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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
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
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
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
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
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
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.

Posted: August 07, 2014 - 1:00 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
Wednesday 07/16/2014
From the Archives: Playland Park

Just a short trip across the Bob Kerrey Pedestrian Bridge into Iowa, and you can end up in a place that once was home to the Wild Mouse, bumper cars, a speedway, and many, many memories … Playland Park.

Posted: July 16, 2014 - 2:15 pm
Tuesday 07/15/2014
World-Herald Week in Pictures: July 7-13, 2014.

This week horses graze the western prairie and scuba divers clean a lake: World-Herald Week in Pictures: July 7-13, 2014.

Posted: July 15, 2014 - 6:26 pm
Tuesday 07/08/2014
World-Herald Week in Pictures: June 30-July 6, 2014

This week fireworks light up the sky and a bike shop builds community: World-Herald Week in Pictures: June 30-July 6, 2014.

Updated: July 08, 2014 - 2:45 pm
Sunday 06/15/2014
From the Archives: CWS at Rosenblatt Stadium

By Jolene McHugh / World-Herald staff writer

Posted: June 15, 2014 - 12:15 am
Sunday 05/25/2014
From the Archives: Europe after D-Day

The World-Herald sent correspondents to Europe and the Pacific to cover World War II. Lawrence Youngman, armed only with a notebook and a camera, was assigned to cover the European news. He missed being at Omaha Beach on D-Day, but arrived soon after. Here are some of his photos in the first couple of months following the Normandy landings.

Posted: May 25, 2014 - 12:00 am
Monday 05/12/2014
World-Herald Week in Pictures: May 5-11, 2014.

This week a mother inspires and a gorilla gets a checkup: World-Herald Week in Pictures: May 5-11, 2014.

Posted: May 12, 2014 - 3:35 am
Tuesday 05/06/2014
From The Archives: May 6, 1975, tornado

Tuesday, May 6, 1975, was an extremely muggy day, even by Omaha standards. Thunderstorm warnings and tornado watches were issued early in the afternoon. Schoolchildren went home as usual and adults began to prepare for the last hours of their workday. Ominous-looking clouds began to form and by 4 p.m. the sky had an ugly green tint. At 4:29 p.m., tornado sirens sounded and people heeded the warning as an F-4 tornado descended to the ground in Sarpy County and moved across the Omaha area.

Posted: May 06, 2014 - 10:15 am
Monday 05/05/2014
World-Herald Week in Pictures: April 28-May 4, 2014.

Buffett and Gates pose for a selfie and a Rembrandt is unveiled: World-Herald Week in Pictures: April 28-May 4, 2014.

Posted: May 05, 2014 - 10:32 am
Monday 04/28/2014
World-Herald Week in Pictures: April 21-27, 2014.

This week the early bird gets the worm and spring sports hit full tilt: World-Herald Week in Pictures: April 21-27, 2014.

Posted: April 28, 2014 - 5:26 am
Monday 04/21/2014
World-Herald Week in Pictures: April 14-20, 2014.

This week people dance with drones and celebrate Easter: World-Herald Week in Pictures: April 14-20, 2014.

Posted: April 21, 2014 - 3:51 am
Tuesday 04/15/2014
From the Archives: Boys Town

The April 6 death of Mickey Rooney brought the spotlight back to Boys Town, since one of the actor’s best-known roles was in the movie — released in 1938 — about Father Flanagan and his home for boys.

Posted: April 15, 2014 - 6:53 am
From the Archives: Cruising Dodge Street

I thought that we all might be suffering from the winter doldrums and that taking a look at summers long ago would be a nice break.

Posted: April 15, 2014 - 1:09 am
Monday 04/14/2014
World-Herald Week in Pictures: April 7-13, 2014.

This week Bo Pelini carries a cat and a baby owl eats breakfast: World-Herald Week in Pictures: April 7-13, 2014.

