Author: Kathy Rygg

Fostering Humanity through Humor

Ask anyone what their favorite section of a newspaper is, and many will say the funny pages. Whether it’s Peanuts, Blondie, or other timeless classics, good comics have a way of cutting through people’s differences and bringing them together, even if it’s just for a moment. It’s what creative Jeff […]

More than a Bank

Exceptional customer experience is the gold standard for any business. But what truly sets a business apart is delivering that experience time and time again, in both the smallest and largest of ways. Core Bank is hyper-focused on that goal. In fact, its very name represents the company’s entire philosophy—that […]

More than a Century of Healing and Hope

For more than 100 years, Boys Town has been a leader in helping save troubled youth, not just in Omaha, but throughout the country. This year has proven to be especially difficult for children and their families amidst a pandemic and community unrest, revealing unprecedented challenges and stressors. But just […]

Shared Experiences

Celebrate. Commiserate. Commemorate. Those three words describe any occasion that brings friends and family together. They also serve as the mission statement for Brickway Brewery & Distillery, which has been located “down in the bricks” of Omaha’s Old Market for nearly seven years, making its own craft beer and spirits, […]

Genuineness in Practice

Few 29-year-olds have a track record in real estate as successful as Michael Maley, a realtor with Berkshire Hathaway Home Services. But then, few were fortunate enough to have had two of the best mentors in the industry—Bill Swanson and the late Ralph Marasco. Their combined knowledge and experience taught […]

Land of Riches

Finding a house with a view in Omaha is a rarity. Finding one with a view that sits on 100 acres is like a pot of gold at the end of a rainbow. Which is exactly what it feels like when one follows the winding drive up the hill that […]

Dads on a Mission

Five months before Mike Adams’ first child, Addison, was born, he was given the devastating news that she would only live for a week due to a major heart defect. A month later, they learned she had Down syndrome as well. Adams recalls having Addi baptized at the hospital, taking […]

A Woman’s Touch

Being a business owner always comes with unique challenges, but as a female business owner in a male-dominated industry, those challenges can be exponential. However, that didn’t stop Lindsay Warren, owner of Citadel Signature Homes, from pursuing her passion. In fact, she has earned the respect of her male colleagues, […]

A Playground for All

With spring fever in the air, families—especially kids—are anxious to get outdoors. And there’s no better way to spend a beautiful afternoon than at a park where children can freely have fun on a playground. But there’s an unfortunate reality for many families in West Omaha, and that’s the lack […]

High-tech Heartland

With all that Omaha and the State of Nebraska have to offer, one of the biggest concerns shared by business, organizations, and government is the continued struggle to retain and attract tech workers. Community leaders have addressed the issue at various levels for a number of years but found it […]