Get crazy healthy with cruciferous vegetables

(Author – Cheryl Mussatto MS, RD, LD)

Be honest – when’s the last time you went a little crazy and had a cruciferous vegetable? If it’s been awhile, it’s never too late to change that – these veggies pack a nutritional and inflammation-fighting one-two punch for your health.

Feb. 22, 2018 - PDF Edition

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Burn ban permits suspended

No burning today Feb. 16

Bryce Romine, Osage County Emergency Management Director announced that all burn permits are suspended for today, Feb. 16, 2018. This is a no burn day. No outside burning allowed.

Fire Danger is expected to be very high for Saturday and Sunday.

Very high fire danger today.

The Rangeland Fire Danger Index will be in the very high category.

Very high danger means, that fires control will be very difficult and require extended effort. All fires are potentially serious. All outdoor burning is not recommended.

Burn ban permits suspended

No burning today Feb. 15, 2018

Bryce Romine, Osage County Emergency Management Director announced that all burn permits are suspended for today, Feb. 15, 2018. This is a no burn day. No outside burning allowed.

Very high fire danger today.

The Rangeland Fire Danger Index will be in the very high category.

Very high danger means, that fires control will be very difficult and require extended effort. All fires are potentially serious. All outdoor burning is not recommended.

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Lorn V. McNabb

June 24, 1929 – Feb. 6, 2018

TOPEKA — Lorn V. McNabb, 88, passed away on Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018, at Stormont-Vail Hospital, Topeka. He was 88.

He was born June 24, 1929, at Melvern, the son of Lester and Clara Patterson McNabb. He grew up in Melvern and graduated from Melvern High School in 1947. He lived in Topeka for many years.

He served in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War. He worked for Goodyear Tire and Rubber in Topeka for 35 years. He was a member of Local No. 307 and a 65-year member of the Melvern Masonic Lodge No. 22.

8 red foods your heart will love

By Cheryl Mussatto MS, RD, LD

Normally we are encouraged to “eat a rainbow” of colorful fruits and vegetables. However, “seeing red” will be very popular in the coming weeks thanks to the beloved holiday of Valentine’s Day. However, February is also American Heart Month making it a perfect time to add in heart healthy red foods into your daily diet.

Here are 8 red foods along with recipes to celebrate eating red for good heart health:

1. Tomatoes

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Ruth Watkinson Tosone

May 19, 1929 – Jan. 30, 2018

OVERLAND PARK — Ruth Watkinson Tosone, Overland Park, died Jan. 30, 2018. She was 88.

She was born May 19, 1929, at Burlingame, the daughter of Henry and Hazel Dunn. She was raised in Burlingame.

She married Sam Watkinson. He preceded her in death in 1971. She then married Hugh Tosone. He preceded her in death.

She loved gardening and travel. Her and her husband, Hugh, were very active in the Berlin Airlift Historical Foundation.

She is preceded in death by her parents and both husbands.

Roger LeRoy Gustafson

Jan. 24, 1932 – Jan. 22, 2018

TOPEKA — Roger LeRoy Gustafson, Topeka, received his permanent set of wings on Jan. 22, 2018. He was 85.

He was born Jan. 24, 1932, the son of Fred and Mary Gustafson. He grew up in Topeka, graduating from Highland Park High School. He attended Kansas State University where he earned his bachelor of science degree in animal science in 1954.

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