Author: Kathy Rygg

A caring ‘sole’

When Lilly Maddox turned 9-years-old, her parents opened up their home for foster care. To Lilly’s surprise, some of the kids arrived without shoes. Wanting to help other kids who might not have shoes, she decided instead of receiving presents for her birthday, she wanted her friends and family to […]

Regency’s rich history as a holiday tradition for families

For more than 40 years shoppers have made Regency a favorite destination, especially at the holidays. With its brick-lined interior and enclosed store-fronts only steps apart from each other, Regency was originally designed as a small-town village as part of the overall Regency development. Locals who lived in the housing […]

Table Grace cafe caters to a community in need

If you’re not familiar with the small, community restaurant tucked along Farnam Street between 16th and 17th Streets downtown, you need to be. The concept is simple:  provide healthy food for anyone who walks in the door, and you can either make a monetary donation in any amount, or you […]

Rejuvenating Women helps restore hope for those affected by human trafficking

An average of 900 individuals are sold each month in the state of Nebraska for human trafficking.* That’s a chilling statistic that most people might be surprised to learn. Unfortunately, it’s a reality that has resulted from the ease of online access to sites where people are sold into this […]

Snowshoe Candy Co. makes your holidays sweeter

Ali Clark Yahnke’s favorite season for candy making has always been winter. Growing up in Wisconsin, she loved activities that imparted feelings of warmth and comfort such as cooking and knitting and has fond memories of enjoying handmade caramels from her grandfather at the holidays. One year at Thanksgiving she […]

Luxury Living

When planning to build a house, most homeowners have certain requirements to meet their lifestyle. For Rebecca and Darrin Jackson, the list was short but important to them: a large mud room with wall-size family organizer; second-story laundry room large enough to accommodate two sets of washers and dryers; an […]

Brookestone Meadows Celebrates a Decade of Community-Based Care

Going the extra mile is a quality that is invaluable to an organization. And it’s often not something that can be forced or taught, but rather an inherent part of that organization’s culture. It’s a culture that Brookestone Meadows Rehabilitation and Care Center has become known for and is something […]

Southern Inspiration

One of the best feelings is walking into a home and knowing immediately it’s the floorplan and style that you want. That happened to Gordon and Jane Parry when they walked into a Street of Dreams home in Omaha in 1993 that had been built by local contractor Jerry Palmer. […]

88 Tactical Range & Readiness Center creates a safer community

Imagine witnessing a car accident that results in injuries to those involved. Are you hesitant to stop because you don’t feel you have the first-aid training that may be required to help and instead call 9-1-1? This is just the type of situation that the experts at 88 Tactical want […]