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A Craving for Community

Life is full of unexpected twists and turns, but often it can lead you to a place of purpose and passion. Such is the case for Brooke and Dan Loutzenhiser who own Stories Coffee Co. Both from rural Nebraska, they met in 2015 after Dan’s wife passed away and he […]

Building for the Future

Youth sports in the Midwest continue to grow at a rapid pace with more opportunities for athletes of all levels. Finding space in the region to accommodate teams has become difficult, but the Elkhorn Athletic Association (EAA) is paving the way to change that. The organization recently broke ground and […]

Music with a Mission

On Friday, September 9, the Shadow Ridge Music Festival will welcome home Omaha’s own, 311, as they take the stage to headline this year’s festival. Formed in 1988 by Omaha natives Nick Hexum, Aaron Willis, and Chad Sexton, 311 has sold over 11 million albums worldwide and is the biggest […]

Sprinting Ahead

In a community where sports are an integral part of everyday life for many of its youth, access to proper athletic training and programming is essential. When Elkhorn Training Camp (ETC) first opened its doors in 2017, its very purpose was to meet an underserved need in the Elkhorn/Gretna area […]

Shadow Ridge Music Festival

On Friday, September 10, 2021, the 3rd Annual Shadow Ridge Music Festival will take place. The only one of its kind in West Omaha, this all-ages show is open to the public and will feature alt-rock superstars BLUE OCTOBER, multiplatinum hit song writers, GIN BLOSSOMS and very special guests, MARCY […]

More Bang for your Buck

Well known for its love of fireworks, Nebraska’s pyrotechnics scene is gaining more traction every year. Avid fireworks enthusiasts and co-founders of Twisted Thunder, a fireworks supplier located in the Omaha area, Ryan Steffen and Mark Texel first set out to help put Nebraska on the map in 2018. In […]