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Changing with the Times

Sunderland Brothers Co. brings style to your home It’s a remarkable achievement for a family-owned company to have existed more than 132 years, but Sunderland Brothers has met that milestone. The accomplishment is due to the company’s ability to adapt to changing needs of the market, from selling coal, cement, […]

Cleaning for a Reason

More information www.cleaningforareason.org Share your story of breast cancer On Twitter at #Swiffergoespink When Judy Aten was undergoing treatment for cancer earlier this year, she received a small gift that made a big difference – four monthly house cleanings provided free of charge by The Maids in Omaha. Her friend had told […]

Standing the Test of Time

Family-owned since the Depression, Lumbermen’s enters new phase of growth Back before the recession — before the financial crisis, the housing market crash, the near disappearance of new construction — Jeff Funk of Lumbermen’s took a rosy view of the future. “It looked like life was going to be golden […]

Leaders By Design

Interior designers and their clients benefit from the ASID professional network   Brad and Cindy Lewis had never worked with an interior designer before. When they started building a lake house outside of Waterloo — while living in another town — they quickly realized how useful a professional designer could […]

The Headache Whisperer

Omaha Headache Clinic uses non-medication approach to ease headache pain Omaha Headache Clinic 18460 Wright St #9 402-933-5392 omahaheadachespecialist.com   Headache facts • About 78 percent of adults experience a tension-type headache, the most common form of headache, at some point in their lives. • About 13 percent of Americans […]

More Than Cleaning

Fashion Cleaners tailors services for eager clientele Cleaning more than 15,000 pieces of clothing each week, Kermit Engh starts to philosophize about the emotional power of one’s wardrobe. Compounded over a lifetime, the task of choosing what to wear takes on surprising emotional significance. “If you were to close your […]

Creating Tremendous Good

Crowd-funding website offers new way to extend neighborly hand   Growing up in rural Nebraska, Colleen Maciejewski witnessed how small acts of charity can raise a barn or help a family in need. Red Basket, her recent venture with Woodmen of the World, is her way of bringing neighborly help to the digital […]

Easing Surgical Recovery

da Vinci surgery offers patient benefits   A day after the hysterectomy, Staci Robinson cheered in the stands at her son’s football game. A second-grade teacher and mother of two, Robinson is constantly on the move. With da Vinci surgery, Robinson didn’t have to wait long to get back to […]

Bowled Over

Entertainment center offers fresh take on American pastime   Mike Zabawa’s typical attempt to take his family bowling used to go something like this: Cart the kids to the local bowling establishment. Put your name on a waiting list, since only a few lanes are open to non-league bowlers. Meanwhile, […]

A Perfect Travel (and Transport) Experience

Lounging on a white sand beach after a morning of scuba diving, or perhaps hitting the slopes before relaxing in front of the lodge fireplace – vacation options are endless. When you decide where it is you’d like to travel to, many other decisions need to be thought out before […]