Flatwater Free Press delivers first story
September 9, 2021
(Editorʼs Note: This is the story distributed by a Nebraska independent and non-profit newsroom known as the Flatwater Free Press. It is written by a former Red Cloud resident, Mathew Hansen. To learn more about the Flatwater Free Press, read the Editorʼs Notebook column in this issue.)
Diana Ignaceo answers the knock at her door on a sweltering August morning, not expecting to see firsthand why South Omaha has increased its vaccination rate more than almost anywhere else in Nebraska this summer.
A jovial woman named Mary McConnaughey is standing on the front steps, carrying a refrigera...