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Fun on Nebraska Waters

Fun on Nebraska Waters

Here in Nebraska we know that towns empty out on the summer weekends as people head to their nearest lake, pond or stream for some outdoor fun. It’s often listed as one of the top items people are looking for when they choose where to live in Nebraska…

County Fair Memories – Photo Essay

County Fair Memories – Photo Essay

We asked our readers to give us a glimpse of county fairs from their perspective. What we’ve found is that for many of you, fair means 4-H, youngsters working hard, family, and the rides…

Plum Good

Plum Good

It is that time of year again announcing the end of summer and the start of school. Naturally my mind wanders back to those days of childhood when a new pencil box could bring excitement…

Chokecherry Pickin’

Chokecherry Pickin’

July and August are reader Linda Potter’s favorite months. She grew up on a farm in south central Nebraska and returned there often as an adult to pick chokecherries with her daddy…

The Power Side of the Central Equation

The Power Side of the Central Equation

We are continuing our year-long look at the importance of water in Nebraska by turning to the hydropower side of the story. Betty Sayers talks with key players at Central Nebraska Public Power and Irrigation to find out what keeps the turbines turning at Central’s four hydro plants…