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  • Forging a life out of iron and steel

    Forging a life out of iron and steel
    Up in Plainfield Township, in a building that used to be home to 2,000 chickens, Tom Turtzo hammers away at his life's passion, blacksmithing. It's the art and craft of making metal bend to the will, and one of the few remaining professions that embrace...
  • Clinton Co. residents angry about '$80,000 road to nowhere' project

    Clinton Co. residents angry about '$80,000 road to nowhere' project
    It could be the end of the road for a controversial construction project. An outgoing county commissioner is trying to build what's been called an ‘$80,000 road to nowhere’ right in front of his own home. The community is coming together...
  • Henry County homeowners oppose proposed expansion of hog farm

    Henry County homeowners oppose proposed expansion of hog farm
    Neighbors of a Henry County hog farm are speaking out against a proposed expansion that will need to get the green light from state officials. They have concerns about possible environmental and economic impacts. "They've spent millions of dollars to...
  • Potpie luncheon set for June 19

    Parkhead Church will hold its monthly Senior Saints Potpie Luncheon Tuesday, June 19, at noon at the fellowship hall behind the church.  The community is invited to attend. Donations will be accepted. For more information, call Edna at 301-842-2649....
  • What will be your legacy?

    What will be your legacy?
    In a drawer in my kitchen is a collection of plastic garbage bags. There is a similar drawer, with similar bags, on Mackinac Island, where I spend the summer. I've been thinking a bit lately, about the legacy I'll leave. I thought it would be my children....
  • Corporation backs out of Henry Co. development following hog farm expansion

    Corporation backs out of Henry Co. development following hog farm expansion
    The WOW Development Corporation announced Friday that they will no longer pursue building a half-billion dollar project because of a hog farm expansion in Henry County. Trent Dishman, operator of 4D Livestock LLC, recently received a permit to...
  • Countdown to China, Vietnam

    On Saturday, I head to China with members of my South Dakota Ag and Rural Leadership. I confess to excitement and great anticipation as well as a little dread of the long airplane ride.   In addition to touring famous places such as Tiananmen Square, The...
  • Impressions from trip to China

    Impressions from trip to China
    As with any trip, there are some lasting impressions. This week I was put on the other side of the interview chair as American News Reporter Jeff Natalie-Lees talked with me about our South Dakota Ag and Rural Leadership trip to China and Vietnam. That...
  • CMT reveals new cast (and some rejects) of “Redneck Island” Season 2

     
    Steve Austin will be back for Season 2 of CMT's Redneck Island when the competition series kicks up again starting Nov. 10 at 9pm ET/PT. The 10-episode season is again billed as a “redneck-style competition series,” and this time the...
  • Fuss and feathers

     
    Nicholas Kristof of the New York Times penned an unappetizing column the other day: My topic today is a pair of new scientific studies suggesting that poultry on factory farms are routinely fed caffeine, active ingredients of Tylenol and Benadryl,......
  • Chuey Martinez brings “All You Can Meat” to Travel Channel

     
    Meat. It’s a word that insires passion in many directions. Some are against it. Some can’t get enough of it. And then there are people like Chuey Martinez, for whom it’s virtually a way of life. Martinez, radio DJ and host of ESPN’...