The Daily Freeman Journalhttp://www.freemanjournal.netTop Headlinesen-usWed, 17 Dec 2014 19:23:13 EDTWed, 17 Dec 2014 19:23:13 EDT ideas for gardeners you have a gardener on your holiday gift list? How about a gift certificate for something fun to do as a family? One idea is to sign-up for the upcoming class on Beginning Beekeeping offered by Region 7 ISU Extension Horticultur.Tue, 16 Dec 2014 00:00:00 EDTConsider color for more fish you're fishing in open water or through the ice, the color of your lure can affect how many fish you catch. That is especially obvious when an angler is fishing through the ice and is watching a depth-finder.Tue, 16 Dec 2014 00:00:00 EDTDebate continues over this winter's forecast big questions is: Will we have a cold winter, or, will we have a mild winter. Weather forecasters are pretty tight-lipped about this.Tue, 16 Dec 2014 00:00:00 EDTCynical about Santa you recall believing in Santa Claus when you were a kid? I don't. Oh, I accepted his candy when he was handing it out free. I colored Santa Claus drawings with my classmates in grade school.Mon, 15 Dec 2014 00:00:00 EDTA holiday visit from family remember friends telling me about how much they looked forward to their grown children who lived away coming home for a visit, to stay several days or a week or whatever the schedule would allow.Mon, 15 Dec 2014 00:00:00 EDT