Author: Edge Staff

Eric Crouch

Eric Crouch Age: 34 Accolades: Record-setting Nebraska quarterback; 2001 winner of the Heisman Trophy, awarded annually to the most outstanding college football player in the U.S. Currently: Big Ten Network analyst; owner of Crouch Recreation   I’m most thankful for the people I’ve met and the relationships I’ve built through […]

My Two Cents

Tina Wurth of Katina’s Couture knows a thing or two about women’s fashion, having built a distinct brand at her boutique located in the Shops of Legacy. In just seven years, Katina’s has become a leader in introducing trendsetting style to its West Omaha clientele. “When I travel to different […]

Silverleaf Beauty

Nestled in Elkhorn’s rolling hills, this custom-built home offers something for everyone in the family it was designed for. An office peeks out off a curved staircase, a surprisingly spacious room for dad to work. In the basement, an exercise room offers mom all the gym essentials. For the kids, […]

Queen Of Diamonds

Kristen Van Hoosen | Age 16 | Millard West Millard West’s Kristen Van Hoosen is no stranger to the diamond, having played organized softball since kindergarten. The Junior standout is coming up big this fall for the Wildcats as they march toward State yet again. Coach Don Brummer’s squad is […]

Perfect Form

Will Gottsch | Age 15 | Elkhorn High School Although Elkhorn High School gets plenty of attention for their pipeline of great athletes, there’s one accomplished competitor who might not be on the radar of some — but should be. Elkhorn sophomore Will Gottsch jumped onto the high school diving […]

Fitness Buffs

IThinkFit Gym offers 11,000 square feet of space to work up a sweat, but rows of treadmills, elliptical machines and conventional gym equipment are strikingly absent. Instead, women push a hundred-pound sled across the room. Men flip tractor tires. High school athletes do squats while balancing atop an unstable Bosu […]

Seasoned to Perfection

John Horvatinovich’s first restaurant logo involved a guy riding a taco. Horvatinovich, executive chef of the hip and modern Salt in Eagle Run, was a taco-obsessed Michigan kid when he first imagined owning a restaurant (he dubbed it Ándale Tacos). Opened in May, Salt is a far cry from the […]

5 Steps To The Perfect Cocktail

THE BAR: Mahogany THE BARTENDER: Elizabeth Vicary THE DRINK: Ginger Mule 1. What you need: 2 Gingers Whiskey, ginger beer, lime garnish and, of course, a copper cup. 2. Pour a two-count of 2 Gingers Whiskey over ice in the copper cup. 3. Top off with ginger beer. 4. Squeeze […]

The Jansens

You could say dirt runs in Rich Jansen’s blood. A third-generation farmer with nearly 8,000 acres of land spanning six counties, this Gretna native is no stranger to a little elbow grease, cultivating the soil that produces corn, soybeans and wheat—the family’s livelihood. “I’m going to die with my boots […]

Surviving Stroke

Aear ago, then-39- year-old Michelle Reitz was in her athletic prime. A working mother of twins, Reitz counted dozens of half- and full marathons, triathlons and an Ironman among her accomplishments. She ate unprocessed, healthy foods. She had enviably low cholesterol and blood pressure. But one day, she realized she […]