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Nearly one out of three adults will develop a disease called shingles at some point in their lives. It is more common in older adults and in people who have weakened immune systems due to … more
As we finish up the month of April and soon shift to May, floor debate over important issues have consumed our state Legislature. At the moment, we are focusing on state budget issues and personal … more
The vernal equinox is an astronomical event which marks the first day of spring, the day in which daylight and darkness are of equal length. Springtime, on the other hand, is a state of mind. Last … more
Is there really an activity that can help with quick decision making, confidence building and relate back to the livestock industry? Yes! Livestock judging allows youth to gain life skills such … more
High on the list of the most famous and legendary scientists of past history is the name Galileo, who was a great astronomer and physicist. Galileo Galilei (1564-1642) was born in Pisa, Italy. His … more
High blood pressure has often been called the silent killer, and for good reason. Unlike many other dangerous diseases, elevated blood pressure levels rarely create serious symptoms. more
4-H members pledge their “hands to larger service” each time they say the 4-H pledge. One way Nebraska 4-H focuses on this portion of the pledge is with their program priority of community development. T more
My first experience of what we call the “northern lights” here in Nebraska was as a high school athlete doing a late night work out running through my neighborhood at the top of South Street in Blair. more
Although the use of natural dyes for coloring objects has been largely replaced by synthetic dyes, they have had a rich and important history. more
After stealing the show as solo acts in recent films, it was only a matter of time before the two heavyweight behemoths settled it once and for all in “Godzilla vs. … more
Recently, the NFL announced that they are reducing the number of pre-season games, and adding a 17th game for all teams. Many of the players were unhappy about this, and honestly, I can’t … more
In a previous column it was reported that the banyan tree is an East Indian fig tree native to India and Pakistan. In India, the banyan tree is considered by some to be sacred, and people are … more
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