Category - Opinion

Perspectives

An Obscenity . . . .

By Paul Hosford
For months, the Democrats complained that the media was biased against Hillary Clinton, to which the Republicans scoffed. Now...

My Side of the Fencepost

Two sides to the budgeting coin

by Jim Dickerson
The budget-making process is one of the more interesting aspects of local government, but as I’ve learned through...

My Side of the Fencepost

The season of ‘spin’

By Jim Dickerson
Just a word of warning. We’re going to hear a lot of “spin” in the next three months.
It is a relatively...

Molly’s Musings

Visiting Ground Zero and Remembering
By Molly Young
The wooden flute’s notes split the sticky city air.
As I stood on the busy sidewalk, I joked about the...

Perspectives

Independence Day
By Paul Hosford
The trouble with never throwing anything away is that sooner or later you run out of space for everything. Save things over a span of...

My Side of the Fencepost

By Jim Dickerson
A Patriotic Tribute
At the Boone County Courthouse grounds on Monday, Memorial Day was observed as it should be. A large and sincere crowd remembered...

Teen calls attention to drug use perils

Letter to the Editor
By Macey Dozler, Albion, NE
Dear Editor:
Teenage life has always been and always will be rough. As the years go by, it seems to be getting tougher...

Molly’s Musings

Some tips for senior grads
By Molly Young
Four finals. One paper. Eight days. My freshman year at the University of Nebraska – Lincoln slipped into single digits...