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Friday 05/01/2015
Iowa town's 101-year-old, Swedish-coffee-pot-looking water tower grounded

STANTON, Iowa — The locally iconic coffeepot water tower is no longer perched over this Montgomery County town. And for the people who lived near it, that means a whole new way of referring to home.

Posted: May 01, 2015 - 1:46 am
Thursday 04/30/2015
From the Archives: Ralston pool groundbreaking includes special guests

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Posted: April 30, 2015 - 1:00 am
Wednesday 04/29/2015
From the Archives: Kids mark their spot for 1988 Memorial Park concert

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Posted: April 29, 2015 - 1:00 am
Tuesday 04/28/2015
From the Archives: Optical illusion on the playground

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Posted: April 28, 2015 - 1:00 am
Thursday 04/23/2015
Photos, video: Arbor Day festivities in full swing

Nebraska is the original home of Arbor Day, and festivities have been in full swing for a week.

Posted: April 23, 2015 - 1:30 am
Wednesday 04/22/2015
From the Archives: Nebraska's bodybuilding priest

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Posted: April 22, 2015 - 1:00 am
Tuesday 04/21/2015
From the Archives: UNO students gather after 1970 Kent State shootings

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Posted: April 21, 2015 - 1:00 am
Kids climb champion tree during Earth Day Omaha event

The giant swamp white oak in central Omaha’s Elmwood Park has been designated a champion tree, so what better way to mark the honor than to have kids climb it? That’s what youngsters did Saturday, hoisting themselves up by ropesduring the Nebraska Statewide Arboretum’s annual Treeclimb.

Posted: April 21, 2015 - 5:12 pm
Friday 04/17/2015
From the Archives: Dodge Street traffic in Omaha, January 1964

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Posted: April 17, 2015 - 12:00 am
Thursday 04/16/2015
From the Archives: Powwow at Dodge Park

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Posted: April 16, 2015 - 12:00 am
Wednesday 04/15/2015
From the Archives: At the Ak-Sar-Ben horse track

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Posted: April 15, 2015 - 12:00 am
Friday 04/10/2015
From the Archives: Dan Quayle at Peony Park

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Posted: April 10, 2015 - 1:00 am
Thursday 04/09/2015
From the Archives: Bell-bottoms, beards and Model A Fords

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Posted: April 09, 2015 - 1:00 am
Wednesday 04/08/2015
From the Archives: Huskers' first spring game featured varsity vs. alumni

Sixty-five years ago today, the Nebraska football team held its first spring game. It didn't exactly look like the game that will be played this Saturday by the 2015 Huskers.

Updated: April 08, 2015 - 10:31 am
From the Archives: Watching 'The Blob' at the Council Bluffs Drive-In in 1988

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Posted: April 08, 2015 - 1:00 am
Video: 'It's a blessing for me,' woman says after she and 29 others become U.S. citizens

Thirty people from 14 countries became U.S. citizens Tuesday during a naturalization ceremony.

Posted: April 08, 2015 - 4:33 am
Tuesday 04/07/2015
From the Archives: Patches the cat and Fancy the dog cuddle up

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Posted: April 07, 2015 - 1:00 am
Thursday 04/02/2015
From the Archives: Officer recovers after 1961 Royal Air Force jet bomber crash at Offutt

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Posted: April 02, 2015 - 1:00 am
Wednesday 04/01/2015
From the Archives: UNO drill teams practices in 1971

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Posted: April 01, 2015 - 1:00 am
Tuesday 03/31/2015
From the Archives: Union Pacific sponsors salvage drive during World War II

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Posted: March 31, 2015 - 1:00 am
Wednesday 03/25/2015
From the Archives: 4-year-old, Ak-Sar-Ben stables horse meet face-to-face

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Posted: March 25, 2015 - 1:00 am
Tuesday 03/24/2015
From the Archives: Girl, bird she rescued do some summer reading

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Posted: March 24, 2015 - 1:00 am
Friday 03/20/2015
From the Archives: 1986 Santa Lucia Festival in downtown Omaha

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Posted: March 20, 2015 - 1:00 am
Thursday 03/19/2015
From the Archives: Ethel Kennedy campaigns for JFK in Nebraska

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Posted: March 19, 2015 - 1:00 am
Wednesday 03/18/2015
From the Archives: British double-decker squeezes over Ak-Sar-Ben bridge

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Posted: March 18, 2015 - 1:00 am
Tuesday 03/17/2015
From the Archives: Pompom squad brings homecoming spirit to Dodge Street overpass

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Posted: March 17, 2015 - 1:00 am
From the Archives: Nanny the goat takes part in the 1980 St. Patrick’s Day parade

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Posted: March 17, 2015 - 1:00 am
From the Archives: The painting of the shamrock outside Marylebone Tavern

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Posted: March 17, 2015 - 1:00 am
Saturday 03/14/2015
Grand marshal brings authentic Irish touch to Omaha's St. Patrick's Day parade

Photos: St. Patrick's Day parade in Omaha

Posted: March 14, 2015 - 3:30 pm
Friday 03/13/2015
Omaha Fashion Week: Designer Showcase puts the spotlight on burgundy, tassels and fringe

If the pieces of Omaha Fashion Week's first designer showcase bear any weight on Omaha's future wardrobe, burgundy and tassels are roaring back.

