• Verna Belle's Renovation progress

    By Becky Fitzgerald on September 21, 2017

    The renovation progress in Verna Belle’s continues to move forward and remain on schedule. For those who are curious about the work that has been completed so far, here’s a peek behind the plastic!

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  • Autumn or Fall, its all a delight!

    By Sarah Duggan on September 21, 2017

    Summer as we know it is over (the first day of Fall technically isn’t until Sept. 22), and school has started again. This change ignites an almost daily question at my house, “Is it Halloween today...

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  • Oink! Let's go HOG wild!

    By Becky Fitzgerald on September 21, 2017

    Friends of Meadowlark have a fun and tasty opportunity to support the Meadowlark Foundation’s Good Samaritan Fund when the doors to Cox Bros. BBQ open at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 26. Brothers Bud...

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  • Outdoor Encounters, 9/7

    By Nathan Bolls on September 8, 2017

    To quote Eli Sprenkle, fisheries biologist at Tuttle Creek State Park, “algae and blue-green algae are everywhere.”  Including our Bayer Pond.  Some would say the same for ticks and mosquitoes.  Blue...

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  • Steady As You Go: Fall Prevention Seminar planned for Sept. 22

    By Becky Fitzgerald on September 8, 2017

    Leaves are supposed to fall. People aren’t! Falling is NOT a normal part of aging.    In conjunction with the National Council on Aging’s 10th annual Falls Prevention Awareness Day, fittingly set...

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  • I winned!

    By Sarah Duggan on August 31, 2017

    When I told Murphy she was signed up for a race she beamed with excitement, shot a fist in the air and said, “I’m going to get a race shirt! And a medal! And a chocolate milk!” We dream big at the...

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  • Bids & Buys: Annual auction benefits Good Samaritan Fund

    By Becky Fitzgerald on August 31, 2017

    Who doesn’t love a fast-paced auction? It’s still the one place you can get something for nodding! Although, of course, you do have to stay until the bidder end.

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  • Kick in the Head

    By Sarah Duggan on August 10, 2017

    Monday this week felt like a Monday, except this week I was particularly achy and foggy. At first I attributed this to our packed weekend full with activities and traveling to see family, coupled...

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  • Raised Royal

    By Monte Spiller on August 10, 2017

    Residents, staff and family members are invited to Kansas City’s Kauffman Baseball Stadium to watch to KC Royals take on the Minnesota Twins at 7:15 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 7. Transportation on a...

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  • Outdoor Encounters

    By Nathan Bolls on August 4, 2017

    Horace Mann once famously remarked, “Go west, young man.”  Several plant species do the same thing:  their flower buds and flowers track the sun as it “moves across the sky.”  And these flowers do it...

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