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 By Trisha Gedon    Local    October 11, 2020

There's a mouse in the house

STILLWATER, Okla. – They typically live near people throughout the year, but with cooler weather arriving, many mice are looking to move a little closer. Mice scramble to locate shelter before winter hits, said Kevin Shelton, Oklahoma State... Full story

 

Acclimating outdoor plants to the indoors for winter

STILLWATER, Okla. – Oklahomans may not need snow boots and parkas anytime soon, but they still should make plans to move patio plants indoors before Old Man Winter arrives. Bright sunshine and warm temperatures are great for plants during the...

 
 By Trisha Gedon    Local    August 23, 2020

Safety is key when canning food at home

STILLWATER, Okla. – Many gardeners across the state are finding themselves with excess fresh fruits and vegetables. Although the family can consume a fair amount of the garden bounty before it spoils, canning that food is a great way to reduce...

 
 By Trisha Gedon    Local    August 21, 2020

OSU Extension steps up during COVID-19 pandemic

STILLWATER, Okla. – For more than a century, Oklahoma State University Extension specialists and educators have provided research-based information and resources to help Oklahomans lead their best lives possible. This has been especially evident...

 
 By Trisha Gedon    Local    August 20, 2020

OSU Extension steps up during COVID-19 pandemic

STILLWATER, Okla. – For more than a century, Oklahoma State University Extension specialists and educators have provided research-based information and resources to help Oklahomans lead their best lives possible. This has been especially evident...

 
 By Trisha Gedon    Local    August 16, 2020

Waynoka 4-H'er receives scholarship during State 4-H Roundup

STILLWATER, Okla. – Although he did not get to walk across the stage at Gallagher-Iba Arena on the Oklahoma State University campus, a Woods County 4-H’er still received recognition for his hard work during the 99th State 4-H Roundup, which took...

 
 By Trisha Gedon    Local    May 17, 2020

Chemical exposure risks rising in pandemic

STILLWATER, Okla. – Clean, disinfect, sanitize, repeat. This has become the mantra of households across the country in an effort to keep the novel coronavirus at bay. With the increased use of cleaning supplies, disinfectants and other chemicals,...

 
 By Trisha Gedon    Local    May 10, 2020

Be wary of fraudulent COVID-19 supplement claims

STILLWATER, Okla. – While many people are doing their part by social distancing in an effort to remain healthy and protect the community, others are looking to make a quick buck. Those fraudulent marketers are popping up and promoting various produ...

 
 By Trisha Gedon    Local    May 10, 2020

CARES Act has provisions for retirement account withdrawal penalties

STILLWATER, Okla. – Building financial accounts is an important priority for many people moving toward retirement. While those reserve funds grow, financial management experts typically agree it’s important to be patient and not withdraw early....

 
 By Trisha Gedon    Local    April 26, 2020

Be wary of fraudulent COVID-19 supplement claims

STILLWATER – While many people are doing their part by social distancing in an effort to remain healthy and protect the community, there are others looking to make a quick buck. Those fraudulent marketers are popping up and promoting various...

 
 By Trisha Gedon    Local    April 26, 2020

CARES Act has provisions for retirement account withdrawal penalties

STILLWATER – Building financial accounts is an important priority for many people moving toward retirement. While those reserve funds grow, financial management experts typically agree it’s important to be patient and not withdraw early....

 
 By Trisha Gedon    Local    April 19, 2020

Severe weather requires advanced planning for older adults

STILLWATER, Okla. – Oklahomans are well-versed in what it takes to prepare for severe weather such as tornadoes. Advanced planning is a must to help ensure everyone’s safety. This is especially important for special populations such as older...

 
 By Trisha Gedon    Local    April 5, 2020

COVID-19 shows importance of emergency financial plans

STILLWATER, Okla. – The coronavirus pandemic has driven home the importance of financial management and emergency savings accounts, said Cindy Clampet, assistant family resource management specialist with the Oklahoma State University Extension. It...

 
 By Trisha Gedon    Local    April 5, 2020

Immune system tips offered

STILLWATER, Okla. – While medical researchers worldwide race to develop a cure for COVID-19, people can work to strengthen their immune systems and stay as healthy as possible, said Janice Hermann, Oklahoma State University Extension nutrition...

 
 By Trisha Gedon    Local    March 29, 2020

Family members with coronavirus should be isolated at home

STILLWATER, Okla. – As the number of cases of COVID-19 continues to rise across the state, people must educate themselves about the symptoms and how to prevent the virus’ spread in their own homes, said Gina Peek, Oklahoma State University Extens...

 
 By Trisha Gedon    Local    March 29, 2020

Giving overlooked canned foods new life

STILLWATER, Okla. – Not all Oklahomans were able to get to grocery stores to stock up on favorite foods in preparation for home quarantines ahead of COVID-19. Budgets and opportunities likely feel even more constrained now with announced business...

 
 By Trisha Gedon    Local    March 29, 2020

Simple recommendations for making a disinfecting solution

STILLWATER, Okla. – In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, many people are rethinking how they disinfect the surfaces in their homes and workspaces. Based on what currently is known about the novel coronavirus, it could remain viable on surfaces for...

 
 By Trisha Gedon    Local    March 27, 2020

Shopping for food safely during coronavirus pandemic

STILLWATER, Okla. – Stocking up on essential groceries and other supplies as the COVID-19 virus threat spreads across the country will require consumers to rely on their storm season preparedness skills, but for a longer period of time....

 
 By Trisha Gedon    Local    March 22, 2020

Shopping for food safely during coronavirus pandemic

STILLWATER, Okla. – Stocking up on essential groceries and other supplies as the COVID-19 virus threat spreads across the county will require consumers to rely on their storm season preparedness skills, but for a longer period of time. Undoubtedly,...

 
 By Trisha Gedon    Local    August 11, 2019

Oklahoma 4-H celebrates 98th State 4-H Roundup

Oklahoma State University gave way to the traditional color of orange in favor of green recently as 4-H'ers from across the state arrived on campus for the 98th State 4-H Roundup. This year's theme...

 
 By Trisha Gedon    Local    July 7, 2019

4-H Volunteers Gather for Annual Conference

There was a S.U.R.G.E. of energy on the Oklahoma State University campus recently as a group of dedicated 4-H parents and volunteers gathered for the annual 4-H Parent/Volunteer Conference. The theme...

 
 By Trisha Gedon    Local    May 9, 2019

4-H'ers gain knowledge of how Oklahoma government works

The Oklahoma 4-H Youth Development program is well known for providing hands-on learning experiences for its members. Recently, a group of 4-H'ers spent the day at the Oklahoma Capitol Building... Full story

 
 By Trisha Gedon    Local    May 5, 2019

Oklahoma Home and Community Education celebrates service to communities statewide

With nearly 3,500 members statewide, the Oklahoma Home and Community Education, Inc., organization continues to make a positive impact on residents and helps them live their best lives through...

 
 By Trisha Gedon    Local    April 21, 2019

Ranch tour slated in northwest Oklahoma

Oklahomans interested in learning more about the ranching industry and touring some of the most progressive ranches in the state should make plans to take part in the two-day Oklahoma State Ranch Tour. The tours will take place June 5 at McMurphy... Full story

 
 By Trisha Gedon    Local    December 9, 2018

Oklahoma 4-H delegation returns from National 4-H Congress

There was not any time for Black Friday shopping for a group of Oklahoma 4-H'ers. Instead, this group spent their Thanksgiving break, plus a couple of days, taking part in the 98th National 4-H Congre...

 

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