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Soil Test to Maximize Crop Yields
      Consider soil sampling this fall to prepare for next year’s fertilizer and lime program. After fall harvest is generally a great...

Letter to the Editor
Dear Editor: Now that ‘values voters’ have seen a longtime dream fulfilled in the confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court, I would...

Letter to the Editor
Dear Herald-Enterprise editor: In America's court of public opinion, there is no recognized status of being presumed innocent until proven...

HAWK TALK
Well, as of Saturday, summer is officially over, and people can hardly make fun of the Christmas lights on my house when Christmas is on the store...

FROM THE EDITOR
It’s officially autumn, and the world around us is slowly showing signs of changing from summer to fall. As I traveled back and forth this past...

Letter to the Editor
Dear Editor: Now that ‘values voters’ seem to be on the verge of getting everything they think they want (with the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh...

FROM THE EDITOR
The past is murky, swirling with facts, undocumented documents, historical papers, and tons of personal memoirs. What is the truth? Who do you...

Real friends loan money (and other myths)
You may have heard some horror stories about college roommates. Most of them are true. One way to reduce the trauma from this stage in your life is...

HAWK TALK
Recently, lawyer for the administration Rudy Giuliani, puzzled many and sent many in the news media into a “snicker frenzy.” His statement, “The...

From the Editor
I had a conversation with a young mother recently. Music from the speakers spilled over the bleachers and she winced as she reined her wandering...

Hawk Talk
Aretha had a voice and a message. She dressed and behaved like a lady. John McCain spoke with authority and he lived his message. While some 3D...

FROM THE EDITOR
Summer is fading – the garden, the trees, even the petunias and geraniums on the porch. It reminds me of one the summer songs popular in the 60’s...

HAWK TALK
As we approach another long weekend of incredible discount sales, it would appear that the Justice Department is running a special on immunity. “To...

At Your Leisure – Watership Down
Bunny rabbits. Cute and fuzzy little bunnies. Who would have thought you could have a harrowing, thrilling adventure story where the main...

Jason Sommerfeldt works on one of the pieces for his alter ego, Edgar VanAle, a travelling storyteller who will be making an appearance at the Big River Steampunk Festival, along with his family. Full Steam Ahead! – Edgar VanAle and Family
The Big River Steampunk Festival is a time of gathering, anyone can come, enjoy the sound and spectacle, and revel in the joy that so many people...