Thedford woman gets second chance at a dream

You’re never too old to chase your dreams. Ronda Haumann, of Thedford, is living proof of that. The Mid-Plains Community College student went back to school in 2012, at the age of 57. Her goal is to eventually become a registered nurse. [caption id="attachment_49" align="alignleft" width="300"] Ronda Haumann[/caption] “I actually took some LPN (licensed practical nurse) classes at...

Hospital administrator climbs to the top with help of MLT program

Danni Franzen was going to get out of town. [caption id="attachment_62" align="alignright" width="240"] Danni Franzen (George Hipple Photography)[/caption] “My former classmates still tease me about that when I go to high school reunions,” said Franzen. “I was so determined to leave, and 25 years later, I’m still here.” Franzen is the senior director of Ancillary Services at Great...