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Dear editor, I was impressed with William Burdess' letter (Nov. 24). Thank you. Would like to add a few more points. It will be nice to have an Environmental Protection Agency which actually … more
As the numbers of COVID-19 cases have risen across the state, more than a dozen communities have issued mask mandates. Those that have implemented mandates include Omaha, Lincoln, Grand Island, … more
As the calendar has now flipped to December, many are setting their sights on the Christmas holiday. While there are many ways to get in the spirit, two popular traditions are Christmas light tours and watching holiday movies. Is one of these traditions “better” than the other? more
No, I’m not going to get in to a debate about the effectiveness of masks or whether or not they should be mandated. It’s like arguing about politics, there’s just a bunch of arguing … more
Plants provide the "staple" food for most people around the world. It is estimated that over 12,000 species of plants have at one time or another been used for food. However, only about 150 or so are … more
In a year where it seems like our world has been turned upside down, it could be easy to say there is nothing to be thankful for in 2020. But this is exactly the time to think about what we have … more
The CDC estimates that each year roughly 1 in 6 Americans (or 48 million people) are the victims of foodborne illnesses. With Thanksgiving plans likely looking a little different this year due to … more
Cases of COVID-19 in Washington County and across the state are on the rise. As of Thursday, there were 920 total positive cases — 343 in the last two weeks — in the county. In … more
Dear editor, During these unprecedented times and the challenges they present, it is important to celebrate all measures of success within our communities and give thanks to the individuals and … more
Dear editor, The Fort Calhoun polling place included signs reminding voters of the usual COVID cautions and warnings about social distancing and mask recommendation to protect voters. Most … more
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