Heather Berry

One-Dish Wonder

One-Dish Wonder

Bowls: A fun way to keep meal options healthy Schedules are staring to gain momentum again, so that means we're often looking for meals that are fairly quick and easy to prepare. Bowls have been the rage for several years and continue to be one way the entire family...

Caring for Community

Caring for Community

When the call for help comes, Black River answers When Madison County Health Department Administrator Becky Hunt received the call from her Regional Implementation Team led by the Butler County Health Department, Becky’s own department immediately organized a massive...

Feather Light

Feather Light

Hollister woman paints with a gentle touch Her brush looks like one most people would throw away, with its scarce long bristles pinched into the metal base. To use it would be a bit like painting with a blade of grass, but for Tina Richards, it’s perfect for the tiny...

Welcome to Warm Springs Ranch

Welcome to Warm Springs Ranch

Where equine legends are born and trained They eat. A lot. An average menu for the day includes around 50 pounds of timothy hay (custom grown in Idaho) and up to 10 pounds of grain washed down with 30 to 40 gallons of water. But when you average 2,000 pounds, stand...

Hats with Attitude

Hats with Attitude

Millinery isn’t old hat with Rose Monzyk   Dainty hands smooth the damp fabric over the domed wooden form. The seemingly unforgiving material finally begins to give after numerous tugs, relaxing around the shape. As it gives way to the designer, pins are strategically...

Flower Power

Flower Power

Fresh bouquets keep business blooming in Clarence Inherited objects are wonderful keepsakes. Pam Stenger inherited a shared appreciation of something from her grandmother decades ago. Today she shares that passion with others in a beautiful way. “As a child, I used to...

Turn of the Lathe

Turn of the Lathe

Joplin couple creates beauty from fallen trees   The air hangs heavy with the pungent scent of freshly worked wood as you walk into Steve and Valerie Doerr’s basement workshop. The floor shows evidence that the chips have been flying. “This is camphor,” Steve...

Melodies of Prayer

Melodies of Prayer

Solitude and peace found at abbey in Gower It’s 10:40 a.m. and the Sisters quietly enter the chapel wing a few at a time, kneeling briefly before taking their seats in the choir stalls. Some whisper prayers, rosary beads in hand, while others silently read passages in...

Old Dutch Tavern

Old Dutch Tavern

Delicious Housemade Eats in a Retro, Casual Setting If you ask someone to describe what a tavern is, you’ll probably get a wide variety of replies. A tavern is a place of business where people gather to visit with friends. All serve drinks, and most have the added...

Smooth Spirits

Smooth Spirits

Nobletons embraces the world of rum Good things come to those who wait, and no one knows that better than Demetrius Cain. He often waits months for his efforts to come to fruition. But his patient nature — and a bit of chemist-like wizardry — make it all worthwhile....

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