Category: Features

In Passing

Deanna Lynn Engelbert Deanna Lynn Engelbert transitioned from this earthly life on June 27, 2022, to a heavenly and blessed eternity. God showed He would carry her on through cancer with His deep love. She graduated from Marian High in Omaha and received her B.S. in business from Bellevue University in Bellevue, Neb. Deanna had…

Word of the Month: Sniglet

David Zapatka Thirteen months ago, we went off the beaten path of dictionary words when reader Debbie M. wrote, “Hello, I enjoy your column and want to offer a suggestion. ‘Orbisculate’ is a word not yet in the dictionary. I think we should help the young people who are trying to get this word into…

U.S. Military History: The Star-Spangled Banner

Ross Dunfee At the outset of the 19th century, Great Britain was locked in a long and bitter conflict with Napoleon Bonaparte’s France. Both France and Great Britain attempted to block the United States from trading with the other, and restrict the USA from westward expansion. Beginning in 1812, Napoleon began to encounter the first…

Preparing Tin Foil Dinners with Essential Oils

JoAnne Gaudioso Preparing a tin foil dinner is simple, delicious, and fun—whether you are venturing out in the great outdoors or staying home and using your barbecue or your oven. Here are a few tips and recipes for making tasty tin foil dinners your family will love. Useful Tips * Use heavy duty tin foil…