LIGHT ‘EM UP: Silent auction of decorated trees aids food program
by Bill Baldowski
November 19, 2014 06:41 PM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
If Santa Claus ever wanted to move out of the North Pole, he might want to consider the Douglas County Courthouse as a new address, especially during the Christmas season. The holiday-themed Festival of Trees event is under way on the third floor of the courthouse and has been described by two courthouse employees viewing the display as “breath-taking,” and “a morale builder.” One visitor, David Conners, said the trees “would put even the biggest Scrooge into the Christmas spirit.” ...
Many area retailers plan to keep holiday spirit alive, remain closed
While many large, national chains plan to open on Thanksgiving this year, area retailers say they plan to keep the tradition alive and not open on the holiday despite the sales it could bring. Desp...
Nov 25, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Commissioners clash over retreat boycott
County Commissioner Ann Jones Guider drew fire from fellow commissioners recently for her decision to leave a budget planning meeting held outside the county for what she said was a lack of transpa...
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Column: Best friend has a really bad boyfriend
Q: My best friend is one of the brightest, warmest, most wonderful people I know. We’ve known each other since we were little and in that time we’ve seen each other through the loss of a parent, fi...
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Elected officials and college degrees
Apr 04, 2014 | 1268818 views | 0 0 comments | 766 766 recommendations | email to a friend | print

Do you think it is important for elected officials to have college degrees?