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 By lois    Golden Roundup    March 15, 2017

Flatlander versus Mountain Woman

This big, beautiful state of Montana has so much to offer with its varied geography, open country, and landscapes that leave one amazed and humbled. The terrain certainly changes as one drives from...

 

Red Cross Calls On Montanans To Sign Up To Volunteer During Red Cross Month

March is Red Cross Month, a time when the Red Cross honors the volunteers, blood donors and financial contributors who bring help and hope to people during life’s most trying emergencies. “During Red Cross Month, we thank all those who support ou...

 

Patten Retires from Cornerstone Bank

After a distinguished career of more than 33 years in banking, Dale Patten is set to retire on March 31, 2017. Patten began his banking career in 1983, shortly after McKenzie County Bank opened in Wat...

 

March is Colorectal Awareness Cancer Month

Are you or is someone you care about 50 or older? Then it’s time to talk with a health care provider about getting screened for colorectal cancer. The American Cancer Society recommends that everyone 50 and older be tested regularly. If you have fa...

 

Celebrate American Heart Month with a Heart Healthy Serving of Beef

February is American Heart Month, and the Richland County Nutrition Coalition would like to remind you of the importance your diet, and specifically beef in your diet, can be to preserving the health...

 

Share Those Stories

All of us have stories to tell; the actions and antics we committed in our lives, both good and bad, naughty and nice, that help explain who we are and define us as human beings. Too often these stories remain untold and a person takes a life full...

 

Powerful Tools for Caregivers Workshop Offered

If you are an adult who is a caregiver for a parent, spouse or other older adult, you are encouraged to attend the “Powerful Tools for Caregivers Workshop” offered on Tuesdays, starting February...

 

84th Annual Lutefish and Meatball Dinner

The First Pella Lutheran Church will be having their annual Lutefisk and Meatball dinner, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. or until out of food, Saturday February 25 at the Fellowship Hall in Williston, ND. The people in charge of arrangements this year are David...

 

Planning for Those Golden Years

I wonder where the term 'golden years' came from to describe those of us who not only have gold in our teeth and silver in our hair, but also some lead in our derrieres. From what I see to date, no...

 

Nearly 12 Million People with Medicare Have Saved Over $26 Billion on Prescription Drugs Since 2010

The Department of Health and Human Services released today new information that shows that millions of seniors and people with disabilities with Medicare continue to save on prescription drugs and...

 

10 Truly Unique Gifts for Under $100

(BPT) - Some people are incredibly easy to shop for. You can go into any store and find something they would like. For others, you can spend months looking and still not discover the right gift. So...

 

Christmas Shopping with my Father

As a child, Christmas enthralled me. Every December we made so many happy memories preparing for and savoring the holiday season to the fullest. We baked cookies, some of which we hung on the tree until the year a mouse discovered the cookies and...

 

The Key to Good Caregiving:

(BPT) - It is estimated that more than 15 million Americans provide unpaid care for people with Alzheimer's and other dementias. For the vast majority, the deeply personal responsibility of caring...

 

MonDak Relay for Life Holding Raffle

MonDak Relay for Life is holding a raffle, with all funds raised going to the Cancer Society. Tickets are $2.00 each or 6 for $10.00 and available at Merchants Bank and Neu's Super Valu in Fairview,...

 

A Surprising Strategy for Getting the Most Out of Your Social Security

(BPT) - The temptation to start collecting monthly Social Security checks at age 62 is hard to resist, but claiming the benefit too early can have damaging consequences for your overall retirement funds. According to Kiplinger.com’s October list...

 

Continuous Holiday Carousel

Holiday seasons nowadays tend to blend together for one continuous shopping spree, starting in late September when merchants feel obligated to start pushing Halloween, and lasting right through Easter the following spring. When I was a kid,...

 

Check Out the Sweet Seats at the Chair-ity Auction, Sept 16th

The Chair-ity Silent Auction will be held Friday, Sept. 16th from 6:00pm – 8:00pm at the Sidney Elks Lodge, 123 3rd St W. Up-cycled and decorated chairs will be auctioned off with all proceeds...

 

Work is a Four Letter Word

I’ve come to the conclusion that work takes up a lot of valuable time better spent in other pursuits. And if I consider not only the time I spend at work, but also the very short time it takes me to walk to the office and back, that extra 30 minute...

 

Silent Stroke is not so Silent

(BPT) - Silent strokes, ones that happen in your brain without you even knowing, can lead to full-blown strokes as well as cognitive impairment and dementia. The most common depiction of a stroke is a...

 

Lots of Life Left in Senior Pets

(BPT) - Every day, in shelters all across the country, senior animals are passed over by prospective pet owners. Why? Some people are looking for the energy of a new puppy or feel older dogs offer...

 

A Community Says Farewell to a Priest, Neighbor and Friend

Father Edward "Ned" Shinnick was a priest to many, and a friend and neighbor to even more. He left a lasting impression of kindness, good humor, and faith on those who knew him. Fr. Shinnick was born...

 

Sales from "Clean Your Plate & Kiss the Cook" Help Fund 2 Water Wells in Tanzania

In 2013 Harriet Hillesland published Clean Your Plate and Kiss the Cook, a cookbook comprised of years of recipes that her four children had all been eager for her to write down. Three years later,...

 

5 Tips to Keep Your Cellphone Running Smoothly

(BPT) - We all love the convenience of modern cellphones. They're so much more than just phones - they've become our cameras, calendars, mailboxes, entertainment consoles and internet browsers. But...

 

New grandbaby?

(BPT) - Grandparents play a unique, important role in caring for family members of all ages. Here are some ways that you can help keep babies and moms safe and healthy. Helping babies sleep safely Gra...

 

Ah Yes, Technology

Normally as I work through a typical day, the differences in age and the inevitable clash of outlook on the working life doesn’t exist as far as job production goes. The dedicated people perform their jobs to the best of their abilities, while the...

 

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