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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, November 25, 2022
Wednesday, November 23, 2022
Tuesday, November 22, 2022

The holiday season has begun, and it brings with it so many treats and traditions. Gathering with friends and family is always especially cherished. And while it is often the thing we look forward to the most, it can cause the person hosting the gathering some worry as well.

Monday, November 21, 2022

With the holidays coming right around the corner, families are busy planning out all the details, such as food and figuring out who is hosting. However, not many people think about the setup at the dinner table. Now, I’m not referring to the setup of food, but the setup of the seating arrang…

As the end of November grows near, many families are gearing up to celebrate Thanksgiving, and my family is certainly no different. With the holiday season comes vast and unique traditions that make Thanksgiving special to all individuals who choose to participate. However, an often-overlook…

Thursday, November 17, 2022

“The world is indeed becoming a strange place, and different from the world I used to know ...” These words echo my own thoughts, and I’m sure there are many middle-age and older people who feel the same, but they come from a novel written more than 80 years ago and from a character who live…

Wednesday, November 16, 2022

Anyone for a Green Bean Seltzer? It’s the newest drink you can purchase for your upcoming Thanksgiving gathering. I’ve gotten used to pumpkin spice egg nog, which at one time seemed pretty exotic. One of my favorite drinks is a cucumber/jalapeno pepper infused ginger beer. Still, Green Bean …

Monday, November 14, 2022

When my dad was a young boy, he worked in the cornfields in the summer. He would wake up before the sun rose and prepare for some tiring work. From morning to noon, he would painstakingly detassel ears of corn. Sweat would pour off him as the sun glared down upon him. His hands became callou…

Although corn detasseling was once a common summer job among teens in Nebraska, the usual number of teenage workers has drastically decreased. Throughout the past couple of years, many of these teens have been replaced by migrant workers.

Saturday, November 12, 2022
Thursday, November 10, 2022

It started in mid-September — Black Friday specials. I took the bait when I saw an email from a retailer offering sales that were way ahead of the traditional Friday after Thanksgiving Black Friday sales. Beat the rush! Get all the deals before anyone else offers them and you lose out! Get y…

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A pickup apparently drove through the Madison County Bank on West Pasewalk Avenue on Saturday morning, but few other details were immediately …

Friday, November 25, 2022

As we move into winter, store lawn and garden pesticides correctly and securely. Storage inf…

Wednesday, November 23, 2022
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