New dietary guidelines target added sugars

New dietary guidelines target added sugars

Question: When the new Dietary Guidelines were announced a few weeks ago, I heard a lot about the recommendation to limit added sugars. But I’m ...

February 1st, 2016 |  


Boomer Blog: Sometimes with silver hair, always with golden hearts

Many of my fellow Baby Boomers, three of my sisters, and even some former students are grandparents. Although they are fulfilling a unique role in the...

January 31st, 2016 |  


Boomer Blog: Trips and travels with teenage tourists

What do a girl who signs all her travelers checks before going to the bank and a boy who, against regulations, photographs an East German border guard...

January 24th, 2016 |  



Boomer Blog: A decluttered mind

It was just that kind of weekend. The Bengals lost to the Steelers again, simultaneously losing another playoff game. Winter started – well, it ...

January 17th, 2016 |  


Think long and hard before choosing raw milk

Think long and hard before choosing raw milk

Question: What are the risks and benefits of raw milk?Answer: If you ask proponents of raw milk, the product offers a range of benefits. But if you as...

January 13th, 2016 |  


Boomer Blog: In Jeopardy of cash and prizes

When it comes to TV game shows, my current and enduring favorite is Jeopardy! I shout out responses and seldom answer in the form of a question. My wo...

January 10th, 2016 |  


Extension and Ag Assn. hosting Grain Outlook Breakfast

Low crop margins are one of the biggest concerns farmers are dealing with. Projections are for crop prices to remain flat, but for how long? Are farml...

January 4th, 2016 |  


Boomer Blog: Counting to 50

In this first article of the new year I should probably be making predictions and projections – or at least a couple of resolutions. However, la...

January 3rd, 2016 |  


Boomer Blog: May the Force of the New Year be with us

I am not well-versed in the basics or the minutiae of the Star Wars franchise. More than one nephew will cringe to hear that I occasionally confuse St...

December 27th, 2015 |  


Blind since birth, Lima boy sees

Blind since birth, Lima boy sees

LIMA - Kenyon Kill had only one wish for Christmas.The 9-year-old boy, legally blind since birth, wanted to see.He was curious about what the gorilla ...

December 21st, 2015 |