October 18, 2010
Whether right-wing conservatives claim President Obama is a communist or a fascist, his decisions and bills have shown otherwise
The Tea Party has captured the attention of the media and angry Americans. The midterm election has, according to those on the right, become a referendum on Obama’s policies as President of the United States. We are told by some Tea Party members and Republicans operatives that he is either a communist or that he is a fascist, or in many cases that he is both; an improbable feat considering the two extreme ideologies lie at opposite ends...
October 14, 2010
Polenta with gorgonzola. Happiness in a bowl.
October 13, 2010
Public workshop concerning the selling and handling of food services for health care facilities being held Oct. 26.
A public workshop on the practical aspects of selling local, sustainably-raised food to a health care facility will be held Tuesday, Oct. 26, from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m., at Winona Health, located on 855 Mankato Ave. Farmers, dietitians, food service directors for health care facilities, and the general public are welcome to come. The cost of this Land Stewardship Project (LSP) workshop is $10 per person, payable at the door. If you are an LSP...
October 8, 2010
The 23rd annual Life Chain event invited Winona community members to make their beliefs known
“As a witness for Christ;” Kelly Burfeind stood earnestly behind a white poster board with the words “Lord, Forgive Us and Our Nation” printed on the front as cars streamed by on Huff Street in Winona, Minn., Oct. 3. Many community members had their reasons for attending the Life Chain event.
October 6, 2010
Jenni McHugh invites chefs to get creative in the kitchen and try new twists on old favorites
By Jenni McHugh
October 4, 2010
More and more, we are hearing about the benefits of drinking tea. Apart from water, tea is the most popular beverage in the world. Beyond amazing health benefits, the world of tea offers a great variety of flavors and aromas, with a rich history filled with tales and traditions. Please join us for a morning of exploring the world of tea and learning the art of brewing the perfect cup while getting the most out of...
October 4, 2010
WSU Holds National Depression Screening Day: Counseling and Wellness Services will hold events in observance of National Depression Screening Day in Purple Rooms 104-106, Kryzsko Commons. From 12:30-1:30 p.m. health professionals will present information on the symptoms of depression and anxiety, suicide, campus resources, and treatment options, and a panel of students will talk about their experiences with depression. From 1:30-3:30 p.m....
September 29, 2010
clockwise from top: brassica alba, mustard powder, brassica juncea
September 27, 2010
The Congressional Subcommittee on Immigration, Citizenship and Border Security invited Stephen Colbert to testify--in character--about the working conditions of illegal immigrants on America's farms. Colbert participated in a United Farm Workers awareness campaign, and spent a day laboring at a vegetable farm in New York in August 2010.
Here is Colbert's statement to the committee:
September 25, 2010