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Tuesday 10/21/2014
From the Archives: Rainy Husker win

Posted: October 21, 2014 - 11:01 am
Wednesday 10/15/2014
Photo blog: A wing and a prayer

A flock of pigeons scatters at sunset as the St. Mary Magdalene Church’s steeple is silhouetted Oct. 3 against the Woodmen Tower in downtown Omaha.

Posted: October 15, 2014 - 1:00 am
Tuesday 10/14/2014
Week in Pictures: Pearl Jam, UNO hockey, Boy Scout Jubilee

This week, investigations continue and Pearl Jam plays Lincoln. See our best shots here: World-Herald Week in Pictures: Oct. 6-12, 2014.

Posted: October 14, 2014 - 10:01 am
Thursday 10/09/2014
Video: Tour of new conservatory at Lauritzen Gardens

The Marjorie K. Daugherty Conservatory opens Saturday, October 11, 2014 at Lauritzen Gardens. The $31.2 million project adds 20,000 square-feet of space for visitors to explore.

Posted: October 09, 2014 - 9:03 am
From the Archives: The Boy Scouts

The Boy Scouts have always been very popular in the Midwest and the organization's name brings to mind integrity, courage and responsibility.

Posted: October 09, 2014 - 2:00 pm
From the Archives: The Girl Scouts

Scouting has been a favorite activity for many young people over the years. The Boy Scouts were chartered in the United States in 1910, and the Girl Scouts followed in 1912.

Posted: October 09, 2014 - 2:00 pm
Wednesday 10/08/2014
Pawnee City (Nebraska) High School held its annual Operation...

Posted: October 08, 2014 - 1:33 pm
Tuesday 10/07/2014
World-Herald Week in Pictures: Sept. 29-Oct. 5, 2014.

This week a Native American wedding and a woman meets her hero. See the full Week in Pictures gallery here: Sept. 29-Oct. 5, 2014.

Updated: October 08, 2014 - 4:53 pm
Diane Tadlock, 4, idolized Omaha North High sophomore Judy...

Posted: October 07, 2014 - 10:18 am
Thursday 10/02/2014
From the archives

Updated: October 09, 2014 - 11:29 am
The caricature mascots of Nebraska and Kansas huddled during a...

Posted: October 02, 2014 - 10:51 am
The Kansas State Wildcat mascot looks on during Nebraska’s...

Posted: October 02, 2014 - 10:47 am
Wednesday 10/01/2014
In May 1945, Forest Lawn Cemetery canceled the Memorial Day...

Posted: October 01, 2014 - 10:47 am
Ron Clark was a halfback for the 1954 Nebraska Cornhusker...

Posted: October 01, 2014 - 10:45 am
Tuesday 09/30/2014
World-Herald Week in Pictures: Sept. 22-28, 2014

This week a Husker leaps for score and a concert fights a pipeline: World-Herald Week in Pictures: Sept. 22-28, 2014.

Posted: September 30, 2014 - 10:10 am
Wednesday 09/24/2014
CVS to clean up its vacant lot at 72nd & Maple Streets

CVS will clean up a lot it owns at 72nd and Maple Streets after Omaha City Council President Pete Festersen wrote a letter of complaint to the company’s CEO.

Posted: September 24, 2014 - 1:00 am
Douglas County Board OKs shared crime lab deal

A proposal for Douglas County and the City of Omaha to share some crime lab services cleared its first hurdle Tuesday.

Posted: September 24, 2014 - 1:00 am
World-Herald Week in Pictures: Sept. 15-21, 2014

This week Omaha loves lamp and Huskers brawl: World-Herald Week in Pictures: Sept. 15-21, 2014.

Posted: September 24, 2014 - 11:30 am
Vice President Richard M. Nixon was greeted by a crowd of 900 at...

Posted: September 24, 2014 - 11:29 am
Tuesday 09/23/2014
Despite neighbors’ objections, City Council OKs another halfway house in midtown Omaha

City Council members cited gratitude, admiration and worry Tuesday in voting to allow another halfway house in midtown Omaha, over neighbors’ objections.

Posted: September 23, 2014 - 9:30 pm
City Council looks to close loophole highlighted 
by property owner whose untidy yards run up tab

A property owner won a six-figure settlement from the City of Omaha this month, but he also spurred City Council members to look closer at his record of weed and trash violations.

Posted: September 23, 2014 - 1:00 am
Council denies request for Millard used car lot, says it doesn't fit into plan for area

A possible “very special” future revitalization for downtown Millard trumped a proposed used car lot at Tuesday's Omaha City Council meeting.

Posted: September 23, 2014 - 3:26 pm
Frustration with city bubbles up at town hall meeting with Stothert in north Omaha

Frustration at the City of Omaha bubbled up at a town hall meeting with Mayor Jean Stothert on Monday evening at the Charles B. Washington Library in north Omaha.

Posted: September 23, 2014 - 2:45 am
Mayor Stothert names 7 members to board for newly created Omaha Land Bank

Mayor Jean Stothert has named the seven members of the board for the newly formed Omaha Municipal Land Bank.

Posted: September 23, 2014 - 5:00 pm
Sunday 09/21/2014
From the Archives: Ak-Sar-Ben Livestock Show, 1930s style

Ak-Sar-Ben, founded in 1895, has long been an important part of the Omaha community. It was established by a group of men who wanted to keep the State Fair in Omaha. Twelve of the men traveled to New Orleans to purchase floats that had appeared in the Mardi Gras Parade there to start a local parade in Omaha.

Posted: September 21, 2014 - 1:00 am
Friday 09/19/2014
On a Saturday afternoon in May 1940, 3,000 people watched as 110...

