• Nebraska Stories | Stories from the Nebraska Sandhills

    In this special edition of Nebraska Stories we feature stories from the Nebraska Sandhills. In this special edition of Nebraska Stories we feature stories from the Nebraska Sandhills. “Shakespeare & The Wild West” You've heard of Shakespeare in Love? We follow Nebraska Shakespeare to Valentine, the heart of cowboy country, for a performance of Twelfth Night. The company has been around since 1987, creating year-round, high quality Shakespeare productions. And then they head off to Omaha for an acting workshop with middle school students. “Shifting SandsSarah Switzer Sortum and her brother, Adam Switzer, are hard at work making changes on their family's Burwell ranch to embrace new conservation methods and encourage eco-tourism. “The Girl from Broken BowKatie Farritor discove...

    published: 12 Apr 2017
  • 5 TRUE Nebraska Ghost Stories

    A Spirit in a school Theater, Something attacking while you sleep, Shadow person walking around your home and even a friendly spirit playing with a baby. Nebraska didn't hole back on the creepy level at all... ----------------------------------- http://www.yourghoststories.com/real-ghost-story.php?story=19355 http://www.yourghoststories.com/real-ghost-story.php?story=20603 http://www.yourghoststories.com/real-ghost-story.php?story=9157 http://www.yourghoststories.com/real-ghost-story.php?story=23257 http://www.yourghoststories.com/real-ghost-story.php?story=18339 ----------------------------------- Music Credits: Kevin MacLeod ----------------------------------- FaceBook: https://www.facebook.com/GhoulishGal15 Twitter: GhoulishGal SnapChat: GhoulishGal Email: GhoulishGal15@gm...

    published: 19 Aug 2016
  • Nebraska Cornhusker's Rex Burkhead & Jack Hoffman - A Story of Inspiration - Team Jack

    Finish Life Well™ - "Must See" Stories of Inspiration - http://www.finishlifewell.com Jack Hoffman's story came to light when Cornhusker Running Back Rex Burkhead took Jack under his wing to encourage and serve him during this 5 year old's fight with brain cancer. Husker Nation has now taken Jack under their wing too, cheering him on on the field and with his fight against cancer. Go Team Jack! Watch this incredible story of inspiration, courage, friendship and love. You will be changed. Watch Jack's incredible 69-yard touchdown run at the Nebraska Cornhusker Spring Game 4/6/13 here: http://youtu.be/slEgEDPbGno Check out Team Jack's Facebook Page here: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Team-Jack/130253380409979 This video is from the Big Ten Network. They did a great job! Check th...

    published: 08 Apr 2013
  • The Blizzard of 1949 | Nebraska Stories

    Like the Dust Bowl, with its blinding black winds that lasted for years, or the biblical plague of locusts, the 1949 blizzard raged from January through the spring. The monumental drifts it left in its wake finally melted...in July. The devastation was so extreme, the Air Force had to airlift drop supplies for towns and farms. For more "Nebraska Stories," visit http://www.netnebraska.org/nebraskastories.

    published: 20 May 2009
  • The Nebraska Story

    This is Nebraska. There is no place like it. For more visit www.Huskers.com.

    published: 15 Apr 2014
  • The World Comes to Omaha - a Nebraska Story

    Omaha may be a great and thriving city now but it was once a fledgling young settlement. Just before the turn of the century, as Omaha struggled to escape a sudden economic depression sweeping the nation, city leaders pulled out all the stops and held a World's Fair. Here's a look back at the 1898 Trans-Mississippi Exposition. For more Nebraska Stories, visit www.netnebraska.org/nebraskastories.

    published: 03 Dec 2010
  • Testament - a Nebraska Story

    Visit the Henderson Mennonite Heritage Park, a labor of love that preserves the Mennonite heritage of Henderson. But will it outlive its founders? For more Nebraska Stories, visit http://netnebraska.org/nebraskastories.

    published: 08 Feb 2013
  • The Nebraska Beef Story

    Nebraska is the Beef State! Learn how farmers and ranchers in Nebraska work to provide high quality beef for consumers around the globe.

