6/11/2012 3:07:00 PM
Illinois woman shares how her family dealt with the death of her brother on the USS Arizona during the Second World War.
6/11/2012 8:13:27 AM
QuadBoss “Make it yours”
6/8/2012 10:11:16 AM
Farmer and chef share their unique perspectives on locally grown food and meat provided for farm to table restaurants.
6/8/2012 10:05:35 AM
The 1950s were full of surprises. One huge surprise came in the form of a large purchase for the Moores.
6/7/2012 10:57:22 AM
Letters to the editor written by GRIT readers include a look at wild pigs in Florida, classic hardware from an old hardware store, a remembrance of the GRIT newspaper and more.
6/6/2012 8:22:40 AM
Scholarship funds awarded to 4 outstanding young women
6/5/2012 1:19:04 PM
Toffee pie takes best of show honors at National Pie Championships sponsored by American Pie Council and Crisco, all part of a food festival in Orlando, Florida.
6/4/2012 3:10:56 PM
Illinois native remembers childhood during the Second World War, and musings about the welfare of the countries of Europe.
6/4/2012 3:05:47 PM
Nebraska woman recalls her relatives in the service during the Second World War
6/4/2012 2:59:00 PM
Pennsylvania woman remembers her brother, who enlisted and went to war on after the bombing of Pearl Harbor during the Second World War.
6/4/2012 2:49:23 PM
Illinois native recalls her veteran father going to enlist despite his injuries and instead working at a defense plant.
5/30/2012 2:50:38 PM
Mistake by pioneer boy causes settlers to leave their homes for fear of an Indian raid.
5/30/2012 2:17:51 PM
Father uses crying children and fear of smallpox outbreaks to send unwanted guests packing.
5/30/2012 8:13:52 AM
CSA Farmer and Duluth Real Woman Model Offers Sun-Safety Tips of the Trade
5/29/2012 4:25:37 PM
Thinking of the articles in June's GRIT Country, Caleb recalls roughhousing in the hayloft, riding horses, fishing at the farm pond, snapping beans and more.
5/29/2012 11:56:38 AM
Flags flying high at a local cemetery on Memorial Day weekend.
5/24/2012 1:18:24 PM
Billy Boots is pleased to announce expanded distribution of the amazing Cruiser, a lightweight, molded, pull-on boot that runs circles around any other work or farm boot on the market.
5/18/2012 4:08:06 PM
Attending a one-room schoolhouse is just one of many wonderful memories from childhood.
5/18/2012 4:01:35 PM
Finding the perfect seat upon arriving at the one-room schoolhouse on the first day of school was important.
5/18/2012 3:55:57 PM
Student learned a lot in one-room schoolhouse and made up for starting late.
5/18/2012 3:45:52 PM
Many temptations found on walk to one-room schoolhouse.
5/18/2012 3:08:45 PM
Remembers need for shoes while playing in the yard at the one-room schoolhouse.
5/18/2012 3:00:11 PM
Youngster was eager to learn in one-room schoolhouse.
5/18/2012 2:52:36 PM
One-room schoolhouse wasn’t as important as farm chores.
5/18/2012 2:35:25 PM
Mother drove child to one-room schoolhouse in family car.
5/18/2012 2:27:24 PM
Child got paddled first day in one-room schoolhouse.
5/18/2012 12:21:26 PM
Remembers rough beginning teaching at one-room schoolhouse.
5/18/2012 12:09:14 PM
Recalls her first day at a rural one-room schoolhouse.
5/18/2012 11:32:34 AM
Remembers teaching students in a one-room schoolhouse.
5/18/2012 11:19:23 AM
First day of school at the one-room schoolhouse was as exciting as the county fair.
5/18/2012 10:58:04 AM
Remembers the thrill of the first day of school at her one-room schoolhouse.
5/18/2012 10:17:51 AM
Brothers’ names threw the teacher at their new one-room schoolhouse for a loop.
5/17/2012 5:11:53 PM
Remembering my paternal grandfather. www.sheilahudson.blogspot.com
5/16/2012 2:05:56 PM
The guiding principles developed by Joel Salatin’s Polyface Farm have made the business both successful and ethical.
