5 years ago Excerpts from the June 11, 2009 Pioneer Journal • Charges dropped in snowmobile stalking case Stalking and harassment charges were dismissed against three young men accused of following and intimidating two 18-year-olds on snowmobiles on Jan. 20 in Wadena and Verndale. The three men in the pickup said the snowmobiles had sprayed rocks on their vehicle, according to court records, and admitted to following the snowmobilers.
If you need an easy side dish for a barbecue or potluck, this recipe for Maple Dill carrots is a wonderfully sumptuous dish with an unusual, delicious combination of flavors. Enjoy. Maple Dill Carrots Makes four servings 3 c. peeled and sliced carrots 2 Tbl. butter 2 Tbl. brown sugar 1 ½ Tbl. chopped fresh dill ½ teas. salt ½ teas. pepper Place carrots in a skillet and pour in just enough water to cover. Bring to a boil over medium heat; simmer until water has evaporated and the carrots are tender. Stir in butter, brown sugar, dill, salt, and pepper.
As a single mom, I have to make every penny stretch and it can be a challenge to find recipes that are both delicious and inexpensive. This recipe for vegetable pasta primavera is full of flavor and is perfect for early summer, when the vegetables are in season. Enjoy. Vegetable Pasta Primavera Makes six servings • 1 bunch fresh basil • 3 c. chicken broth, divided • ½ c. olive oil • 2 cloves garlic • 1 lb. fettuccine • 2 tbl. olive oil • 1 bunch green onions, chopped • 1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and chopped • 2 pinches sea salt • 2 zucchinis, diced • 1 c.
5 years ago Excerpts from the June 4, 2009 Pioneer Journal • Woman charged with gun threats A Wadena woman was charged May 28 with assault and making terroristic threats...
Now that the warm weather has finally arrived, it is time to be thinking about how to stay cool. These frozen yogurt ice pops will be a hit with both kids and adults. The tasty treats are easy to make, delicious and a healthy alternative to sugary store-bought popsicles.
Now that we are in the spring season heading towards summer and, hopefully, warmer weather, I am on the lookout for lighter meals to enjoy. The last thing I want to do on a hot, humid evening is turn my oven on. This recipe for Chicken Cashew Salad fits the bill nicely. It is a light, healthy meal that is still filling and satisfying with bold flavors including mango and cilantro. Enjoy. Chicken Cashew Salad Makes four servings • ¼ c. rice vinegar • 2 ½ Tbl. lime juice • 3 Tbl. orange juice • 1 ½ Tbl. sesame oil • 1 Tbl. canola oil • 1 Tbl. soy sauce • ½ tsp.
10 years ago Excerpts from the May 6, 2004 Pioneer Journal • Verndale deals with crossing hole A gaping hole at the Burlington Northern railroad tracks on County 23 in Verndale was a main discussion topic at the Monday Verndale City Council meeting. Dawn Nelson, Verndale city clerk, said the city has tried to contact the railroad to fix the hole, which is in the center of a crossing. The company patched the hole and said it would be back in the spring to repair it, Nelson said.
My favorite gifts to receive on Mother's Day are the ones that my children make for me. The time and love that goes into homemade gifts make them extra special. I am not a huge chocolate fan, but love white chocolate. This recipe for white chocolate fudge with pecans is very easy for children to make and is a decadent yet simple gift kids can make for their moms. I know I will be slipping the recipe to my children with a wink and a nudge. White Chocolate Fudge with Pecans Makes two and a half pounds • 1 (8 oz.) pkg. cream cheese • 4 c.