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I Recently drove my wife to Walmart to pick up a couple of items. I waited in the car as she dropped some change in a red kettle and continued on into the store. As I waited, I couldn’t help but notice, how few of the people entering or departing, contributed to the kettle. I don’t know, but I hope...
We were driving around in rural Stearns County earlier this year and we discovered that there’s a lot more than corn growing there these days. There’s a huge wind electric generating project south of Sauk Centre. We also found two large scale solar electric projects. One of them is near St. Joseph...
The Todd County Historical Society met on Monday, December 4 at 1:30 p.m. in the museum. The meeting was called to order by President Gary Stracek with the Pledge of Allegiance. The November minutes were approved as read. The Treasurer’s Report was approved.  De’s Museum Report: • There were a...
I tried coming up with a pun for almonds but everything I thought of was nuts. *sigh* Their exact ancestry in unknown, but almonds are thought to have originated in China and Central Asia.  Easy access allowed for the spread of the wild almond groves because almonds took route in the ground on...
The Bazaar was very successful THANKS to everyone (and there were Many) that helped!! We appreciate All of you!!  Hope you were one of the winners of the many raffle prizes-if you were you will be notified. Sue and friends were up and played music while some of us rang the bells, the Sarah Circle...
A pecan by any other name still makes Pecan Butter just the same. In the United States, pecans rank second in popularity only to peanuts (which are not even tree nuts). Pecan trees can grow to over 100 feet tall and live to be over a thousand years old. Now that’s some old nuts. Although pecans are...
Hope you all had a wonderful Thanksgiving. Thanks so much to Up-sa daisy for the beautiful  arrangement they donated and also thanks to the thoughtful group from St. Mary’s that donates the cut flowers for the tables every year. We really appreciate all the acts of kindness from our many dedicated...
Winter storms and cold temperatures can be hazardous, but if you plan ahead, you can stay safe and healthy.  Many people prefer to stay indoors during the winter months, but remaining indoors is no guarantee of safety.  Make sure to winterize your home by installing weather stripping, insulation,...
Minnesota established a statewide building code July 1, 1972 as set forth in MN Rule 1300.0030 which superseded and replaced building codes of any municipality.  This state code is still in place and has been amended numerous times since to include construction, electrical, plumbing, energy...
Admit it, when you’re nuts, things are just easier. Your life goes by with the... Oooops wrong nut subject, sorry. Please continue. Cashews and Pistachios are related and they are seeds, almonds and walnuts are also seeds. Hazelnuts (also called filberts) and pecans are true nuts. (Along with some...

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