Thursday, January 17, 2019
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Sam Moore shares a story Kate Sanborn (1839-1917), a teacher, lecturer and writer, wrote in 1891 of her experiences attending auctions.

Farm and Dairy readers to share stories about the best Christmas gifts they ever received.

Local schools were scarce in frontier communities during the mid- to late-19th century, nor was there much in the way of celebrating the Christmas holiday.

Alan Guebert believes the current worldwide trade battles resemble the stalemated trench warfare that was the deadly hallmark of World War I.

As this month marks the 100th anniversary of the armistice that ended the World War I, Sam Moore shares a story of "beating swords into plough shares."

Sam Moore recalls the pressing issues of 80 years ago, just after he turned 5 and was probably happily anticipating Christmas.

Pioneers did not have many of the conveniences we enjoy today, starting with sleeping arrangements and living conditions inside cramped cabins.

Growing up during the Depression era, Alan Guebert's mother developed a hardness against waste. And so his family ate "the last of the garden," regularly.

The fires that have been plaguing the west are not a new phenomenon — fires were a scourge to the settlers in the prairies of the Old West.

During a time when most heated with coal and factories relied on steam for power and light, a coal miners' strike inspired interesting uses for tractors.
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