Valparaiso’s Mary Andelt steers her horse around barrels during the speed contests at the Saunders County horse show on Tuesday, July 28, 2020, in Wahoo Nebraska. This photo awarded the photographer first place in class A feature photography in the Nebraska Press Association's Better Newspaper contest. ELSIE STORMBERG/WAHOO NEWSPAPER
Leon Pedersen embraces his son Ben Pedersen at the Hartington Cemetery on Memorial Day in Hartington, Nebraska, on Monday, May 28, 2018. Both were emotional this Memorial Weekend as they were mourning Leon's wife and Ben's mother and Ben's best friend.  ELSIE STORMBERG/CEDAR COUNTY NEWS
Omaha's Shar-Mar Garnier, left, dances with a group during  the Pinettes Brass Band's performance at Jazz on the Green at Midtown Crossing on Thursday, July 18, 2019, in Lincoln, Nebraska.  ELSIE STORMBERG/OMAHA WORLD-HERALD
Waverly High School senior Andrew Heffelfinger (20) and Waverly junior Hogan Wingrove celebrate a win over Omaha Skutt during the Class B Boys Basketball Nebraska State Championships at Pinnacle Bank Arena on Wednesday, March 9, in Lincoln, Nebraska. Heffelfinger’s basket in the final seconds of the game put Waverly 41-40 over Omaha Skutt sending the team to a semifinals game and achieving the first state win for the Vikings since 1995. ELSIE STORMBERG/THE WAVERLY NEWS
Amanda Benkusky, right, and her daughter Adeline go through the belongings of Elsie and Helen Anderson at the Benkusky home on Monday, Sept. 28, 2020, in Wahoo, Nebraska. Benkusky recently reached out on a community Facebook page asking for any relatives of the sisters. Benkusky found the box when she was moving out of the Anderson sisters former home after briefly living there in 2008. The boxes were full of bibles, children books and a lifetime of memories. Helen lived to be 92 and died in 1998 and Elsie lived to be 99 and died in 2007. Neither sister have any known remaining relative. ELSIE STORMBERG/WAHOO NEWSPAPER
Waverly’s quarterback Cole Murray (10) is greeted by head coach Reed Manstedt after scoring the first touchdown of the game against Plattsmouth on Friday, Oct. 9, 2020, in Waverly, Nebraska. ELSIE STORMBERG/THE WAVERLY NEWS
Waverly High School varsity volleyball celebrates a point made by Bailey Jeffers (5) during a game against Elkhorn at Waverly High School on Thursday, Oct. 22, 2020, in Waverly, Nebraska.  ELSIE STORMBERG/THE WAVERLY NEWS
Milford’s Joselyn Bell looks up in disbelief after being tagged out by Wahoo’s Tessa Gatewood during a game in Wahoo, Nebraska, on Thursday, Aug. 27, 2020. Wahoo came back to beat Milford 10-2. ELSIE STORMBERG/WAHOO NEWSPAPER
Waverly High School senior Regan Wiseman stands in the choir room at Waverly High School on Thursday, May 20, 2021, in Waverly, Nebraska. Wiseman was named a national finalist for the Nebraska High School Theater Academy (NHSTA) awards. ELSIE STORMBERG/THE WAVERLY NEWS
Jack Vanslyke of Wahoo, left, Alex Barry of Wahoo and Wyatt Jelinek of Valparaiso hang out on top of a combine during the Saunders County Tractor Pull on Saturday, Aug. 1, 2020, in Wahoo, Nebraska. ELSIE STORMBERG/WAHOO NEWSPAPER
Winslow resident Ed Nelson waits for a village meeting to begin inside Winslow's fire station on Thursday, Aug. 8, 2019, in Winslow, Nebraska. Nelson has lived in Winslow since 2005 and said he plans to keep his options open but would move his home to higher ground if the rest of the village will too.  ELSIE STORMBERG/OMAHA WORLD-HERALD
First-grader Lilly Starkweather sports a cheetah print mask for the first day of school at Raymond Central Elementary School in Ceresco, Nebraska, on Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2020. As schools throughout Nebraska reopen for the first time since March, things look a little different. ELSIE STORMBERG/WAHOO NEWSPAPER
Archbishop Bergan's Luke Jessen hits the center field wall trying to catch a hit from Millard West's Max Anderson resulting in an in-field home run for Millard West during their state tournament game on Tuesday, May 14, 2019, at Haymarket Park in Lincoln, Nebraska. ELSIE STORMBERG/OMAHA WORLD-HERALD
Crawford's Jillian Brennan (13) points up to the sky before the Class D 3,200-meter final at Omaha Burke High School during day one of the state meet on Friday, May 15, 2019, in Omaha, Nebraska. ELSIE STORMBERG/OMAHA WORLD-HERALD
Cedar and Sage Studio Owner Alyssa Herold sits in her studio in Eagle, on Tuesday, June 22, 2021. Herold held her studio’s grand opening on June 11. ELSIE STORMBERG/THE WAVERLY NEWS
Crowds gather during the longhorn sale at the Wahoo Livestock Sales sale barn on Friday, Aug. 7, 2020, in Wahoo, Nebraska. After the passing of a local longhorn rancher, Wahoo Livestock Sale hosted a rare longhorn auction. ELSIE STORMBERG/WAHOO NEWSPAPER
Louisville's Drew Campbell celebrates a walk-off win on his hit in the bottom of the ninth against Mississippi State during game ten of the College World Series at TD Ameritrade Park on Thursday, June 20, 2019, in Omaha Nebraska. ELSIE STORMBERG/OMAHA WORLD-HERALD
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