• Joe and Kim Mertz

    A Farm Family's Story

    By Rick McNary on March 29, 2017

    Joe Mertz couldn’t help but notice the three female college students attending Kansas State University move in the dilapidated house near his family’s farm. The year was 1978. One of those three...

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  • nighttime

    Ordinary Greatness

    By Patsy Terrell on March 21, 2017

    "It might have been otherwise" is a line from a poem that reminds me how important it is to appreciate the ordinary. What a miracle it is that we are able to walk and talk and think, much less see...

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  • pom pom tail bunny craft

    Pom-Pom tailed bunnies

    By Sugar Bee Crafts Kids Crew on March 17, 2017

    Make these fluffy tailed bunnies this Easter! The Sugar Bee Craft Kids give you directions and tips in this video.   Video of Pom Pom Tail Bunny  

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  • making egg noodles

    Celebrate Noodle Month

    By Chef Alli on March 16, 2017

    March is National Noodle Month and what better time for this comfort food to take the stage.  Here are some fun noodle facts to amuse and amaze you: Noodle consumption spikes at least 20 percent...

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  • Put Your Best Fork Forward Without Breaking the Bank

    Put Your Best Fork Forward Without Breaking the Bank

    By Cara Harbstreet on March 15, 2017

    March is National Nutrition Month and this year’s theme focuses on how to “Put Your Best Fork Forward.” It’s a great time to look closer at what we can do in our own lives to eat more healthfully....

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  • Time of Year

    Gearing up for Spring

    By Jenny Burgess on March 15, 2017

    This time of year it is a bit tricky to say where we are, and what exactly we are doing. Lately, the weather has been teasing us with abnormal spring-like temperatures. It makes us want to work on...

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  • wildfire

    How you can help with fire relief

    By Rick McNary on March 13, 2017

    I recently traveled the area affected by the Anderson Creek Fire of 2016 with Dennis Ricke – a local farmer/rancher/volunteer firefighter so I could write Neighbor Helping Neighbor. A year after the...

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  • calf in grass

    What happens during calving season?

    By Hannah Becker on March 9, 2017

    My favorite time of the year is just around the corner…calving season. With so much new life (and super cute calves) in the air (and pasture, respectively), springtime on the farm is pure magic. As...

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