From the President’s Pen…
During this time of the transition around the COVID-19 pandemic, it is vital to keep an attitude of positivity in the big things as well as the small such as seeing the sun shining and listening to the birds chirping.
You are more than how others may view you. You are created for greatness regardless of your daily challenges. Speak this to yourself and believe it. You are important!
Stop pouring your GALLON-size work ethic (excellence) into PINT- size people.more » Read More
September 1, 2020
Fall is generally thought of as a time for new beginnings…
We are on the cusp of our Fall season, which is generally thought of as a time for new beginnings, fresh starts, with holidays to look forward to and a change of climate to adjust to. But for many of us, the joy that can come with Fall seems suppressed, and life feels unsettling and, for the most part, out of our control.more » Read More
November 13, 2020
By Larry Lee
Brownfield AG News for America
A new federally funded initiative is addressing farmer mental health issues. The Farm and Ranch Stress Assistance Network is funded by the National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA). Twelve northwestern states will use 7.2 million dollars to create and expand access to financial, stress management and mental health resources for farmers and agricultural stakeholders.
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Oct 29, 2020
By Brittany Karlin
ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) – First responders are there to help in some of the worst moments of our lives, but who’s there to support them when they need help coping with their job?
“The doctors said firefighting is out of the picture,” said Daniel Persinger, Stateline fire department Chaplain.
Persinger dreamed of being a firefighter his entire life.
“In high school,more » Read More
Nov 4, 3030
By Gina Perkins
“I’m dying. Right here on this sidewalk. Alone. I’m going to die.”more » Read More