The Covered Dish: Pumpkin Pudding

Usually I pen my columns after work, at night.  Today I’m coming to you with my coffee in hand, and its ‘early’ morning.  How does this affect the writing of this column?   Hm…, I’m not sure, let’s give it a roll!  Maybe with caffeine in hand I’ll be sharper, who knows…... Read more


My Best Idea Yet

My Best Idea Yet

I’ve tried everything to make a living in the cow business. I bought expensive replacement heifers when the grass was green and the price was high only to have to sell them for beef eight months later when the grass and the market both dried up. I tried the regist... Read more


Late summer rain eased drought

Late summer rain eased drought in parts of Kansas, but northeast counties still dry K-State enhances its network of weather stations with two new locations, more coming   MANHATTAN, Kan. – A shift in weather patterns that began in early August brought welcome rain... Read more

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