    published: 26 Oct 2015
  • The Quilted Conscience - a Nebraska Story

    A group of young Sudanese girls, all refugees living in Grand Island, create a quilt made up of their hopes and dreams. For more Nebraska Stories, visit http://www.netnebraska.org/nebraskastories

    published: 03 Jun 2011
  • Concentration Camp - The War, a Nebraska Story

    1st Lt. Roy Long describes the conditions at the Gunskirchen, Austria concentration camp which he helped liberate. Approximately 15,000 prisoners were housed at Gunskirchen.

    published: 19 Sep 2007
  • The Lure of the Land - a Nebraska Story

    The Homestead Act triggered one of the largest migrations in history for "free land" on the Great Plains. Photographs tell the story of African-American homesteaders in Nebraska. For more Nebraska Stories, visit http://www.netnebaska.org/nebraskskastories.

    published: 11 May 2012
  • Pilger's Finest - a Nebraska Story

    The double tornado that scoured a path through the town of Pilger and took two lives might have been enough to make some people quit, but not the students of Wisner-Pilger High School. Before there was a thought to ask, these good-hearted kids were already volunteering to help their town and each other. A silver lining if ever there was. More Nebraska Stories http://www.NETnebraska.org/nebraskastories

    published: 14 May 2015
  • Looking for Bliss - a Nebraska Story

    Looking for Bliss: A look back at a mysterious African-American homesteading settlement near Goose Lake in Nebraska. For more Nebraska Stories, visit http://www.netnebraska.org/nebraskastories.

    published: 11 May 2012
  • The Medicine of Art - a Nebraska Story

    Art and medicine, two terms which are generally unrelated, are intricately linked for Scottish-born artist Mark Gilbert. We see his latest works at an art exhibit at Omaha's Bemis Center as part of a multi-year study involving portraiture. The pieces are a series of portraits of patients and caregivers that often have a transformative impact on those involved. For more Nebraska Stories, visit http://www.netnebraska.org/nebraskastories.

    published: 14 Feb 2011
  • A Plague of Locusts | Nebraska Stories

    A Plague of Locusts: An animated recreation of the devastation locusts wrought on the homesteads of the Great Plains. For more Nebraska Stories, visit http://www.netnebraska.org/nebraskastories

    published: 11 May 2012
  • Capitol Masterpiece - a Nebraska Story

    Meet a woman who watched as they raised the sower to the top of the Nebraska Capitol. And glimpse the wonders inside this world-class building that tells the story of the west in limestone, wood, and mosaic. For more Nebraska Stories, visit http://www.netnebraska.org/nebraskastories.

    published: 18 Jan 2013
  • Dream Car Auction - a Nebraska Story

    The sights and sounds of the Lambrecht vintage car auction in Pierce, Nebraska. For more, visit http://netnebraska.org/nebraskastories

    published: 20 Nov 2013
  • Inside the Cornhusker Marching Band - a Nebraska Story

    For Ethan Parks, attending UNL is more than just classes and homework. He has a full-time job as a member of the Cornhusker Marching Band. Here is an insider's look at a day in life of this dedicated Tuba player and what it means to be a member of "The Pride of All Nebraska." For more Nebraska Stories, visit http://www.netnebraska.org/nebraskastories

    published: 18 Feb 2011
  • Small Town Glee - a Nebraska Story

    We follow a team from Wausa High School as they prepare for, compete in and win the Nebraska statewide drama competition. For more Nebraska Stories, visit http://www.netnebraska.org/nebraskastories

    published: 03 Jun 2011
  • Blizzard Voices of 1888 - a Nebraska Story

    Nebraska poet and essayist, Ted Kooser, the 13th U.S. Poet Laureate, reads from his collection of poems recording the devastation unleashed on the Great Plains by the Jan. 12, 1888 blizzard. The Blizzard Voices is based on actual reminiscences of the survivors as recorded in documents from the time and written reminiscences from years later. Here are the haunting voices of the men and women who were teaching school, working the land, and tending the house when the storm arrived and changed their lives forever. For more "Nebraska Stories," visit http://www.netnebraska.org/nebraskastories.

