BestOfWeekend

The World-Herald creates lots of important journalism — stories, photos, video — that is both timely and compelling. But we also know our readers are busy.

Here is a convenient roundup of some of our best work from the last several days that's worth checking out.

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In an interview with The World-Herald last week, Omaha Archdiocese officials said they had given to the state attorney general 100 additional names of church personnel who had faced claims of sexual misconduct or impropriety since 1978 — none of which they say were substantiated incidents involving minors.

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An elementary school principal in Elkhorn Public Schools may have earned the inside track to Santa’s naughty list.

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This fall, three candidates who won their races for the OPPD board focused on something different from contenders who ran six years ago: Each of the three said the district’s environmental goals aim too low, that OPPD should deliver more than half its electricity from renewable sources.

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You’re probably most familiar with Thurl Ravenscroft's work as the voice of Kellogg’s Frosted Flakes spokesman Tony the Tiger. Ravenscroft started roaring his “Grrrrreeeat!” catchphrase in the early ’50s and continued voicing the character almost until his death in 2005.

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Neal Lynch was always an entrepreneur, but his most famous endeavor came when he was 18. His parents were away in Europe, and he decided to bottle and deliver his mother’s salad dressing from his parents’ basement in St. Paul.

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What about other Nebraskans, those whose livelihoods depend on the soil and the air? What are they seeing? How are they adjusting to climate change? 

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