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Plenty of late-summer fun at annual LaGrange show
Fun times abounded at the 33rd annual Antique Power Steam and Gas Show  Aug. 7-10 at the 4-H Fairgrounds in LaGrange. While Ferguson was the featured tractor brand, there were lots of other neat things to see and do at this show, which has been taking place for three decades in northern Indiana.
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Brew a frightfully fun party for Halloween guests of all ages
Haunted with the thought of a ho-hum Halloween? Never fear – trick-or-treaters will want more than just candy once they see your party table. Throw a fabulous Halloween party fit for little goblins or grown-up monsters, with some devilishly good sweets.
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Plan now to order enough crickets for next Halloween
This could be your most memorable Halloween treat ever. You can serve baked crickets on a stick, dipped in chocolate.
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Early November usually much more rainy than late October
There is a seasonal exhaustion in the air. The ground is cool and subdued as the hills turn dusky and purple by late afternoon. I pass cleared fields full of stubble, the lank, dark stalks of corn. Milkweeds, where monarchs deposited their eggs, have opened their pods, and the white silk lies over browning grass like wisps of cotton, or is concentrated in spots like the downy feathers of a chicken caught by a fox.
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10 years ago: Growers aid merger of sugar companies
Recalling our Roots
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Michigan, AmeriGas reach propane pricing settlement
 The Michigan Attorney General (AG) announced last week a settlement with a major supplier of propane in Michigan over problems last winter with pricing and other issues. 
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Streator market one of top 3 in Illinois and top 100 in U.S.
The Streator Farmers’ Market captured second place in Illinois’ statewide competition for 2014, and ranked 37th of the top 100 farmers’ markets nationwide. The competition began last spring and ended a month ago. The results were released in late October by the sponsor, American Farmland Trust (AFT).
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EIA: Fuel prices may drop even more into new year
Average prices for fuel, including diesel, likely will continue to drop through the holidays and into the next year, according to the federal Energy Information Agency (EIA) and some fuel experts.
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Good neighbor State Farm funds greenhouse, tools for local FFA
 Members of the Pankow FFA have been practicing the “Living to Serve” statement in the FFA motto by volunteering to work at local food pantries and community gardens in the greater Detroit area.
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