Yoders go mushroom hunting

Editor’s Note: This column is about wild mushrooms. Wild mushrooms can be very dangerous or fatal to ingest if you don’t know how to...

Myths about child abuse

Violence is a learned behavior. The more a person sees of it, the more he/she accepts it as a normal part of life, the...

Markle News: 4-25-17

By DONNA BROWNToday I am enjoying the time in life in which some people call it the golden age. This is the time in...

Sour mulch can burn tender plants

Although the benefits of mulching garden plants are many, wood mulch that has been improperly stockpiled can lead to plant injury or even death....

Lesson of the day: Making babies is simple

I greatly enjoy the “A Word A Day” email newsletter. I subscribed following a walk while in Mumbai, India, in January 2016. At a...

Jazlynn Kumfer of Ossian reads 1,000 Books

Jazlynn Kumfer (pictured sitting on her dad’s lap holding her prize book “How to Teach a Slug to Read”) recently completed the 1,000 Books...

Signs of an alcohol problem

Do you or someone you know struggle with the problem of alcohol? How can you know? Please check all that apply: • Drink to calm...

Blood drive April 29 in memory of Heath Bumgarner and Kane Krinn

The community is asked to give blood in memory of Heath Bumgarner and William Kane Krinn at a special blood drive held in their...

Yoders observe Easter Sunday

Easter Sunday is one of the most special days of the year to me. It is a special day to celebrate our Lord and...

Starter fertilizer: When is it warranted?

By CHARLES SHAPIROUniversity of NebraskaAs you evaluate the cost of inputs you may use this spring, consider this: Only focusing on expenses without subsequent...