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Representative Jane Bloomingdale (R-Northwood) applauded the Iowa Department of Transportation for securing a major federal grant to improve aging bridges across the state. “This grant will help to ensure that motorists have safe roads and bridges to travel on and will benefit farmers as they haul...
Accounts have been set up for those that would like to help the family of Scott and Lisa Lestrud as they recover from a traffic accident in which they were struck by a car while riding their motorcycle. The accident occurred on August 16 and the Lestruds have spent the weeks since in the hospital...
The Music Boosters of Garner-Hayfield Schools published a thick, spiral bound cookbook in 1984-85 (General Publishing and Binding, Iowa Falls, Iowa) as a fundraiser for their activities.  “Cookin’ in Cardinal Country” is twice the size of most such cookbooks so apparently there were loads of good...
Ronnie and Vicki Stricker, of Cape Fair,  Missouri, are proud to announce the engagement of their daughter, Samantha Jo, to Bradly Edward Haberman, son of Brian and Becky Haberman, all of Northwood, Iowa. Sammie is the granddaughter of Zorka Stricker and the late Ron Stricker of Northwood, and the...
School is back in session and thinking of food reminds me of one of my fav school lunches: grilled cheese sandwich with tomato soup.  I still enjoy this meal but these days they are more gourmet sandwiches than the  processed American cheese on squishy white bread and the soup isn’t canned...
The Rustad-Nelson Family Reunion was held on September 1, 2019 at the Rustad Homestead, northern Mitchell County, celebrating 165 years of the homestead, the current home of Dan and Debra (Rustad) Freeman Siblings Christian, Simon and Berta came from Norway and homesteaded in 1853, meeting the...
I found an unusual little cookbook at a thrift store in Mineral Point, Wisconsin.  “Food From Afar” (1973, Grace Publishing Co, Tampa, Florida) was edited by Dana C. Gustafson.  It’s a combination recipe collection and inspirational essay compilation, so it feeds both stomach and soul. There is a...
Once more it seems I “get by with a little help from my friends!”  Sonya Dahle loaned me a cookbook after I had enjoyed a recipe she brought to a club meeting.  I found lots of good eating between the covers of this spiral-bound community cookbook. It’s the 2018 edition of the "WELCA Cookbook" from...
Everyone is familiar with a quilt…we are covered with a blanket or a quilt from the day we are born.  The dictionary defines the word quilt (as a noun) as a padded bed cover.  The word quilt (as a verb) means to fill, pad or line like a quilt; to stitch or sew in layers with padding in-between; or...

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