He is the author of “Forts of the Northern Plains,”, “The Great Plains Guide to Custer,” and “The Great Plains Guide to Buffalo Bill.” Diane Bartels is a lifelong Nebraskan who grew up wanting to fly airplanes.
She earned her pilot certificate in 1966 and with that evolved a commitment to aerospace education and the preservation of Nebraska’s rich aviation heritage.
Sandy Tolan made five trips to North Dakota this past fall and winter to document the standoff between opponents of the Dakota Access Pipeline and the pipeline’s supporters in government and business.
Students/observers must abide by the rules, regulations, and policies of CHI Oakes Hospital and shall work under the direction of the applicable Department Manager or their appointed staff person.Nebraska was admitted as the 37th state of the United States in 1867.It is the only state in the United States whose legislature is unicameral and officially nonpartisan.Indigenous peoples including Omaha, Missouria, Ponca, Pawnee, Otoe, and various branches of the Lakota (Sioux) tribes lived in the region of present-day Nebraska for thousands of years before European exploration.The state is crossed by many historic trails and was explored by the Lewis and Clark Expedition.Nebraska is composed of two major land regions: the Dissected Till Plains and the Great Plains.The Dissected Till Plains is a region of gently rolling hills; the state's largest cities, Omaha and Lincoln, are in this region. While the “No Discrimination” provision prohibits discrimination and compels arbitration of “any disputes under that provision,” that only creates a contractual right of employees to be free from unlawful discrimination that is subject to arbitration. Its language therefore was not “clear and unmistakable” to deprive employees of their right to file a lawsuit.The pioneer stories are factual and reflect the diversity of the people and land from western to eastern Nebraska. The paid meal break was included in the plaintiffs’ paystubs as part of the total hours “worked” each week, and the meal break compensation was included in the calculation of the plaintiffs’ regular rate of pay.In 1991, Diane was recognized as Nebraska’s Teacher-Scholar by the National Endowment for the Humanities.The award made it possible for her to write and publish “Sharpie: The Life Story of Evelyn Sharp, Nebraska’s Aviatrix.” Diane belongs to several aviation organizations, has been published in journals and periodicals and has presented at national conferences.The state is bordered by South Dakota to the north, Iowa to the east and Missouri to the southeast, both across the Missouri River, Kansas to the south, Colorado to the southwest and Wyoming to the west.