President of Beers: #37

Golden Fraü Honey Wheat: Thunderhead Brewing, Kearney, Nebraska


Food & Drink
We're drinking the flagship craft beer from every state in the Union, counting down from 50-1, to find which is home to the President of Beers. #37 Golden Fraü Honey Wheat: Thunderhead Brewing, Kearney, NebraskaState: The Cornhusker state. Famous for their corn. A few other things, too, like college football, Warren Buffett, Omaha Steaks, and inventing Kool-Aid. But mostly shucking, er, husking corn.Brewery: ...   More
Thursday, September 6, 2012 Brian Yaeger

The "Happiness" Index: Oregon Isn't

[youtube r5uaB5MDe_8&] Another day, another survey. And sorry to risk ruining this sunny April day, but this analysis channeling household income, debt, employment and foreclosures puts Oregon so dead last among the 50 states that we're 51st (the survey includes Washington DC). One cautionary note from my own brief experience driving through Nebraska in the winter: There's no way those folks ...   More
Tuesday, April 7, 2009 HANK STERN

Former Grant High Star Named Heisman Finalist

Ndamukong Suh, who was a standout at Portland's Grant High School, has been selected as a finalist for the Heisman Trophy —awarded annually to the best player in college football. Suh is a senior defensive tackle at the University of Nebraska, where he anchored one of the top defenses in the nation. Suh is considered a long shot to win the award because the Heisman has never been awarded ...   More
Monday, December 7, 2009 JONATHAN CROWL

A Very Generous Grant High Graduate

When Grant High School's Ndamukong Suh spurned Oregon State University and the University of Oregon to play football at the University of Nebraska, there was much gnashing of teeth by local sports fans about a great player who got away. Suh's standout senior season last year heightened the loss, as he's now one of the top prospects heading into this week's NFL draft. And now comes one more ...   More
Monday, April 19, 2010 HANK STERN


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