My mom recently sent me home with a bag full of beautiful young beets and I knew I wanted to pickle them.
My mom is an experienced canner, but I'm not yet. So when I'm in my kitchen, I'm a fan of small batches of homemade pickles. I store them in well-sealed glass containers in my fridge.
Today is Wednesday, July 8, 2015. Here are news reports from this date 100, 50 and 15 years ago:
In 1915: A serious street cave-in was reported last night at the southwest corner of White and Elm streets because of the excessive rains. A light was placed at the hole this morning, and the street superintendent was notified.
"And be not drunk with wine wherein is excess; but be filled with the spirit, speaking to yourselves in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing and making melody in your heart to the Lord, giving thanks always for all things unto God and the Father in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ." Ephesians 5:18-20
A look at area do-gooders. This week: Rantoul Rotary Club
About the club
President: Roxanne Johnston
Origin: Founded in 1937, sponsored by the Champaign Rotary Club
Meets: Tuesday mornings at 7 at St. Malachy School in Rantoul
On tap: A new Rotary year gets under way with a new club board taking office.
NASHVILLE — Last April, Mahomet native Kate Brown — along with her husband, two toddlers and two puppies — sold her home in Champaign, quit her job and moved to Nashville.
"We didn't have any jobs worked out or anything. We just came down here on a prayer," she said.
By Chelsey Byers
How do you and your family spend time in the car? Does it matter whether you are driving across town or driving somewhere for a vacation or weekend road trip? Should it?
Americans spend a lot of time in the car. Looking at national statistics it is a little shocking at first. On average a person spends:
Today is Tuesday, July 7, 2015. Here are news reports from this date 100, 50 and 15 years ago:
From Fisher (starts tonight) to Farmer City (July 21) and 62 other sites statewide, July means fair season across Illinois. A quick look at what's happening around the area: