Preventing child abuse deaths

Preventing child abuse deaths

In 2017, the National Child Abuse and Neglect Data System estimated that 1,720 children died from abuse and neglect. Even one child’s death is o...

December 17th, 2019 |  


Plant hardiness: It’s on the map

Plant hardiness: It’s on the map

Now that winter has arrived, you may be wondering how your plants will hold up. Will there be empty places in your landscape this spring? What can you...

December 17th, 2019 |  


Bring responsible food choices into schools

Each day, 29 million students participate in the national school lunch program. The Nebraska Food Council is urging Congress to reauthorize the Child ...

December 12th, 2019 |  



Still standing in amazement

Still standing in amazement

Through the years I’ve had many people tell me I had an “old soul.” It took me a while to figure out what that meant, but as the yea...

December 11th, 2019 |  


The women who carry a heavy load at Christmas

As we approach Christmas day let’s take a moment to salute the grand women of Christmas.My wife knocks herself out preparing for events like Tha...

December 11th, 2019 |  


Helping foster youth find safe, stable homes

Helping foster youth find safe, stable homes

A safe, stable home is the foundation for opportunity – without it, it can be hard to hold down a job, pursue a degree, and to build a life.But ...

December 10th, 2019 |  


Trim strips save maintenance

Trim strips save maintenance

Trimming grass under fences and around obstacles is one of the most boring and repetitive landscape maintenance chores. Many farmers and homeowners ad...

December 10th, 2019 |  


One of the great all-time cooks

One of the great all-time cooks

I’ve been waiting to hear from the “man card” police for a few years now and haven’t, which makes me believe that maybe, just ...

December 5th, 2019 |  


Your best Christmas gift?

The average American will spend $920 on Christmas gifts this year reaching a total of more than $1 trillion in holiday spending. Eight percent said th...

December 4th, 2019 |  


Internet access for rural Ohio

Internet access for rural Ohio

Most Ohioans can get access to a steady, fast internet connection at work or home. Unfortunately, for Ohioans living outside our big urban areas, broa...

December 3rd, 2019 |