NEWS BLOGS

This is the News blog for the Norfolk Daily News. Our News Editors and Reporters post to this blog with their opinions and items they couldn't fit in stories. Please feel free to leave your comments and feedback.

Friday, June 11, 2021

Headlines for the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) lately have included emergency use authorization for COVID-19 vaccines and, even more recently, approval for an Alzheimer’s drug.

Thursday, June 10, 2021

The Norfolk Library Foundation has an exciting new opportunity for Northeast Nebraska artists. Their 2021 art project has been launched to further beautify our library space with local art that celebrates the spirit of the Elkhorn Valley.

Wednesday, June 09, 2021

Like 75 percent of the world’s citizens right now, we’re traveling. All that pent-up cabin fever had to be released sometime and the warm weather is bringing travelers out in droves. We had a graduation in Florida which we have been looking forward to attending. It was a nice trip.

Friday, June 04, 2021
Wednesday, June 02, 2021

We have a tiny bird that’s been making a nest in the birdhouse outside our kitchen window and trilling loudly when he’s done for two years in a row. I went online and searched for “tiny brown bird” hoping to get it identified, but I couldn’t find any photo of a bird that looked like it. I re…

European styling elements give a neo-traditional ambiance to the elegant and spacious Charlottesville. Families that love to entertain will find much to appreciate, and it’s no stretch to imagine a glowing bride descending the foyer’s curved staircase on her special day.

Friday, May 28, 2021
Thursday, May 27, 2021
Wednesday, May 26, 2021

Forty years ago, my dad liked to tell us that no year is ever the same, which I’ve found to be an understatement. You would think that life on a farm might be pretty much the same each year with the whole planting, watering, spraying, harvesting thing, but my dad’s old adage has been correct…

Friday, May 21, 2021

My husband just turned 60, which means two things: First, and most importantly, I can say that I am a whole year younger than my husband (for a few more months anyway); but second, and quite sadly, I will be going down the same older-than-dirt road soon enough.

Wednesday, May 19, 2021

Anne Herbert famously said, “Libraries will get you through times of no money better than money will get you through times of no libraries.”

It’s very likely that you’ll be traveling this summer. America has cabin fever and a good tonic for that is a drive somewhere — anywhere. Of course, there are only so many weekend hours available to travel, so I looked up what are the best places that it’s possible to drive to for a long weekend.

“The English Patient” by Michael Ondaatje is a beautifully written novel. It was published in 1992, but I just got around to reading it. I’d been meaning to for some time now, and after seeing it appear over and over on lists of must-read books or mentioned often by other authors as being a …

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Wednesday, May 19, 2021

“The English Patient” by Michael Ondaatje is a beautifully written novel. It was published i…

Friday, May 14, 2021

Money can buy anything. Well, almost anything. It can buy vehicles, houses, land, jewelry an…

Thursday, May 13, 2021