Culture, Craft & Cuisine

The Crane Carver

At the age of 74, retired farmer Gene Gustafson took up wood carving and became known for his hand-carved Sandhill Cranes. Gene lived near the Platte River his entire life and over the course of twenty years, he whittled an estimated 500 birds.

Dennis Kellogg

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