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Welcome to Archeology Month!

September is Archeology Month! Let us introduce you to Nebraska’s State Archeologist, Dave Williams. New Nebraska State Archeologist Dave Williams conducting cultural resource monitoring at Rock Creek Station State Historical Park for the Nebraska Game and Parks...

Nebraska’s first radio station?

After years of experimental broadcasting, Nebraska’s first commercial radio stations went on the air in 1922. Who was the first? After years of experimental broadcasting, Nebraska’s first commercial radio stations went on the air in 1922. Who was the first? The usual...

Earliest video of Husker football

 Film clips from a circa-1919 game against Notre Dame are spliced together with clips from an even earlier game, circa 1912-1914. We believe this is the earliest known film of Husker football. By David L. Bristow August 23, 2022 Three yards and a cloud of dust....

When Conversation Runs Dry…

We are witnessing firsthand the distress a drought causes in an agricultural community. With record temperatures and minimal rainfall, there is little that farmers can do but watch their crops burn to a crisp. Combine that with the current national economy and tough...

Seward County Crime

Jerrald K. Pfabe’s study of two twentieth-century time periods explores Seward County’s most common forms of crime and examples of each.    By Breanna Fanta, Editorial Assistant Fifteen-year-old Alby Vajgrt was pregnant, and the family’s farm...