The groundhog may reveal how we play winter’s back nine. Right now, we’re sloshing through a January thaw on the heels of an arctic Snowmaggedon. Will this weather trend continue like it did last year or return like the brutal winter of 1978-79?
Every year in the U.S., more than 435,000 people die from cardiac arrest (when the heart stops beating) due to coronary artery and heart disease, obesity, trauma, smoking, high cholesterol and other causes.
Cripe cautions that these drugs aren’t a cure of obesity and says they certainly aren’t meant for those only looking to shed a few extra pounds gained over the holidays. With any type of disease management, to sustain the desired results, the medications need to be taken indefinitely.
Some area residents may recall that an antique gasoline pump originally stood in front of Torkelson Motors’ Elgin store. And, while that isn’t the case anymore, in the not-so-distant future, another pump may appear in front of the store. But, the new one will be pumping electricity instead of gasoline.
The Old Farmer’s Almanac has been predicting America’s winter severity for over 200 years. This journal predicts a snowier and colder winter here in the Driftless Area as we look to 2024. Few folks would wager a Ben Franklin against the Almanac’s forecast of heavy snow and colder temperatures in late December through mid-January.
Thunder Rode provides confidence building and rehabilitative training to individuals of all ages with special needs, within aspects of the equine industry. The program has no boundaries regarding developmental growth, program growth and learning potential for individuals, enhancing their abilities to live and work successfully within the community.
“Larry and I were both getting older, and even though his sister lives in town and could take care of him, we wanted to get Brian into a group home so he would be independently stable and comfortable,” explained Sherry.
Around Decorah, his name is synonymous with high school golf.His face is instantly recognizable at ribbon cuttings, board meetings, and military services.He is a constant figure around town, walking with his wife and cheerfully chatting up everyone he meets.How well do you really KNOW YOUR NEIGHBOR?
The couple moved to Dubuque where Allie attended the University of Dubuque to become a Physician’s Assistant, all while battling and beating cancer. The couple moved back to the area in 2020 – renting at the time – but dreaming of a home of their own.
The only thing I do not like about autumn is that some of my favorite flowers reach the end of the bloom cycle. The important thing to remember is that if these are tender bulbs, they need to be put into proper storage.