A couple weeks ago I introduced myself and asked for feedback on what people like about The Country Today and what they’d like to see done dif…

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As the new editor for The Country Today, I have just one thing to say to our readers: Help!

The first rule of road trips is to never embark upon a road trip. At least not one like ours: 10 days and 2,500 miles of tent camping in the n…

To the left of the stainless-steel elevator in Eau Claire’s Christ Church Cathedral hangs a plaque which reads: “The Frank and Miriam Carr Car…

Ten or so years ago a friend asked if I would help him move a gun safe from his garage to his basement. I agreed not knowing what I was in for.

It is no surprise to any dairy farmer reading this that the past five years have been a challenge. The past seven and a half months, however, …

When President Donald Trump appointed Sonny Perdue to be Secretary of Agriculture, he told him to “take care of the farmers.” And for the past…

The only thermometer the sauna has ever known exploded a long time ago, leaving a mercury-red stain on the cedar paneling, so it is impossible…

For the last decade or so, after each senseless shooting or climate disaster, social media is flush with one of Fred Rogers’ go-to explanation…

Tucked into the ivy just two hundred paces from the Eau Claire County Jail sits a pink house which you’ve probably never noticed. Built in the…

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Before I tell you about second-generation milk-hauler Wayne Myren, before I tell you about his truck, or the dairy farmers he serves, I need t…

There’s plenty of good news in the world even though lately it seems a little harder to find. Roughly 90% of what Americans see in the media i…

I want to draw attention to distress in the rural economy across the Grain Belt. States like Wisconsin, Michigan, Ohio and Iowa are experienci…