Author Archives: Franzman

Read this if you’re goin’ ‘Fairin”

Read this if you’re goin’ ‘Fairin”

STATE FAIR ADDS PARKING OPTIONS WHAT: State Fair Executive Director Lori Cox has announced expanded shuttle parking availability to help ease parking on grass areas that could be compromised by the wet weather. The State Fair staff recommends using off-site parking and using the FREE express shuttle services. The free services will pick up at…Read more »

initiate an intervention

initiate an intervention

No one is saying you can’t write a check anymore but I am asking why some people write checks in grocery stores. Why do some people write checks in grocery stores? And why am I always behind them in line? Another question: Do you realize it could be considered inconsiderate of others especially if you…Read more »

immediate release

immediate release

Howard St. temporarily closing Monday, use Faidley Ave. to reach St. Francis Emergency Room GRAND ISLAND- Beginning Monday, Aug. 19 sections of North Howard Ave. and 8th St., directly east of CHI Health St. Francis, will be temporarily closed. City roadway and sewer construction will block access to St. Francis from the east off of…Read more »

Funny

Funny

Jimmy Fallon last night: “A new study found that hand dryers in bathrooms spread more germs than paper towels. And the makers of hand dryers said, “But don’t forget, we also don’t dry your hands.”Read more »

Clear the Shelter

Clear the Shelter

-Voice for Companion Animals holding Clear the Shelter Event Voice for Companion Animals will be participating in the 5th Annual Clear the Shelter event on Saturday, August 17th, at 524 South Webb Road in Grand Island. Adoption hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., with several pets available for adoption. Clear the Shelters is a…Read more »

If you’re a fan…

If you’re a fan…

you probably own the shows on DVD. But this would still be cool to see. FRIENDS: Coming to Theaters for 25th Anniversary Friends is heading to the big screen but it’s not a movie based on the sitcom. It’s twelve episodes of Friends to be screened at more than 1,000 theaters in the U.S. on…Read more »

I had a chance to Rolling Stone it…

I had a chance to Rolling Stone it…

and I said ‘No’. Not because I don’t like The Stones but because the show is approximately 6 hours away and would cost us 600 cool ones. Mind you, this price is a steal (to say the least). The icing on the cake is we’d have enjoyed FREE transportation and a free place to stay!…Read more »

Voice for Companion Animals

Voice for Companion Animals

VCA was founded in 2011, and officially became a 501c non profit organization in January 2012. Our founding members have been involved in rescue and animal welfare for decades. Our goal is to help ensure that companion pets in Nebraska are able to remain with their owners during financial hardships. Often times when an unexpected…Read more »

Are people really eating this stuff?

Are people really eating this stuff?

Here’s another, “Why?” blog. Are people really eating this stuff? I thought Mustard Ice Cream was weird but in honor of National Ice Cream Sandwich Day, Oscar Mayer is releasing an “Ice Dog Sandwich.” According to the press release, it’s a “hot dog infused ice cream with real bits of candied Oscar Mayer hot dogs…Read more »

So, this is a thing

So, this is a thing

To celebrate National Mustard Day (Saturday), French’s teamed up with Coolhaus Ice Cream to create Mustard Ice Cream. It comes with a pretzel cookie, it is made with French’s yellow mustard and the color of the ice cream is mustard yellow. People who have tried the ice cream had a range of reactions from complete…Read more »