Monthly Archives: April 2013

Week in Pictures: A traveling cardiologist, CU’s McDermott’s decision to stay

Omaha pediatric cardiologist Dr. John Kugler travels to South Dakota’s Black Hills Pediatrics, Creighton’s Doug McDermott stays in Omaha to play his senior year and Omaha mayoral candidates debate in the World-Herald Week in Pictures: April 15-21, 2013. Continue reading

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Students shine at OPS Fellowship Games

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Week in Pictures: Boys and girls of summer, female veterans

Baseball players emerge with spring, female veterans are celebrated for their service and Council Bluffs go-karts thrill in the World-Herald Week in Pictures: April 15-21, 2013. Continue reading

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From the Archives: The Oracle & Omaha

A sneak peak at the book “The Oracle and Omaha” by Steve Jordon. Continue reading

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Week in Pictures: A cavalryman, spring rain and motocross riders

Cavalryman Van Ketzler shares from his life with horses, motocross riders race and spring rain arrives in Nebraska and Iowa in the World-Herald Week in Pictures: April 8-14, 2013. Continue reading

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‘The graveyard of Omaha restaurants’

On Thursday, columnist Matthew Hansen wrote about Rich Yost, a man who collected more than 200 matchbooks and business cards that now represent “the graveyard of Omaha restaurants.” Here’s one of our favorite images from the story. Read more: Man’s 208 restaurant matchbooks, … Continue reading

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Tribute to the Fallen

Tribute to the Fallen activities began Sunday at the University of Nebraska at Omaha with more than 6,300 American flags placed at the campus’ Pep Bowl green space. The name, rank and branch of each service member to die in … Continue reading

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7-year-old’s Husker spring game touchdown goes viral

While more than 60,000 fans came to Memorial Stadium to watch the Huskers in action Saturday, today the buzz continues to be on Jack Hoffman. Jack, a 7-year-old cancer patient, scored on a 69-yard run and led all rushers Saturday. … Continue reading

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Week in Pictures: Police firings, primary election and Husker scrimmage

Omaha Police Chief Todd Schmaderer announces the firings of four officers, Jean Stothert wins the mayoral primary and the Huskers thrills fans in the spring scrimmage in the World-Herald Week in Pictures: April 1-7, 2013. Continue reading

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Guest blog: 1913 Omaha tornado

Editor’s note: This guest post was submitted by Jeff Satterly and Robert Muhlhauser from HistoricNaturalDisasters.com. On March 23, 1913, the city of Omaha was enjoying a relaxing day of church services and Easter celebrations. The skies slowly grew dark, but the unsuspecting … Continue reading

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