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Caution advised in using extremes

By Robert Arrowsmith CMI Publisher For those of you who came to the open houses in each market over the past two weeks, thank you for stopping by and it was a pleasure to meet you. For those who would still like to stop by and meet me or one of the other department heads, […]

Winter increases farm work loads

By Lillian Bowe QCS Columnist Winter weather for me means sweaters and a lot of coffee, but for my father and my uncle’s cattle ranch it means more work. The last snow was less than an inch, which did not worry my father as our horses and cattle could still reach the grass below the […]

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Faith and Lifestyles

Giving thanks to people is OK, but God should come first

By Leonard Lauriault Religion Columnist Well, we’re now in the throes of the “holiday season,” although, it seems as though we’re always celebrating or voting for something, as indicated by a cartoon in a recent edition of the Quay County Sun (Joe Heller, November 12th, 2014, page 4). Like elections, it seems that people often […]

Thanksgiving stress can be relieved by giving thanks to God

By Debra Whittington Religion Columnist “Giving thanks always for all things unto God…” Ephesians 5:20 After much positive response from readers on my free-from-stress holiday articles, my thoughts turned to Thanksgiving. I can only imagine how stressful portions of the first Thanksgiving were considering different personalities and cultures. When humans are added to the mix […]