Nebraska at 150: Museum of Nebraska Major League Baseball

Editor’s Note: Nebraska is celebrating its 150th birthday in 2017. As the state observes its sesquicentennial, we are revisiting some of the state’s attractions. Today, we take a look at the Museum of Nebraska Major League Baseball in St. Paul… Who would think that a guy from a small Nebraska village would rank as one […]

Travels 2016: Nebraska trips highlight state’s ‘Good Life’

With as much traveling as we’ve done in the past five years, we always enjoy checking out our Nebraska backyard. Boy, did we have some experiences in 2016. From art to a bit of controversy, touring Nebraska was anything but boring. We’ve enjoyed checking out public art in almost every city we’ve been to, so […]

Nebraska Passport 2016: Museum of Nebraska Major League Baseball

Who would think that a guy from a small Nebraska village would rank as one of the all-time great pitchers in Major League Baseball? Grover Cleveland Alexander was born in 1887, a few years after his hometown of Elba was founded in central Nebraska. Alexander would grow up and spend two decades playing the game […]

Nebraska Passport 2016: Omaha’s Joslyn Museum

Who comes to mind when you are asked for great artists of all time? Monet? Picasso? Rembrandt? Omaha’s Joslyn Art Museum is home to an original Rembrandt piece. A portrait of Dirck van Os III was completed in 1658. Can you imagine a painting more than 350 years old in an Omaha museum? I always […]

Road trip to St. Paul for Nebraska’s Major League Museum and Hall of Fame

Who would think that a guy from a small Nebraska village would rank as one of the all-time great pitchers in Major League Baseball? Grover Cleveland Alexander was born in 1887, a few years after his hometown of Elba was founded in central Nebraska. Alexander would grow up and spend two decades playing the game […]

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