    published: 19 May 2009
  • A Story of Hope | Nebraska Stories

    "See more stories like this at http://www.NETnebraska.org/nebraskastories A Sudanese refugee shares her inspiring story of hope in the face of great challenges. Lincoln resident Abeny Kucha Tiir, a survivor of war-torn Sudan, shares her inspiring story of hope amidst challenges and tragedies. She has written a book about her experiences and is working on a second publication designed to encourage and empower other Sudanese women who have survived tragedies of their own."

    published: 29 Mar 2016
  • A Promise Kept | Nebraska Stories

    In 1877, at the request of her grieving parents, the people of Neligh agreed to care for the grave of a Ponca Indian girl. Since that day, the town has tended the grave. In 2011, the tribe said thank you in a special ceremony. For more Nebraska Stories, visit http://www.netnebraska.org/nebraksastories.

    published: 14 Nov 2011
  • The Forgotten Artist - a Nebraska Story

    Artist Dale Nichols (David City) took his childhood memories of rural Nebraska landscapes and turned them into paintings with a national audience. Today they are national treasures, but the artist has been forgotten by many. For more Nebraska Stories, visit http://www.netnebraska.org/nebraskastories.

    published: 04 Nov 2011
  • A Girl, A Grant, & A Goat - a Nebraska Story

    Lincoln high school student, Sheridan Swotek, pursues her Diamond Clover pin, the highest award given by 4-H. Through a national grant she's developed an innovative youth project that gives urban kids the opportunity to learn responsibility by caring for goats. To see more Nebraska Stories visit http://netNebraska.org/nebraskastories

    published: 29 Oct 2014
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Nebraska Stories | Stories from the Nebraska Sandhills

Nebraska Stories | Stories from the Nebraska Sandhills

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  • Updated: 12 Apr 2017
  • views: 619
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In this special edition of Nebraska Stories we feature stories from the Nebraska Sandhills. In this special edition of Nebraska Stories we feature stories from the Nebraska Sandhills. “Shakespeare & The Wild West” You've heard of Shakespeare in Love? We follow Nebraska Shakespeare to Valentine, the heart of cowboy country, for a performance of Twelfth Night. The company has been around since 1987, creating year-round, high quality Shakespeare productions. And then they head off to Omaha for an acting workshop with middle school students. “Shifting SandsSarah Switzer Sortum and her brother, Adam Switzer, are hard at work making changes on their family's Burwell ranch to embrace new conservation methods and encourage eco-tourism. “The Girl from Broken BowKatie Farritor discovers a surprising story behind a portrait of her ancestors taken by 19th Century sod house photographer Solomon Butcher. “Fort Hartsuff on the Sandhills Frontier” Fort Hartsuff sits along the North Loop River on the edge of the Sandhills. The former U.S. Army post was active during the waning years of the Indian Wars from 1874 to 1881. Today, the restored historic site provides tourists a look into the daily life of 19th Century soldiers. “Piano In Tow” Because of her passion for music and appreciation of how it has shaped her life, Nicole Narboni tows her nearly 1000 pound grand piano across Nebraska to share her love of classical music with audiences in rural communities who often don’t have the opportunity to attend live performances.
https://wn.com/Nebraska_Stories_|_Stories_From_The_Nebraska_Sandhills
5 TRUE Nebraska Ghost Stories

5 TRUE Nebraska Ghost Stories

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  • Duration: 18:12
  • Updated: 19 Aug 2016
  • views: 7258
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A Spirit in a school Theater, Something attacking while you sleep, Shadow person walking around your home and even a friendly spirit playing with a baby. Nebraska didn't hole back on the creepy level at all... ----------------------------------- http://www.yourghoststories.com/real-ghost-story.php?story=19355 http://www.yourghoststories.com/real-ghost-story.php?story=20603 http://www.yourghoststories.com/real-ghost-story.php?story=9157 http://www.yourghoststories.com/real-ghost-story.php?story=23257 http://www.yourghoststories.com/real-ghost-story.php?story=18339 ----------------------------------- Music Credits: Kevin MacLeod ----------------------------------- FaceBook: https://www.facebook.com/GhoulishGal15 Twitter: GhoulishGal SnapChat: GhoulishGal Email: GhoulishGal15@gmail.com Tumblr: GhoulishGal
https://wn.com/5_True_Nebraska_Ghost_Stories
Nebraska Cornhusker's Rex Burkhead & Jack Hoffman - A Story of Inspiration - Team Jack

