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Neighboring Nemaha County has a wind farm in its southern region, just across its southern border with us - Jackson County. Marshall County commissioners are grappling with how they will regulate and zone a wind farm proposed in that county. Brown County commissioners have announced their interest...
If you are a worker making minimum wage, then you obviously are in favor of raising the minimum wage. But if you are a small business owner, you probably wonder why this is an issue at this time - in the middle of the worst health pandemic in about 100 years. You have a good point. We should not be...
At the same time that political discrimination is emerging as a real thing at the U.S. Capitol Building, there’s never been more clear evidence that we need term limits for Congress. We already limit our presidents to two terms. We can limit our Congress, too. Democrats elected to Congress today...
When it comes to good government, perception is everything. That is why it is so important to thoroughly investigate the many alleged incidents of voter fraud in several different states in the recent presidential election. Republicans and Democrats alike all have a lot to lose if the American...
The good news about vaccines that we’ve all been waiting for has been proclaimed. COVID-19 vaccines could be available by as early as mid-December to front-line health care workers in the United States. Representatives for Moderna and Pfizer, two pharmaceutical companies producing and testing...
Seven things we either learned, or were reminded of, from this election cycle: --- *Foreign interference in our elections is not the most pressing problem. Domestic interference is a problem, however. Social media giants Twitter and Facebook, acting as agents for one candidate or another, routinely...
Nominations for The Holton/Jackson County Chamber of Commerce’s 16th Annual Hall of Fame recognition will be accepted through Friday, Nov. 13. The Chamber’s Hall of Fame recognition program seeks to honor longtime community impact and involvement, longtime inspiring leadership, longtime...
People worried about whether their mail-in votes will count on Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 3, have nothing to worry about in Kansas, if they just follow the rules. The rules have not been changed in this state for this election. That’s the key thing to remember. And it’s up to voters to follow the...
A total of 14 U.S. presidents have appointed 21 Supreme Court justices during election years, it has been reported. A half dozen presidents filled Supreme Court seats even though their successors had been elected. So it’s not unusual at all for President Donald Trump to be preparing to nominate a...
The object of Rotary International, a service organzation with 35,000 clubs and 1.2 million members worldwide, is not so much different than the object of good, elected public service, in my view. If voters are looking for solid reasons on why they should vote for someone in November at the general...

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