Reports

The Todd County Historical Society met on Monday, June 6 at 7 p.m. in the museum. The meeting was called to order by President Gary Stracek with the Pledge of Allegiance. May minutes were read and approved. The Treasurer’s Report was approved. De Eberle’s museum report:  • During May we did school...
How long has it been since you’ve made some homemade bread?  Get that picture of ‘work’ out of your head; sweating over a hot stove, kneading painstakingly for hours on end, waiting for it to rise then kneading again and again. Just get that out of your head right NOW !  With today’s kitchen...
Our Week in Review A little cooler and dreary start to the week but we keep busy as usual. Sue was up and the crafting group worked on Christmas ornaments and several other items; Jodi and the residents are busy making a table runner on the loom. Tom played music, and cake and ice cream was served...
Pollinator populations have been called into question in recent years. To increase their populations our landscape undoubtedly needs more flowers. But when is a flower a “flower” and not just another “weed”?  More importantly, when does a plant need to be controlled and when should it be left alone...
Graduation parties are in progress and with them comes the buffets that are served to all the well wishing guests. Whether it’s the first time you try party food planning or the 10th time, you’ll quickly discover that food planning combines a bit of science, math, and art... all three neatly on one...
Jodi brought her loom in and got it set up for residents to work on a table runner. Members of Sarah Circle were here hosting the June birthday celebration. Another birthday party was held on Rose Lane. Karen and Sue made rounds with Little Store. Enjoyed watermelon slices while sitting outside on...
Splitting Land The process for adjusting property lines and or splitting land in Todd County is often misunderstood. What can be done legally, and the process to follow, depends on the zoning district where the land is located. For example, shore land zoned land requires a more intensive...
I have had numerous people ask for a tried and true Banana Bread recipe so I made 4 different recipes, took the loaves to my area taste-testers and they painstakingly took taste after taste. They wiped their brows and tasted again, oh the agony they endured attempting to come to a conclusion based...
Tips for Talking to Your Kids About Underage Drinking Did you know… The chance your child will use alcohol gets higher as he or she gets older? About 10% of 12 year olds say they have tried alcohol.  By age 15, that number jumps to 50 percent.  The sooner you talk to your children about alcohol,...
We spent Memorial Day watching movies and having popcorn. Many spiritual activities were held including Spiritual Reflections, Lutheran Worship, Rosary, Bible Study, Worship For All and Communion Service. Holiday donated pizza for a snack one afternoon. Many thanks to them for their generosity....

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