Ag Life

GROW South Dakota receives State Farm grant to prepare homebuyers

GROW South Dakota GROW South Dakota recently received a Good Neighbor Citizenship Grant from State Farm for its Preparing Homebuyers project. The purpose of the...

Bradstreet’s design influenced by multiple styles

BY TERRY AND KIM KOVEL Kovels' Antiques and Collecting As fashions change in clothing, so do fashions in furniture and design. Norman Rockwell was considered a...

Is it time for an oil change in your kitchen?

By Julie Garden-Robinson NDSU Extension Service Food and Nutrition Specialist Have you ever been startled by the unpleasant aroma of a previously opened container of oil...

Wilcox a modern home with classic look

Brick veneer and keystone arches give a classic look to the Willcox, but inside it is a truly contemporary home. Gathering spaces are not...

Informal Palermo has flexible living space

Relaxed and spacious, the Palermo is designed to suit families who prefer an informal lifestyle. Family living spaces flow together at the rear in...

Ag Women’s Day – June 7 in Faulkton

Farm Service Agency What: 9th Annual Agricultural Women’s Day, hosted by USDA Farm Service Agency. When: June 7, 8 a.m. Where: Faulkton Community Center - Faulkton, S.D. Theme:...

1957 Ranchero: Built solid Ford tough

BY VERN PARKER Motor Matters Ford had been placing second to Chevrolet in the sales race for several years and added a couple of new models...

Land Rover: Re-discovering the Discovery

BY SUE MEAD Motor Matters Re-engineered and re-designed, the 2017 Discovery brings more capability and technology to Land Rover's full-size SUV family. The premium SUV gets the...

NDSU Extension helps communities take charge of their future

NDSU Extension Rural North Dakota communities often struggle to strengthen their economy. To assist them, the North Dakota State University Extension Service partnered with the U.S....

Master Gardener sows summer fun for annual plant sale

By Kelda J.L. Pharris [email protected] A rural Warner gardener has sprouted a bevy of summer smiles to come. Malee Rosonke puts the garden in a garden-level...

Current prices for antiques

Current prices are recorded from antiques shows, flea markets, sales and auctions throughout the United States. Prices vary in different locations because of local...

Jane Green: It’s what we like to do

by Jane Green Special to the Farm Forum Recently, a very potent question was posed to me by an old friend. In fact, the question was...

Off the Shuelph at Guelph Spring Fling set for April 28-29

SUE GERMAN Guelph Community The annual “Spring Fling” for Off the Shuelph at Guelph will be held on Friday and Saturday, April 28-29, at the Guelph...

Grilled fruits and vegetables add flair to your menu

By Julie Garden-Robinson NDSU Extension Service Food and Nutrition Specialist When I was in high school, my brother gave my parents a charcoal barbecue grill. I don’t...

Students showcase cooking skills at Beef It Up cookoff challenge

South Dakota Beef Industry Council PIERRE — Youth are the next generation of beef consumers, which makes them a key audience for the South Dakota...

1939 Plymouth Coupe owner: Self-taught restorer

BY VERN PARKER Motor Matters While growing up in southeastern Ohio during the late 1940s and early 1950s Jerry Norris learned a lot about old cars...

2017 Indian Roadmaster: One big honkin hoss

BY JOE MICHAUD Motor Matters The 2017 Indian Roadmaster is a full-house tour bike; it's aimed at buyers who want maximally optioned, coast-to-coast travelers like the...

18th century sundials small enough to carry around

BY TERRY AND KIM KOVEL Kovels' Antiques and Collecting The sundial is a very early tool used to tell time. It is said that the earliest...

Current prices for antiques

Current prices are recorded from antiques shows, flea markets, sales and auctions throughout the United States. Prices vary in different locations because of local...

Farmers Union Insurance agent and 101-year-old lifetime member share their story

By Lura Roti South Dakota Farmers Union Sixty-eight years ago, during a Farmers Union Local 738 meeting, Verna Holter's husband, Julian, asked a question that would...

Address off-farm family members now

by Dennis Foster Special to the Farm Forum The last several columns have been devoted to a discussion of taxes, IRA contributions and my fondness for...

Dick Tracy is a big name in comic collectibles

BY TERRY AND KIM KOVEL Kovels' Antiques and Collecting Comic collectibles remain popular as long as the comic characters are still seen or heard in comic...

How much food do you toss?

By Julie Garden-Robinson Food and Nutrition Specialist, NDSU Extension Service A few years ago, I found a container of frosting in my cupboard that required a...

Beef Crawl to feature delicious dishes at top Rapid City restaurants

South Dakota Farm Families Rapid City, S.D. — Rapid City, SD food lovers will have a unique opportunity on May 1. Not only will they...

