Veteran’s Day: What You May Not Know About Veterans In Nebraska

On October 8th, 1954, President Dwight D. Eisenhower issued the first-ever “Veteran’s Day Proclamation.” It stated, “In order to insure proper and widespread observance of this anniversary, all veterans, all veterans’ organizations, and the entire citizenry will wish to join hands in the common purpose.” In other words, each and every American should take the […]

For Nebraska’s Anniversary, 37 Timeless Nebraska Icons

Did you know that on March 1st, 1867, Nebraska became the 37th state? That’s right, we’re celebrating the birthday of our beloved state this month! In February, the Journal Star came to the birthday party. They forgot cake with frosting, but chimed in with 37 items gleaned from the Nebraska State Historical Society that help detail a […]