Michael alerted me to a couple Nebraska-related articles that are on The Boston Globe’s website. It seems like they spotlight Nebraska articles more often than I would expect. Is there a fellow Nebraskan working at The Boston Globe? I have fond memories of the Nebraska State Fair. I hope they can work things out.
Nebraska state fair loses money, visitors: The Nebraska State Fair — a nearly 136-year-old tradition in the heart of America’s agricultural heartland — is in trouble. It has been losing money and visitors, and its future may hinge on a Nov. 2 vote on whether to use $2 million a year in state lottery proceeds to repair buildings and make other improvements to the fairgrounds.
Man wins buffalo chip toss with 108-footer: Ed Sydow threw a dried buffalo dropping 108 feet, nine inches Saturday to be named winner of the World Championship Buffalo Chip Toss.