Justice John Wright Presiding over the Reenactment of the Chief Standing Bear Trial


Please click here to be directed to a video of late Justice John Wright presiding over a recreation of the Trial of Standing Bear which took place in the Nebraska Supreme Court on April 8, 2017 as part of a Diverse Origins event for Cub Scouting and the 150th… [ Read More ]

Greathouse and Lightner recognized for decades of dedication to building Nebraska trails


Two life-long visionaries who were instrumental in building some of Nebraska’s most treasured pathways were named Rails-to-Trails Conservancy’s (RTC’s) 2017 Doppelt Family Rail-Trail Champions. Many across Nebraska credit Ross Greathouse and Lynn Lightner – who have been friends and fellow trail builders for nearly four decades, and who… [ Read More ]

Nebraska senators will debate plan for Cather, Chief Standing Bear statues in U.S. Capitol


  The merits of Willa Cather and Chief Standing Bear — or, at least, the merits of installing sculptures of the two in the National Statuary Hall — will get the attention of the full Nebraska Legislature. The Government, Military and Veterans Affairs Committee on Tuesday advanced a measure (LB807)… [ Read More ]