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'On Writing' and 'Why I Write'

In the year 2000, the horror fiction writer Stephen King came out with a different kind of book, a nonfiction book that he entitled, “On Writing: a Memoir of the Craft.” He begins with a series...

 

A Cure for Depression

Even in the 1970’s some of the old gold rush style miners lived the life of a hermit and it was a risk to life and limb to explore the mountains in Northern Nevada. You never knew when you would...

 

Delta Dawn When That Light Comes On

“For he who sows to his flesh, will, of the flesh, reap corruption, but he who sows to his spirit will, of the Spirit, reap everlasting life.”  Galatians 6:8 “He who rules his spirit is...

 

Straight From Steve: Pink Postcards

All of the signs are indicating that the U.S. economy is entering into a long-term recession. Last Wednesday the Federal Reserve raised the key interest rate by three quarters of a point and raised...

 

State Board Candidates

As a retired educator and supervisor of student teachers in the western part of NE.  I have been in many public and private school classrooms and I’m very proud of the teachers and administrators who are educating our students. I have not...

 
 By Deb Fischer    Opinion    September 29, 2022 

Military Preparedness

As a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, I believe it’s critical we ask ourselves the following the questions: Is the United States fully prepared to respond to the changing threat enviro...

 

A Cure for Depression

By Calvin K. Sunderland Edited by Michael K. Sunderland The following is a short excerpt from the Family History my father worked on until Alzheimer’s progressively destroyed his memory. The...

 

Delta Dawn When That Light Comes On

“For by your words you will be justified and by your words you will be condemned.” Matthew 12:35-37  Every word we speak leads to a life-or-death decision. “Death and life are in the power of t...

 

Represent Yourself Right, and Well

A few years ago, my wife and I saw a movie called “Words.” It is labeled as a romance story, but it goes much deeper. Yes, there are two primary characters in a relationship. After that, there is...

 

Proactive Trade Policy

This week I participated in a Ways and Means Committee hearing on the future of our trade relationship with Taiwan. The hearing explored opportunities provided by ongoing trade talks between the U.S....

 

Bridging the Digital Divide

Over the years, Nebraskans have built thousands of miles of trails, rails, power lines, and highways to connect our state. This connectivity has helped our urban and rural communities thrive. Yet as...

 

Federal Broadband Investments

I often talk about the importance of investing in our core infrastructure. That’s things like our roads, bridges, railways, airports, drinking water systems, and ports. But in today’s digital age,...

 

Celebrating No. 29

It started in the work environment. I had a routine every morning. Young in the trade, routine was even more important than it is now. I would make four to five stops before getting to the office in...

 

Delta Dawn When That Light Comes On

God created us a spirit exactly like Himself.  He gave us a soul and manufactured an earth-suit for our journey here.  We are a triune being but unlike God, earth dwelling brings up a fourth dimensi...

 

Return to 1968

With the on set of warmer temps I invite you to come with me on a short trip to 1968 and visit a couple of “cool” events in my past. As related in an earlier story, “The Blizzard of 1968”,...

 

Straight Talk From Steve

A new political action group has been formed in our state known as Nebraska First. As you may have guessed, the name closely resembles former president Donald Trump’s political slogan, Make America...

 

Improving Air Travel

Every August, I always enjoy travelling the state to visit directly with Nebraskans. Taking a moment to speak with constituents, listen to their concerns, and talk about how we can best serve them is...

 

Recap of Queen Elizabeth II

Queen Elizabeth passed away last week, Thursday, September 8, 2022, at 96. She was born on April 21, 1926, and had one sibling, a younger sister named Margaret, born August 21, 1930. When ten,...

 

Protecting Title IX from the Biden Administration

Fifty years ago, women’s volleyball wasn’t even a varsity sport at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL). Fast forward a half century, and Nebraska volleyball is must-see e...

 

Delta Dawn When That Light Comes On

Ah! September!!  It is just like Father to start a new year with a bountiful harvest and a time of rest and rejoicing.  As a youngster, I loved September. Haying was finished.  Stacks were set asid...

 
 By Mike Motz    Opinion    September 8, 2022

No Skinny Rabbits

The ability to tell stories is among the traits I inherited from my dad, Calvin Kenneth Sunderland. Among his many skills was the ability to communicate with both the written and spoken word. I asked...

 

The Challenge of Travel and Witnessed Events

My wife and I did something recently that we’ve never done before. It was my niece’s wedding. I haven’t seen her for about 16 years, since losing my daughter. We connected over time with...

 

Straight Talk From Steve

Two weeks ago, I addressed the reset at the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) due to their failure to adequately guide the American public through the COVID-19 outbreak, and last week I...

 

Delta Dawn When That Light Comes On

“For God honors a man according to his work, and makes man to find a reward according to his way.” Job 34:11; Psalm 62:12; Hebrews 11:6 Honor is a character trait found hidden in the hearts of...

 

Give 'em A Kick

We take computers for granted. We text, talk, do research and spend too much time sitting on our duffs in front of them. It wasn’t always like that. In 1966 a major change in the way newspapers are...

 

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