The sun is beaming, the air is dry, and the heat is stifling on this summer morning. I look forward to the cool breeze as the 7:30 train rattles the tracks and the steam trumpet echoes throughout the Sandhills, announcing the engine’s presence. As I...

 Bessey Nursery Site Video Land Acknowledgment: Halsey, Nebraska is native to the Cheyenne, Oceti Sakowin, and Pari (Pawnee) tribes. The land was later claimed by early western settlers in the 18th Century, who formed small communities structured by farming and Christianity. Paying homage to the ancestral...