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Patrick White Treasures unearthed in ordinary places

A few weekends ago, my friend and I went to a massive garage sale in Lincoln. The fair-like atmosphere of the hosting warehouse was penetrated by the sounds of bargaining vendors and customers, the shuffling of books and boxes, and the smell of kettle corn enticing browsers from an indoor cart.

Robin Stroot A notion for sewing notions

Whenever you get a notion to do a little sewing, be sure you look for the notions needed for your sewing project.

Sewing a garment means taking some type of pattern pieces (whether your own creation or commercially created pattern), other items and sections of fabric and items and making it a wearable garment.
Joyce OreBewildering queries that may never be answered

Life is full of hundreds of nagging little questions. The most classic, of course, is “Why me?” But there are countless others. Granted many are rather inconsequential in the overall scheme of things, but still annoying.

These questions spring up frequently. I’ll share a few of mine with you, and I’m sure you have many of your own.

Russ Batenhorst Lawns, social media: 2 things that can wait

It must be spring.

A time when people’s minds start to wander.

And my mind doesn’t stick to one theme for an entire column.

Tamera Schlueter Marathon training is challenging, terrifying

I’ve mentioned a time or a hundred that I’m back to running. Sharing the experience eases the pain and holds me accountable, so here we go again. Forgive me or sue me. It’s up to you.

The Lincoln half marathon is May 4, and I’m a ball of angst, worried that my training will come up short.

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  Deb Fischer, U.S. Senate
  383 Russell Senate Office Building
  Washington, D.C. 20510
  (202) 224-6551 • senator@bennelson.senate.gov

  Mike Johanns, U.S. Senate
  404 Russell Senate Office Building
  Washington, D.C. 20510
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  Adrian Smith, U.S. House
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  Washington, D.C. 20515
  (202) 225-6435 • www.house.gov

  Area Nebraska senators

  Russ Karpisek, Wilber • District 32
  Room 1015, State Capitol
  Lincoln, NE 68509
  (402) 471-2711• rkarpisek@leg.ne.gov

  Les Seiler, Hastings • District 33
  Room 1523, State Capitol, Lincoln, NE 68509
  (402) 471-2712 • lseiler@leg.ne.gov

  Annette Dubas, Fullerton • District 34
  Room 1018, State Capitol, Lincoln, NE 68509
  (402) 471-2630 • adubas@leg.ne.gov

  Tom Carlson, Holdrege • District 38
  Room 1022, State Capitol, Lincoln, NE 68509
  (402) 471-2732 • tcarlson@leg.ne.gov

  Dave Heineman, Governor
  Office of the Governor
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  (402) 471-2244 • www.governor.nebraska.gov

 Hastings City Council
Ward 1
  Everett Goebel
  402-463-4063 • egoebel@cityofhastings.org
  Ginny Skutnik

  Ward 2

  Sarah T. Hoops
  402-519-5040 • sarkatra@yahoo.com
  Michael Krings
  402-463-3130 • mkrings@cityofhastings.org

  Ward 3

  John Harrington
  402-462-8897 • jharrington@cityofhastings.org
  Kathy Peterson
  402-463-2756 • kpeterson@cityofhastings.org

Ward 4
  Chuck Niemeyer
  402-463-5179 • cniemeyer@cityofhastings.org
  Phil Odom
  402-463-4909 • podom@cityofhastings.org

 ADAMS COUNTY bRD. of supervisors
  District 1
  Lee Saathoff, Hastings • (402) 463-8151

  District 2

  Mike Weeks, Hastings • (402) 751-2546

  District 3

  Jack Hynes, Holstein • (402) 756-5023

  District 4

  Scott Thomsen, Hastings • (402) 463-9485

  District 5

  Dale Curtis, Hastings • (402) 463-3778

  District 6

  Chuck Neumann, Hastings • (402) 463-5471

  District 7

  Eldon Orthmann, Hastings • (402) 462-9846

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