While we were trying to figure out the significance of original thought in contemporary culture during our lunch break at school recently, the two young women who work in my office had an intriguing exchange.
The erosion of what many Americans once believed were the foundations of our country continues apace. They include, but are not limited to, overspending and debt (personal and national), never-ending wars, uncontrolled borders leading to massive immigration with no time for or expectation of…
Dozens of variables impact a child’s ability to reach their potential through our traditional education system. However, everyone can agree that the number of hours of instruction a child receives is key. In almost every situation, the more hours a child is actively engaged, the more they learn.
Will Democrats ever say yes to immigration reform? They now have an opportunity to do so as President Trump demands funding for additional miles of physical barrier along the southern border.
When it comes to wise and appropriate use of tax dollars, it’s hard to find a better choice than improving city streets. That’s why there should be widespread support for the City of Norfolk’s plans to undertake five major projects in the next three years.
Norfolk’s Elkhorn Valley Museum is brimming with interesting and historically significant displays and artifacts. But there’s no question that the centerpiece of the museum — its drawing card — is the Johnny Carson exhibit.
We’re not quite sure why U.S. Sen. Mitt Romney felt compelled to make a splash as he re-entered the public spotlight as a new representative from Utah in Washington, D.C.
LINCOLN — Through the Rural Futures Institute, the University of Nebraska affirms its commitment to empowering thriving rural communities within our state, across the country and around the world.
Gov. Pete Ricketts recently came in for some criticism over the fact that a taxpayer-funded consultant report on the 2015 Tecumseh prison riot never was shared with the public.
One can understand why Matt Wilke was excited and yet a bit apprehensive back in 2012.
I made 29 predictions last January, and since accountability matters, how’d I do? At year’s end, I got 19½ right and 9½ wrong — in some instances, wildly so.
The last day of a calendar year seems a particularly appropriate time to look back at all that took place in Northeast and North Central Nebraska in the past 12 months.
It was with great pleasure earlier this week that the Daily News and Elkhorn Valley Bank revealed the 2018 Norfolk Area Person of the Year and two additional finalists for the recognition.
Whew, what a year! We couldn’t wait to get past the election and all of its stress and strife. Maybe the holidays will be better, we thought. Maybe people will be nicer, we hoped.
Gabriel Steinmeyer loves a good challenge.
We don’t know how the government-shutdown fight will end. We only know that all the players will come out looking bad. So why are they battling?
The letter from Mary in Norfolk came as a surprise — not because anyone might call into question my decidedly conservative approach to politics or my “bravery in citing the obvious” relative to the witch hunt cabal involving “special counsel” Mueller and his cronies in the FBI and the DOJ. A…
The end of a calendar year often is an occasion when changes occur. It’s a natural time for retirements and, in election years, there is the swearing in of newly elected officials while others wrap up their time of public service.
Midterm losses typically humble a sitting president of the United States, but Donald Trump is beyond humbling.
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