RURAL REFLECTIONS Rural Reflections Radio
Here is this week's Rural Reflections Radio program, The Minnesota Twin... Posted on 2/27/15 at 8:49 AM
THIS WOMAN WRITES We're Not Rich, but We OWN Our House
Sixteen years ago, my husband theNorwegian Artistand I had an improbable dream: we wanted to find a place in the country and raise our kids there.
I say improbable because 1) we had four kids and 2... Posted on 8/13/14 at 3:37 PM
EVERYDAY GOURMET A Gift for the "Master" Grillers!
Here is a great gift idea for grillers, or wannabe grillersof the house! This basket is loaded with things that a griller of any skill level can appreciate. First, a great griller needs great ... Posted on 12/12/10 at 8:13 PM
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama's request for "fast-track" trade negotiating authority cleared a key procedural hurdle on Thursday when the U.S. House of Representatives approved the rules for debating the measure.
Krista Hughes and Richard Cowan
June 18, 2015
A batch of straw houses have gone on sale in the UK - and their manufacturers insist that unlike the home featured in classic nursery rhyme The Three Little Pigs, huffing and puffing will not lead the buildings to blow down.
The House Ways and Means Committee voted 24 to 14 against an amendment that would have allowed sanctions against countries that deliberately weaken their currencies to make their exports cheaper and removed trade deals that do not contain such rules from streamlined congressional procedures.
Wind energy developers are trying to kill to a bill that prohibits them from issuing confidential leases to landowners.
The prohibition is in a bill that many legislators say is needed to keep industry representatives from taking advantage of landowners who are at a disadvantage when confronted with a 44-page lease and, sometimes, high-pressure company tactics. The companies build wind turbines on the leased plots.
By Janell Cole, N.D. Capitol Bureau
April 22, 2009
It’s one thing to attract roving honeybees, butterflies or hummingbirds to your flowering plants or trees. It’s another to keep them.
Try placing a few butterfly houses, bee blocks or bat houses around your yard to encourage these hard-working pollinators to become long-term tenants.
By DeanFosdick , For The Associated Press
December 27, 2008
Have you noticed that your skin has felt dry and itchy since the cold weather arrived? The problem is the cold temperatures outside and lower humidity in your home. Your houseplants may also be suffering from the effects of lower humidity. While this may seem like a strange time of year to be discussing houseplants, the change in a household environment can be difficult for them.
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