Ryan Roenfeld

Ryan Roenfeld spent most of his life in the Loess Hills of Glenwood where he was once elected 1st Ward City Councilman with 11 write-in votes. He is a graduate of the University of Nebraska at Omaha, former president of the Historical Society of Pottawattamie County, and the author of Wicked Omaha and a variety of other local history books available wherever you forcefully demand your local bookstore carry them. Find him at @RyanRoenfeld on Twitter or at

The stories of the late Union Stockyards, lovingly known by many as the Omaha Stockyards, are a cultural icon and marker of years gone by. In this episode, regional historian Ryan Roenfeld gives us the *beef* on the rise and

Regional historian Ryan Roenfeld recently authored a new book about the Omaha metro area. This one—Secret Omaha: A Guide to the Weird, Wonderful, and Obscure—might contain surprises for even well-informed metro area natives.