As cold weather and snowfall settles in the Midlands, we bring you a gallery of daily life photos in the World-Herald Week in Pictures: Dec. 2-8, 2013.
OneWorld Community Health Centers Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Sarah Miller, gives 3-day-old newborn Emery Mary Catherine Cowardin an exam to make sure she is healthy while the new mother, Courtney Cowardin, gives 3-year-old son Ethan Cowardin a kiss in the exam room at the OneWorld Community Health Centers in Omaha on Friday, Dec. 6, 2013. BRYNN ANDERSON/THE WORLD-HERALD
The Iowa Hawkeyes roll through the Huskers in Lincoln, Midlanders share Thanksgiving and Nebraska high schoolers compete for gold at the state football championships in the World-Herald Week in Pictures: Nov. 25 – Dec. 1, 2013.
NU quarterback Ron Kellogg is belted by Iowa’s Anthony Hitchens on a third-down pass in the third quarter. It was ruled an incomplete pass. Kellogg hit 19 of 37 passes with two interceptions and two sacks. BRYNN ANDERSON/THE WORLD-HERALD
The Durham Museum installs its Christmas tree, hunters take to the field and Nebraska defeats Penn State in a snowy Happy Valley in the World-Herald Week in Pictures: Nov. 18-24, 2013.
Union Pacific worker Larry Scott emerges from the branches of a tree at 5641 S. 138th Ave. in Millard on Monday, Nov. 18, 2013. Scott had crawled into the tree to attach straps to it so it could be lifted onto a truck and taken to the Durham Museum to be installed as a Christmas tree. RYAN SODERLIN/THE WORLD-HERALD
Nebraska Board of Pardons grants Johnny Rodgers a fully pardoned for a felony robbery committed in 1970, the Huskers fall to Michigan State and the Nebraska Crossing Outlets open in the World-Herald Week in Pictures: Nov. 11-17, 2013.
Johnny Rodgers leaves the State Capitol after his pardon hearing Thursday. With Rodgers, from left, are his mother, Ardella Rodgers; his daughter, Jewel Rodgers; and his girlfriend, Reina Walls. The Husker football legend was fully pardoned for a felony robbery committed in 1970. At right, Rodgers testifies during his pardon hearing. RYAN SODERLIN/THE WORLD-HERALD
We meet the River City Record Club, the Huskers defeat Michigan in Ann Arbor and Nebraska basketball starts the regular season at the brand new Pinnacle Bank Arena in the World-Herald Week in Pictures: Nov. 4-10, 2013.
Dale Duckert of Omaha poses for a portrait at the River City Record Collectors Club fall show at the Omaha Fire Fighters Union Hall on Sunday, Oct. 6, 2013. “Unless you’re a big time collector and a big time reseller, why, there isn’t that much money in it. For hobbyists like me, it’s just more fun than anything else. It’s a chance to sell some records so you can afford to buy some others,” Duckert said. ALYSSA SCHUKAR/THE WORLD-HERALD
State and collegiate football continues to capture the attention of much of Nebraska, an artist quits smoking by drawing cigarettes and Midlanders enjoy harvest season in the World-Herald Week in Pictures: Oct. 21-27, 2013.
Jasmine Parmely, as part of the drum line for Millard South High School, marches on to the field during the Omaha Marching Band Invitational at Omaha Burke High School in Omaha, Neb., on Saturday, Oct. 19, 2013.
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Runners complete a colorful race in Lincoln, hundreds volunteer for United Way’s Day of Caring and the Aksarben king and queen are crowned in the World-Herald Week in Pictures: Oct. 14-20, 2013.
Carrie French of Firth, Neb., celebrates the end of Run or Dye, a 5K color run Saturday in Lincoln at the Lancaster Event Center. Runners were showered in eco-friendly, plant-based cornstarch dye at every kilometer mark during the race. Afterward, they were invited to join in a Dye Festival to Tie-Dye the Sky as well as each other. The race is dubbed a celebration of life, friendship, fitness and fun. KAYLEE EVERLY/THE WORLD-HERALD
In their first road game of the season, the Huskers roll over the Purdue Boilermakers, Omaha Mayor Jean Stothert welcomes a new, furry officemate and fall colors arrive in the Midlands in the World-Herald Week in Pictures: Oct. 7-13, 2013.
Purdue’s Frankie Williams misses a leaping Quincy Enunwa on this 35-yard pass play from Ron Kellogg late in the second quarter. It was yet another highlight from Enunwa, who caught four passes for 72 yards and a touchdown. The senior now has seven TD catches this season, tying him for ninth on NU’s single-season list. MATT MILLER/THE WORLD-HERALD
Residents of Wayne, Neb., clean up after a tornado damages homes and businesses, a cold front reaches the Midlands and Nebraska soundly defeats Illinois in the World-Herald Week in Pictures: Sept. 30 – Oct. 6, 2013.
After a tornado touched down in Wayne, Neb., residents found a mangled airplane that landed about a quarter of a mile north of the airport on Saturday, October 5, 2013. The tornado hit Friday evening and destroyed or damaged 10 homes outside town, leveled 10 businesses and damaged a dozen more. The mayor put the damage at several million dollars, but there were no deaths. CHRIS MACHIAN/THE WORLD-HERALD