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Vitamin D supplements, as reported on in the National Library of Medicine and the Reviews of Endocrine Metabolic Disorders journal, can cut the risk of death from covid-19 by 51% and reduce risk of … more
Seasons in Minnesota, and the rest of the Midwest, and wild. You’ve got Per-Witner, WInter, False Spring, Second Winter, maybe Spring, construction season- also known as Summer, and Fall. False … more
Dyers Creek. I drive past it quite often near our place in Tennessee. We have went kayaking up and down it numerous times. It is very quiet in the evenings and we enjoy the cranes that hunt for fish … more
After a three-year hiatus thanks to the Covid-19 pandemic, the Rice County Master Gardener Volunteers are hosting the return of the Rice County Horticulture Day on March 11 on the campus of St. Olaf … more
As public health and law enforcement agencies continue to struggle to deal with the rising tide of mental health issues plaguing our society, they are also looking at ways to address each case as … more
Aaron Osborne, a Rice County Probation Officer, has been named the 2023 Best Supporting Agent by the Minnesota Association of Community Corrections Act Counties. The award, according to a … more
Living on a family farm means you have a collection of items that can be much older than yourself. Last summer my wife had one of her interior decorator friends do her magic on our newly remodeled … more
Recently the Twin Cities got slammed by a ton of powder snow fall; while I was at work in the office. It was not snowing when I left home but started after I got there. Because of the snow a lot … more
Over the past two years (2021 and 2022), more than 1,650 professional and amateur athletes have collapsed due to a cardiac event and 1,148 of them were fatal. Recently, Buffalo Bills football player … more
It started out with the big stainless steel refrigerator in the farm house in Minnesota this summer. It was huge and over ten years old. I remember I had to remove the doors to get it in the house. … more
Are you worried about getting wrinkles or sagging skin? Are your joints achy and sore? If so, it’s time to look into collagen. Collagen is the body’s most abundant protein. Its job is to hold … more
When my sister and I were young children our parents use to do that thing parents do where they tell the kids it's New Years and put you to bed before midnight, but it's really just New Year’s in … more
Not all but many holidays over the course of my childhood are marked with some kind of minor disaster. Like the Thanksgiving table fire, or the Christmas Eve were my sister and I accidentally did a … more
I met Steve Keel when I was looking for an electrician to wire the meter box and the main service panel in my new house. I had been building the house for two years using a portable generator to run … more
The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) is issuing an advisory to farmers who have conducted business with Global Processing Inc. based in Kanawha, IA and operating in Hope, MN. The company … more
I first saw James Hart standing on the street corner across from the courthouse in Dover, when I stopped at the hardware store one day. He was holding up a sign that said, “Bury the Counter … more
Rice County Attorney John Fossum said the federal grant awarded to county social services by the US Department of Justice last month will create opportunities for his office, law enforcement and … more
A statement issued said the US Department of Justice has awarded a $1 million grant to Rice County. The grant will help launch two programs designed to aid residents who are using or are addicted … more
Living in the city, conservation is not something you really think about on a regular basis.  One tends to think of conservation on a large scale; i.e., the restoration of wetlands, tree … more
National School Bus Safety Week aims to highlight the dangers of illegal school bus passing. Although it is illegal in every state to pass a school bus while the school bus stop-arm is extended and … more
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