Tag: April 2022

Community Connector

When you hear the term “franchising,” most people tend to think of McDonald’s or other large food corporations. Although these types of establishments fall under this category, the word “franchise” has a lot of misconception behind it. Businesses such as McDonald’s have created an illusion that the opportunity to franchise […]

Community-first Mentality

The complex world of insurance can be a tricky one to navigate for many business owners. Fully understanding the ins and outs of coverage, costs, and everything in between can even seem daunting at times. When business partners Tammy Darr and Chad Vacek set out to open Legacy Insurance Services, […]

Get Pumped Up

Kids and adults alike have a fascination with balloons, especially when used to create cute animals and fun objects like hats and swords. Ten-year-old Macie Scott from Plattsmouth, NE, discovered her fascination for balloons a year ago. Now the self-taught balloon artist performs her craft at the local farmers market, […]

Key Communicator

Brooklyn Wrice  |  Senior  |  Papillion-LaVista High School Basketball is Papillion-LaVista High School senior Brooklyn Wrice’s true love. In addition to playing for her high school team, Wrice played with Omaha Sports Academy in middle school and then moved to The Basketball Factory and Retro Hoops in high school. She […]

Play to Win

Karsten Mathsen  |  Senior  |  Concordia High School Concordia High School senior Karsten Mathsen plays to win. “What motivates me is my competitiveness to win at everything I do,” he said. “I have had this competitive fire since I was very young. It doesn’t matter what I play, it can […]