Buying #AmericanGrown Flowers

February 13, 2016

by Dr. Cheryl R. Boyer Have you planned your Valentine’s Day flower purchase yet? I sure hope you’re buying flowers locally, but beyond that, where on planet Earth were your flowers grown? For sure, a […]

The Start of a New Year is a Good Time to Reflect on Last Year

February 5, 2016

by TaNiqua Ward; TSET Healthy Living Program Specialist TSET Payne County Healthy Living Program (HLP) has been busy all year. A new year provides the opportunity to reflect on the year prior and to make […]

Send Jack Frost packing with these de-icing tips

February 5, 2016

by Jefferson Bryant As you grab your coat to head out the door, your coffee spills and burns your fingers. You have a half-eaten doughnut in your mouth which hits the floor as you scream […]

Fall and Winter Gifts from the Garden: Ornamental Grasses

December 28, 2015

by Dr. Cheryl Boyer Ornamental grasses have really caught my eye this fall. The way the morning and evening light glitters through the seed heads is just gorgeous. Never before have there been so many […]

Leather vs. Fabric Upholstery: Which one is right for you?

December 28, 2015

by Robyn Davies, Furniture Showcase For most people, second only to a mattress, their most important furniture purchase is a sofa. This month, we wanted to address one of our most frequently asked questions when […]

Recipe of the Month for November 2015: Short Ribs

December 28, 2015

by John Lindsay, 1907 Meat Co. Short Ribs are one of those cuts of meat that everyone loves but not many have experience cooking. They’re a popular cut of meat because they naturally have a […]

Practical Museum Tips You Can Apply at Home

May 8, 2012

Or “Family Heirloom Care”  By Ammie Bryant, Sheerar Museum of Stillwater History Director Because I work in a museum, people often ask me how to care for family heirlooms.  There is rarely a simple answer […]

Canis Locus Familiaris

April 3, 2011

by Ammie Bryant, Sheerar Museum of Stillwater History Director Somewhere between ten and fifteen thousand years ago, people first domesticated dogs from the gray wolf.  Some experts believe that people domesticated wolves when humans took in […]

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