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With mass shootings still infiltrating headlines, I sat down to watch one of my favorite movies —”The Fallout.” This movie is a true testament to how students in America overcome … more
For generations, the peanut (aka groundnut, goober, monkey nut) has been a favorite and healthy snack food for many.  The peanut is a legume crop grown mainly for its edible seeds. It is a … more
The ability to work brings purpose and a sense of accomplishment for many Nebraskans throughout our state. It takes both determination and an interest in the wellbeing of our loved ones and … more
The Nebraska lifestyle varies based on urban and rural locations, causing a divide in opinions about legislation. For instance, the Judiciary Committee heard LB 1269 in an attempt to implement … more
Like the majority of states — 38 to be exact — Nebraska has a “Stand Your Ground” law, sometimes known as the castle doctrine. The idea behind the legislation is that … more
For many people, movies are not exactly something that they enjoy. I come across many people that enjoy watching documentaries. So for this week, I wanted to talk about my favorite documentary … more
Two meetings were held this week to hear from the community and gather ideas for future planning. Monday was the Arlington Public Schools' Community Engagement meeting, and Tuesday introduced … more
On Jan. 27, thousands of Nebraskans came to Lincoln to walk in support of life. When I first ran for the position of state senator, I promised to represent the overwhelming voice of Nebraskans in … more
The ability for constituents to be involved in the legislative process for each bill is considered to be a privilege unique to Nebraska. Our Capitol building is known as “the people’s … more
The curse didn’t touch this movie. A new addition to the A24 list, “The Iron Claw,” is also a new addition to my five-star movie list. I have only given 35 of my 2,323 watched … more
The first horror release of 2024 is here. Hitting theaters Jan. 5, Bryce McGuire’s “Night Swim” rang in the new year with a jump scare. With producers Jason Blum and James Wan, this … more
Imagine you are a parent struggling to make ends meet, to pay for housing, clothing and food for your family. We all know, first hand, how expensive groceries are these days. Putting food on the … more
Having been a publisher in Washington County for over 40 years, I can safely say that this county has never seen a year like 2023. While there were many good and positive things that happened … more
Generation Z has given the new year a new name — 2024 (for) the plot. Emphasizing their acts toward creating a chaotic and unforgettable year. I can get behind the name, but for different … more
Due to continental drift the map of the world has been changing over time. Some 220 million years ago there was just one supercontinent, Pangea and one giant ocean, Panthalassa. Australia … more
Jordan Rishel, who had been a humble servant to the people of Washington County in one form or another for more than a decade, passed away on Dec. 28, 2023. Born and raised in New York, Rishel's … more
Netflix’s recent release, “Leave the World Behind,” has divided movie buffs across the world. From its title scene to the question-filled ending, Sam Esmail’s new film has … more
Over the last few weeks, I have been asking people what their favorite childhood movie they still enjoy is. Of course, the results varied, but many family-friendly movies later, I have picked my top … more
With the announcement of proposed budget cuts across two University of Nebraska schools, we wonder if something else could have been done to prevent these heartbreaking programs and faculty … more
Ever since penicillin was discovered in 1928 and utilized to cure bacterial infections during and after WWII, scientists have been searching everywhere for new antibiotics. It soon became … more
After multiple decades with no homicide cases in Washington County, the area was recently struck with another random act of nonsense last Sunday in Ft. Calhoun. For years, the communities within … more
It never ceases to amaze us at the Enterprise the dedication the communities in Washington County have to serving. This is especially apparent during the holiday season. Several events we have … more
We don't hear as much about tuberculosis (TB) today as people did years ago, but for centuries it was one of the most feared of all infections. This disorder, often called consumption, usually … more
From youth sports, school foundations, food pantries, animal shelters and more, the Washington County nonprofits are here to provide their services to the communities. A day of celebrating and … more
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