The Listening Room and More

Nebraska Stories

Air Date: 04/25/2019

“In the Listening Room with Andrea von Kampen” Join singer-songwriter Andrea von Kampen in the music studio as she records songs for her first full album. Her soulful folk songs have amassed millions of streams on Spotify and her following continues to grow as this young Nebraska talent takes her music to listening rooms across the country. “Haute Stacker” Chocolatier Melissa Stephens is the owner of The Cordial Cherry in Omaha. Her handmade candies are works of art in their own right. But, her creativity extends beyond the kitchen. Stephens has advanced degrees in science and has a patent pending on her invention she calls the Haute Stacker. The Stacker is an elegant method for displaying or serving decadent desserts. “D-Day and the Oldfield Effect” Tecumseh native Barney Oldfield was the first journalist to become a paratrooper and he was also General Eisenhower’s press aide during World War 2. Learn how Oldfield influenced war coverage during the Good War. “St. Gerald’s Garden” Connecting kids to nature has been St. Gerald's school mission for over a decade. The school developed a hands-on program where students learn how to grow a garden from start to finish...and they simply love it! “The Sound of Spring” For writer Doreen Pfost, the Platte River is a place for respite, escape, and a source of inspiration. We captured her reflections on the annual spring migration of the the Sandhills cranes.