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Current events have crushed our weekend plans, kept nights out to a minimum and put a temporary stop to some of our favorite pastimes. So, with social distancing in affect, how are you making the … more
The last few weeks of been surreal for all of us — more coronavirus outbreaks across the nation every day, and more and more restrictions put on the population almost by the hour. All of our lives … more
The Asian arowana is a freshwater fish distributed geographically across Southwest Asia. There are several varieties of this fish in the wild that some consider as one species, while others … more
Over the decades, TVs have changed. From tiny tubes in black and white to flat screen, wall mounted 60 inches or larger. Over the decades, what we've watched on TV has changed. From westerns, to MTV … more
The Russian thistle is a wiry, tough, sharp, pin prickly, and irritating plant of the genus Salsola that is more famous dead than alive. Today, it can be found growing in at least 45 U.S. states and … more
Schools are closed. Businesses are closed. Just as the weather is warming up we are forced back indoors. While we are hunkered down for the safety of ourselves and others, we don’t have to let … more
Whaling is the killing of whales for subsistence and/or economic value. It has been an important activity in multiple regions around the world throughout human history. Researchers have unearthed … more
On Sunday, I returned home from a five-day get away to central Nebraska to once again take in the sight and sounds of thousands of Sandhill cranes roosting along the Platte River. I have made a … more
Greetings to all in Legislative District 16 and the surrounding region.  Only six weeks are remaining in this 2020 legislative session, and although some substantial bill work was done this last … more
That thin, rectangular thing in our pockets is the most prominent example of our never-ending connection to information. I often wish it was the only example, but the phrase "most prominent" means … more
Social and emotional learning helps to develop youth into contributing members of society, by teaching life skills needed to be successful. In 4-H, youth learn through the four essential elements, … more
With the NCAA Tournament, better known as March Madness, just around the corner, hoops fans everywhere are gearing up for the best time of the year. It’s timely then for the release of “The Way … more
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