As we embark on many of the time-honored traditions of fall, let’s takes a stroll back in time. Did you know that Hiawatha is often fondly referred to as the oldest Halloween Frolic in the Nation? Since Oct. 31, 1914, this has been a tradition in Hiawatha.
Traveling back in history and hearing memories from the class of 1966 this past week during their class reunion trip and a celebration of the leaves as they transition to vibrant colors.
At first glance, soil sampling would seem to be a relatively easy task. However, when you consider the variability that likely exists within a field because of inherent soil formation factors and past production practices, the collection of a representative soil sample becomes more of a challenge.
I am the fifth generation to farm one of our pieces of ground, which is quite a heritage to live up to. I have often wondered what it would be like to not be tied to a place, a way of living and a lifestyle. Those thoughts are very fleeting because who I am is very much tied to the land and …
I love when people stop by or call with historical treasures! I have a gem of history and gratitude to share this week. The first to Dean Tollefson, who stops by regularly to visit all things history! Thank you for sharing your history.