Laura Ebke

Crete, NEOmaha.com

Laura Ebke: Learning about each other -- and seeing our whole faces -- once again

I have friends who — a year ago — believed that masking recommendations, followed by mask mandates, were part of a plan to “permanently” make us wear masks. No matter how much I tried to convince them that this would be temporary, I couldn’t get through to them. On a recent weekend, I was proven right, and I think we’re learning something about ourselves and our fellow Nebraskans in all of this.
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Laura Ebke: Shaped by agrarian roots, we work to grow modern communities

Thomas Jefferson — author of the Declaration of Independence and third president of the United States — believed that the republic should be built on an agrarian ideology. Of course, that didn’t mean that he thought everyone should be farmers — he knew that there would have to be merchants, some manufacturing and other services provided by non-farmers.