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Make electrical safety ‘elementary’

Posted on May 02 2016 in Electrical Zingers

During May’s National Electrical Safety Month, electric co-op mascot Willie Wiredhand wants everyone to be like Sherlock Holmes around the home. Protect your family from your evil arc-enemy — electrical dangers — by observing electrical outlets and cords and deducing where danger may be afoot. Here are some tips: Electrical cords should never run under rugs;… Continue reading.

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Techie utility wear

Posted on May 01 2016 in Energy Now, Smart Choices

By Ron Aiken While we’re not quite to Batman’s utility belt just yet when it comes to having any conceivable gadget at our fingertips, smart watches, fitness trackers, health bracelets and more have brought the latest technology to your wardrobe closet. TIME HAS COME TODAY SMART SLEEK Samsung’s Gear S2 looks good and works smart,… Continue reading.

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Traditional Mexican food preparation brings out flavor

Posted on May 01 2016 in Food

Despite advancements in technology, the basic tools and techniques for preparing Mexican food, especially the staple corn tortillas, have stayed relatively constant. Have you used these traditional Mexican cooking tools? Cazuela: an earthenware pot used for boiling corn, moles and beans Metate: a small, sloped, stone table used to grind corn Prensa: a wooden or… Continue reading.

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DNR clarifies new rifle law

Posted on May 01 2016 in Outdoors, The Great Outdoors

By Jack Spaulding The Indiana Department of Natural Resources has issued a response to some of the questions rising from House Enrolled Act 1231, a new law that came out of this year’s General Assembly that legalized certain rifles for deer hunting beginning later this year. The DNR has received numerous questions regarding the legislation…. Continue reading.

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Watercolor silhouette

Posted on May 01 2016 in For Youth, Power Kids Projects

What you need: Printout of subject with interesting silhouette Xacto knife or scissors Watercolor paper Pencil Masking tape Cardboard Brush Watercolor paints Water   What to do: Cut out your printed object, including as much detail as possible. Position your cut-out on the watercolor paper and trace with pencil. Try to keep your pencil line light. Tape your… Continue reading.

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