Get Ready To Bundle Up, The Farmers Almanac is Predicting Freezing Cold Temperatures This Winter In South Dakota

If you come from South Dakota, you are used to snowy and frigid cold winters that seem to last forever, so you may be surprised to learn that the Farmers’ Almanac is predicting… well, the same thing this winter. Here is everything you need to know about South Dakota’s upcoming winter 2021-2022: Are you excited […] The post Get Ready To Bundle Up, The Farmers Almanac is Predicting Freezing Cold Temperatures This Winter In South Dakota appeared first on Only In Your State.
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Four Town Fair open for business

SOMERS — The Four Town Fair returns today for its 183rd annual gathering of rides, food, and competition. Organized by the Union Agricultural Society in Somers, the fair celebrates the agricultural achievements of Somers, Enfield, Ellington, and East Windsor. Stuart Grant, president of this year’s fair, said he felt great...
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Godfrey woman strives for better planet

GODFREY — Before “going green” was trendy, Minerva “Minnie” Stalker helped start a movement in Madison County. “I’ve always been interested in the environment,” said Stalker, 79, of Godfrey, who was a teacher at St. Ambrose School in Godfrey and spearheaded a recycling program there in the early ’90s. In 2010, she retired from St. Ambrose where many of her fellow teachers referred to her as “Mother Earth.”

Mark Bennett: 'Season of shivers' or a 'flip-flop' of extremes? Coming winter a mystery, for now

The mystery of the coming winter’s weather sounds blissful right now. Not necessarily the weather itself. Just its element of surprise. The omniscience of digital technology tends to wring the what-ifs out of daily life. There are positives in the depth and speed of the riddles instantly solved on our cellphone and computer screens, of course, like alerts of severe storms and road closings.

State to invest $110 million in expanding broadband ‘the last mile’

COVID-19 funds will pay for a $110 million Delaware investment aimed at guaranteeing high-speed broadband internet access for every home and business in the state. The expansion project, announced Thursday by Delaware lawmakers in Bridgeville, will be paid for using funds allocated by the American Rescue Plan Act. Delaware received...

Southeast Idaho farmers struggle to seek drought help amid USDA firings

After more than 100 farmers gathered outside the USDA Service Center last week, the office was shut down and an armed guard was brought in. (Jeff Semrad via KSL-TV) MALAD, Idaho — Farmers in Southeast Idaho are dealing with some of the worst crop yields they've ever seen. Area reservoirs have all but completely dried up, closing off the watering season several weeks early.

Where to find Texas commits in action this weekend

The high school season is in full swing. Texas is currently at 21 commits in the Texas 2022 class — Gardena (Calif.) Junipero Serra four-star quarterback Maalik Murphy, Aledo (Texas) four-star safety Bryan Allen Jr., Klein (Texas) Cain four-star running back Jaydon Blue, Donaldsonville (LA.) Ascension Catholic four-star defensive end J'Mond Tapp, Lewisville (Texas) four-star wide receiver Armani Winfield, Tyler (Texas) Legacy four-star running back Jamarion Miller, four-star Hewitt (Ala.) Trussville defensive lineman Justice Finkley, Denton (Texas) Ryan four-star defensive back Austin Jordan, Galena Park (Texas) North Shore four-star defensive tackle Kristopher Ross, Texarkana (Texas) Texas High four-star edge Derrick Brown, Marlin (Texas) four-star defensive tackle Jaray Bledsoe, Southaven (MS.) four-star defensive tackle Aaron Bryant, Frisco (Texas) four-star offensive lineman Cole Hutson, Phoenix (Ariz.) Brophy College Prep four-star defensive lineman Zac Swanson, Arlington (Texas) Martin three-star linebacker Trevell Johnson, Austin (Texas) Westlake three-star offensive lineman Connor Robertson, New Orleans (LA.) Warren Easton cornerback Ronald Lewis, Henderson (Nev.) Liberty three-star athlete Anthony Jones, Santa Ana (Calif.) Mater Dei three-star linebacker Eoghan Kerry, Gilbert (Ariz.) Williams Field two-star long snapper Lance St. Louis and Austin (Texas) Regents School kicker Will Stone.
Farmersville Times

Three keys to victory: Farmersville vs Ferris

After losing at Krum, the Farmers hope to get back on track Friday, hosting Ferris. Here are three keys to a Farmersville victory over Ferris:. Farmersville faces a big offensive challenge against Ferris. Relying on their rushing attack over the last 10 quarters, the Farmers enter Friday’s matchup without the service of quarterback EJ Chairez. Sophomore Brady Gray will start his first varsity game against the Yellow Jackets.

Grow and eat your own vaccines?

The future of vaccines may look more like eating a salad than getting a shot in the arm. UC Riverside scientists are studying whether they can turn edible plants like lettuce into mRNA vaccine factories. Messenger RNA or mRNA technology, used in COVID-19 vaccines, works by teaching our cells to...
La Junta Tribune-Democrat

A look at games to watch this weekend

Here’s a look at games to watch involving local high school football teams this weekend:. No. 7 Branson/Kim (3-0) at Cotopaxi (0-2) Branson/Kim improved its record to 3-0 on Friday, Sept. 10 with a 72-14 win over Deer Trail at home. Junior Peyton Cranson led the Bearcat offense as he ran for 137 yards on eight carries and he scored four touchdowns. Senior quarterback Brody Doherty completed four of seven passes for 59 yards and he had one touchdown pass. Doherty’s brother, sophomore Brock Doherty, caught two passes for 49 yards and recorded one touchdown.

Farm Safety and Health Week in Kentucky Sept. 19-25

FRANKFORT, Ky. (WTVQ) – Commissioner of Agriculture Dr. Ryan Quarles has proclaimed Sept.19-25 as Farm Safety and Health Week in Kentucky to encourage farmers and farm workers to put their health and safety first at all times. The theme for this year’s safety week is “Farm Safety Yields Real Results.”
Paragould Daily Press

Power plant project will go forward

Rehabilitation of the old power plant building as an event center will go forward. The Paragould Advertising and Promotion Commission, the Economic Development Corporation of Paragould has made $900,000 available to build the Farmers’ Market pavilion adjacent to the building on North Second Avenue. The pavilion is part of the project.

Rules dog owners must follow - or risk facing jail and £20,000 fines

Dog owners in the UK have been told they need to follow 20 separate pieces of legislation, with everything from barking to keeping dogs happy and healthy - or could in theory risk facing jail time for up to 51 weeks. Laws surrounding animal welfare have been outlined with consequences...