John Grady: Born to make a difference ” Alaska

We can easily slip into a routine where we’ve lost our focus, lost our goals, lost our purpose, lost our passion, and lost our purpose. Just recently I was in Israel on a short business trip and when I arrived in Tel Aviv on the Mediterranean coast I noticed this unique billboard that caught my … Read more

As COVID shut down India, these women opened their hearts – and wallets | Wisconsin

MUMBAI, India — The first time Sangeeta Siwan, a 45-year-old day laborer from India, found out about COVID-19 was when her employer at the packaging factory told her they were temporarily closing the shop. “Everything has been shut down… the country has been shut down. I didn’t even know it was possible,” she said. Her … Read more

Jim Valentine: More stories from the trenches

Jim Valentine on real estate Real estate is a very dynamic industry with many personal stories involving brokers, buyers and sellers and their transactions. Some are lifelong highlights, some are unsettling, and many are just wonders that will always be remembered. We like to share some of these from time to time to let buyers … Read more

Nebraska Cities Take Advantage of Clear Skies and Space to Attract Tourists | news

MITCHELL – The long, flat outlines of hot air balloons lay stretched out on the field. When the sun rises, the balloons rise too, blasts of air blowing them up from the ground. A swirl of blue, green and white begins to unfold. Air breathes life into a balloon shaped like Humpty Dumpty, with arms … Read more

The best burgers in Kentucky since the 1970’s

It’s not just fried chicken and barbecue here at Bluegrass; Kentucky is actually pretty legendary for its burgers! Not only is Kentucky responsible for making the original cheeseburger, but it’s also home to many acclaimed burger joints. Ollie’s Trolley is one such place; This quirky little place has been serving up the best … Read more

George Clooney, Gladys Knight among Kennedy Center honorees

WASHINGTON (AP) – Artists like Gladys Knight or Irish band U2 would normally headline a concert for thousands, but the tables will be turned at the Kennedy Center Honors on Sunday as they and other artists are celebrated for their lifetime artistic contributions. Actor, director, producer and human rights activist George Clooney, pioneering composer and … Read more

Monroe officials approve excavation for Route 25 development

MONROE — The city planning authority has approved a plan to begin ground leveling work for a future building and parking lot along a section of Route 25, despite pressure from some neighbors to delay a decision. Porco Construction applied for a permit to excavate and fill the seven-acre site at 909 Main Street in … Read more

South Carolina Target Braylon’s full profile

South Carolina is actively seeking program-determining playmakers. They attack the recruiting path as such, and wide receiver coach Justin Stepp is one of the best marketers they have. Wide receiver Braylon Burnside was receptive to this pitch and listed South Carolina among his graduating schools. A native of Starkville, Mississippi, Burnside has attracted the attention … Read more