Beth Rickers is the veteran in the newspaper staff with 25 years as the Daily Globe's Features Editor. Interests include cooking, traveling and beer tasting and making with her home-brewing husband, Bryan. She writes an Area Voices blog called Lagniappe, which is a Creole term that means "a little something extra." It can be found at http://lagniappe.areavoices.com/.
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* Michigan produces 75 percent of the tart cherries grown in the United States. * It takes more than four hours to cross Lake Michigan — from Manitowoc, Wis., to...
In previous installments of this Salad Days of Summer series, we’ve tackled the basics — greens and dressings. But for this final exploration, it’s time to consider the additions that...
Christina Nasett of Madison, Wis., holds her infant son, Braxton. … Archive Material - Subscription required to continue reading Log in or activate your account if you are a current...
HOLLYWOOD, Calif — Watchers of the TV show “Dexter” on Showtime only have to look for the clues to find a connection to the Worthington area: A large truck with the words “Okabena Feed & Seed” emblazoned on the side of the trailer box.
WORTHINGTON — For Mother’s Day this year, Tanya Wagner got the best present she could have imagined from her husband — a set of keys to a building he’d rented on Oxford Street, allowing her to fulfill her dream of opening a local clothing and accessories boutique.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Netflix’s “House of Cards” made Emmy history Thursday with a top drama series nomination, the first time that television’s leading awards have recognized a program delivered...
Bonnie Jean Stam, Rapid City, S.D., formerly of Worthington, is celebrating her 90th birthday Thursday. A family reunion is planned in the Black Hills . Greetings may be sent to...
A salad without dressing is really just a pile of lettuce, which just doesn't have much flavor. Dressing is an important component to any salad -- be it greens, pasta, fruit or whatever. The dressing is what ties all the different ingredients together and adds additional flavor. In my refrigerator, there is always a bottle or two of purchased salad dressing (usually ranch, used more as a dip than a dressing), but more often than not, I make it from scratch.
Let's hang on to what we've got Don't let go, girl; we've got a lot Got a lot of love between us Hang on, hang on, hang on to what we got Dooh doo, dooh doo, dooh doo ... In the video posted on YouTube, that classic 1965 song by The Four Seasons plays while a woman giggles and sways to the music. Although the lyrics are significantly poignant, the woman doesn't sing along. She can't, because dementia has impaired her speech. The woman is Elaine Morrison, and the guy behind the video camera is husband Terry.
GEORGE, Iowa -- The community of George stretched out holiday festivities by turning its annual Fourth of July celebration into a weekend affair called Freedom Days. "We've always had a Fourth celebration, and we've talked for years about trying to get it on the weekend for flexibility and scheduling and to allow families to travel here for the weekend," explained Scott Heibult, the George Chamber of Commerce president. Calling the celebration Freedom Days also coincided with a special project the community has undertaken: being part of the statewide Freedom Rock Tour. The Freedom Rock was