Latest Dennis Vossberg Stories

2008-05-25 06:00:00

By Paul Hammel, Omaha World-Herald, Neb. May 25--EWING, Neb. -- For nearly a century, the sandy soil around Goose Lake concealed a secret: Freed black slaves once had struggled to settle the harsh plains. That mystery might have remained buried if not for the chance discovery of a cast-iron toy pistol and the relentless searching of a retired Internal Revenue Service agent. And on Memorial Day, Dennis Vossberg's pursuit of the ghosts of Bliss, Neb., will be in the spotlight. Dozens...

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