Enjoyed by viewers across the state for its feature-based, character-driven storytelling, “Nebraska Stories” covers art, science, history, sports, performance, nature and more. New episodes air Thursdays at 8 p.m., repeating at 9 p.m. Mondays on Nebraska Public Media and at 8:30 a.m. Fridays on World, and are also viewable online at https://nebraskastories.org/. The March 23 episode opens in Pierce, Neb., with a story about a garden filled with memories. After a man dies in a car accident, the Nebraska Statewide Arboretum honors his friend for work the two men did to plant 800 trees and shrubs in the city’s Gilman Park. Plus, look back at a deadly 1913 tornado outbreak, meet farmers saving a rare breed of goats and see a restored Hastings fountain as it dances with plumes of water lit in brilliant colors.