it’s not surprising that Heather Ingraham travels all over the world. She even went to the Falkland Islands recently—but not to inspect precious gems—to look at penguins. Ingraham, […]

Wanderings Of A Wordsmith

May 2, 2018 · Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, People

Frank S. O’Neal published his first book of poetry in 2010 at age 62. In 2017, the Nebraska Arts Council exhibited his surrealist poetry video (a collaboration between the scribe and cinematographer Jason Fischer) for […]

The Beermuda Bicycle Tour

April 27, 2018 · Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, People

It began as a simple adventure concocted by four bicycling buddies to explore local byways on two wheels and sample good beer from the state’s burgeoning craft brewery landscape. Four days later, they dubbed their […]

Leave No Trace

Posted In: Omaha Magazine, People

Take a look at 19-year-old Katie Werkmeister scaling an indoor climbing wall, trudging along happily on a backcountry hike, or scrambling along on a bouldering trip, and you’d think she has been adventuring her entire […]

Madison Chizek’s Dancing Ambition

April 13, 2018 · Posted In: Omaha Magazine, People

Madison Chizek slips on her tap shoes, throws her light brown hair in a ponytail, and laughs at herself in the mirror. “Ok, ready.” Her mother, Dawn, pushes play. The song “Are You That Somebody?” […]

Bill Gonzalez

April 6, 2018 · Posted In: Omaha Magazine, People

Chat with Bill Gonzalez for a short while and one thing becomes clear: It really is hard to keep a good man down. Nearly 20 years ago, Gonzalez was down. In August 1999, while working […]

Being Present for the Small Moments

April 2, 2018 · Posted In: Encounter, Lifestyle, People

My mom passed away three days before this past Christmas. My friend and former co-worker Justin Swanson passed two days before that. Between the two, I wound up saying farewell to Justin in the ICU […]

Scouts of Honor

March 16, 2018 · 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 […]


 
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