Nebraska Cornhusker's Rex Burkhead & Jack Hoffman - A Story of Inspiration - Team Jack

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  • Duration: 10:40
  • Updated: 08 Apr 2013
  • views: 279887
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Finish Life Well™ - "Must See" Stories of Inspiration - http://www.finishlifewell.com Jack Hoffman's story came to light when Cornhusker Running Back Rex Burkhead took Jack under his wing to encourage and serve him during this 5 year old's fight with brain cancer. Husker Nation has now taken Jack under their wing too, cheering him on on the field and with his fight against cancer. Go Team Jack! Watch this incredible story of inspiration, courage, friendship and love. You will be changed. Watch Jack's incredible 69-yard touchdown run at the Nebraska Cornhusker Spring Game 4/6/13 here: http://youtu.be/slEgEDPbGno Check out Team Jack's Facebook Page here: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Team-Jack/130253380409979 This video is from the Big Ten Network. They did a great job! Check them out here: http://www.btn.com
https://wn.com/Nebraska_Cornhusker's_Rex_Burkhead_Jack_Hoffman_A_Story_Of_Inspiration_Team_Jack
The Blizzard of 1949 | Nebraska Stories

The Blizzard of 1949 | Nebraska Stories

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  • Duration: 4:08
  • Updated: 20 May 2009
  • views: 56188
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Like the Dust Bowl, with its blinding black winds that lasted for years, or the biblical plague of locusts, the 1949 blizzard raged from January through the spring. The monumental drifts it left in its wake finally melted...in July. The devastation was so extreme, the Air Force had to airlift drop supplies for towns and farms. For more "Nebraska Stories," visit http://www.netnebraska.org/nebraskastories.
https://wn.com/The_Blizzard_Of_1949_|_Nebraska_Stories
The Nebraska Story

The Nebraska Story

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  • Duration: 3:01
  • Updated: 15 Apr 2014
  • views: 31876
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This is Nebraska. There is no place like it. For more visit www.Huskers.com.
https://wn.com/The_Nebraska_Story
The World Comes to Omaha - a Nebraska Story

The World Comes to Omaha - a Nebraska Story

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  • Duration: 5:04
  • Updated: 03 Dec 2010
  • views: 5822
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Omaha may be a great and thriving city now but it was once a fledgling young settlement. Just before the turn of the century, as Omaha struggled to escape a sudden economic depression sweeping the nation, city leaders pulled out all the stops and held a World's Fair. Here's a look back at the 1898 Trans-Mississippi Exposition. For more Nebraska Stories, visit www.netnebraska.org/nebraskastories.
https://wn.com/The_World_Comes_To_Omaha_A_Nebraska_Story
Testament - a Nebraska Story

Testament - a Nebraska Story

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  • Duration: 5:27
  • Updated: 08 Feb 2013
  • views: 1795
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Visit the Henderson Mennonite Heritage Park, a labor of love that preserves the Mennonite heritage of Henderson. But will it outlive its founders? For more Nebraska Stories, visit http://netnebraska.org/nebraskastories.
https://wn.com/Testament_A_Nebraska_Story
The Nebraska Beef Story

The Nebraska Beef Story

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  • Duration: 4:00
  • Updated: 26 Oct 2015
  • views: 708
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Nebraska is the Beef State! Learn how farmers and ranchers in Nebraska work to provide high quality beef for consumers around the globe.
https://wn.com/The_Nebraska_Beef_Story
The Quilted Conscience - a Nebraska Story

The Quilted Conscience - a Nebraska Story

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  • Duration: 5:55
  • Updated: 03 Jun 2011
  • views: 844
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A group of young Sudanese girls, all refugees living in Grand Island, create a quilt made up of their hopes and dreams. For more Nebraska Stories, visit http://www.netnebraska.org/nebraskastories
https://wn.com/The_Quilted_Conscience_A_Nebraska_Story
Concentration Camp - The War, a Nebraska Story

