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By Daniel E. McGonigle General Manager The Caledonia Argus   Houston County officials are looking for feedback regarding the historic jail structure. On their website for the past several weeks has been a survey that county officials would like you to take regarding the structure. As reported in this week’s issue, the county and their [...]

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Kim (Betz) Seeger   I skipped my first day of kindergarten. Yes, you read that correctly. The year was 1971, and I was too afraid to go to school, so my mom let me skip my first day. So much for the chance of ever having a perfect attendance record! I was the youngest of [...]

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ECM Editorial Board   Can you believe it? School lunch is controversial. In this time of political extremes even the hot dog is at risk. The federal government, in an attempt to ensure healthy eating for our children, requires schools to serve meals with new and very specific requirements for reduced salt, required whole grains, [...]

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Don Heinzman ECM Editorial Contributor   At a time when people are starving and food shelves are begging for food, public school food waste from some area districts is being fed to pigs. School districts are paying farmers to feed waste food to pigs or to compost it. Districts know that if heavier food is [...]

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