Betni Kalk

Betni Kalk

April 19, 2019 · 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 […]

Still Poppin Gourmet Popcorn

Good Things are Poppin in North O

Posted In: Omaha Magazine, People

Orlanda Whitfield, PH.D., was born and raised in Omaha. She graduated from Central High School in 1995 and received a doctorate in both education and educational leadership from College of Saint Mary, where she teaches […]

Terry Kirkpatrick

Code-named “Grumpy Gringo”

April 15, 2019 · Posted In: Omaha Magazine, People

The open desert lies still under a moonless night. Surrounded by canyons, two men sneak toward the U.S.-Mexico border. Silence. The hot Arizona nocturne is heavy with anticipation. They are on a drug bust. Suddenly, […]

Keith Backsen

Celebrate Tourism

March 13, 2019 · Posted In: B2B Magazine, Business, People

The Lone Tree Ferry Co. was one of the first businesses in the area to represent the tourism industry. The crew transported speculators from Council Bluffs across the Missouri River as early as 1850–four years […]

Omaha area school superintendents Letters

Superintendents Letters

March 8, 2019 · 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 from the 2018-2019 academic […]

Julie Humphrey | Omaha Public Library Reading Program

Julie Humphrey

Posted In: FamilyGuide, People

Julie Humphrey started her career path at age 14 in South Dakota. “I had to volunteer as an assignment for a class. I figured I loved libraries and I loved reading, so I volunteered at […]