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I was saddened to read of this poor defenseless turkey probably being killed. Most of these birds lost their homes when they tore down the trees on Capitol Avenue. Many roam our neighborhood.

First, let me say that I registered to vote in 1969 when I was first eligible to do so. I voted absentee ballot when I was in the Army, and have voted in every election since then.

I want to thank the citizens of Grand Island, and the citizens of Nebraska, for their support of our June 30 event, Watch a Liberal Shake Hands with a Conservative. The community support for the idea and our organization’s mission was tremendous. The same was true of our events in Wymore and…

Here’s some more facts on just how bad it is in the Grand Island Public School system to go along with what former Mayor Jeremy Jensen has reported on.

Six members of Danish Sisterhood, No. 113 Western Star Lodge, met July 5 at the home of Leila Johnson. A special guest was Kim Peters from Lincoln.

Thank you very much to everyone who donated to Can Care-A-Van, which collected 34,600 pounds of food donations for the Grand Island community food pantries.


O’NEILL — To Patrick and Keisha (Nehls) O’Neill of Grand Island, a son born June 30, 2022, at Mary Lanning Healthcare in Hastings. Grandparents are Gordon and Colleen O’Neill and Cindi McCarthy, all of Grand Island.

This has been quite a year in our country from the top on down to the local level, especially when it comes to the First Amendment to our Constitution. I have found and experienced the results of censorship of our First Amendment right of speech — even in small groups in central Nebraska.

While Gov. Ricketts and the Republican Party in general is all about saving pre-born babies, how about putting the same amount of time, money and energy into saving elementary school children and teachers.

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