Just because a canned food is made and sold commercially does not mean a home canning process is available for that item. Commercial manufactu…

You’ve done everything right so far — held the jars in hot water, simmered the lids, carefully funneled in the food. Don’t reintroduce the ger…

Tomatoes top the list of popular garden produce and are one of the most commonly canned foods. Tomatoes are on the borderline between low-acid…

“I Can Cook,” a hands-on cooking series, will begin in October at the Center for Health Improvement at Hays Medical Center. At each session, p…

Pressure canning is only as safe as the gauge is accurate. You can follow every canning procedure precisely, but if your canner gauge is inacc…

Canning is a great way to preserve fresh foods. But beware: If done wrong, those canned foods could make your sick.

Hays Medical Center’s Rock Garden Café is participating in the James Beard Blended Burger Project. John Fitzthum, executive chef/food service …

Health benefits

Tiny tastes can add up to big calories at this tempting time of year. Here are tips for surviving holiday parties:

The holidays are a great time for celebrating. With a little thought and planning, you can enjoy all they have to offer while keeping health a…

Did you know bull selection accounts for more than 75 percent of the gene flow in a cow herd?

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Like daffodils, robins or new leaves on the trees, another sign of spring soon will be here — the annual Walk Kansas program from K-State Rese…

Producers should begin immediatley in planning their program for controlling kochia. The spread of glyphosate-resistant kochia populations thr…

The Consumer Federation of America was on the right track when it established America Saves Week at the end of February — this year Feb. 27 to…

COLBY — Colby’s High Plains Art Club is made up of talented artists, and Tom Peyton is one of them. In addition to being an excellent artist, …

Six Fort Hays State University Foster Grandparents and Senior Companions were honored for their service in Hays at the February in-service mee…

This article is the sixth in a series about handling rejection.

Producers should begin soon in planning their program for controlling kochia. The spread of glyphosate-resistant kochia populations throughout…

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When I’m going to be away from home the entire day, I plan ahead, make a check-off list and make sure I take along everything I will need. Las…

Many stories have come out of the Old West about western Kansas cities, with most of them focused on Dodge City due to the popularity of the h…

I planned to run this article this month in celebration of my grandmother’s life. I also wanted it to be a tribute to my mother-in-law, Vena S…

Sam Bass and his gang were awarded legendary fame while still creating their legend. The largest train robbery in the history of the Union Pac…

I begin this article with a question. Are you familiar with the name Dr. D. James Kennedy? He was a man of considerable reputation both Americ…

Editor’s note: This is the first of two parts. Part two will appear in next Wednesday’s HDN.

Ice. We have been praying for rain, wanting moisture for the fields. Ice is frozen rain, so our prayers have been answered. We forget to be th…

Sunday morning, my wife and I received a phone call just after 5 a.m. We had received one earlier at 1 a.m. Her mother (age 99) was failing ra…

This December, my wife and I had our annual dinner for my law office members and their spouses. I always enjoy it. I get to pull out our good …

It’s winter. Days are short, nights are cold; unusually nice afternoon and rain instead of snow. We have three months to wonder what the weath…

Kicking off Catholic School's Week in Ellis is the annual carnival from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday. There will be fun and games for all ages, wi…

“Black Lives Matter” is a dynamic slogan. But some have proposed it should be more comprehensive, such as “All Lives Matter.” The leaders of t…

A few weekends ago, I got to take my son to his first home Seattle Seahawks game. (Go ’Hawks.) It was a playoff game against the Detroit Lions…

Our granddaughter was visiting from sunny Southern California before Christmas. We had frigid temperatures and snow. This was quite the treat …

“See, the virgin will become pregnant and give birth to a son, and they will name Him Immanuel, which is translated ‘God is with us.’ ”

On Saturday, Celebration Community Church will host three Christmas Eve services at 3, 4:30 and 6 p.m.

Westview Church will have Christmas Eve services at 6 p.m. Saturday, 3000 W. 41st, Hays.

Children of all ages are fascinated by the animals in the Nativity scene: the ox and the ass, the sheep and the camels. The essential figures,…

WaKEENEY — The Christmas season can be a painful time for some. It might be the first Christmas after a big life change such as a lost job, a …

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