Parenting

My last blog entry was all about our wonderful mother cows and sometimes I look at them with empathy and sympathy – for any of your breastfeeding mothers out there you would cringe while watching a calf nurse. But I also see that their one and only goal is to keep their calves fed, safe … More Parenting

That’s My Farm

In addition to a new full-time job at the college in town, I recently embarked on another first, a role in front of the camera lens as one of the hosts of “That’s My Farm.” The 30-minute segments features farmers and ranchers from across the great state of Kansas. As a host, I travel to farms … More That’s My Farm

Giving Back

The following is an article recently printed in the Hillsboro (Kan.) Star-Journal. Doug is the hub’s father and a great man with a big heart. We will miss Mr. Penner.  Trojan football players wield machetes for good By DAVID COLBURN, Staff writer Summer weightlifting and conditioning sessions are staples of Kansas high school football. Machetes, … More Giving Back

Dole Tours Kansas

Former Senator, presidential candidate and Kansas native Bob Dole made a stop in McPherson Tuesday as part of his second Kanas thank-you tour. Dole is 90 years old and can no longer hide his age or war wounds. He battled in WWI, served as both majority and minority leader of the U.S. Senate and battled … More Dole Tours Kansas