30 Days of Spring Cleaning

3By Melissa Spelts Spring cleaning is the BEST! It means that warmer days are coming and soon we will be outside in the sun, soaking up that vitamin D. I also love any excuse of getting rid of things in our house. After a long winter of being cooped up inside, our house starts to feel stuffy and overrun. I hope this list helps you … Continue reading 30 Days of Spring Cleaning

Help Plan Our City’s Future

Do you want to be involved in planning the City’s future? If so, there are multiple appointed, volunteer positions available at the City. There are two planning commission seats, one planning commission alternate seat, and one Board of Adjustment member position available. These appointees will specifically be tasked to help with planning for the future of the City, as well as looking at land development … Continue reading Help Plan Our City’s Future

Parks and Recreation

Youth sports Pitch, Hit & Run: FREE Pitch, Hit & Run is intended to encourage youth participation and emphasize the “FUN” element of baseball/softball.  Pitch, Hit & Run tests three of the most fundamental aspects of baseball/softball- pitching, hitting and running. Participants will compete in each of the three components and accumulate a total score based on his/her performance. This is a FREE program for … Continue reading Parks and Recreation

Teriyaki Pork Bowls

Teriyaki Pork Bowls Liven up your springtime dinner menu with this protein and veggie packed dish. Made with lean pork and cauliflower rice, it’s the perfect start to lighter, seasonal eating. Bold teriyaki sauce and a variety of crunchy toppings finish off this healthy family meal. Feel free to sub in regular white rice if you like. Serves 4 1 1/2 pounds pork tenderloin medallions … Continue reading Teriyaki Pork Bowls

Easter Fluff Bars

Celebrate the arrival of warmer days & Easter with these delicious recipes! Easter Fluff Bars These soft and gooey cookie and marshmallow bars are as irresistible to eat as they are to look at! A simple, store-bought sugar cookie dough becomes a festive and fun Easter treat when topped with a layer of lemon-flavored homemade marshmallow. Easy enough for the kids to make and pretty … Continue reading Easter Fluff Bars

A Insurance Agencies: Secondary Water starts April 15th 2019 Are you prepared?

By Roger Grow A Insurance Agencies Every year when the secondary water turns on there are flooded basements and related water issues. The best way to prevent issues that may or MAY NOT be covered by your Home Insurance Policy is to prepare ahead of time.    The easiest steps to follow would be: Turn off the main valve at the street or if you … Continue reading A Insurance Agencies: Secondary Water starts April 15th 2019 Are you prepared?

Why and How to Grown your own garden

Growing up on a farm we grew most of what we ate, and boy, did we eat well!  Peas, radishes, turnips, beets, carrots, green beans, onions, tomatoes, cucumbers, melons, corn, potatoes, greens, squash, and strawberries.  I learned to love gardening.  My mother was an amazing gardener and we spent many happy hours “playing in the dirt.”  She taught me a lot about life and the … Continue reading Why and How to Grown your own garden

City-Wide Disaster Plan Exercise- April 13

Community Response Engagement Each year, our city practices a component of our City’s Emergency Plan.  This helps everyone to put into play what each City District and Area learns over the year, see what we do best, and determine where we need to focus efforts to strengthen our community’s plan.  Each year, we plan on building upon what done the previous year. Last year, on … Continue reading City-Wide Disaster Plan Exercise- April 13

Parks and Recreation

Youth sports Baseball/Softball Registration February 1- March 31 This program is for pre-kindergartners (must be 5 before September 1, 2019) thru 9th grade. The cost/league is as follows: T-Ball and Coach Pitch ($40). Machine Pitch ($45); Minor/Major ($50); Jr. High ($55). Registration fee includes a jersey and hat. Little Dancers (Spring) (3-5-year-olds)  This is a fun introduction to dance.  Children will explore their movement potential … Continue reading Parks and Recreation

CPR Training: Be the Difference for Someone You Love!

Have you ever thought about what to do in the case of a medical emergency involving your friends and family? Have you ever seen a defibrillation machine (AED) on the wall in a public building and wondered how it works? Do you have a job that requires either first aid or CPR training? Do you have first aid and/or CPR training and need a refresher? … Continue reading CPR Training: Be the Difference for Someone You Love!

Green Enchilada Verdes

Celebrate with Green! I love making unique “green” food for my family’s St. Patrick’s Day meal. These enchiladas are full of flavor and are an easy weeknight dinner. They taste like you spent hours though! Split into two pans and pop one in the freezer to have on hand for busy nights or unexpected guests. Enchiladas Verdes 2 cups rotisserie chicken,shredded 1 teaspoon garlic powder … Continue reading Green Enchilada Verdes