Posted: September 19, 2014 - 12:05 pm
Thursday 09/18/2014
Citywide Blue Mass honors firefighters, police officers

St. Vincent de Paul School hosted a citywide Blue Mass on Thursday morning.

Posted: September 18, 2014 - 11:25 am
Tuesday 09/16/2014
World-Herald Week in Pictures: Sept. 8-14, 2014

This week the Huskers win Fresno and the dude abides: World-Herald Week in Pictures: Sept. 8-14, 2014.

Posted: September 16, 2014 - 8:30 pm
Oklahoma State’s Mike Woolridge, left, twists Ken Clark’s helmet...

Posted: September 16, 2014 - 2:53 pm
Friday 09/12/2014
Joe and Marilyn Gasnick, owners of the J & M Laundromat at...

Posted: September 12, 2014 - 10:21 am
Thursday 09/11/2014
Several hundred people were on hand to sign the final beam for...

Posted: September 11, 2014 - 11:51 am
Nebraska quarterbacks cool their toes in the pool at the...

Posted: September 11, 2014 - 11:29 am
Monday 09/08/2014
World-Herald Week in Pictures: Sept. 1-7, 2014

This week the an Ebola patient arrives in Omaha and Huskers eek out a win: World-Herald Week in Pictures: Sept. 1-7, 2014.

Posted: September 08, 2014 - 12:23 pm
Thursday 09/04/2014
Memorial Stadium during a game on Oct. 12, 1940. The Huskers...

Posted: September 04, 2014 - 2:12 pm
Wednesday 09/03/2014
Omaha magician Pat Hazell is shown moments after successfully...

Posted: September 03, 2014 - 12:13 pm
Tuesday 09/02/2014
World-Herald Week in Pictures: August 25-31, 2014

This week the Huskers' football season starts and more rain falls: World-Herald Week in Pictures: August 25-31, 2014.

Posted: September 02, 2014 - 9:37 am
Monday 09/01/2014
Frank De Bernardo enjoys his lunch break on top of the Woodmen...

Posted: September 01, 2014 - 2:52 pm
Friday 08/29/2014
From the Archives: The Huskers, Bugeaters, Rattlesnake Boys and more

Old Gold Knights, Antelopes, Rattlesnake Boys and the Bugeaters. Those were the names for Nebraska's football team before 1900.

Updated: August 29, 2014 - 12:15 pm
Husker coach Tom Osborne introduces Trev Alberts at halftime of...

Posted: August 29, 2014 - 10:28 am
Thursday 08/28/2014
Eleven members of Bellevue’s senior Girl Scout Troop...

Posted: August 28, 2014 - 11:25 am
Wednesday 08/27/2014
In April 1960, the Elkhorn River flooded, leaving homes...

Posted: August 27, 2014 - 1:46 pm
Tuesday 08/26/2014
Anne Sullivan makes the best of two seasons in March 1977. She...

Posted: August 26, 2014 - 11:38 am
Monday 08/25/2014
World-Herald Week in Pictures: August 18-14, 2014

This week fashion is king and Grand Island hosts the state fair: World-Herald Week in Pictures: August 18-24, 2014.

Posted: August 25, 2014 - 9:41 am
Sunday 08/24/2014
Photos: Looking back at Omaha Fashion Week

Monday

Posted: August 24, 2014 - 1:38 am
Monday 08/18/2014
World-Herald Week in Pictures: August 11-17, 2014.

This week guest workers harvest Nebraska vegetables and the Maha Music Festival rocks Omaha: World-Herald Week in Pictures: August 11-17, 2014.

Posted: August 18, 2014 - 10:16 am
Tuesday 08/12/2014
World-Herald Week in Pictures: August 4-10, 2014.

This week a soldier is laid to rest and rides spin at the Iowa State Fair: World-Herald Week in Pictures: August 4-10, 2014.

Posted: August 12, 2014 - 12:47 pm
Thursday 08/07/2014
From the Archives: Richard Nixon

August 9th marks the 40th anniversary of President Richard Nixon's resignation from office -- the only U.S. president to ever resign.

Updated: October 09, 2014 - 3:23 pm
Monday 08/04/2014
World-Herald Week in Pictures: July 28-August 3, 2014.

This week a baseball champion is crowned and the Joslyn Castle hosts a car show: World-Herald Week in Pictures: July 28-August 3,  2014.

Posted: August 04, 2014 - 4:03 pm
Monday 07/28/2014
World-Herald Week in Pictures: July 21-27, 2014.

This week there's wedding at a cemetery and prairie flowers grow: World-Herald Week in Pictures: July 21-27,  2014.

Posted: July 28, 2014 - 10:21 am
Monday 07/21/2014
World-Herald Week in Pictures: July 14-20, 2014.

This week planes soar and United Flight 232 is remembered: World-Herald Week in Pictures: July 14-20, 2014.

Posted: July 21, 2014 - 12:35 pm

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Pumpkin Patch
12:00 am
Go romp around in an area pumpkin patch. Check the Omaha World-Herald's guide to pumpkin patches and corn mazes here. 
 
Haunted House
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Read to get scared? Head to an area haunted house. Check out the World-Herald list of area haunted houses here.
 
Shadows at the Castle: Bram Stoker’s Dark Vision
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Annual Joslyn Castle Literary Festival, focusing on Bram Stoker's "Dracula." Events include an outdoor silent-movie screening, scholars, actor…
 
Nebraska Crossing Outlets Honors Breast Cancer Survivors and Caregivers
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In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Nebraska Crossing Outlets will honor Breast Cancer Survivors and Caregivers in the community with t…
 
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Wednesdays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. when the time is convenient for you on Wednesdays to create your own watercolor painting using our supplies. Cos…

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