Concentration Camp - The War, a Nebraska Story

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  • Duration: 1:37
  • Updated: 19 Sep 2007
  • views: 3774
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1st Lt. Roy Long describes the conditions at the Gunskirchen, Austria concentration camp which he helped liberate. Approximately 15,000 prisoners were housed at Gunskirchen.
https://wn.com/Concentration_Camp_The_War,_A_Nebraska_Story
The Lure of the Land - a Nebraska Story

The Lure of the Land - a Nebraska Story

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  • Duration: 3:16
  • Updated: 11 May 2012
  • views: 10131
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The Homestead Act triggered one of the largest migrations in history for "free land" on the Great Plains. Photographs tell the story of African-American homesteaders in Nebraska. For more Nebraska Stories, visit http://www.netnebaska.org/nebraskskastories.
https://wn.com/The_Lure_Of_The_Land_A_Nebraska_Story
Pilger's Finest - a Nebraska Story

Pilger's Finest - a Nebraska Story

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  • Duration: 3:52
  • Updated: 14 May 2015
  • views: 132
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The double tornado that scoured a path through the town of Pilger and took two lives might have been enough to make some people quit, but not the students of Wisner-Pilger High School. Before there was a thought to ask, these good-hearted kids were already volunteering to help their town and each other. A silver lining if ever there was. More Nebraska Stories http://www.NETnebraska.org/nebraskastories
https://wn.com/Pilger's_Finest_A_Nebraska_Story
Looking for Bliss - a Nebraska Story

Looking for Bliss - a Nebraska Story

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  • Duration: 9:38
  • Updated: 11 May 2012
  • views: 2397
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Looking for Bliss: A look back at a mysterious African-American homesteading settlement near Goose Lake in Nebraska. For more Nebraska Stories, visit http://www.netnebraska.org/nebraskastories.
https://wn.com/Looking_For_Bliss_A_Nebraska_Story
The Medicine of Art - a Nebraska Story

The Medicine of Art - a Nebraska Story

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  • Duration: 9:59
  • Updated: 14 Feb 2011
  • views: 1109
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Art and medicine, two terms which are generally unrelated, are intricately linked for Scottish-born artist Mark Gilbert. We see his latest works at an art exhibit at Omaha's Bemis Center as part of a multi-year study involving portraiture. The pieces are a series of portraits of patients and caregivers that often have a transformative impact on those involved. For more Nebraska Stories, visit http://www.netnebraska.org/nebraskastories.
https://wn.com/The_Medicine_Of_Art_A_Nebraska_Story
A Plague of Locusts | Nebraska Stories

A Plague of Locusts | Nebraska Stories

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  • Duration: 2:44
  • Updated: 11 May 2012
  • views: 13129
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A Plague of Locusts: An animated recreation of the devastation locusts wrought on the homesteads of the Great Plains. For more Nebraska Stories, visit http://www.netnebraska.org/nebraskastories
https://wn.com/A_Plague_Of_Locusts_|_Nebraska_Stories
Capitol Masterpiece - a Nebraska Story

Capitol Masterpiece - a Nebraska Story

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  • Duration: 4:11
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2013
  • views: 3861
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Meet a woman who watched as they raised the sower to the top of the Nebraska Capitol. And glimpse the wonders inside this world-class building that tells the story of the west in limestone, wood, and mosaic. For more Nebraska Stories, visit http://www.netnebraska.org/nebraskastories.
https://wn.com/Capitol_Masterpiece_A_Nebraska_Story
Dream Car Auction - a Nebraska Story

Dream Car Auction - a Nebraska Story

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  • Duration: 1:46
  • Updated: 20 Nov 2013
  • views: 699
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The sights and sounds of the Lambrecht vintage car auction in Pierce, Nebraska. For more, visit http://netnebraska.org/nebraskastories
https://wn.com/Dream_Car_Auction_A_Nebraska_Story
Inside the Cornhusker Marching Band - a Nebraska Story

