Nebraska Stories On Demand

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May 7, 2012
A look back at a mysterious African-American settlement near Goose Lake in Nebraska, now long gone, where a group of former slaves tried to make a... more››
May 7, 2012
An animated recreation of the devastation locusts wrought on the homesteads of the Great Plains, along with a narrated first-hand account from a... more››
May 7, 2012
Flour mills played a critical role in the settlement of the Plains. In this story, we look back on the history of flour mills in Nebraska and the... more››
May 7, 2012
Some of the first homesteaders and settlers in Nebraska were of Czech descent. And every year, the cultural traditions from Czechoslovakia are... more››
April 2, 2012
On this episode: Dancing with Robots, Silicon Prairie, A Passion for Acting, and A Lifetime of Dreams.
April 2, 2012
A school teacher from Beatrice, Nebraska dreamed her big band compositions might one day be recorded, and at the age of 84, Betty Nieveen released... more››
April 2, 2012
UNL computer science students deploy flying robots to mix it up on the dance floor with dance students as both groups learn to navigate an... more››
April 2, 2012
A couple of Lincoln High drama students competing to win best one-act play in Nebraska reveal their true passion for acting has little to do with... more››
April 2, 2012
Silicon Prairie: When it comes to the world of high tech business can Nebraska compete with California and New York? Two guys from Omaha say yes.
February 24, 2012
In the first half of the 20th century, George Norris was Nebraska's best-known, best-loved, and sometimes most-hated politician. As a staunch... more››

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