Crystal Dosher said that moment changed her life, because she had just started school and was watching her son begin his career as well.
One night, I was enjoying a mini-vacation. The next, a doctor told me my 59-year-old dad might die.
The event allows those ages 9 and up to work with golf professionals on the fundamentals of the game.
But before Ryan Barrett can enroll in an accelerated flight training program, he’ll have to meet a strict weight limit of 250 pounds. At his heaviest, the 6-foot Omaha man weighed 323 pounds. Since July, he’s down about 40 pounds and hopes to drop about double that.
The Dubuque, Iowa, man went through with the procedure last year in February and donated marrow to a Nebraska baby. And on Friday, he met the little girl who he helped save.
High school student gives classmates reason to smile and cheer during graduation ceremony.
The endeavor, which also raised money for a local chapter of a nationwide camp, was born from a bet.
Mortel Crawford did not have to see in order to experience the thrill of this Metropolitan Community College commencement program, held Friday at the Baxter Arena.
At the recommendation of some co-workers, Renee Kramer joined a new gym and overhauled the way she looked at her meals. Now she’s down 82 pounds and instructs classes at the northwest Omaha gym.
Last month, Leota "Lee" Brown suffered a stroke. Two days after the incident, she was back to her spunky self at home in assisted-living facility Immanuel Village. She's required no therapy since the incident.
Volunteers have been "vital" in helping Angela Sullivan snag a medal at the end of the 26.2 miles, she said. The high-fives, smiles and funny posters keep Sullivan motivated. This year she's happy to join their ranks in Lincoln.
Russ Ash had his right knee replaced Feb. 13 at CHI Health Good Samaritan, but surgery was complicated by an aneurysm behind his knee.
“This seemingly simple task took months and months of hard, committed work to achieve. As parents, we can’t do this journey on our own. These people provide us a vision and hope for our son,” said Dawn Dierking in a nomination letter.
The ice skating commentator has been a longtime advocate for cancer survivors and their supporters.
Clarence Osborn died a week after his last race — Tabitha’s Miles for Meals Run at Holmes Lake Park.
As Michael Obbink sat to put on his shoes one morning, he was struck by an intense pain.
Losing a limb, he said, is sometimes difficult for patients. But after undergoing initial surgeries and consulting with his doctors, Zachary Wordekemper was comfortable making the call that the foot would go.
“My dad had cancer and everyone helped me and my family when he had to go through treatment,” Paolo Perez said. “I just wanted to give back and return the favor.”
The two Nebraska athletes, from Bellevue and Kearney, were greeted by friends, family and co-workers at Omaha's Eppley Airfield on Saturday morning. Both athletes, sporting Team USA gear, wore medals draped around their necks.
The man Abby fell in love with was gone, though his heart was still beating. When her husband finally woke up, he couldn't speak or walk. Even after relearning those skills, he wouldn't be the same. And neither would she.
The event honors local citizens who commit heroic acts or serve others in need.
The diagnosis came as an "absolute shock," said Gordon, who was 28 at the time. Doctors initially said she'd be able to manage the disease for five years, but it escalated. She needed a bone marrow transplant.
There are high expectations when it comes to walking down the aisle. First, you have to find the perfect man, then the perfect dress, and finally you want the perfect body to fit in to that dress. I know this feeling all too well.
Peyton Tiernan, 9, was born without a left hand. Playing a stringed instrument usually is a two-handed endeavor. Most cellists hold the bow with their right hand and work the strings with the left.
"As time's gone on, and especially since I've come to QLI, I think that the things that seemed impossible before are now possible," Leah Nixon said.