Category - Opinion

Backyard activities

By Julie Dickerson Spring is here and parents and children are still isolated at home. A couple of weeks ago, my daughter sent me a few fun things for kids to do while...

Travelers

By Julie Dickerson We all watch the news or listen to it. We all are told to stay six feet away from those around us. We are told to wash our hands frequently. We are...

A great place to start

By Jim Dickerson There might seem to be no bright side to the present coronavirus shut-downs. But in fact, there is an opportunity to support your hometown businesses...

My Side of the Fencepost

Hats off to State Fair staff, volunteers By Jim Dickerson I know the heavy rains last week likely cut attendance at the Nebraska State Fair, but by Sunday, Sept. 1...

The proud one: A tribute for Father’s Day

By Gabby Christensen In the winter of 1969, a group of young boys around the age of 11 were throwing snowballs at cars passing by. They giggled all the while, that is...