Chillin In My Own Little World

Holy cow it’s cold outside! It makes me wonder again just why we choose to live here. I like to have four seasons, but minus-40 windchill seems excessive. It begs the question – if you could live anywhere in the U.S., where would you live? I’d tend to say Anacortes, Wash., (I went whale watching…
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Congrats Matt And Teresa Widboom

Matt and Teresa Widboom of Worthington were named runners-up in the Excellence in Agriculture competition Monday, during the American Farm Bureau Federation’s annual meeting in San Antonio, Texas. Dan and Cara June Strasser of Tennessee won the award. They received a 2009 Dodge Ram 1500 pickup truck and free registration to the YF&R Leadership Conference.…
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Relay For Life

The Nobles County Relay for Life committee was supposed to meet Monday night for its 2009 organizational kick-off. Unfortunately a blizzard kept everyone at home. This year’s Relay for Life will be June 19-20, in Worthington. The annual event is a fundraiser for the American Cancer Society, and most of the funds stay within Minnesota…
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Blizzards And Birthdays

I tend to believe I’m among a majority of Minnesotans ready to say ENOUGH with this winter weather. January is notorious for snow and cold – just one of two reasons why I don’t like having a January birthday. (The other reason is that it falls too close to Christmas). My family finally managed a…
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Corn Checkoff Increase

With the snow and ice we’ve had this winter, it’s a challenge to remember the beautiful warm summer days when one can almost see the corn grow, or delight in the smells of fresh cut alfalfa. With the break from field work, producers these days can fill their time attending livestock and commodity meetings planned throughout the state. (Several…
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