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Painting to Perfection: Kevin Clanton is updating Omaha one home at a time

Homeowners are living in their houses longer before moving. Often this results in the desire to upgrade outdated styles, especially with kitchens. The once popular golden oak cabinets that dominated new construction homes during the 90s are being replaced with white cabinetry. The high price of lumber can make replacing […]

On camera and off, Malorie Maddox cares about community

For most local residents, Malorie Maddox is a friendly, familiar face. She has been a part of our nightly routine for 12 years, covering stories in our community that range from kind-hearted to heart-wrenching. She’s won numerous awards for her journalistic achievements and is regularly asked to host and speak […]

Entrepreneur Doug Dushan brings fine art online with Upklose

Online apps are more than just games and entertainment. They help make life easier, and they help people connect. This is especially significant for individuals trying to start a business and make a name for themselves, such as those in the arts who often end up sacrificing time to create […]

Vala’s Pumpkin Patch focuses on family first

For many families, fall wouldn’t feel complete without a trip to Vala’s Pumpkin Patch in Gretna. Whether it’s bouncing on the giant jumping pillows, enjoying homemade kettle corn, or riding the hayrack to pick the perfect pumpkin, a day at Vala’s means a day filled with fun for the entire […]

Sunglass designer Alan Tipp blends style and innovation

Anyone who plays sports or has a child athlete is familiar with the Under Armor brand. Not only is the company gaining market share with its athletic apparel, but it’s making casual wear as well. However, not everyone knows that since 2007 the company has also sold its own line […]

Rejuvenating Lives and Restoring Health

Denise Pollard brings balance back to health At some point in their lives everyone has experienced a time when they haven’t felt themselves. Perhaps sleep is fitful, energy is low, libido is down, or headaches pop up unexpectedly. Sometimes physicians aren’t able to pinpoint a cause, which can lead to frustration and […]

Gigi’s Cupcakes’ SuZanne Rogers is sweet to community and employees

What does it take for a boutique bakery to be successful in today’s market? A great tasting cupcake is number one, but SuZanne Rogers, owner of Gigi’s Cupcakes in Village Pointe would add that helping the community and helping her own employees are just as important. And after being in […]

Nebraska Realty CEO Andy Alloway puts people first

If you’re not familiar yet with the name Nebraska Realty, it’s understandable. Formerly Deeb Realty, the company recently changed brands but is still one of the largest real estate companies in the state. And if you aren’t familiar with the name Andy Alloway, the company’s CEO, that’s not surprising. Even […]

Lynn Hagedorn helps others live the life they want

Time and money—two things most people would like to have more of. But often the pursuit of more money actually decreases the amount of time spent on those things that are most important: family, friends, and the pursuit of passions. However, Lynn Hagedorn, an Omaha mother of three, has not […]

The Holy Family Shrine

A peaceful place of beauty and comfort. Situated on 23-acres overlooking the Platte Valley, along Interstate 80 between Omaha and Lincoln, is a wood and glass structure that many people have wondered — what is it? This common curiosity is what brings more than 25,000 people each year to visit […]