So why does a silver “Cornhusker bell” sit on an elected official’s desk in the state capitol of Alabama? Well, it’s because the ’Bama state treasurer, Young Boozer, a lifelong fan of the Crimson Tide, retains a bit of Nebraska in his bloodline.
Michael Kelly has covered police, courts and City Hall, and spent a decade as sports editor and sports columnist. He has written a metro column since 1991. With his wife, Barb, he has four children and 10 grandchildren. Phone: 402-444-1132.
Natalie Brown, chief of mission at the U.S. Embassy in Eritrea, said the peace agreement between Eritrea and Ethiopia will change the lives of millions and serve as an example to other countries.
For the Piccolos — who later founded Piccolo’s Florist in Omaha and soon will celebrate their golden anniversary — the wedding and honeymoon were far from routine.
Jeff Koterba, The World-Herald’s nationally syndicated editorial cartoonist, says his drawing hand is still sore and unsteady from a car crash last week in which he suffered a concussion.
David Jacobson served as a serious community leader. And he led the growing Kutak Rock law firm with dignity. But he also won people over with warmth, humor and a sparkle in his eye.
Vietnam-born Chinh Doan came to the U.S. with her father in 1994. Her mother joined them in 2012 and recently became a naturalized U.S. citizen.
Traveling extensively, he established partnerships with 133 institutions in 45 countries and brought in hundreds of patients from 57 countries for treatment.
Omaha’s gleaming convention center and arena is about to receive its third name in 15 years, and some folks are scratching their heads because…
With her sterling and mostly anonymous career, Kerry Kelley shows that we rarely know much about the folks we randomly run into each day — they might even be vital to our national security.
As city hall reporter from 1973 to 1979, Michael Kelly wrote about a lot of the downtown-riverfront plans and development. For those who weren't around then, it may be hard to picture what was there previously — blocks of late-19th century, two- and three-story structures well past their prime.