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I was on vacation in Minnesota last week, watching my youngest nephew's excitement build as he prepared for his first day of preschool. As a student and then a teacher and then a student again, I … more
Every day I turn on the morning news to hear of more disaster and destruction. Hurricanes, flooding, tornadoes, earthquakes, and forest fires that destroy acres of trees and destroy … more
We have all been there at one point or another. You meet up with a family member or friend that you get a little jealous or envious of. Last Sunday my son and I met up with my younger brother … more
Having arrived around 10:00 a.m. on that fateful Tuesday, September 11, 2001 morning, the sound of a radio could be heard as I entered the newspaper office.  That was unusual.  … more
Too much can be said about the war with the Taliban as it transitions into a new phase.  Our troops may be home, but for how long?  It’s not as if we left things in a good spot.  … more
PSALMS 92:13 (NKJV) “Those who are planted in the house of the LORDshall flourish in the courts of our God.” Hello Everyone! This scripture is telling us we need to be planted in … more
This is the season of vegetable abundance and while it would be great if our most pressing concern involved harvest, instead we find vegetable pests are an ongoing problem. Squash Bugs This … more
Although the official end of summer isn’t until the third week of September, Labor Day is when most consider summer’s end. The summer of 2021 has been an exceptionally hot summer, in my … more
As I left church on Sunday morning, one of the farmers said something about the benefit of one more good rain on the crops.  We have truly been fortunate to have the rains we have had this year … more
“For the steps of a good man are ordered by the Lord.” “I knew you before you were born” “For those called He justified, and those He justified He … more
After nearly an 18-month search, Luan Oliverira (O-lee-vera) has joined Nebraska Extension in Burt County as the new Extension Water Integrated Crops Specialist. He is located in the Burt County … more
In honor of National Potato Day, let’s pay homage to the spud.  Here are some things to know about potatoes and potato plants: •There are blue, white, and gold-fleshed potatoes, as … more
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