5/15/2012 11:11:39 AM
Many years before I realized, in the late 1940s, that there were no magazines for hillbilly/country music fans, I discovered this was true for the popular music artists.
5/15/2012 9:59:35 AM
Remembers stories of her father’s school bell.
5/15/2012 9:49:13 AM
Remembers confusion of maps because of placement in schoolhouse.
5/14/2012 4:45:55 PM
Remembers the inside of one-room schoolhouse.
5/14/2012 4:35:43 PM
Remembers the supplies of one-room schoolhouse.
5/14/2012 4:26:50 PM
Remembers teacher using sweeping compound in one-room schoolhouse.
5/14/2012 4:18:13 PM
Teacher of one-room schoolhouse brought art to class.
5/14/2012 4:01:07 PM
Remembers rural schoolhouse being heated with cow chips.
5/14/2012 3:10:32 PM
Learned kernels of knowledge in one-room schoolhouse.
5/14/2012 2:57:53 PM
Mother remembers that her one-room schoolhouse was the last to close in South Dakota.
5/14/2012 2:39:55 PM
Slate boards and pencils were important in one-room schoolhouses.
5/14/2012 2:17:58 PM
Remembers pungent paste used in one-room schoolhouse.
5/14/2012 12:11:25 PM
“Grandpa Ray’s Adventure Stories for Children” delights young readers with stories
of lovable animals, while passing on universally valued life lessons.
5/10/2012 10:38:55 AM
Music has been an important part of my life. See who were great influences.
5/9/2012 8:45:23 AM
Christmas with my grandparents on the farm was a special time
5/7/2012 12:10:06 PM
Key issues impacting anglers are addressed in the Sportsmen’s Heritage Act.
5/3/2012 8:47:02 AM
Chapter 2, Western Film Stars: Tex Ritter’s 25th Wedding Anniversary, in the autobiography of Thurston Moore.
4/30/2012 9:58:33 AM
Bringing back the clothesline and the deliciousness of line-dried sheets.
4/27/2012 1:28:27 PM
With its steady rhythm, life goes on.
4/23/2012 12:18:05 PM
Leading western wear brand introduces Rope Your Rewards app
4/23/2012 11:49:38 AM
The story of how toy instruments inspired me to create a songbook, and how I went about getting that songbook published.
4/19/2012 1:00:35 PM
A short excerpt of what I see either with my eyes or the eyes of my memory.
4/13/2012 12:12:18 PM
Sweepstakes supports American veterans, offers trip of a lifetime
4/2/2012 12:24:23 PM
For Gordon Fredrickson of Lakeville, Minnesota, the experience worth remembering is his entire upbringing. He was born in 1945 and raised on a family farm.
3/30/2012 12:10:13 PM
ECHO Bear Cat has donated over 270 pairs of landscaping gloves to the local Lake Agassiz Habitat for Humanity (LAHFA).
3/29/2012 1:30:52 PM
What happens in our lives that causes us to make major transitions such as moving to the country? My adventure begins as my wife and I decide to make the move.
3/28/2012 10:04:27 AM
As a young mother worries about paying the bill, fellow customers step in to lend a helping hand.
3/28/2012 9:20:39 AM
Letters to the editor written by GRIT readers include a tribute to Oliver Grote, a story about the importance of community and more.
3/27/2012 1:05:06 PM
China’s annual lantern festival comes to the Missouri Botanical Garden in St. Louis.
3/27/2012 12:13:42 PM
'World's Largest Rodeo' expected to draw more than 1,500 competitors each year,
$9 million annual economic impact expected.
3/27/2012 11:46:24 AM
See a map of USDA-supported local food projects in the U.S. at KYF Compass’ website.
3/26/2012 12:06:53 PM
A contest to support water conservation.
3/20/2012 3:51:32 PM
A visit to Amish country is an inspiration in simple living
3/20/2012 12:13:05 PM
The RESTORE Act provides critical funding for Gulf Coast restoration and land and water conservation estimated to be the largest boost for conservation funding in American history.
3/14/2012 4:23:52 PM
It’s the simple things that make the difference.
