Lifestyle

Most often financial preparedness comes to mind when we think about retirement. There are a lot of variables that can create a big gray area in knowing if you have put enough back to live…

Dear Carolyn: My husband says he’s living his best life throughout the pandemic. For me, this has been a silver-lined struggle. Before, he woke early and commuted an hour or more to work each way…

Chamber member Alyssa George of American Family Insurance hosted the Chamber’s first 2021 Chamber Coffee event this Tuesday, March 2. Due to COVID-19, the event was the first Chamber Coffee held in almost a year.…

Dear Carolyn: I’m getting married this year. Of course I’d always planned to have my dad walk me down the aisle, but last year we all found out he’d been cheating on my mom. They’re…

Dear Carolyn: My husband and I live within a short drive of my family and see them often. We have had to ask my sister to please NOT try to discipline my 5-year-old twins, because…

Dear Carolyn: I don’t know how to deal with my feelings about how the COVID-19 vaccinations are rolling out. I have a very close group of friends, none of whom are high-risk. A couple have…

In the beef project, youth will learn all aspects of the beef industry by raising a market steer or building your own herd by raising heifers and cows. There is 4-H Curriculum that can be…

Winter is still holding on, although I’m optimistic spring is within sight.  Hopefully we will get some nice warm days here in March since February didn’t have very many to offer us. When we do,…

Hi, Carolyn: It’s time to update my will. I am a widow, in my 70s, modest income, own my own (modest) home, never had my own kids, but have nieces and nephews. They grew up…

Dear Carolyn: My sweet husband loves to cook. The problem is that nine times out of 10, what he has prepared is practically inedible. Then, owing to the whoever-cooks-doesn’t-clean-up rule, I’m left with a tremendous…