Posted: April 14, 2014 - 1:15 am
Monday 04/07/2014
World-Herald Week in Pictures: March 31-April 6, 2014.

This week colors fill the air and Mister 1960 takes to the airways: World-Herald Week in Pictures: March 31-April 6, 2014.

Updated: May 15, 2014 - 10:23 am
Monday 03/31/2014
World-Herald Week in Pictures: March 24-30, 2014

This week Korean War veterans visit Washington, D.C., and the state speech contest was held in Kearney: World-Herald Week in Pictures: March 24-30, 2014.

Updated: May 15, 2014 - 10:36 am
Monday 03/24/2014
World-Herald Week in Pictures: March 17-23, 2014.

This week Baylor thumps Creighton and Nebraska in the men’s NCAA basketball tournament in San Antonio, Texas: World-Herald Week in Pictures: March 17-23, 2014.

Updated: May 15, 2014 - 10:21 am
Wednesday 03/19/2014
Hagel honors 24

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel and top Army leaders held their own ceremony Wednesday at the Pentagon honoring the 24 soldiers who were just awarded the Medal of Honor, including 1st Lt. Donald Schwab of Hooper, Neb.

Updated: May 15, 2014 - 10:12 am
Monday 03/17/2014
World-Herald Week in Pictures: March 10-16, 2014.

This week Nebraska makes the NCAA basketball tournament and boys state basketball champions are crowned: World-Herald Week in Pictures: March 10-16, 2014.

Updated: May 15, 2014 - 10:25 am
Thursday 03/13/2014
From the Archives: Husker basketball and the NCAA tournament

Nebrasketball. What a fantastic word! And what excitement the men’s team is generating this season!

Updated: May 15, 2014 - 10:36 am
Monday 03/10/2014
World-Herald Week in Pictures: March 3-9, 2014.

This week McDermott scores over 3,000 points and girls state basketball champions are crowned: World-Herald Week in Pictures: March 3-9, 2014.

Updated: May 15, 2014 - 10:40 am
Friday 03/07/2014
From the Archives: Creighton Basketball and the Big Dance

Be sure to check out our book “Road to the Big Time” for much more Creighton history. It is full of wonderful photos (including one of their football team!) and is an informative and interesting read by our own Steven Pivovar.

Updated: May 15, 2014 - 10:22 am
Monday 03/03/2014
World-Herald Week in Pictures: Feb. 24-March2, 2014

This week a fire destroys a UNO dorm and law enforcement fights the influx of Colorado marijuana: World-Herald Week in Pictures: Feb. 24-March 2, 2014.

Updated: May 15, 2014 - 10:29 am
Thursday 02/27/2014
From the Archives: Oscars and Nebraska

Though many movies have been made in Nebraska, only a few have earned Academy Award nominations — or wins.

Updated: May 15, 2014 - 10:34 am
Wednesday 02/26/2014
Return of the Nebraska Breakfast

Another year of Nebraska fellowship, hot coffee and recycled jokes kicked off Wednesday morning with the first Nebraska Breakfast of 2014.

Updated: May 15, 2014 - 10:12 am
Ashford has support of national Dems

Brad Ashford might have been a little late to the party, but national Democrats are welcoming him to the contest for Nebraska’s 2nd Congressional District, Rep. Steve Israel told the World-Herald on Wednesday.

Updated: May 15, 2014 - 10:12 am
Tuesday 02/25/2014
World-Herald Week in Pictures: Feb. 17-23, 2014

This week wrestlers became champions and bighorn sheep were captured in western Nebraska. World-Herald Week in Pictures: Feb. 17-23, 2014.

Updated: May 15, 2014 - 10:35 am
Sunday 02/23/2014
From the Archives: Sarah Joslyn

Sarah Joslyn was one of Omaha’s wealthiest women, and the city was the beneficiary when she created a memorial to her late husband, George: the Joslyn Memorial Art Museum.

Updated: May 15, 2014 - 10:23 am

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