Archive for August, 2015

Sidney-to-Deadwood Trail ride continues through Friday

Monday, August 31st, 2015

And Odell would know. The son of Montana and South Dakota homesteading ranchers, he and Lily started participating in wagon trains in 1976, and they’ve completed more than 40 to date. “We love horses, driving ‘em, all the people you meet and it’s …

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Nearly 100-year-old log cabin to be new welcome center for Shepard State Park – WMC Action News 5

Monday, August 31st, 2015
Nearly 100-year-old log cabin to be new welcome center for Shepard State Park
WMC Action News 5
It is from the second owner that the log cabin came to known as the Wilson house. The family lived there while operating a nursery business called Wilson Farm Nurseries. Their nursery stretched from Creosote Road all the way to Dedeaux Road. After the …

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Nearly 100-year-old log cabin to be new welcome center for Shepard State Park – WLOX

Monday, August 31st, 2015
Nearly 100-year-old log cabin to be new welcome center for Shepard State Park
WLOX
It is from the second owner that the log cabin came to known as the Wilson house. The family lived there while operating a nursery business called Wilson Farm Nurseries. Their nursery stretched from Creosote Road all the way to Dedeaux Road. After the …

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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Foundation trying to preserve our heritage

Monday, August 31st, 2015

The popularity of fishing, hunting, boating, horseback riding, homesteading, etc., is a testament to that. With our rich farmlands, forests, streams and lakes, and the historic and diverse French Creek running through the heart of our county, we have quite …

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Pioneer Potluck: Living on a homestead

Monday, August 31st, 2015

They lived there 7 years. Some of those years, Gary worked on a seismograph crew on the North Slope. Gail has lots of stories about homesteading that I will not be able to put in this article. Both people are hardy and have endured very cold, brutal …

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Port Authority adds two legal counsels – WCPO

Monday, August 31st, 2015
Port Authority adds two legal counsels
WCPO
Officials said Koth and Meyer will handle port authority, land bank and HURC (Hamilton County Homesteading & Urban Redevelopment Corporation) transactions and program development and administration. Copyright 2015 Scripps Media, Inc. All rights …

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Northwest Mississippi, Mississippi Gulf Coast’s next foe, opens with big win – gulflive.com (blog)

Monday, August 31st, 2015

gulflive.com (blog)
Northwest Mississippi, Mississippi Gulf Coast's next foe, opens with big win
gulflive.com (blog)
Northwest Community College, who just happens to be the next opponent for Mississippi Gulf Coast, opened the juco football season with a big win Saturday night over homesteading Jones. Behind a balanced offensive attack with 526 yards of total offense …

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Demystifying the Dehorning of Dairy Cattle – Mother Earth News

Monday, August 31st, 2015

Mother Earth News
Demystifying the Dehorning of Dairy Cattle
Mother Earth News
It seems like every twenty years or so the subject of dehorning dairy cattle catches the eye of the non-farming public. This year I have seen several Facebook posts and read several articles that condemn dehorning as animal cruelty – no exceptions. It

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Car show Sunday of Labor Day weekend at Homestead National Monument – Nebraska City News Press (blog)

Monday, August 31st, 2015
Car show Sunday of Labor Day weekend at Homestead National Monument
Nebraska City News Press (blog)
Labor Day Weekend activities at Homestead National Monument of America will include a “Homesteading Era” original car show on Sunday, Sept. 6 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Heritage Center. Cars from the 1920s through the 1980s will be on display.

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Northwest Mississippi, Mississippi Gulf Coast’s next foe, opens with big win

Monday, August 31st, 2015

Northwest Community College, who just happens to be the next opponent for Mississippi Gulf Coast, opened the juco football season with a big win Saturday night over homesteading Jones. Behind a balanced offensive attack with 526 yards of total offense and …

Read more here…