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Valentine’s Day

Kaitlyn Brewer Staff Writer Why hate on a day devoted to love? Whether you are single or in a relationship, Valentine’s Day can be fun for everyone.  Think back to the days of elementary. Your mom would help make your valentines box and send you off to collect all kinds of goodies. With your Nickelodeon cards, you were ready to spread the love. At the end of the day, you were left with a box full of thoughtful valentines and candy. What’s not to love?  As you got older, you…

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Romance (and Other Stereotypes) In the Air

Maraya Wahl Staff Writer  Chocolate, hearts, teddy bears.  All three of these items have something familiar in common, and any average American can guess what this is:  Valentine’s Day.  It is advertised all too well by Hallmark and every other store out there, supplying everything from candy to cards to expensive stuff to buy for the one we love.  But the real question we should ask is:  Is it really all it is hyped up to be?  Or is it a holiday full of stereotypes that media uses to earn…

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Recipe: strawberry baseballs

contributed by Danielle Krabbe As everyone knows opening day has come and gone and the baseball season is now in full swing. Hit a home a run this baseball season with these delicious and adorable strawberry treats! Ingredients: White Chocolate Strawberries Red food coloring Method: Rinse strawberries in cold water and pat dry. Note: Do not soak the berries in ice water you won’t be able to dry the strawberry enough and it will cause the chocolate to seize. Melt your white chocolate slowly by boiling slowly, make sure you…

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Recipes for the season

Dani Krabbe, Stephanie Thompson Staff Writers October is a month that brings to mind Football gatherings, keeping warm, and getting creative. When spending time with friends, why not spice things up with a crafty treat? For the month of October check The Witness for new ways to busy up your spare time. Chocolate Nutty Mini-Footballs Treats™ Huddle together to make this fun recipe for any big game! Servings: 16 Prep Time: 20 minutes Cook Time: 40 minutes Ingredients: 3 tablespoons butter or margarine 1 package (10 oz., about 40) regular…

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