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How do we increase healthy, fresh foods in rural America? One way is to identify new opportunities for people to access food. Here are five suggestions for your community. o Mobile grocery stores or veggie vans are refrigerated vans or trucks that bring affordable produce into communities at a...
Hats off to Tricia, her husband and all the fine folks who blessed us this season with the wonderful light show for Christmas at Pine Grove Park. Everyone should come and see this loving display of holiday scenes. Bring all the kids and grand kids.  Thank you, Parks Dept. Bless “All-Y’all’s little...
Hats off to Tricia, her husband and all the fine folks who blessed us this season with the wonderful light show for Christmas at Pine Grove Park. Everyone should come and see this loving display of holiday scenes. Bring all the kids and grand kids.  Thank you, Parks Dept. Bless “All-Y’all’s little...
Hats off to Tricia, her husband and all the fine folks who blessed us this season with the wonderful light show for Christmas at Pine Grove Park. Everyone should come and see this loving display of holiday scenes. Bring all the kids and grand kids.  Thank you, Parks Dept. Bless “All-Y’all’s little...
On Monday, General Motors (GM) announced it will be shutting down five factories and cutting almost 14,000 jobs in North America.  With this announcement just weeks before the holidays, thousands of American families, along with the communities in Maryland, Michigan and Ohio that they live in, now...
A raid in north central Nebraska put a spotlight on immigration in rural America. It targeted alleged labor exploitation by a local employment agency. It swept up more than 100 community members and employees of local businesses. The raid highlighted how deeply immigration is reshaping rural...
Congress has only a few days left in 2018 to pass legislation. Adopting a strong, new farm bill should be at the top of their list. Lawmakers should approve a farm bill that includes closing loopholes in commodity payments, renewing major conservation programs and continuing programs that offer...
As news broke of former President George H.W. Bush’s passing on Nov. 30, 2018, at the age of 94, I remembered how in 1985, then Vice President Bush spoke at my graduation from Wheaton College in Wheaton, Ill. I found this picture in my college yearbook and it brought back memories of that day when...

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