New 'Nebraska Stories' Coming Feb. 22

News Release Date: 
February 15, 2018

For Immediate Release
New ‘Nebraska Stories’ Coming Feb. 22

LINCOLN, Neb. (Feb. 15, 2018) – The popular NET television series “Nebraska Stories” continues with compelling local storytelling on Thursdays at 8 p.m. CT, on NET.

Through engaging storytelling and beautiful visuals, “Nebraska Stories” explores who we are as Nebraskans and features a variety of topics including art, nature, food, science and history. The Thursday, Feb. 22 episode includes these stories:

  •  “USS Omaha” is a brand new combat ship joining the US Naval fleet with space-age design and cutting-edge technology to defend freedom across the globe. Named after Nebraska’s largest city, this is the fourth Navy vessel to be called USS Omaha.
  • “A Turning Point for Osborne” recounts his early coaching days after Coach Bob Devaney hired him when he returned to Nebraska after playing pro football.
  • “Antique Pump Organ” from Denton looks at the fitting hobby for retired pastor Norm Porath who restores antique pump organs.
  • “Bright Eyes” is the story of the daughter of Omaha Indian Chief Iron Eye who championed the rights of native people as a writer, lecturer and interpreter, and is now a role model for a young native woman.

Nebraska Stories 907		Thursday 8pm CT

The series can also be accessed on Facebook, by downloading the NET Nebraska App and at

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