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Asparagus Potato Soup

Cook. Eat. Live! Who: Busey Bank for United WayCost: $12.50 including shippingDetails: soft-backed, spiral-boundPages of recipes: 220Send checks to: Brenda Jeakins,2101 N. Veterans Parkway, Bloomington, IL 61704 or call 309-834-1020.

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Leaving a legacy

There are a couple of things more important in life than just about anything—even money. Faith, family, friends and forgiveness are just a few of life’s most important things. Another thing important to many Illinois families is the family farm. It’s where roots are put down literally and figuratively. It represents more than a business. It’s home. It’s memories. But ...Read More

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The trouble with Java (continued)

Last month I told you about the bug with Java you probably had installed on your computer. Since then, many of you have contacted me asking the same question: “I installed the latest version of Java on my computer, but now it says I have all of the older versions as well. What do I need to do now? My ...Read More

Sausage Rice Casserole

Saybrook Christian Church 2010 – Celebrating 150 Years Who: Saybrook Christian ChurchCost: $12, including shippingDetails: soft-backed, comb-boundPages of recipes: 123Send checks to: Linda Beatty, 40187 E. 1150 N. Rd., Saybrook, IL 61770 or call 309-475-8241.

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Pumpkin Chiffon Pie

Featuring specialty crop recipes This recipe courtesy of The Great Pumpkin Patch

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Locating broadband services

Cooperative broadband service offerings were featured in last month’s magazine, and since then many of you have contacted me asking a variant of the same question, “If my co-op doesn’t offer broadband services, then where can I get service?” Unfortunately, the answer isn’t very cut and dried, but I’m going to try to give you some resources to find the ...Read More

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Chicago Italian Beef

Favorite Recipes Who: American Legion Post 1994 Auxiliary, Keyesport, IL Cost: $13 including shipping Details: soft-backed, comb-boundPages of recipes: 90Send checks to: Marie Ward, 21618 Robin Lane, Carlyle, IL 62231or call 618-749-9909.  

Cream Cheese In Puff Pastry With Preserves

Favorite Recipes Who: American Legion Post 1994 Auxiliary, Keyesport, IL Cost: $13 including shipping Details: soft-backed, comb-boundPages of recipes: 90Send checks to: Marie Ward, 21618 Robin Lane, Carlyle, IL 62231or call 618-749-9909.

Chicken and Sausage Jambalaya

Favorite Recipes Who: American Legion Post 1994 Auxiliary, Keyesport, IL Cost: $13 including shipping Details: soft-backed, comb-boundPages of recipes: 90Send checks to: Marie Ward, 21618 Robin Lane, Carlyle, IL 62231or call 618-749-9909.

John Phipps is a ­columnist for Farm Journal, Top Producer, and the host for US Farm Report. He and his family farm 2,100 acres near Christman, Ill. and he is an award-winning speaker. 
www.johnphipps.com.

A time for co-ops

Cooperative businesses have ­traditionally been formed by necessity. Private enterprise was not eager to enter marginal ventures and/or remote locations, so groups formed to supply needed goods and services. Rooted in cultural ties of history and location, and focused on the common goals of similar patrons, cooperative efforts have often been the backbone of support for many regions and purposes. ...Read More