Category - Opinion

My Side of the Fencepost

Beware the easy solutions By Jim Dickerson As we amble into the final two weeks before Nebraska’s primary election, I always like to remember advice about...

My Side of the Fencepost

County needed this debate By Jim Dickerson Some Boone County residents may be getting tired, by now, of the ongoing debate about zoning regulations affecting livestock...

Perspectives

The Social Infrastructure By Paul Hosford In my last column I discussed the concept of community ownership, the idea that the more invested people feel in their...

Molly’s Musings

About my amazing friends by Molly Young Five minutes ago, I had an “aha” moment. A little idea, no, an enormous idea, I often take for granted. This notion...

Perspectives

Where is everybody? by Paul Hosford As many readers know, my wife Lori and I are co-directors of the Albion Area Arts Council. Like our predecessors, we do our best to...

Notes from a Vagabond

The rest of the story . . . . By Steven Fox Let’s recap the story so far. My wife wakes me up at 5:30 a.m. letting me know that our water heater pilot light is out...

My Side of the Fencepost

New and different politics By Jim Dickerson¬†   As I’ve mentioned before, we are fortunate to have some very good candidates running for the District 41 seat...