Holiday Greenery

Deck the halls with boughs of caution

Keep safety in mind when decorating with holiday greenery. Evergreens, holly, mistletoe and other traditional yuletide plants can pose risks, says University of Missouri Extension horticulturist David Trinklein. In days of old, people rarely brought holiday greenery into the home before Christmas Eve, Trinklein says. Doing so was considered bad luck for the coming year. […]

Cattle in ring at sale

Kirksville heifer sale hits an average price of $1,716

At the Kirksville Show-Me-Select Replacement Heifer sale, 133 heifers averaged $1,716. It wasn’t the strong sale expected, said Zac Erwin, sale coordinator. A lot of things worked against bidder enthusiasm. “I was hoping for a stronger market,” Erwin said after the sale Friday night, Nov. 16. “But it wasn’t a bust by any means.”  The […]

The 43rd Annual Yuletide Feaste held at the Ballroom of the J.W. Jones Student Union Dec. 8, 2016.

Northwest Missouri State Madraliers to host annual Yuletide Feaste December 7th and 8th

Northwest Missouri State University’s Madraliers will host their 45th annual Yuletide Feaste with an elegant royal banquet featuring performances by the Madraliers, the Recorder Consort and the Royale Brass Quintet. The Feaste will take place at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 7, and Saturday, Dec. 8, in the J.W. Jones Student Union Ballroom. “The Yuletide Feaste […]

Halloween Dance

Prepare for Halloween with these safety tips

Children are now in the school routine and most children look forward to the Halloween holiday. If your daughter has already decided that she is going to be Elsa, and your son is debating between one of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, then you are on your way to a successful Halloween. For other children, […]