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Plant alliums in the fall

Fall is the best time to plant alliums, a plant genus which includes garlic, shallots, chives, leeks and onions. These are some of my favorite vegetables, and are not only incredibly healthy, but impart flavor to any recipe.

Amendment V will work for small town South Dakota

In case you missed it… Brian Hanson, Senior Policy Associate at the Center for Rural Affairs, penned the following Op-Ed on the importance of South Dakota’s Amendment V vote.

Remember, next Tuesday (Nov. 8) is Election Day - as if you could have forgotten.

The Radical Center

Has the political center become the most radical place to work? In this time of piqued partisan rhetoric, it may be.

Working at the radical center does not mean that each of us should become a centrist. Nor does it mean that every answer will be found in the political center.

Native crafts and products available this weekend

If you’re looking for a unique, interesting activity this weekend, we might have just the thing - the 2016 Holiday Fall and Winter Extravaganza! This event will be hosted by the Ohiya Casino near Niobrara, Neb., and will feature candles, floral arrangements, holiday decorations, yard art, paintings, quilts, blankets, baked goods, handmade crafts, jewelry, beadwork, other Native made products and much more!

Biologically diverse ranch requires a conservation mindset

Located near the headwaters of the Elkhorn River, the Stewart Hereford Ranch sits on 13,000 acres in the Sandhills outside of Newport, Neb. The ranch is owned by Roy and June Stewart and their son and daughter-in-law, Jay and Kaye Stewart, who also manage the operation.

The ranch includes a biologically diverse mix of sub-irrigated meadows and sandhill pastures, which require a conservation mindset, according to its owners.

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