- Family activities in Omaha, tips and tricks for local parents

Five of the eight Stevens boys in Colorado during their 1981 trip from Omaha to California with dad Thomas. From left are Jordan, Corey (light-blue T-shirt), Joel, Devon and Darin.

'It's the stuff family folklore is made of': Readers share their good, bad, funny road trip stories

They’re the real trips of a lifetime, as magical memories are made from the hours, sometimes days, families spend on a great highway adventure.

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How a Nebraska widow of fallen Marine helps her son never forget daddy

It’s been more than 10 years since April Kielion's husband, U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Shane Kielion, was killed in Iraq. Shane Jr. was born 30 minu...

Special events, observances planned for Memorial Day weekend

Memorial Day observances are planned throughout the area. Note that not all activities are on Monday, which is the official federal holiday. Her...

Rosemond: Considering adopting? Here's some advice for you

We have two children, ages 9 and 5, and are considering adopting a third, perhaps an older child, even a teenager. Do you have any advice ...