Monthly Archives: February 2013

Omaha Fashion Week: 2nd night includes reality-style battle

Seven teams of hairstylists, makeup artists and accessories designers faced off in a reality-style battle during Omaha Fashion Week’s Wednesday night show. The teams, which had been randomly matched through a drawing the night before, had 24 hours to present … Continue reading

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Photographer Strohmeyer to visit

The Omaha World-Herald photo staff’s friend, Damian Strohmeyer, will be speaking on behalf of the Canon Explorers of Light speaker series on Tuesday, March 5th, 2013, in Lincoln, Neb. The University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Journalism and Mass Communication is sponsoring the event, which is free and open to the public. Continue reading

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Omaha Fashion Week kicks off with cancer survivors modeling styles

Fifteen Omaha boutiques showcased their spring and summer fashions during the spring Omaha Fashion Week opener at at Kaneko on Tuesday night. The looks were modeled by 80 cancer survivors. Read more / More photos

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Tales of tape and snow

Forget skiing. Sunday was the Third Annual Snow Box Derby at Mt. Crescent Ski Area. The contest seems simple: Teams of two to 10 make a sled out of cardboard, glue and tape, and then figure out how to ride … Continue reading

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Week in Pictures: Winter Storm Q, Johanns to retire

Winter Storm Q blankets Omaha, Sen. Mike Johanns announces that he will not run for re-election in 2014 and Nebraska defeats Iowa in the World-Herald Week in Pictures: Feb. 18-24, 2013. Continue reading

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From the Archives: Florence, Neb.

Omaha includes several small towns and communities that have been absorbed through the years. I thought it would be fun to explore the history of a few of them. I spent a happy childhood in the Minne Lusa/Florence area. The … Continue reading

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Time with the colonel

I was very pleased to be able to spend time with Col. Tom Brewer last month. He had been our contact and guide in Afghanistan and is through and through a good man. Read some of Matthew Hansen’s stories on … Continue reading

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Students spend Presidents Day at Strategic Air and Space Museum

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Week in Pictures: Ash Wednesday, state wrestling

Young Catholic students celebrate Ash Wednesday and high school athletes chase gold medals at the Iowa and Nebraska state wrestling tournaments in the World-Herald Week in Pictures: Feb. 11-17, 2013. Continue reading

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Week in Pictures: Hockey battles on ice, Chinese Cultural Fair

In unusually warm temperatures, two hockey games are played at TD Ameritrade Park; the Chinese Cultural Fair educates at UNMC’s Durham Research Center; and we follow a woman as she goes through and recovers from bariatric surgery in the World-Herald Week in Pictures: Feb. 4-10, 2013. Continue reading

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