FONTANA -- Chalk up Jennifer Dexter’s social media career to some happy holiday memories with cookie cutters, frosting and sprinkles.
Her earliest forays into baking as a little girl were making cut-out Christmas cookies with her mother. Gradually she added more treats to her repertoire, much to the appreciation of her family.
WALWORTH COUNTY SUNDAY -- The tastiest festival around -- ChocolateFest -- kicks off summer fun over the Memorial Day weekend, Friday through Monday, May 26 through May 29, at the festival grounds, 681 Maryland Ave. in Burlington. The four-day festival includes the Rotary carnival, chocolate tent with eating contest, roving entertainers and plenty of live music.
WALWORTH COUNTY SUNDAY -- Here in the Midwest we tend to take our farms for granted, surrounded as we are by the red barns of earlier generations.
Your great-grandparents knew exactly where their food came from. Even 150 years ago, 90 percent of the population grew nearly all of its food. Today, only 2 percent does.
JANESVILLE MESSENGER -- Emily Johnson couldn’t bear to hear her dad had decided to sell the Farmall 300. The tractor had been bought by her great-grandfather, who started a farm near Orfordville in 1936. It was sold to her grandpa and later her dad, who both had ridden it through those same farm fields.
So she bought it.
STATELINE NEWS -- “We have not come close yet to finding the perfect soybean because perfection is not achievable, but every year we try to get as close as possible.”
That has been Bill Campbell’s philosophy since joining Dairyland Seed Co. as a cross-breeder/germinator on Nov. 1, 1972.
He has worked with corn and alfalfa, but Campbell has concentrated his energy and efforts on soybeans since 1984.
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