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Nov 30

Common Things To Be Thankful For

Posted to Naturally Speaking with Steve Lekwa by Erica Place

I have done some reading lately on the earliest days of settlement in our area. The pioneer families who came here settled land that was full of promise, but very much “in the raw”. Their possessions were few, and included basic farming tools and household goods, very basic foods like corn meal, and a change or two of clothing. A gun (muzzle- loading rifle or shotgun), a brace of oxen or horses, and some seed for the first crop rounded out their entire set of resources. A few “more wealthy” families might have had a milk cow. It all had to fit in a small covered wagon, and whatever didn’t fit there had to walk or be carried by hand.

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Jul 23

Fishery Renovation Update

Posted to The Greenprint by Erica Place

The DNR will treat Hickory Grove Lake on August 4th (pending workable weather conditions) with rotenone, a botanical pesticide, to eliminate the remaining fish population.

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