Monthly Archives: March 2013

Week in Pictures: Creighton enters March Madness, sandhill cranes migrate

Creighton enters into March Madness, sandhill cranes stop along the Platte River as they migrate north and the Nebraska boys and girls all-state basketball teams do the Harlem shake in the World-Herald Week in Pictures: March 18-24, 2013.
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‘Rock the Test’

Kids found their own groove Wednesday at Karen Western Elementary’s second annual “Rock the Test” pep rally. The Ralston school’s event was meant to spur excitement for the Nebraska State Accountability tests. “It definitely contributes to helping those kids feel … Continue reading

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En route to hoops history

Alyssa Schukar was tasked with creating portraits for our Creighton men’s basketball special section, which kicks off the NCAA tournament in today’s paper. Continue reading

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Week in Pictures: Taylor Swift, St. Patrick’s Day

St. Patrick’s Day and Taylor Swift arrive in Omaha in the World-Herald Week in Pictures: March 11-17, 2013. Continue reading

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From the Archives: Rebuilding Omaha after the 1913 tornado

A look at the devastation after the 1913 Easter Tornado and how Omaha rebuilt. Continue reading

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Wild Kingdom animals visit Omaha school

Jim Fowler and Peter Gros of Mutual of Omaha’s Wild Kingdom visited St. Wenceslaus School in Omaha on Wednesday, March 13, 2013. The visit was part of the show’s 50th anniversary celebration. See more: Wild Kingdom animals go to school … Continue reading

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Week in Pictures: An Omaha Central 4-peat, CU wins Missouri Valley Tourney

Omaha Central’s boys basketball team wins its fourth consecutive Class A title, Creighton defeats Wichita State for the Missouri Valley Conference championship, and we visit former Speaker of the Legislature Mike Flood and his family at their Norfolk home in the World-Herald Week in Pictures: March 4-10, 2013. Continue reading

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Creighton reigns as Missouri Valley tournament champs

Creighton won the Missouri Valley Conference tournament for the 12th, and possibly last, time Sunday by overcoming Wichita State 68-65 in a classic showdown of the league’s heavyweight programs. More photos: CU-Drake / CU-Indiana State / CU-Wichita State More Bluejays … Continue reading

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Huskers have sweet Devaney Center farewell

In their last game ever at the Bob Devaney Sports Center, the Nebraska men’s basketball team gave fans something to remember. Behind 15 points from senior Brandon Ubel on Senior Night, NU topped visiting Minnesota 53-51. More photos / Read … Continue reading

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From the Archives: Cheers for beers!

Jolene McHugh takes a look at the local breweries and beer ads that have been featured in the pages of The Omaha World-Herald. Continue reading

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