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You might remember a few months back when I wrote a column about making spaghetti in a coffee pot. Well, since then, the Pinterest bug has bit me again. This time, my guinea pig co-workers were much happier with the results and actually asked for seconds instead of gagging while running away from me. It all started with a post my cousin posted on Facebook about cooking unusual things with a waffle iron. I saw it as a direct challenge and happily accepted. Since we just bought one of our four-year-old sons a waffle maker for Christmas, I was ready to go.
A long load, requiring the temporary dismantling of street lights and disruption of traffic, traveled on Highway 71 through Wadena Thursday afternoon. According to Jared Borth, project coordinator for Perkins...
Hobbies come in all shapes and sizes. Some people hunt, some fish, some like to shop, while others enjoy golfing, knitting or cooking. If you are Jim Childers of Nimrod,...
I do not smoke or drink coffee so every once in a while I hop onto www.pinterest.com and call it my "Pinterest at work" break. If you are not familiar with Pinterest, it is an online place to share craft, decorating, food, travel, clothing, hair and makeup — basically anything. You can save ideas (pins) on your boards for future reference. Every so often I find a really good one and try it out at work.
If you’ve been in Ben Franklin on Jefferson Street in Wadena, you’ve seen they are proudly displaying their laundry – and for a very good cause. During the entire month...
Are you like me, too frozen to put much thought into Valentine’s Day plans this year? Or maybe you just aren’t sure what would really blow the socks off your...
If you are like me, you have a freezer full of meat that your fall hunters and/or winter fishermen brought home or maybe it is game you bagged yourself. I have grouse, pheasant, wild turkey, fish and deer wrapped up all nice and neat waiting to be used for dinner that night. Since I grew up eating wild game, I've obtained quite a collection of recipes and ideas on how to cook it.
Newlywed couple Kayla (Wegscheid) and Adam Hanson welcomed identical triplet daughters on June 21. Their names are Brooklyn Hope, Mackenzie Faith and Zoey Grace. Maternal grandparents are the late Greg Wegscheid and Brenda (Skalman) (Wegscheid) Coile - both graduated from Wadena High School and their great grandmother is Nellie Wegscheid. Odds of having identical triplets is anywhere from 1:10,000,000 to 1:100,000,000.
Every year on the last day of December many of us pick a few things to improve starting the next day. We are only two weeks into 2014 so New Year's resolutions are (hopefully) still going strong. I've picked a few of the most common - drop a few pounds, eat more fruits and vegetables, get to the gym more and to be diligent about bulking up our savings account.
I knew being a rancher (and I use that word loosely) would be hard. I knew death would be part of this venture; I'm all too familiar with the circle of life. I thought I was ready...I was wrong.