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Wednesday, July 31, 2019
I remember well the first day I walked into the Daily News as a new member of the staff in September 1987.
Wednesday, July 17, 2019
One of the Daily News’ correspondents in Northeast Nebraska — who I’ve known for a long time — recently sent me an email with some kind words in relation to my plans to retire from the full-time editor’s position at the Daily News at the end of this month.
Wednesday, July 10, 2019
It’s not just reporters who conduct interviews. Students often find themselves having to do interviews as part of a class assignment. Human resources representatives conduct job interviews.
Wednesday, July 03, 2019
In early June — to help commemorate the 75th anniversary of the D-Day invasion during World War II — the Daily News published something completely different.
Wednesday, June 26, 2019
Over the years, the Daily News — like many other businesses — establishes guidelines to follow. They’re designed to help us be consistent and fair in dealing with the general public, while also striving to provide as interesting content as possible for readers and online users.
Wednesday, June 19, 2019
“Good grammar is like personal hygiene. You can ignore it if you want, but don’t be surprised when people draw their conclusions.”
Wednesday, June 12, 2019
Several Daily News staff members had the pleasure to meet with Norfolk Police Chief Don Miller recently as a way to get better acquainted and discuss media coverage of police-related activities.
Monday, June 10, 2019
In a country preoccupied with presidential candidates preaching extreme liberalism and even unabashed socialism comes America’s greatest living historian, David McCullough, with a new and needed book.
Wednesday, June 05, 2019
My how time flies.
Wednesday, May 29, 2019
One of the challenges facing newspapers and other media outlets is deciding how much attention to pay to a historical anniversary.
Wednesday, May 22, 2019
Some odds and ends to share with readers:
Wednesday, May 15, 2019
Here comes another installment in the irregular series of “things a news organization concerns itself with that probably seem very strange to the average person”:
Wednesday, May 08, 2019
Like many other businesses in Norfolk and area communities, the Daily News somewhat regularly gets calls from school representatives asking if we would be willing to have one of their students spend a few hours here as part of a job shadow.
Wednesday, May 01, 2019
Creating an even playing field for a free and diverse press in the United States is the goal of what’s officially titled the “Journalism Competition and Preservation Act.”
Wednesday, April 24, 2019
You’ve probably noticed the advertisements that have been published already in the Daily News. But I can’t help but offer another mention of the Norfolk Area Business Hall of Fame.
Wednesday, April 17, 2019
A few student-related items to pass along in this space today.
Wednesday, April 10, 2019
Some more odds and ends from the newsroom to share:
Wednesday, April 03, 2019
Some odds and ends from the newsroom to share:
Wednesday, March 20, 2019
I recently had a Daily News reader ask me for some tips on how best to write a letter to a state legislator. It was a good question because state senators likely receive a large number of letters and emails on legislative bills.
Wednesday, March 13, 2019
Some odds and ends from the newsroom to pass along:
The Lower Elkhorn Natural Resources Directors tabled a resolution promoting water quality despite the ongoing issue of high nitrate levels in parts of the district.
The Norfolk Public Schools Board of Education approved a letter opposing the first draft of Nebraska’s health education standards during a mee…
UFOs have been making national headlines recently, as the government has confirmed leaked videos. But 25 years ago, Northeast Nebraska had its…
Thursday, July 22, 2021
If you have younger children with dreams of appearing on stage, the Norfolk Arts Center is o…
Wednesday, July 21, 2021
Our college bound daughter is working on a home-based project this summer — a painting on th…
After the introduction in my Everyman’s Library edition of Death Comes for the Archbishop by…
Friday, July 16, 2021
My parents had a lot of foresight in not naming me “Grace.”
Friday, July 09, 2021
One of my many faults — and, yes, there are many —is that I am habitually late. I’m not part…
Friday, July 02, 2021
Hard. Challenging. Verging on impossible. This might be the way that someone would describe …
Wednesday, June 30, 2021
After heading down to our storm shelter during a recent tornado warning announcement, I real…
Friday, June 25, 2021
The “Madge Effect” is what I call it. This is a little-known — or perhaps little-discussed —…
Thursday, June 24, 2021
Photographer Randy Bacon will appear at the Norfolk Arts Center on Thursday, July 15 to disc…
Wednesday, June 23, 2021
I took photos of our above ground pool in May thinking it would be easier to sell it than to…
Tuesday, June 22, 2021
The alarm sounded at 4 a.m. and I reluctantly dragged myself out of bed. We had a long drive…
Friday, June 18, 2021
Dogs and cats are not the only members of the animal family that sometimes seem like quasi f…
Wednesday, June 16, 2021
COVID changed how America eats, according to a Successful Farming article I recently read, w…
Slowly, yet surely, I am making my way through all the Pulitzer Prize winners in fiction. I …
Tuesday, June 15, 2021
For readers, summer is the season for “beach reads.” Coined about 30 years ago, the term bea…
Friday, June 11, 2021
Headlines for the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) lately have included emergency use…