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There is a French saying; "Dis-moi ce que tu manges, je te dirai qui tu es." Which translates to “Tell me what you eat, and I will tell you who you are.” What does it mean? I don't know and I don't think any one really cares, but I wanted to open with something French so to set the mood. Picture it...
  The Todd County Historical Society met on May 6 at 7:00 p.m. in the museum. The meeting was called to order by President Gary Stracek with the Pledge of Allegiance. The Secretary’s Report was read and approved. The Treasurer’s Report was approved.  De’s Museum Report: • On April 25 thirty...
May is designated as Mental Health Month, and has been observed as such since 1949. Mental Health America’s theme year is once again #4Mind4Body, which this year highlights the topics of animal companionship, spirituality, humor, work-life balance, and recreation and social connections as ways to...
It is a nice, sunny day as I’m writing Leader news but sounds like the rain is coming.  Hope everyone has fun plans for Memorial Day and the weather holds out.  Cake and ice cream was served along with some live music from Tony as we celebrated all the May birthdays, Spring Wheel of Fortune was a...
Funds are available to property owners in Todd County who have a noncompliant septic system and who meet the income requirements.   Septic systems that are eligible for grant funding are those that are failing as defined by the MPCA which includes systems that cause sewage to backup frequently into...
Why do we have to attach “ie” to the word “food” to describe someone who loves food?  We don't call people who love horses, "Horsies" nor do we call those who love their jobs, "Jobies"  Don't we all like food? I mean I have yet to meet someone who says "Nope! I don't like food. Food is just not for...
Hope you all had a Happy Easter and May Day is right around the corner.  Pigs in a Blanket were served along with a good game of Roulette, everyone enjoyed chips, dip, and beverages while the Cline Connection played for Happy Hour, Sue was here for Volunteer Bingo after supper, and the Country...
A healthy start can make a big difference to the youngest residents of Todd County, and the Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) program is making it easier for those kids to get the nutrition they need.   WIC is a federal program that helps pregnant women, new mothers, babies and children up to age...
What's the difference between mashed potatoes and pea soup? Anybody can mash potatoes. UG! Ya, I know, that one is a distasteful groaner, but HEY, it's food related, so this week we talk tators. Today, the potato is one of the world's most important crops and our community is so fortunate to have...
When evaluating a field for a producer the NRCS conservationist will look at a variety of resource concerns.  SWAPA+H+E is the acronym the agency uses to identify the resources. SWAPA+H+E stands for Soil, Water, Air, Plants, Animals, Human considerations and Energy.  All of the resources interact...

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