Nebraska Authors

Ron "Big Red" Halvorson

Born 1961 Sioux City, IA (USA)

The author has been recognized by former University of Nebraska-Lincoln coach, Tom Osborne, former Nebraska Senator, Ben Nelson, and former US President, Bill Clinton.
He says: "I've been influenced by many of Nebraska's authors (Sandoz, Cather, Niehart). I one day hope to be as successful as those great writers before me."

Places Lived

Sioux City, IA ("Other than living in Sioux City for a few months after my birth, I have lived in Nebraska all my life.")
Grand Island, NE (1962)
Kearney, NE (1963)
Gothenburg, NE (1964)
North Platte, NE (1965-- )

Author Of

  • Fiction
  • Nonfiction


Sports-Football; Husker Fans


Cody Elementary, North Platte
North Platte High School, 1980
Degree in Broadcasting, Diploma in Video Production, Hastings Central Tech, Hastings, NE


Broadcasting-Radio and Television

Places Worked

NTV-Kearney, NE
KNOP-TV-North Platte, NE


Confessions of a Husker Fan. 1997.
Second Down: More Confessions of a Husker Fan. 1998.

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Ron "Big Red" Halvorson

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