“BEST IN NORTHWEST” IN HER JOB



 By Margaret Thorbeck A sense of humor and good, common sense, are two primary qualities for her job which have helped Lydia Pritchard, the first policewoman of the Ore Capital, to earn the sincere commendation of Chief of Police Chester Naeset… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content. Username Password Remember Me   […]

Buckshot in short pants




Emil Metsa, pictured in the Holland Hotel and Bar (after he sold the Roosevelt Bar) on Chestnut Street in Virginia, ca. 1958.. Submitted photo.Author’s note: This column is excerpted from my book, “Blue Guitar Highway,” chapter 3. … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Out of the Blue




 So my old friend D.A. dropped by the other day. Typically, he was full of bravado and lacked chagrin. The following is a partial transcript of our conversation. D.A.: So how’s it going in this loser state? B.M.: Careful, fella. I&rsquo… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Range congregations plant over 350 trees



The weekend of May 19 and 20 was a busy time for members of seven congregations and Camp Vermilion. Members were busy at 11 locations planting at least 350 trees donated by the North St. Louis Soil and Water Conservation District and through persona… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

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Companion Planting


 Interplanting blocks of different plant families (instead of long rows of just one crop) lends to healthy polyculture and diversity within a garden. Mixing different flowers among herbs and/or vegetables will attract beneficial pollinators, in… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Space LIFT



 By Rosie Gams Decorator Challenge: Color Language Remedy: Paint is one of the least expensive changes you can make in your home. It gives you the biggest bang for your buck. New color can so quickly transform a space. But decorators, designer… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

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