12 episodes

Nebraska Stories explores compelling personal tales and journeys via new video segments highlighting people, ideas, and events that inform Nebraskans' sense of place and their unique perspective on American life as it is lived on the Great Plains.

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Nebraska Stories explores compelling personal tales and journeys via new video segments highlighting people, ideas, and events that inform Nebraskans' sense of place and their unique perspective on American life as it is lived on the Great Plains.

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    Nebraska Stories: The Healing Power of Husker Nation, 813

    Nebraska Stories: The Healing Power of Husker Nation, 813

    Hail Varsity Managing Editor Erin Sorensen recounts her difficult recovery after her car was struck by a drunk driver. Husker fans reached out to the injured journalist on social media and in letters. Sorensen even received a signed football from Cornhusker Football Coach Riley and his staff.

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    Nebraska Stories: Racing the Wind, 1113

    Nebraska Stories: Racing the Wind, 1113

    The Panhandle skies were filled with nearly 80 balloons as Scottsbluff and Gering hosted two simultaneous events - the U.S. National Hot Air Balloon Championship and the annual Old West Balloon Fest. Tension on the ground and beauty in the sky!

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    Nebraska Stories: Time and the River, 1112

    Nebraska Stories: Time and the River, 1112

    A beautiful visual montage of the four seasons along the Platte Basin watershed created from photographs taken by the Platte River Basin Timelapse project and edited to newly commissioned chamber music by Kurt Knecht, a composer from Kansas City, Missouri.

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    Nebraska Stories: Coffee, Bikes, & Bright Futures, 1112

    Nebraska Stories: Coffee, Bikes, & Bright Futures, 1112

    You can buy a bike and a cup of coffee at The Bike Union and Coffee. But whatever you buy, entrepreneur Miah Sommer invests the proceeds in developing life skills of his young employees who are aging out of foster care.

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    Nebraska Stories: Forgotten World, 1112

    Nebraska Stories: Forgotten World, 1112

    Rare photographs of black families taken in Lincoln during the early 1900s by John Johnson may make him one of the great African American photographers of the 20th Century. All of Johnson’s work could have been lost, too, but for a curious teenage boy who, in 1965, gave a few dollars to buy a box...

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    Nebraska Stories: Herb Mignery, Cowboy Artist, 1112

    Nebraska Stories: Herb Mignery, Cowboy Artist, 1112

    On the eastern edge of the Nebraska Sandhills in the small village of Bartlett is one of the largest bronze sculpture gardens in the country. With a population of 117, Bartlett may have the highest number bronze sculptures per capita of anywhere in the world. The garden started with the donation o...

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