Reports

I could go one for a few more weeks about the subject of pie crusts but I am sure by now you are getting tired of them. This last one is still worth mentioning and I’m including a pie filling recipe that goes fantastic with it. Remember to experiment with flavors. Last week I listed numerous pie...
The sun is finally shining but the days are getting shorter and it is cooling down. Wondering when the frost is going to hit?? The winners of the eighth annual spelling bee were first place going to Frances N. and 2nd place went Hazel D. It was amazing - it took more than five rounds to come up...
Last May 15th Javier Valdez was driving his car in his home state of Sinaloa, Mexico. Nobody knows what happened exactly but somehow another driver forced him to come to a stop. Then somebody got out of that vehicle, pulled Mr. Valdez from his car, and shot him dead. There’s no question who the...
Oh for the love of Popcorn. We’re far from the world’s first popcorn fans: Archeologists have found traces of popcorn in 1,000-year-old Peruvian tombs. Makes me wonder what movies were good back then, ha. Popcorn really made its name as a snack food in the latter part of the nineteenth century when...
The Todd County Historical Society met on Monday, September 4 at 7 p.m. in the museum. President Gary Stracek called the meeting to order with the Pledge of Allegiance. The August Secretary’s Report was read and approved. The Treasurer’s Report was approved.  De’s museum report:  • The $250 grant...
REMEMBER the Apple Dessert contest is right around the corner. Hoping some of you excellent cooks are willing to bake something up for the contest and join us for taste testing and coffee.  It will be on Thursday, Sept. 28 with judging at 2:30 and the coffee and taste testing to follow. Tony was up...
Some years ago my family was in El Paso, Texas. We decided to walk across the international bridge into Juarez, Mexico to find lunch. The bridge is one of those that is higher in the center than on either end. After lunch, when we were returning to El Paso, we came across a Mexican man in a...
Sometimes, the lack of outrage, feigned or real, the total & extremely rare lack of protests or news coverage of the Justine Damond murder, by a Minneapolis police officer, just boggles my mind.  The total lack of protest & very slim news coverage, has probably caused many people to forget...
Until recently, young children and teens almost never got type 2 diabetes, which is why it used to be called adult-onset diabetes. Now, about one-third of American youth are overweight, a problem closely related to the increase in kids with type 2 diabetes, some as young as 10 years old. Weight...
Rain, rain go away! It has to quit because the fifth annual carnival is coming on the 24th of August. What a fun time for all the residents. Thanks to all the staff and families and friends that have donated items. Mikko Cowdery will be here with Irish music and there will be games, food, and lots...

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