Schwan's sold to South Korean firm for $1.8 billion

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (AP) — A food distributor with deep roots in Minnesota has been sold to South Korea's largest food company.

Entertainment listings, Nov. 15-22, 2018


This weekend


What: Fundraiser for the Kickapoo Rail Trail. Ticket includes one drink ticket, an appetizer bar, silent auction, live music from Dustin Danger. All proceeds from the event will be for the future development of the Kickapoo Rail Trail.

When: 7 to 10:30 p.m. Nov. 16.

Gene-edited food is coming, but will shoppers buy?

WASHINGTON (AP) — The next generation of biotech food is headed for the grocery aisles, and first up may be salad dressings or granola bars made with soybean oil genetically tweaked to be good for your heart.

My Amish Home | Enjoying a nice fall day before winter butts in

"The Lord upholdeth all that fall, and raiseth up all those that be bowed down.The eyes of all wait upon thee: And thou givest them their meat in due season. Thou openest thine hand, and satisfiest the desire of every living thing. The Lord is righteous in all his ways; and holy in all his works." Psalm 145:14-17

Pet Talk | Food for thought on grain-free diets

Veterinarians around the world have seen a sharp rise in cases of dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM, in which the heart is enlarged and weakened) in dogs not previously recognized as predisposed to this condition.

The one linking factor: a grain-free diet based on exotic ingredients.

Just Askin' | Leftover pumpkins

Q: What's done with all those leftover pumpkins?

A: At Curtis Orchard in southwest Champaign, they're used as fertilizer.

"We put them out in the patch, and some will become pumpkins for next year," said Kelsey Jestis, a manager at Curtis Orchard.

She said there's still some pumpkins for sale, though.

Clergy Corner, Nov. 9, 2018

The more she talks to local leaders of different faith groups, the more the Rev. CINDY SHEPHERD realizes they're all on the same team.

Religion calendar, Nov. 9-16, 2018

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Entertainment listings, Nov. 8-15, 2018


This weekend


What: Featuring the work of Craft League of Champaign-Urbana's artists exhibiting new, original works in basketry, ceramics, fiber, fiber/batik, glass, jewelry, painting/printmaking, photography and woodworking.

When: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 10 and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 11.

My Amish Home | A week that only hot coffee can fix

"For even hereunto were ye called: because Christ also suffered for us, leaving us an example, that ye should follow his steps: Who did no sin, neither was guile found in his mouth: Who, when he was reviled not again; when he suffered, he threatened not; but committed himself to him that judges righteously: Who his own self bare our sins in his own body on the tree, that we, being dead to s