Category: History

Kearney Community Theatre History

Each production at Kearney Community Theatre comes with its own ecosystem of souls, brought together for a common cause, working diligently toward a goal that ...
Categories: History, Stories, Theatre

Solomon Butcher

Solomon Butcher is the most famous photographer to live and work in Kearney, known nationally for his images of homesteaders and early settlement in and aroun ...
Categories: History, Photography

Kieren Egan

He was born in 1942 in Clonmel, Ireland, and was raised and educated in England. After a brief period as a novice in a Franciscan monastery, he graduated from ...

Memorial Carillon Tower at KSC/UNK

Okay. You graduate from the small town of Giltner, Nebraska, major in architecture at UNL, and send out just four resumes. One of them to Jack Wilkins, with t ...
Categories: History

Susanne George Bloomfield

Born on a farm in Minden, Nebraska, I moved to Kearney at age 13 when my father became Head of the Printing Department at Kearney State College. I spent my te ...

Susanne George Bloomfield's Visions of the West

• Adventures in the West: Stories for Young People. Eds. Susanne George Bloomfield and Eric Melvin Reed. Lincoln, NE: University of Nebraska Press, Fall 2007. ...
Categories: History, Literature

Reflecting on the First Year of "Kearney Creates"

As we look down Central Avenue in Kearney, Nebraska, we see an endless roadway with a clear path forward. This limitless horizon encourages us to reflect on o ...
Categories: History

G W Frank Museum of History and Culture

The G.W. Frank Museum of History and Culture is a significant component of the Kearney area, and its story offers a long and rich historical look into Kearney ...
Categories: History

Wagons West Celebration

Wagons West Celebration 2021 Saturday, June 12th 10 am - 1pm. The 36th annual Wagons West Celebration is a great family and FREE event! Traditionally, visitor ...
Categories: History

Kearney's Musical Life - Mosaic of Music 1

Early music in pioneer Kearney is found in the Native peoples' music culture of the Great Plains, so rich in diversity and developed from their cultural tradi ...
Categories: History, Music

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