COUNTRY LIFE NEWS
Kitchen was the focal point of the farmhouse
Our farm kitchen was the heart of our farm when I was growing up. It was in the kitchen where we ate our meals, shared what happened in school, warmed up after a cold round of chores, listened to the radio, and...
Stories from deer camp: Bagging a buck still is secondary to friendships, food and fun at long-lived Sawyer County hunting shack
Unwelcome porcupines frequently dropped by to wreak havoc, snoring bunkmates sometimes kept fellow sleepers awake, the outhouse was cold, and there was no guarantee of seeing, let alone bagging, a deer. But the...
A shortage in the classroom: Advocates work to recruit, retain ag teachers
Most agricultural educators can tell you the exact moment they decided to pursue a career in agriculture education. The defining moments range from their first National FFA Convention to a moment in one of their...
Birds of a feather: Fond du Lac County man’s homing pigeons rack up frequent flyer miles
MOUNT CALVARY — Ding. On Oct. 9 at 8 a.m., homing pigeons owned by Dan Schingen, 60, left Blue Earth, Minn., with the first bird returning to its loft about 10 miles east of Fond du Lac, making the 300-mile...
Partial to Persian orange: Bjerstedt brothers proud to see younger generations take a liking to Allis-Chalmers
RIVER FALLS — While their dad showed a preference for John Deere green, Dick and Bob Bjerstedt, if cut, most certainly would bleed Persian orange. If their dad had still been alive when they bought...
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