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Q and A: Dutch Oven Cooking with Christy Christiansen

I love to eat, but do not cook much. I am the chef’s sampler indeed, but not a chef. There is one thing connected to the great outdoors regarding cooking though that I want to learn how to do – Dutch oven cooking. I have been around Dutch oven cooking for some time, but have been the beneficiary of the culinary talents of many. Over the years, we have had fabulous Dutch oven chefs associated with the Nebraska Game and …

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Horsing Around on WOWT 6 Outdoors

Saddle up and come along for the ride on this week’s WOWT 6 News Outdoor Report. In general, I’ll be telling you about the wonderful horseback trail riding and equestrian opportunities at Nebraska state park lands. There are several state park lands that offer guided trail rides. These park lands include Chadron, Fort Robinson, Indian Cave, Niobrara, Mahoney, Platte River and Ponca. Who doesn’t love horses, huh? Omaha’s WOWT 6 Outdoor Report airs LIVE on Thursday at 6 p.m. CST …

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Ice Skating at Mahoney on WOWT 6 Outdoors

I’m always a good sport. Seriously, I am! So, in the true spirit of the Winter Olympic Games, I took to the covered, open-air ice skating rink at Mahoney State Park for a fun feature on this week’s Outdoor Report on Omaha’s WOWT  6 News. How do you think I faired skating on the ice there? Here are a few snap shots. Be sure to tune in and see the (somewhat hilarious) video at 6 p.m. CST Thursday on WOWT 6 News during the sportscast  with …

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Come Cross-Country Skiing on WOWT 6 Outdoors

With the Sochi Winter Olympic Games in full swing, the WOWT 6 Sports Machine crew and I will take to the snow cover with cross-country skis for our weekly WOWT 6 News Outdoor Report. Cross-country skiing is a fun winter outdoor activity to enjoy in our parks as well as a great workout, trust me on the workout thing! I went out early to practice for our segment to see how rusty my cross-country ski skills were/are. Mouth open … tongue out …

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Fun Golfing Opportunities In/Near State Parks on Channel 6

That’s right, I’ll be covering a unique topic this week on my Omaha-based Channel 6 Outdoor Report — Fun golfing opportunities in and near various Nebraska state park lands. I’ll be doing this live with Channel 6 Sports Director Ross Jernstrom at Omaha Country Club during the U.S. Senior Open Championship. Here’s a fella swingin’ away on the golf driving range at Mahoney State Park near Ashland, NE. Miniature golf is fun at Mahoney, too! Find out more by tuning …

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WOWT Outdoors Heads to Mahoney State Park

On this week’s WOWT outdoors segment we head to Mahoney State Park at I-80 Exit #426 near Ashland, NE. Come along for the ride! We’ll be letting you know what fun outdoor activities are available  there this time of year for you and your family to do!  Here’s a pic of one those popular park activities to try. Tune in and find out more information about Mahoney State Park’s activities on The Weekly Outdoor Report with me – Greg Wagner …

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