Holy Family Shrine – Roadside chapel welcomes all near Gretna, Nebraska

Call it the little chapel on the prairie. Most people driving along Interstate 80 west of exit 432 likely wonder why there is a church atop a hill as they make their way east or west through Nebraska. The Holy Family Shrine near Gretna welcomes visitors who want to connect religiously or maybe just want […]

Vala’s Pumpkin Patch offers fun for all ages

Looking for the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown? Well, you won’t find him at Vala’s Pumpkin Patch. But, you will find tons of fun, gobs of food and, yes, pumpkins. Vala’s, sits between Omaha and Gretna on 180th Street just south of Highway 370. The nearly 30-year-old pumpkin farm kicked off its 2013 fall season Sept. […]

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