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This week, Gov. Jim Pillen signed an order to end remote work for state employees, who will return to their offices by Jan. 2. Pillen's reasoning for this move is because "the COVID-19 pandemic … more
It should be easy to be thankful, living in the most prosperous nation in all of history, sharing freedoms and opportunities that our ancestors could hardly imagine. And I think Christians should … more
Roadrunners are a bird that looks like a scrawny chicken, but the two species that exist are actually members of the cuckoo family.  They are the most famous bird in the southwest United … more
Every year, Washington County goes above and beyond to honor its veterans with several programs and celebrations. Arlington, Fort Calhoun, Blair and Herman have honored veterans with their … more
Soft drinks include a variety of nonalcoholic beverages consumed all over the world as a way to quench one's thirst in a pleasant way.  The soft drink called Coca-Cola (aka coke) and its … more
There are some things I’ve witnessed that reveal people are not just desirous of hope, they are starving for it. This truth reveals itself in startling ways, one of which is violence … more
The Blair High School softball team went through a hard-fought season this year. Despite the team's runner-up finish during the NSAA Class B State Softball Championship game Oct. 16, there is no … more
“The only thing we have to fear is fear itself,” Franklin D. Roosevelt, 1933. Halloween has come and gone. The spooky decorations will make way for Thanksgiving and Christmas … more
The long extinct saber-toothed tiger was a fierce predator that has become one of the most iconic animals of the ice age.   They are more accurately called saber-toothed cats (or … more
The Hamas-Israel war has alarmed and troubled us all. The atrocities committed against the Jews by Hamas militants when they launched a bloody invasion of southern Israel on Oct. 7 have shocked us. … more
Some new, positive expansion projects are on the horizon at the former Dana College campus. Lutheran Family Services and Angels Share president Ed Shada announced plans for the nonprofit to … more
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