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The Jansens

You could say dirt runs in Rich Jansen’s blood. A third-generation farmer with nearly 8,000 acres of land spanning six counties, this Gretna native is no stranger to a little elbow grease, cultivating the soil that produces corn, soybeans and wheat—the family’s livelihood. “I’m going to die with my boots […]

The Caniglia’s

As far back as high school, John Caniglia was innately drawn to the sounds of carpentry and construction.  Instead of perceiving it as a disruptive racket, he found that the clamor actually helped him concentrate when it was time to hit the books. “It was more soothing to me to […]