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I want to take a couple minutes to talk about some readers’ concerns about the “Memories of a Former Kid” cartoon that ran a couple weeks back.

It has been a little while since I’ve done one of these. Most of the time we use this space for some of the columnists our readers tell us the…

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!

Many policy choices are made on politics alone while other key decision-making elements like cost, science, and even common sense play a lesse…

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Federal bureaucrats aren’t the only ones looking to ban gas stoves. Plenty of state and local officials want to do just that, including here i…

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Some potentially big news snuck through over the weekend. John Deere, the company that makes some of the most widely-used equipment in agricul…

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Just after dawn I drove north into Eau Claire. It was the morning of my 17th anniversary, and I wanted to surprise my wife with locally grown …

From the front porch, from the hammock, from the garden, I hear it most evenings. Not the steady soundtrack of frogs, insects, birdsong, wind …

On a recent Saturday afternoon, I stood in Jordan Hagedorn’s store, For the Hobby Sports Cards, at the site of the old Buroker’s Taxidermy, Ba…

I recently went on my fifth (almost annual) Cousins Tavern Tour. Bobby Schroedel’s mother and mine were sisters. Though Bernice and Virgie rai…

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One Tuesday morning in June my husband realized his achiness and stuffy nose were likely more than seasonal allergies. I dug out our governmen…

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There is a moment on this wide continent of North America when all the combines are named Hiawatha. And all those combines are of the Ojibwa n…

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We thank you for the article by Larry Scheckel about some of his family of bygone days. It was read with keen interest and we read it more tha…

Many of us older people can’t believe the mess our country is in. There is so much division in our society today. And many people are yelling …