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I love spicy food, but my kids do not. This recipe for Hobo Hot Dish balances my need for heat with their mild tastes. It is really easy to make and so delicious. Hobo Hot Bake Makes eight servings • 2 pkgs. turkey kielbasa, sliced • 3 lbs. small red potatoes, halved • 1 lb. baby carrots • 1 large onion, sliced • 3 whole bay leaves • 3 teas. oregano • 2 Tbl. garlic, finely chopped • 3 teas. basil • 3 Tbl. olive oil • Sriracha hot sauce (optional) • Salt and pepper to taste
Last week, I took my daughter, niece and nephew to see 'Mr. Peabody and Sherman.' I thought the kids would enjoy it, even if I didn't. I was therefore surprised at how much I enjoyed this fun family film. The backstory of the film is that Mr. Peabody, a dog, was never adopted from the animal shelter and instead works hard to educate himself, becoming one of the smartest beings on Earth, and adopts Sherman as a baby when a judge says, "if a boy can adopt a dog, I see no reason why a dog can't adopt a boy."
5 years ago Excerpts from the March 5, 2009 Pioneer Journal • Funeral dispute led to terroristic threat charge A Menahga man was charged with terroristic threat and domestic assault crimes in Wadena County District Court in a dispute that escalated from a request to turn off a cell phone at a funeral. According to Wadena County District Court records, Timothy Alan Sandberg, 46, became angry at a man at a family funeral who asked him to turn off his cell phone during the ceremony.
I don't know about anyone else, but I have major cabin fever and am ready for spring! This recipe for Spring Pasta Salad is a delicious light recipe that gives me hope that spring will be here soon. Enjoy! Spring Pasta Salad Makes 6 to 8 servings Dressing â¢ â..." cup extra virgin olive oil â¢ 2 teas. Dijon mustard â¢ 1 teas. honey â¢ 1 garlic clove, grated â¢ 1 lemon, zested and juiced â¢ salt and pepper to taste Pasta salad â¢ 12 oz. spiral pasta, cooked and drained
10 years ago Excerpts from the Feb. 26, 2004 Pioneer Journal • Mock trial finishes season The Wadena-Deer Creek mock trial team wrapped up its season on Feb. 11. In its first competition on Feb. 4 against Moorhead, the team won by six points. The Wolverines then took on the mock trial team from Perham but lost by one point on Feb. 6.
Parents of children who will be three or four years old prior to the start of the 2014-2015 school year are invited to attend a pre-school open house program on Thursday, Feb. 27 at WDC Elementary. The program will start in the cafeteria at 5:30 p.m. with a meal and will then move to the auditorium at 6 p.m. The open house will conclude with a tour of the pre-school classrooms.
As most of you know, I have three African-American children through adoption. My ex-husband and I both grew up in liberal communities and our family has been blessed with very little racism in regards to our children. We have lived in communities where no one blinks an eye at seeing two white parents with three black children. Although it is rare, perhaps it is because of this that it is always so surprising to me when someone in makes a racist comment towards one of my kids. This is a relatively new experience for us since moving from Alaska to Minnesota.
Congratulations to Mark Johnson of Wadena, who correctly identified the location of the mystery photo as the cornerstone at the mausoleum at the Wadena cemetery. Mark won two $10 certificates...
5 years ago Excerpts from the Feb. 5, 2009 Pioneer Journal • Verndale reinstates officer, gives police pay raise A $30,000 pot of revenue was a motivating factor in the Verndale City Council's 3-2 decision to reinstate the city's second full-time officer position at Monday night's council meeting. The position, held by Cory Carr, was cut by the previous council in December due to budget concerns.
Valentine's Day is just around the corner. Even if you don't have a significant other in your life, you will love this succulent cheesecake - and it won't cause you heartache. White Chocolate Raspberry Cheesecake • 1 c. chocolate cookie crumbs • 5 Tbl. white sugar, divided • ¼ c. butter, melted • 1 - 10 oz. pkg. frozen raspberries • 2 teas. cornstarch • ½ c. water • 2 c. white chocolate chips • ½ c. half-and-half cream • 3 - 8 oz pkgs. cream cheese, softened • ½ c. white sugar • 3 eggs