Despite change, God’s love constant

By Judy Brandon: CNJ columnist My sister lives in Rochester, Minnesota. If someone were to walk down her street and around to the back of her house, there is one distinguishing thing that would make her house stand out. In the back of her house, on the deck on the second story of her home, […]

Officials: Tomatoes get go-ahead

It’s OK to eat all kinds of tomatoes again, the U.S. government declared Thursday — lifting its salmonella warning on the summer favorites amid signs that the record outbreak, while not over, may finally be slowing. Hot peppers still get a caution: The people most at risk of salmonella — including the elderly and people […]

Local salmonella cases continue to rise

The number of Curry County salmonella cases climbed to five Wednesday, up one from previous reports, health officials said. According to Department of Health spokeswoman Deborah Busemeyer, there is a likelihood the patients were infected by tomatoes eaten at Curry County restaurants or purchased from area stores, though she said she did not have specific […]

Recipe of the day: Mama’s Best Broiled Tomato Sandwich

Mama’s Best Broiled Tomato Sandwich “A broiled sandwich, made of fresh season tomatoes, with an Italian taste. A perfect match for soup.” INGREDIENTS 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar 4 ripe tomatoes, sliced 3 tablespoons mayonnaise 1/2 teaspoon dried parsley 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano 1/4 teaspoon black pepper 3 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese, […]


1 lb. ground lamb (beef) 1 lg. clove garlic, pressed 2 tsp. lemon juice 1/2 tsp. basil 1/4 tsp. marjoram 1/2 tsp. thyme 1/2 tsp. rosemary 1/4 tsp. salt 1/2 tsp. pepper 1/8 c. snipped parsley 6 pita pockets 2 tomatoes, chopped 2 onions, chopped SAUCE: 16 oz. sour cream 1 med. cucumber, pureed (puree […]