Kermit Engh of Fashion Cleaners

“You do what you have to do”

January 20, 2020 · Posted In: B2B Magazine, Leaders

One month, 28 pounds: in the first 30 days of operating the dry-cleaning business that would become Fashion Cleaners, Kermit Engh lost a small pitbull’s-worth of weight. “I would take four shirts with me every […]

Mike-Dempsey

Exemplifying Hard Work and Humility

September 26, 2019 · Posted In: Omaha Magazine, People

Mike Dempsey shies away from attention. In his mind, he is doing his job—helping teenagers through the often sticky years of high school as the assistant principal and athletic director of Gross High School. Mike […]

Shae Degan's 2001 Hummer H1 Alpha

869…and One is Connected to 88

Posted In: B2B Magazine

Shea Degan has been involved in law enforcement for over 20 years, and has devoted his entire career to keeping people safe. It isn’t surprising that Degan owns a vehicle designed for the same mission: […]

MDA Labor Day Telethon

You’ll Never Walk Alone

August 22, 2019 · Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, History, Omaha Magazine

The MDA Labor Day telethon, hosted by multi-talented Jerry Lewis, was a holiday staple of network TV for over 40  years.  The Lewis-headed televised fundraiser ran from 1966 to 2010, and raised over $2 billion […]

Campfire Stories

July 2, 2018 · Posted In: Family, FamilyGuide

Stories for Kids Here are two campfire tales guaranteed to captivate those peering into the night sky or glancing over shoulders into the shadows… The Fisher Stars Constellations have fascinating histories, and different cultures have […]

Portrait of a School Nurse

November 22, 2017 · Posted In: Education, Family, FamilyGuide

Sharon Wade can tell people many reasons why she became a school nurse, but sooner or later she comes around to this story, one of her favorites: “At one point there was a boy with […]