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Hard Graft & Grasshoppers: Irish Homesteaders in 1870s Nebraska

The middle of the 19th century saw substantial numbers of Irish emigrants journeying west in search of land and livelihoods. One of their destinations was the Nebraska Territory, which was organized in 1854. 4,111 more words

Irish American Civil War

Visiting small towns near Siouxland, Plattsmouth, NE

I always enjoy finding new places, and it is even better when they contain a lot of charm, enough so that you don’t mind visiting again, sooner than later. 359 more words

Life In Siouxland

sneak peek: J's senior portraits: Bellevue, Omaha, Nebraska

{J} was such a fun guy to work with.  We hit some fun new spots and got some great shots!

Omaha

Domesticated Wild Things, by Xhenet Aliu #booksweRreading

Xhenet Aliu’s Domesticated Wild Things, and Other Stories

Just down the highway from Connecticut’s Gold Coast is the state’s rusty underbelly, the wretched, used-up sort of place where you might find Xhenet Aliu’s Domesticated Wild Things: the reluctant mothers, delinquent dads, and not-quite-feral children, yet dreamers all. 666 more words

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10 Reasons Why You Shouldn't Just Fly Over Lincoln, Nebraska

When it comes to popular vacation destinations in the United States, Lincoln, Nebraska doesn’t exactly come top of mind. I find myself telling people all the time why it is an awesome place to visit and live, which, admittedly, is often met with skepticism from those who have never been there before. 1,062 more words

Travel

Making an impact on water utilization in Gothenburg, Nebraska

By Brandie Piper
Published in February 2016 on Discover.Monsanto.com.

The Gothenburg Water Utilization Learning Center was developed to provide answers and solutions to current questions and issues raised in production agriculture. 341 more words

Agriculture

Best Rides of 2016: Lincoln and the High Plains-April 2

April 2 was a travel day for me.  I was on my way to Utah and had driven from our home in Indianapolis to Omaha after work the previous evening.   607 more words