Monthly Archives: August 2012

Week in Videos: Fischer-Kerrey debate, milestone cochlear implant

Deb Fischer and Bob Kerrey participate in a debate at the Nebraska State Fair in Grand Island, and Boys Town hooks up its 500th cochlear implant. Continue reading

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From the Archives: The Nebraska State Fair

With the State Fair in full swing, Jolene McHugh looks back on the event’s rich history. Continue reading

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Week in Pictures: Air and fashion shows in Omaha, Friday Night Lights

The Defenders of Freedom Air Show thrills, Omaha Fashion Week inspires and Friday Night Lights kick off. Continue reading

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Week in Videos: Willie Nelson, Rosenblatt’s demolition, Husker fans

This week’s videos show the end of an Omaha landmark and prepare us for the upcoming election and football seasons. Continue reading

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A Husker campaign: College football preview photo shoot

Photographer Rebecca S. Gratz shares her experience shooting pictures for the campaign-themed Husker football preview section. Continue reading

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Video, photo: Rosenblatt Stadium press box demolished

  It took months of labor to build the press box at Rosenblatt Stadium, former home of the College World Series.┬áIt took but a heartbeat to bring it down Wednesday morning. Twenty-five pounds of explosives, placed in 103 locations throughout … Continue reading

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Omaha Fashion Week in pictures

  Omaha Fashion Week, which began Monday, will feature six nights of fashion created by 39 designers who will show around 350 looks worn by more than 100 models. Add stylists, hair and make-up artists, photographers and volunteers, and the … Continue reading

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Week in Pictures: Bison, a presidential visit and a new Omaha police chief

Recent wildfires affect the bison population in the Sand Hills, President Barack Obama visits Council Bluffs and Todd Schmaderer is named the new Omaha police chief. Continue reading

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Week in Videos: Bison, Olympics, Obama, Elvis

World-Herald photographers delved into a variety of stories this week, including a bison heard, the Olympics, a presidential visit and an avid Elvis collector. Continue reading

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Ash and bison: Signs of renewal

Alyssa Schukar spent time on the Niobrara Valley Preserve, learning about wildfires and bison, two signs of renewal in the Sand Hills of Nebraska. Continue reading

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