Monday, August 21, 2017

Roosters crow, cows moo and pigs squeal.To be more precise, proud roosters crow, contented cows moo and, contrary to popular folklore, scared pigs —...

Iowa's Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture starts 2010 embroiled in controversy over its next director.

Rare is the new year that begins without me wondering how I took a wrong turn on the road of life and became a...

Come on, you don't want to end this year reading what an aging aggie like me thinks the "Best Stories of 2009" are. Easy...

One of the worst meals of my life occurred on a stormy June evening in the early 1980s at Milwaukee's Pfister Hotel. The main...

It was more a wavering non-waiver than another government oldie-but-goodie, a non-denial denial. Still, nothing in the Environmental Protection Agency's Dec. 1 delay to...

If you asked unimpeachable sources such as St. Peter or former Washington Post editor Ben Bradlee why so many pretty average people often choose...

Longtime readers may recall a Thanksgiving column years ago that featured a dinner entree provided by Orlie, the gainfully unemployed younger brother of our...

If idle hands are the devil's workshop, idle thoughts are, what, the product of a devil's advocate? Maybe, but one election result from early...

The final Saturday in October swept me three hours south for lunch with my parents and nearly-new grandniece and, later that Halloween afternoon, backwards...
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