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As we finish up the month of April and soon shift to May, floor debate over important issues have consumed our state Legislature. At the moment, we are focusing on state budget issues and personal … more
The vernal equinox is an astronomical event which marks the first day of spring, the day in which daylight and darkness are of equal length. Springtime, on the other hand, is a state of mind. Last … more
Is there really an activity that can help with quick decision making, confidence building and relate back to the livestock industry? Yes! Livestock judging allows youth to gain life skills such … more
High on the list of the most famous and legendary scientists of past history is the name Galileo, who was a great astronomer and physicist. Galileo Galilei (1564-1642) was born in Pisa, Italy. His … more
After stealing the show as solo acts in recent films, it was only a matter of time before the two heavyweight behemoths settled it once and for all in “Godzilla vs. … more
Recently, the NFL announced that they are reducing the number of pre-season games, and adding a 17th game for all teams. Many of the players were unhappy about this, and honestly, I can’t … more
In a previous column it was reported that the banyan tree is an East Indian fig tree native to India and Pakistan. In India, the banyan tree is considered by some to be sacred, and people are … more
The Nebraska Legislature continues with all day floor debate, discussing and voting on countless bills. Speaker Mike Hilger’s office announced their priority bills and I believe he has chosen … more
Blair has seen its fair share of visits from dignitaries over the years — from governors to senators to celebrities and even royalty. Last week, this community got its first taste of what a … more
The banyan tree, also referred to as the strangler fig, is the national tree of India and native to the Indian subcontinent. Variations of this majestic tree are also found in various tropical and … more
The Nebraska Legislature is in full swing as we transition into the last couple of weeks of March. All 14 committees are done hearing testimony for this legislative session and will be holding … more
March is home to National Nutrition Month — an annual campaign created by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics to bring awareness to healthful eating and physical activity habits. The … more
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