Inside the Cornhusker Marching Band - a Nebraska Story

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  • Duration: 6:28
  • Updated: 18 Feb 2011
  • views: 10958
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For Ethan Parks, attending UNL is more than just classes and homework. He has a full-time job as a member of the Cornhusker Marching Band. Here is an insider's look at a day in life of this dedicated Tuba player and what it means to be a member of "The Pride of All Nebraska." For more Nebraska Stories, visit http://www.netnebraska.org/nebraskastories
https://wn.com/Inside_The_Cornhusker_Marching_Band_A_Nebraska_Story
Small Town Glee - a Nebraska Story

Small Town Glee - a Nebraska Story

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  • Duration: 7:33
  • Updated: 03 Jun 2011
  • views: 1558
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We follow a team from Wausa High School as they prepare for, compete in and win the Nebraska statewide drama competition. For more Nebraska Stories, visit http://www.netnebraska.org/nebraskastories
https://wn.com/Small_Town_Glee_A_Nebraska_Story
Blizzard Voices of 1888 - a Nebraska Story

Blizzard Voices of 1888 - a Nebraska Story

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  • Duration: 2:09
  • Updated: 19 May 2009
  • views: 9853
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Nebraska poet and essayist, Ted Kooser, the 13th U.S. Poet Laureate, reads from his collection of poems recording the devastation unleashed on the Great Plains by the Jan. 12, 1888 blizzard. The Blizzard Voices is based on actual reminiscences of the survivors as recorded in documents from the time and written reminiscences from years later. Here are the haunting voices of the men and women who were teaching school, working the land, and tending the house when the storm arrived and changed their lives forever. For more "Nebraska Stories," visit http://www.netnebraska.org/nebraskastories.
https://wn.com/Blizzard_Voices_Of_1888_A_Nebraska_Story
A Story of Hope | Nebraska Stories

A Story of Hope | Nebraska Stories

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  • Duration: 7:53
  • Updated: 29 Mar 2016
  • views: 314
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"See more stories like this at http://www.NETnebraska.org/nebraskastories A Sudanese refugee shares her inspiring story of hope in the face of great challenges. Lincoln resident Abeny Kucha Tiir, a survivor of war-torn Sudan, shares her inspiring story of hope amidst challenges and tragedies. She has written a book about her experiences and is working on a second publication designed to encourage and empower other Sudanese women who have survived tragedies of their own."
https://wn.com/A_Story_Of_Hope_|_Nebraska_Stories
A Promise Kept | Nebraska Stories

A Promise Kept | Nebraska Stories

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  • Duration: 4:31
  • Updated: 14 Nov 2011
  • views: 2719
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In 1877, at the request of her grieving parents, the people of Neligh agreed to care for the grave of a Ponca Indian girl. Since that day, the town has tended the grave. In 2011, the tribe said thank you in a special ceremony. For more Nebraska Stories, visit http://www.netnebraska.org/nebraksastories.
https://wn.com/A_Promise_Kept_|_Nebraska_Stories
The Forgotten Artist - a Nebraska Story

The Forgotten Artist - a Nebraska Story

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  • Duration: 5:18
  • Updated: 04 Nov 2011
  • views: 1108
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Artist Dale Nichols (David City) took his childhood memories of rural Nebraska landscapes and turned them into paintings with a national audience. Today they are national treasures, but the artist has been forgotten by many. For more Nebraska Stories, visit http://www.netnebraska.org/nebraskastories.
https://wn.com/The_Forgotten_Artist_A_Nebraska_Story
A Girl, A Grant, & A Goat - a Nebraska Story

A Girl, A Grant, & A Goat - a Nebraska Story

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  • Duration: 5:54
  • Updated: 29 Oct 2014
  • views: 694
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Lincoln high school student, Sheridan Swotek, pursues her Diamond Clover pin, the highest award given by 4-H. Through a national grant she's developed an innovative youth project that gives urban kids the opportunity to learn responsibility by caring for goats. To see more Nebraska Stories visit http://netNebraska.org/nebraskastories
https://wn.com/A_Girl,_A_Grant,_A_Goat_A_Nebraska_Story