• Mounds Cake

    My favorite candy bar is Mounds. When I learned of this cake, I had to make it. It’s wonderful. The trouble is that one piece is probably equal to three Mounds bars. This is NOT a…

  • Brown Bread Muffins

    Friend Susan was hungry for Boston Brown Bread, you know, the kind that came in a can. She didn’t find it at the IGA, so she looked up a recipe and made her own. She says the muffins…

  • Karen’s Corner

    Peach Cobbler Using Bisquick I have to admit that this recipe is easy, but I must also admit that mine didn’t look like the photograph on FaceBook. The original recipe calls for all…

  • Almond-Cappuccino Brownies

    I clipped this recipe from a magazine at least 10 years ago. I used Hershey’s Dark Chocolate bars, and it turned out to be a very flavorful brownie, but I’m not overly fond of almond…

  • Karen's Corner

    Taco Soup Cousin Gwen’s family likes this recipe so much, that they never make regular chili any more. 1-1/2 lbs of lean ground beef 1 envelope of Taco seasoning 1 envelope of Ranch…

  • Karen’s Corner

    I’m always looking for recipes to use up uneaten bananas. This is a good one. 1-1/2 C. sugar 1 C sour cream 1/2 C butter, softened 2 eggs 1-3/4 (3 or 4) ripe bananas, mashed 2 t vanilla…

STATE NEWS

Veterinarians warn of canine flu outbreak

    A recent outbreak of canine influenza virus is nothing to sneeze at, according to a local veterinarian. Dr. Romanie Walter, veterinarian at the Animal Emergency Clinic…

Hastert to report to prison June 22

  Judge Thomas Durkin on May 19 ordered former Speaker of the House Dennis Hastert to report to prison no later than 2 p.m. on June 22. Hastert was sentenced to 15 months in prison…

Quality of life varies throughout state

Would you rather live longer or better? As human longevity increases into the 70s, health professionals are now looking at what can be done to extend the portion of a lifetime free…

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