3/12/2012 3:00:12 PM
Nebraskan remembers playing penny-ante at neighborhood get-togethers during the long, depression-era winters.
3/12/2012 2:54:47 PM
Kansan recalls being given a rag doll for Christmas during the depression era.
3/12/2012 2:43:55 PM
Colorado native talks about childhood during the depression era, and recounts her forays to the dime store with her allowance.
3/12/2012 2:23:48 PM
Louisiana woman recalls whittling as a pastime and useful skill from the depression era.
3/12/2012 2:09:41 PM
Illinois woman remembers growing up during the depression era, and playing hopscotch and other games.
3/12/2012 2:02:24 PM
Iowan remembers her father winning a drawing for one of the first radios in the area during the depression era.
3/12/2012 1:57:10 PM
Nebraskan recalls how age groups mixed during Depression Era barn dances; young and old enjoyed each other's company.
3/12/2012 1:51:32 PM
Kansas woman recalls Christmas time during the Depression Era, including making paper dolls with her friends.
3/12/2012 1:45:40 PM
Kansan remembers childhood gatherings of the neighborhood, offering good fellowship in addition to plays, magic shows, and refreshments.
3/12/2012 1:39:24 PM
Texan recalls childhood memories of summer parties during the depression era, involving square dances, running games, and swimming.
3/12/2012 12:14:37 PM
Nebraskan recalls riding work horses bareback and jumping into haystacks with her siblings during the depression era
3/12/2012 12:06:07 PM
Beginning Tuesday, March 6, 2012 at 7:00 p.m. (EST)
3/12/2012 9:01:15 AM
Missourian recalls her brothers making homemade toys like pop guns, bean shooters, and wooden stilts while growing up during the depression era.
3/12/2012 8:47:22 AM
Kansan remembers barn dances in a big, white barn when she was a child during the depression era.
3/12/2012 8:41:31 AM
Nebraska woman recalls a depression era story about a woman who worked hard to make her family nice, new coats from used coats for Christmas.
3/12/2012 8:35:47 AM
Nebraska woman rode a horse to high school during the depression era, and recalls having to swap her jeans for a dress before class.
3/12/2012 8:21:55 AM
Iowan remembers the sad times of the depression era, and the doll bed that her mother made her with only a coping saw, knife, and hammer.
3/12/2012 8:04:07 AM
As Girl Scouts celebrate their 100th anniversary, I have taken time to reflect on my camping experiences with the organization; my camping food experiences.
3/9/2012 11:31:25 AM
Kansan remembers getting ice cream on her birthdays and one of her grandfather's favorite jokes.
3/9/2012 11:22:56 AM
California woman remembers playing fun games at a saturday afternoon birthday party during the depression era.
3/9/2012 11:16:25 AM
Kansan recalls being a child during the depression era, and volunteering her doll to be Baby Jesus in her school Christmas play.
3/9/2012 11:11:11 AM
Kansan recalls his neighbors stringing extension cords to light a Christmas tree in his living room.
3/9/2012 11:01:37 AM
Louisiana woman comments on how she heard folk whistling while they worked during the depression era.
3/9/2012 10:56:35 AM
California woman recalls her father getting a letter from a relative containing a one-hundred dollar bill for Christmas, during the hard times of the depression era.
3/9/2012 10:51:58 AM
Oklahoma woman describes fond memories of her parents and the warm, loving home that they provided.
3/9/2012 10:47:38 AM
Missourian talks about her childhood during the depression era, specifically, the day her family received a new Atwater Kent radio.
3/9/2012 10:43:09 AM
Nebraska woman remembers receiving an expensive class ring, even though her parents struggled to pay the interest on their farm loan.
3/9/2012 10:33:54 AM
Kansan recalls getting turnips for Christmas and eating them raw, among other things.
3/9/2012 9:44:09 AM
Kansan woman remembers how, during the depression era, twine served in place of tape, pins, clips, and rubber bands.
3/9/2012 9:36:46 AM
Californian remembers her father 're-treading' old tires with the tread from larger tires.
3/9/2012 9:24:14 AM
Iowan recalls making a 150-mile trip in his father's cantankerous Model T truck during the depression era.