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Christmas Tree Selection

How to Select a Christmas Tree

Not only does Union County send turkeys to the White House to be pardoned, this year the national Christmas …

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Fall Plant Sale

Fall is a busy time for families with many school and athletic events, festivals, and other events to attend. …

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Family Wellness Day

For busy families, it can be difficult finding ways to spend time together and focus on everyone’s overall health. …

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Union County Heritage Festival

The Wild Turkey 5K and the Union County Heritage Festival is held at the Union County Agriculture Center on …

Student Loan Forgiveness, Student Loan Forgiveness Waiver, Student Loans, Loans, Public Service Student Loans,

Student Loan Forgiveness Waiver

The Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program is a benefit to everyone in the community who are looking for relief …

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Japanese Beetle Grubs in Turf

White grubs are the larvae of scarab beetles, which include the Japanese beetle. They are the grubs that I …

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Irrigation for Your Home

Hopefully you have received rainfall recently from the numerous showers & thunderstorms, but if you have not, then you …

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Did You Stretch Today?

When many of us think of stretching, the first thing that comes to mind is right before a run …

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Social Wellness

From the time you’re born, your relationships help you learn to navigate the world. You learn how to interact …

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How to Pick a Peach

July is here and that means it’s time for peaches. There is nothing better than standing in an orchard …

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Join Us for Canning 101

September is a great time for harvesting the last round of produce from your own garden. But what way …

Choosing Healthier Cereals, Healthy Breakfast Foods, Healthy Foods for Families, Family Breakfast Ideas, Breakfast Cereals,

Choosing Healthier Cereals

Cereal can be a great breakfast option. It’s quick, easy, and there are lots of healthy options to choose …

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