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The sun is shining, and the days are getting longer. We are getting anxious for summer and to get out and about on the patios, planting our flower boxes, and heading out for rides on the Golf Cart.   After supper one night Mary and several got together for an exciting Valentine Dice game, we are in...
Get your soils tests updated.  You need to know what you already have before adding more.  If the cup is already full you can’t put more in – it RUNS OFF, or leaches into ground water. Set a realistic yield goal.  There is much research out there on how much of each type of nutrient is needed to...
Chili can be turned into tacos. If your chili is rather soupy simply strain off some of the liquid and spoon into taco shells, top with cheese, lettuce, tomatoes and sour cream. Any leftover meat can turn into Nachos; just chop up with some onions (plus any vegetables), add some taco seasoning and...
Local students have earned the distinction of being named to the Dean’s List for the 2017 Fall semester at Alexandria Technical & Community College: Julie Brown, Browerville; Mia Roerick of Burtrum, Katelyn Barthel, Chelsea Etter, Emma Myhre and Anthony Szech of Long Prairie.  
It’s been quite awhile since I put my thoughts to paper in these pages. It is really to bad I missed writing during that -20-degree weather though. As I said before, it’s that extreme cold that really supercharges my partly Norwegian mind. Sometimes, it ramps those old brain waves up to, for me,...
Last year Representative Ron Kresha introduced a bill in the Minnesota legislature that would have made it illegal for a Minnesota company to boycott Israel. Kresha’s anti-business and anti-free speech bill would likely have been found to be unconstitutional if it became law. In fact, a similar...
It’s been cold but we are keeping warm by staying busy with all kinds of fun things going on and coming up.  Several gathered for a special supper at “Elegant Dining” hosted by Dietary staff and Elaine, Mary, and Melinda, at Resident Council homemade Banana Cream pie and coffee was served, Football...
The Long Prairie Senior Center would like to invite you to come visit our center at 50 - 3rd Street NE, Long Prairie - 320-732-2282. We are open Monday through Friday 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. We have many daily activities. You can also come and just hang out with your friends, play cards, play games, do...
AGAIN; I want to remind readers that if any of you have a specific food you want covered here let me know or if you have a recipe that your family and friends think is the best, SHARE it. I am always looking for ideas for this column.  Continuing with the helpful hints, shortcuts in the kitchen and...
What is radon? Radon is a colorless, odorless radioactive gas that seeps up from the earth. When inhaled, it gives off radioactive particles that can damage the cells that line the lung. Long term exposure to radon can lead to lung cancer. In fact, over 21,000 lung cancer deaths in the US each year...

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