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“Cheap.” “Fast.” “Good.” Well, those are three words that resonate with most home cooks who are one a budget, short on time but like tasty food. The title of this cookbook, “Cheap. Fast. Good.,” by Beverly Mills and Alicia Ross (2005, Workman Publishing Co, Inc., NYC) has printed on the cover that...
The next opportunity to make a life-saving donation in Worth County will take place on Friday, February 5, in Manly. A blood drive, sponsored by the Edward Tosel American Legion Post 110 and Women’s Auxiliary, will be held at the Legion Post banquet room, at 110 E. Elmore Street in Manly, from 1-4...
The first baby of 2021 has arrived, after just a little over two weeks into the new year. Scottlyn Jane Kunz was born to Kris and Danielle Kunz on January 16, 2021. Scottlyn shares a birthday with big sister Quinnleigh, 7. Look for more information on the first baby in a future issue of the...
It is good news that the vaccines are coming soon.  Of course, we still need to be smart – wear masks, social distance, wash hands.  So many people will be glad when they can actually go out on a “real” outing again!  Plus, for us United Methodists to actually be in church for worship services.
ISU announces fall 2020 Dean's List More than 11,000 Iowa State University students have been recognized for outstanding academic achievement by being named to the fall semester 2020 Dean's List. Local students named to the Dean's  List include Brooke Marie Hoeppner, Biology; Molly Grace Hunchis...
A Worth County woman has won a lottery prize of more than $28,000. Patricia Jaspers of Northwood won a Jumbo Bucks Progressive InstaPlay jackpot prize. She purchased her winning ticket at R 80, 912 Central Ave. in Northwood, and claimed her prize of $28,504.60 on Friday at the lottery’s Mason City...
The Bolan Schoolhouse & Cultural Center was the place to be on Sunday, January 3, as the community gathered to celebrate the birthday of Bolan’s newest resident, Ida Ivanka Kubler. Balloons, cake and a delicious meal of Bulgarian food cooked and served by this lovely lady made for an...
"Gourmet Stews: Step-by-Step" is somewhat of a mystery cookbook. It seems to have been published by Bay Books for an organization called  Confident Cooking. There is no publication date indicated and it has a definite international style to the recipes and the ingredients.  Not often are stews...
Members of the Bolan Schoolhouse and Cultural Center, along with two local area artists, met on Saturday, January 16, with Ivanka “Ida” Kubler.  They discussed proposals Ida had for the Board to consider. Well, we United Methodists won’t be getting back into church soon.  The COVID–19 count is too...
I know I got my first blender, an Oster, sometime in the mid-60s. Since then I’ve learned what a great workhorse this kitchen appliance is and I now own two VitaMix models.  There is so much you can do that isn’t just making smoothies.  The “Blender Cookbook” by Ann Seranne and Eileen Gaden (1961,...

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