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Nebraska Admission Day

Today is a red letter day in Nebraska–perhaps the reddest letter day in the state aside from opening day at Memorial Stadium in Lincoln. It’s the anniversary of Nebraska’s admission into the Union on March 1, 1867. Anyone even remotely … Continue reading

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The Dakotas

To us Nebraskans, the Dakotas, especially South Dakota, belong to our region of America.  Many of us have family and friends who live in one or both the Dakotas.  My mom was born in Winner, South Dakota. Several of my … Continue reading

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Homesteading

There is a lot more to the legends of the old American West than cowboys and indians.  In fact, the less glamorous side of the pioneer history of the United States is the development of America’s main food growing regions. … Continue reading

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