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Homemade Moon Pies

By Kelly Bogard Love is in the air with Valentine's Day just a few days away. Some give a box of chocolates. Others flowers. Even a sweet card. But show those you love how much you care with something homemade from the kitchen. Sure, you could make these Chocolate Chip Cookies or this Cheesecake, but how about something [...]

5 common mistakes made at the grocery store

By Landee Kieschnick Let’s face it. The trip to the grocery store can sometimes be…well, a chore. We can’t find the items we’re looking for. There seems to be too many people and shopping carts down every aisle. And you can’t forget the long checkout lines. It’s a necessary trip, though. One we usually make [...]

Sweet Fire Chicken Wings

By Kelly Bogard The biggest football game of the year is set for Sunday. And it's in Houston, Texas, although no Texas teams are playing. Some will be cheering for the New England Patriots. Others for the Atlanta Falcons. I'm rooting for agriculture. From game day food to cotton for championship t-shirts, agriculture is the winning [...]

Trade, immigration, taxes: Do lawmakers care what we think?

By Jessica Domel Our state and national lawmakers are back in office and already making changes that can affect us now and well into the future. But do they really care what we think? The short answer is yes. Of course they do. Why? Because without us–the voters–our lawmakers may or may not return to [...]

Farmers’ Pork Chops

By Kelly Bogard Have you ever sat down and really thought about where your food comes from? In the United States, we have the luxury of grocery stores close to our homes with plenty of options for even the pickiest of eaters. But where did that food really come from? It comes from people just [...]

Animal rights activists shut down the circus

By Julie Tomascik The Greatest Show On Earth will fold up its tent for the final time in May. Marking the end of a 146-year tour that brought animals and a captivating experience to life under the Big Top. The circus’ storied history will come to an end after facing a tough few years. No [...]