Tracking a beast – the May 6, 1975, Omaha tornado

As a powerful tornado made its way through the metro area, the early warning provided by storm spotters and the gutsy tornado tracking of Police Officer David Campbell helped keep the death toll to three.

Huskers in the NFL draft: Behind the numbers

Nebraska has a fruitful NFL draft history that dates back to the beginning. Since then, 350 Husker players have been selected in the NFL draft, including two with the No. 1 pick — Sam Francis in 1937 and Irving Fryar in 1984. The World-Herald went behind Nebraska’s draft numbers to track the trends from 1 to 350.

Berkshire mania continues at Regency Court, as Warren Buffett and Bill Gates try their hand at table tennis

Warren Buffett’s traditional stop was shorter this year at the shopping center, where shareholders are treated to a free brunch and special shopping privileges at Borsheims Fine Jewelry.

Omaha man wins Invest in Yourself 5K with fastest finish in three years

Colin Morrissey of Omaha finished in 15 minutes, 30 seconds, and Becky Painter of Boston finished in 19 minutes, 48 seconds.

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Tomorrow's Events
Goldenstate, Lonestar Revue
Zoo Bar, 136 N. 14th St., Lincoln
6:00 pm
Genre: Rock. Cost: $16 in advance, $20 day of show.
Beginners Golf League
Camelot Community Center & Westwood Heights Golf Course
5:30 pm
Join the Beginners Golf League starting Tuesday, April 14th.  Four, one hour sessions indoors followed by six weeks of league play on a Par 3 …
Geeks Who Drink Pub Quiz
Wilson & Washburn
8:00 pm
Irreverent pub quiz (think trivia, with alcohol) combined with some of the best food and drink that Omaha has to offer.
St Vincent Plant Sale
St Vincent Orthodox Church
9:00 am
The 26th Annual St Vincent Plant Sale will be held from May 4-9.  Opens daily at 9 am. Come early for the best variety of annuals, perennials …
Joey Fattss, Maxo Kream, Ya Boi KT
Vega, 350 Canopy St., Suite 220, Lincoln
9:00 pm
Genre: Rap. Cost: $10 to $13.