Two Omaha couples got married one day apart in 1969. Saturday night, some 50 years after they tied the knot, the lifelong friends will celebrate a collective 100 years of marriage with Mass, dinner and a deep sense of gratitude for making a happy milestone.
The funeral service for Glenna Oltman will be held at 11 a.m. at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Louisville, Nebraska.
Sept. 20-22, Nebraskans are welcome to tour a dozen towns and check out the works of 90 different artists in them as part of the Southwest Iowa Art Tour, now in its sixth year.
We’re a family of five, ticket sales were limited and our fourth-grader is the odd one out, though I have promised her the moon in return.
Mae Della Tarver, 94, died Sunday. Two sisters in their 90s live on.
Within a 24-hour period, two list outfits — WalletHub and Big 7 Travel — ranked us, the stalwart Cornhusker State, No. 9 and No. Dead Last in categories of happiness and sexiness, respectively.
The weird, weekday, rush hour-oriented lane changes on a two-lane stretch of Farnam in midtown have long been a bane of neighbors and commuters. Talks have been had, meetings with mayors have been held, surveys have been done and Dundee-Memorial Park Neighborhood Association leaders are tired of waiting.
General admission tickets cost $60 for the Oct. 1 event, featuring Angie Thomas, whose first novel spent 100 weeks on the New York Times’ best-seller list.
Students can submit their community service ideas by video to the Catholic Schools Office beginning Sept. 16. The contest runs through Oct. 14.
Cars and people have had an uneasy and, at times, fatal relationship. Car accidents are a leading cause of death; 230 Nebraskans died last year, including 24 pedestrians. That's a 62% jump in pedestrian deaths from the prior four-year average.
We were just in awe of the Hutchfest scale — 305 vendors stretched along eight city blocks. And we loved the inventiveness, from sweet felt baby mobiles to drink coasters with words that could not be said in a real church nor printed in a family newspaper.
Melissa Matczak "was my boss and also my friend, and we have shared both a love for journalism and also the agony of what constant deadlines mean for a semblance of family life."
This illness plants people in front of TV screens when some of the biggest moments of their lives intersect with football. No matter where in the world — or above the world, as astronaut Clayton Anderson can attest — their illness acts as a homing device to the nearest screen or Husker bar.
Juvenile Court Judge Doug Johnson spent 26 years on the bench. Attorney Tom Incontro says the judge's "dignified manner" will be his legacy.
The $12 tour, organized by the Cathedral Arts Project, starts and stops at one of Kimball's most famous creations, St. Cecilia Cathedral at 701 N. 40th St.
You don’t have to be a quarterback taking hits like Andrew Luck to feel fried. What it boils down to, according to a UNMC psychiatrist, is a sense that time is not your own. That you have no time. That you're stuck and have to muscle through.
The Burtons' lives changed in an instant when a mosquito bite became a fever that became so much more, and a catastrophic illness no one saw coming turned all that was fine upside down.
Almost a year after Michael Kelly retired, Erin Grace is bringing back his weekly From the Notebook column.
There was no blood on the floor of The Omaha Bakery Saturday morning after Nebraska State Sen. John McCollister spoke, despite the 90-minute discussion featuring heavy topics like guns and racism and the mix of political opinions in the audience.
Gene Steffensmeier, owner of Gene Steffy Auto Group in Fremont and Columbus, with the help of wife Peg, has found his ancestors in Germany. For two decades, they have kept the connections going and, in July, they helped to celebrate the anniversary of a dairy farm in Germany.
Crossing the cultural divide about gun ownership, I took a shopping trip into unfamiliar territory.
Just under 1 in 4 tech workers in Omaha is a woman. Tech stats in general for women are pretty dismal.
Matt Haney’s name appears in our newspaper on a nearly daily basis. You’d probably have to be Matt’s mother to spot it in tiny print underneath or alongside a map, a graph or other nonphoto visual representation of a news story.
Sadia Hasan, a 15-year-old girl who came to Omaha with her family from Afghanistan 2½ years ago, was among the lucky few who got to meet Malala during her recent visit here.
Many Omaha Catholics are expected to attend the St. Louis Jesuits' one-time fall concert. Tickets are selling out for the Sept. 29 concert at St. Louis University, where the group's members first met almost five decades ago and revolutionized Catholic liturgical music through their folk-rock sounding songs.