Tyler Lemke

From the Editor: Tyler Lemke In Memoriam

April 23, 2019 · Posted In: Omaha Magazine, People

Long before becoming Omaha Magazine’s vice president of operations and chief operations officer, Tyler Lemke started working at Our City magazine in 1989 with brother/publisher Todd Lemke while still in college at University of Nebraska-Lincoln. The Papillion […]

a.j.k. o'donnell

Tour de Force

April 19, 2019 · Posted In: Omaha Magazine, People

At 21 years old, wordsmith a.j.k. o’donnell (who does not capitalize her name) is a literary force to be reckoned with. In 2018, she published her second book, This Void Beckons, and embarked on a […]

Vietnamese coin

The Lucky Coin

Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, People

In the aftermath of the 1969 Tet  Offensive, U.S. Marine Pat Peterson found a Vietnamese coin on the ground while serving a tour of duty in the Vietnam War. The date on the coin was […]

Omaha Police Detective Tony Espejo

Keeping Pace with Detective Tony Espejo

Posted In: Omaha Magazine, People

No matter where you find yourself in life, you can always pull yourself back up. Omaha Police Detective Tony Espejo says “perseverance” is the key to unlocking success. Developing Omaha’s Police Athletics for Community Engagement […]

Haley LeClair

Motocross Girl Power

Posted In: Omaha Magazine, People

Haley LeClair picks the path less traveled—the route with only a few tire ruts. The 14-year-old motocross rider’s gloved hand twists the handle of her Yamaha YZ125 dirt bike. She revs the engine. Four other […]

Betni Kalk

Betni Kalk

Posted In: Omaha Magazine, People

Houses made of leaf shingles and bark tied together by vine. Tattoos created from soot and a rat’s tooth tool. Carved bamboo arrows used to capture prey that then becomes food. Undoubtedly, the culture of […]

runner Bea Sides

Step Into Running

Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, Fitness, People

Bea Sides has been running for more than half her life, but joy is not the word she would use to describe the feeling that running evokes. “It’s not so much joy, it’s a sense […]

Joel Sartore's Photo Ark

Joel Sartore’s Photo Ark

April 18, 2019 · Posted In: Omaha Magazine, People

He escaped a charging musk ox, survived a flesh-eating parasite, and stared down the bloody muzzle of a hungry polar bear trying to bust into his truck. Adventure is part of the job description for […]

Suzanne Kossow travels world despite cancer

Staying a Step Ahead of Cancer

Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, People

Talk with Suzanne Kossow, and a quote from the film Shawshank Redemption comes to mind: “Get busy living or get busy dying.” Unfortunately, we all face the same conclusion at the end of our days. […]

May 2019 Between the Lines

May 2019 Between the Lines

April 17, 2019 · Posted In: Omaha Magazine, People

Julius Fredrick —Contributing Writer When not obsessively curating Spotify playlists or wiping away a single cathartic tear from the corner of his eye at the end of a good read, Julius Fredrick can often be […]