Posted: March 13, 2015 - 1:18 am
Thursday 03/12/2015
From the Archives: Mother-daughter mechanic team Omaha's Auto Tuning Center

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Posted: March 12, 2015 - 1:00 am
Fashion Week: Cancer survivors strut their stuff on the catwalk

Kleenex and cough drops were in high demand on the second night of Omaha Fashion Week.

Posted: March 12, 2015 - 1:26 am
Wednesday 03/11/2015
From the Archives: Oops the cat keeps watch over Antiquarium Bookstore

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Posted: March 11, 2015 - 1:00 am
Friday 03/06/2015
From the Archives: Omaha Police Department vehicles, personnel line up for 1949 city yearbook photo

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Posted: March 06, 2015 - 1:00 am
From the Archives: Sky diver drops in on Bellevue Harvest Festival in 1979

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Posted: March 06, 2015 - 1:00 am
Wednesday 03/04/2015
Former Husker Roy Helu Jr. visits Omaha school

NFL running back Roy Helu Jr. visited students at Omaha's Beals Elementary School on Wednesday to talk wellness – and have some friendly competition.

Posted: March 04, 2015 - 4:27 pm
Thursday 02/26/2015
From the Archives: Brandeis parking garage construction in 1961

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Posted: February 26, 2015 - 1:00 am
Wednesday 02/25/2015
From the Archives: 'Weary of winter,' crowd comes to Eppley Airfield for ticket giveaway

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Posted: February 25, 2015 - 1:00 am
Tuesday 02/24/2015
From the Archives: 'Bennie the Clown' racing at Ak-Sar-Ben in 1964

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Posted: February 24, 2015 - 1:00 am
Friday 02/20/2015
Retirement of police dogs Ffred, Rogue leaves 'some pretty big paws to fill'

A pair of bomb-sniffing dogs found a snootful of treats Thursday during a celebration of their retirement from the Omaha Police Department.

Posted: February 20, 2015 - 1:00 am
Thursday 02/19/2015
From the Archives: "See Ya in the Funny Pages!" Viewfinder blog

Hope you enjoyed this look at the comics from the past. The World-Herald continues to offer a wide selection of strips for our readers to enjoy. 

Posted: February 19, 2015 - 8:30 am
Wednesday 02/18/2015
From the Archives: Benson boys perform 'Dying Swan' to help exchange students

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Posted: February 18, 2015 - 1:00 am
Photos: Ash Wednesday services at St. Vincent de Paul

For Christians around the world, Ash Wednesday marks the start of the Lenten season, a period of prayer and reflection leading to the celebration of Easter on April 5.

Posted: February 18, 2015 - 11:55 am
Tuesday 02/17/2015
From the Archives: Harlequin Great Dane at Nebraska Kennel Club dog show

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Posted: February 17, 2015 - 1:00 am
Monday 02/16/2015
Photos: A heartfelt farewell to deploying Nebraska soldiers

Photo slideshow: Military police soldiers deployment ceremony

Posted: February 16, 2015 - 12:30 am
Friday 02/13/2015
Expect animals, face painting and all the fun you can handle at Kidz Explore

Ahead of the hordes of children expected this weekend at the Mid-America Center in Council Bluffs, vendors used Friday to set up booths for the 23rd Kidz Explore.

Posted: February 13, 2015 - 10:24 pm
Thursday 02/12/2015
From the archives: Injured bald eagle before surgery at the Henry Doorly Zoo

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Posted: February 12, 2015 - 1:00 am
Wednesday 02/11/2015
From the Archives: Husker star takes time out for fans

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Posted: February 11, 2015 - 1:00 am
From the Archives: Valentine's Day memories – Valentine, Nebraska, included

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Posted: February 11, 2015 - 9:00 am
Hoopla greets release of Homestead National Monument quarters

BEATRICE, Neb. — Like settlers lined up to claim free land 150 years ago, a couple thousand Nebraskans and others staked claims Tuesday to coins commemorating Homestead National Monument.

Posted: February 11, 2015 - 1:00 am
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Ray Williams
Mister Toad, 1002 Howard St.
7:00 pm
Genre: Piano. Cost: no cover.
 
Live Jazz with Ricky Williams and Matt Wallace
The Omaha Lounge
7:30 pm
Join us every Wednesday for jazz with bassist Ricky Williams and saxophonist Matt Wallace.
 
Free Workshop for Parents of Children with Disabilities or Special Health Care Needs
South Omaha Library
10:00 pm
This workshop provides information to parents and students regarding the necessary process of planning for the future as students move through…
 
Ricky Williams and Matt Wallace
The Omaha Lounge, 1505 Farnam St.
7:30 pm
Genre: Jazz. Cost: no cover.
 
Plaque Blague with Timeghost, Ora Iso
Zoo Bar, 136 N. 14th St., Lincoln
9:30 pm
Genre: Electronic. Cost: $5.