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Sign of Spring
Although the weather is still cold, on almost any sunny day there is meltwater visible on streets, sidewalks, and parking lots. The days are getting longer but, more to the point, the sun is getting h...
2/25/15 at 12:44 AM The Ides of March Storms 3/11/13 at 9:57 AM
15 Years Ago 4/5/12 at 7:16 AM
Love in a small town
Love is the only time when it isnt good to outnumber the opposition. Viking, Minnesota was acutely aware of this fact in 1948. Viking was reported that year as the Bachelor Capital of Minnesota in the...
2/7/15 at 11:28 AM A Viking Original 2/7/15 at 10:16 AM
Rural Reflections Christmas Radio 12/25/14 at 5:45 PM
February issue now online
One of my first assignments after joining this magazine was to attend the lavish groundbreaking celebration for Sanfords Fargo Medical Center. (See"Sanford begins building Fargo medical center") It w...
2/4/15 at 2:29 PM Landscape architects keep quality of life in focus 6/11/14 at 10:26 AM
Dakota Fiber Initiative rolls on 10/28/13 at 3:36 PM
Something we can all agree on
Modern agriculture has many controversial aspects. Issues like genetically modified crops and livestock feed additives generate strong and often contradictory views, both in and outside agriculture. S...
12/5/14 at 1:41 PM A fresh crop of farmers 8/8/14 at 1:48 PM
'This is who are are' 2/28/14 at 11:58 AM
South Dakota Farm and Ranch Life in Poetry
Anytime I discover something that becomes a part of my favorite things list, I want to share it with others. I met farmer and cattleman Bruce Roseland of North Central South Dakota at the South Dako...
11/3/14 at 7:00 PM Guest Speaking at DakotaFest's Women's Brunch 8/27/12 at 3:31 PM
Who Says You Need Beef in Your Diet? Your Body! 1/24/12 at 7:00 PM
Is Following Jesus Easy?
Following Jesus -- while it is truly the only way to find peace and contentment on this contentious planet of ours -- is not easy, and while many Christians try to convince themselves that they're on ...
9/22/14 at 2:18 PM Megachurch Rock Star Pastors 8/27/14 at 2:30 PM
Shades of Turquoise -- The Story of This Painting 5/13/14 at 12:25 PM
Growing Healthy Vegetables
Josh Kielsmeier, University of Minnesota graduate student under Michelle Grabowski, presented an enlightening garden talk and walk titled Growing Healthy Vegetables on the evening of August 13 to twen...
9/8/13 at 5:34 PM
Chipotle Apple Butter Barbecue Ribs
If there is one day a year I think that is all about grilling, its definitely Fathers Day! What better way to celebrate the fathers and father figures in our lives than by pulling out the lawn chairs,...
6/14/13 at 7:42 AM
Peanut producin', cotton-pickin', tobacco-tyin' North Carolina agriculture
As a farm reporter with retired farmers for parents, were always interested in seeing agriculture in other parts of the country, and this trip to North Carolina offered several opportunities to learn ...
11/1/12 at 3:44 PM On ginger, piggies, willows and hops 11/4/10 at 8:40 PM
Shedding some light on HSUS 3/2/10 at 7:45 AM
Finders keepers? Not this time.
I have this book. I call it my planner, but really its a compilation of everything going on in my life. There are coupons, ideas, phone numbers, speeding tickets, events, birthdays, oil change reminde...
8/15/11 at 9:20 AM Homeownership and the changes that come with it 6/18/10 at 10:48 AM