Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Healthy Pets Healthy People

As the winter weather closes in, many people will start spending even more time cuddling with their pets. A healthy pet is happier and less likely to pass a disease along to you during your cuddle time. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention offers this Healthy Pets Healthy People site with tips on keeping your companions in good shape:

Follow their advice and we'll all be able to enjoy more of those photos of Fluffy and Fido that you like to share on social media.

Monday, November 7, 2016

Presidential Election Process

Though many of you may be tired of hearing about the Presidential election and just want it to be over, here's a page from that might come in handy if the results are unusual or contested:

It explains the functioning of the Electoral College and talks about what happens if a candidate wins the popular vote but loses the election, and if no candidate gets the required 270 electoral votes. Even if you're fed up with the Presidential race, please take the time to vote. Remember that there may be important local races and issues on the ballot as well. Your school boards and drainage districts are depending on you.