Not since 2003’s “The DaVinci Code” has a popular novel been touted quite as much as “Where the Crawdads Sing” by Delia Owens (G.P. Putnam’s Sons, 2018). Picked up for film adaptation by Reece Witherspoon, this novel is sure to make waves for months to come. On the New York Times Bestseller …

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Stranger Things 3 is probably Netflix’s biggest buzzed about series ever, with reportedly 40 millions viewers in the first four days and tons of internet chatter. To give one an idea of comparison, Sunday Night Football averaged about 19 million, This is Us averaged 16.06 million, and Game o…

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We have discussed ecoregions or ecosystems defined by their own distinctive geography. There are animals that inhabit these areas, which do well to survive there. During spring and fall, migratory animals and insects are added to this mix because they want familiar food while they are in tra…

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Each month, Child Advocates of Northeast Oklahoma (CANO) celebrates the advocacy of one of our CASA volunteers. This month, we have the unique opportunity to celebrate the service of Dana and Kathy Crow. Dana and Kathy serve alongside one another as volunteer advocates in Ottawa County.

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Jacob Krumwiede, Will Rogers Birthplace Ranch manager and Museum assistant director, with the help of volunteers, leads a lesson in carpentry basics.

Spider-Man: Far from Home is just about the best thing one could ask for in a summer movie, but I didn’t think it would be. I love the Marvel Cinematic Universe as much as the next person who grew up on superhero cartoons. Superheroes have personal, sentimental value to me because I spent my…

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­­July is national blueberry month, but for local blueberry farmer David Patterson, July is the end of the season.

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Summer is here and temperatures are rising. Each year, more than 600 people die from heat-related illness in the United States. In Oklahoma, there were 145 deaths associated with exposure to excessive heat from 2010 to 2017. Approximately 70% of those deaths occurred in males.

Sheila Kenotz, the Director of Horticulture for Philbrook Gardens, will be the guest speaker at the upcoming Rogers County Master Gardeners Association meeting.

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No matter our musical preferences, most of us that love music probably also have music that for us instantly equals summer. I’m talking about music that makes you want to roll down the window, jump in the pool, or fire up the grill and invite some friends over. But you can’t build a whole Co…

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STILLWATER, Okla. – With the record-breaking rainfall this spring, it is not surprising some wildlife has been displaced from their regular habitat. While an errant rabbit passing through your yard may not be a big deal, some people are seeing an increase in snakes in their yard and around t…

TULSA– Godsmack will extend their in-progress world tour with additional dates taking the band into the fall. The new shows, with Halestorm supporting, kick off September 20 in Green Bay, WI and wrap October 18 in Tulsa, OK.

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Stillwater, Okla.– Despite being referred to as the 2018 Farm Bill by most of the public, the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018 dedicated a larger percentage of funding to nutritional assistance rather than farms themselves.

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STILLWATER, Okla. – With the abundance of rain Oklahoma has received over the last several weeks, farmers and ranchers around the state are likely dealing with moldy hay and spoiled feed.

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The Claremore Progress is seeking nominations for the third annual 40 Under 40 class, which recognizes Rogers County's best and brightest young professionals.

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In 1934, “David Harum” was on the “Honor Roll of Best Pictures.” Bette Brandin Rogers, Will’s granddaughter, said it was her favorite. Part of that might be because one of the main characters was Noah Beery Sr, well known to Will’s family.

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Gooseneck Loosestrife, Lysmachia clethroides, is one of those plants that generates an emotional reaction among gardeners, with responses ranging from appreciation to a level of dread akin to seeing Frankenstein on Halloween. This maligned Lysmachia came from China and Japan and loves the growing conditions in the United States so much that it enthusiastically spreads out its rhizomes throughout the beds where it lives.

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More than 100 kids have already participated in summer camps at the Claremore Community Center since they began June 3 and hundred more are expected before the last week of July.

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Two Navy ships carried Will Rogers’ name. Models of both have a place of honor in the Will Rogers Memorial Museum east wing.

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There’s no getting around the importance of computers. From applying for jobs or simply sharing photos with family on social media, computers are an integral part of day-to-day life.

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Warm summer weather brings more spectacular outdoor events in July. Start off the month with a traditional 4th of July celebration in Claremore. The City of Claremore will host its annual 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular at Claremore Lake. Thursday’s events will begin with the Kids Fishing …

Dads, it’s your weekend, and I hope you feel appreciated, honored, and loved. You all frequently get a little bit of a bad rap in pop culture, getting portrayed as clueless, aloof, or just plain rude. Maybe sometimes those stereotypes are based on the unfortunate experiences of the writers. …

Yeah, everyone loves summer vacation. But this isn’t the time for your kids to take a vacation from funding their college educations. They deserve to chill a little after a long school year, but summer is also a great time for them to take advantage of financial aid opportunities, and get co…

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I love to travel. I love trying out a new hotel, sleeping in a California king-sized bed and not having to worry about making my bed in the mornings.

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STILLWATER, Okla. – Flooding across Oklahoma has been devastating for state residents. Flood waters have taken their toll on homes and businesses, but the wildlife population also has been affected.

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In some parts of the United States, a Cemetery Lily is a Peace Lily but in the South, if someone talks about a Cemetery Lily they mean a Crinum Lily. Crinums stand up to heat, drought, rain and most soil types, all the while blooming for decades without care.

TULSA, Okla. – The southern rock sounds of The Marshall Tucker Band are coming to The Joint inside Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa on Sunday, July 28. Tickets to the 6 p.m. show are $19.50 and go on sale June 13.

Cytauxzoonosis (aka bobcat fever) is an acute, often fatal tick-borne disease caused by the hematoprotozoan parasite Cytauxzoon felis. Cytauxzoonosis often strikes healthy, young adult cats who have access to or live outdoors.

Netflix’s The Final Table has the dramatic production style of Iron Chef, the beautiful cinematography of Chef’s Table, and multicultural celebrations of friendship, successes, and beat the odds perseverance that reminds one of The Olympics. The Final Table isn’t about dramatic fights or peo…

If you’re the parent of a high school graduate, congrats! Getting through high school was a lot of work for them, and between the stress of having a first-time driver and the hours spent helping with test prep, I know it’s been a ton of work for you, too.

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OOLOGAH, Okla. — Visit the Will Rogers Birthplace Ranch on June 1 from 1 to 3 p.m. for Family Day at the Ranch. Participants will learn the basics of carpentry as the first 20 build a birdhouse together. Visitors also can enjoy a scenic stroll through the expansive property, with beautiful v…

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