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Dairy self-help program self-delusional

Thursday, June 29, 2006

Three years ago come July 1, 70 percent or so of American dairy farmers began taxing themselves to fund a program the industry dubbed Cooperatives Working Together, or CWT.

Diving into pool assembly is drowning experience

Thursday, June 29, 2006

If it has been a lifelong dream of yours to spend untold steamy summer hours peeling sticky vinyl off every inch of your exposed flesh then you should definitely get yourself an enormous inflatable pool.

The bad times are here: Evaluate now

Thursday, June 22, 2006

Five consecutive months of a declining Class III price. Price moves for the two months preceding the decline consisted of two, 2-cent increases after a dollar crash.

Gardener’s book offers laughable lines; waging war against ‘SuperChuck’

Thursday, June 22, 2006

I have had quite a few good laughs as I have turned the pages of The $64 Tomato by William Alexander.

U.S. farm groups say ‘no more’ in WTO

Thursday, June 22, 2006

When the Senate confirmed Susan C. Schwab as the Bush Administration’s Trade Representative June 8 – the second trade rep in just 13 months – it did so by voice vote, an uncommon occurrence for the usually-on-the-record body.

Trust me, kids grow up in fast forward

Thursday, June 22, 2006

When my children were younger I would, quite frankly, roll my eyes at the older people who would say as if imparting the sagest of wisdom “enjoy them now, they’ll be grown in the blink of an eye.

Extreme Makeover – Pet Edition

Thursday, June 22, 2006

Our alarms woke us early on what could have been a sleep-in Saturday, but the appointment I made at the grooming salon was for 8 a.

Extreme Makeover – Pet Edition 2

Thursday, June 22, 2006

Our alarms woke us early on what could have been a sleep-in Saturday, but the appointment I made at the grooming salon was for 8 a.

Digging deep to find motivation

Thursday, June 15, 2006

Baseball hall of famer Ryne Sandberg said his dad always told him, “Keep your nose clean, your mouth shut and your eyes and ears open because you might learn something.

A happy ending for a special horse

Thursday, June 15, 2006

This is the story of one special horse. When my daughter, Caroline, was a little girl, the biggest thing on her wish list for several consecutive years was a pony.

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