Families say 4-H’s project based learning compliments homeschool curriculum

SDSU Extension BROOKINGS — Since she was 3, Jordyn Hersrud has wanted to become a veterinarian. "I always loved animals and want to help animals,"...

Current prices for antiques

Current prices are recorded from antiques shows, flea markets, sales and auctions throughout the United States. Prices vary in different locations because of local...

1967 Mercury Cougar: Found at bargain basement price

By Vern Parker Motor Matters Following the success of the Mustang, Ford quickly moved to produce an upscale new version for Mercury dealers called the Cougar. The...

2017 Lexus GX 460: Off-road chops in high style

BY DAN LYONS Motor Matters The Lexus GX 460 navigates rough roads while keeping passengers pampered in luxury amenities. It has a robust body-on-frame construction, standard...

South Dakota Farmers Union celebrates the Mendel Farm Family of Doland

By Lura Roti South Dakota Farmers Union Don Mendel was 9 when his dad first let him drive the gray Ford Ferguson tractor across the field....

The surprises of calving

By Gerald Krueger Aberdeen Sometimes my former love of cattle surfaces and I still miss raising these pesky bovines and of all the associated activities involved...

What if food went up 73% a year?

By Brian Todd Post-Bulletin, Rochester, Minn. McClatchy-Tribune Information Services ORONOCO, Minn. — They may have dropped the topic of health care in Washington, D.C., but it was...

Where did the Easter bunny come from?

BY TERRY AND KIM KOVEL Kovels' Antiques and Collecting When did the Easter bunny become part of the tradition of the religious Easter holiday? Easter began...

Be aware of grocery store psychology

By Julie Garden-Robinson Food and Nutrition Specialist, NDSU Extension Service “I think I will curl up by a pallet of baked beans and take a nap,”...

2017 GMC Canyon: Large luxury with denali treatment

By Tim Spell Motor Matters GMC has been on a longtime mission to distinguish itself as a manufacturer of premium trucks — a notch above other...

1933 Pontiac: Great father and son adventures

BY VERN PARKER Motor Matters On a cold and rainy day in the autumn of 1961, Arthur Sessler spotted a black 1933 Pontiac with white pinstripes...

Ag Women’s Day set for June 13 in Brookings

Brookings County Farm Service Agency What: 8th Annual Ag Women’s Day, hosted by Brookings County Farm Service Agency Where: First Lutheran Church Activity Center at N....

Current prices for antiques

Current prices are recorded from antiques shows, flea markets, sales and auctions throughout the United States. Prices vary in different locations because of local...

Why are regular oil changes so important?

Newspaper Toolbox Changing your car’s engine oil and oil filter at the frequency recommended by the manufacturer (after a certain number of miles driven) is...

Wash your car like a pro to protect its value

MectroCreative Vehicle owners know maintaining a vehicle can be a lot of work. Regular washing is an aspect of vehicle maintenance that some may classify...

Does my car need to be realigned?

Newspaper Toolbox It’s a good idea to have your vehicle’s wheel alignment checked at least once a year (or every 12,500 miles) as part of...

SDSU Extension hosts food safety training for fruit and vegetable growers...

SDSU Extension BROOKINGS — SDSU Extension will host a farm food safety training in Rapid City on April 8 for fruit and vegetable growers. The training...

Exploring the future of connected cars

MectroCreative Fans of the “Back to the Future” movie franchise may be disappointed that the film’s prediction that flying vehicles would be commonplace in the...

How do I determine what’s causing my car to leak?

Newspaper Toolbox If a pool of liquid suddenly appears under your car, its color and thickness can help you establish its origin. A black, oily puddle...

Risks of the road

Newspaper Toolbox Risky behavior increases the number of traffic accidents on our roads. To get you thinking, here are the top five human-related causes of...

Residents refute complacency amid economic struggles

By Shannon Marvel [email protected] Families of temporary construction workers in Campbell County wanted to make the rural, northwestern community their permanent residence, but a lack of...

Competition for bridge funds remains strong

By Shannon Marvel [email protected] Keeping bridges safe is a necessity for any local government, but replacing the structures can be a heavy burden on county budgets,...

Making art with simple bottle caps

BY TERRY AND KIM KOVEL Kovels' Antiques and Collecting Some modern artists like to make something out of nothing by using discarded metal, signs, cans, tools,...

Celebrate ND agriculture’s contribution to your menus

By Julie Garden-Robinson Food and Nutrition Specialist, NDSU Extension Service When my children were younger, they brought home their school menus. They wanted to know what...

1925 Maxwell: Strong sales until WWI

BY VERN PARKER Motor Matters In 1910, Maxwell automobiles were strong competitors. Only Ford and Buick exceeded the company's sales, but Maxwell's fortunes took a turn...
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