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Posted on Jun 30 2015 in Features, General

+-*‘We can’t all be heroes,” humorist Will Rogers once observed. “Some of us have to stand on the curb and clap as they walk by.” That’s a sentiment the national Honor Flight Network is founded on: flying veterans to Washington, D.C., so they can visit the memorials honoring their service to the nation and be… Continue reading.

worx jaw saw in use with pole

Garden tamers

Posted on Jul 01 2015 in Energy Now, Smart Choices

+-*Keep your greenery in bounds with edgers, trimmers and other tools that turn lush growth into tidy landscapes. POLE POSITION SAFETY FIRST For safe aerial or ground trimming, WORX developed the corded JawSaw electric chainsaw with a fully enclosed 6-inch bar and chain. The 10-pound tool chomps branches up to 4 inches in diameter and… Continue reading.


10 tips for campfire cooking

Posted on Jul 01 2015 in Food

+-*Pack your cooler in layers. Start with the last day at the bottom of the cooler and place the first day on top. Packing in layers limits how often the cooler is opened. Prepare food ahead of time to save time and to avoid bringing extra cooking utensils. Add logs to your fire slowly. If… Continue reading.


Black bear confirmed in Indiana

Posted on Jul 01 2015 in Outdoors, The Great Outdoors

+-*It looks as if Indiana’s tourism program is working! On June 12, Department of Natural Resources wildlife biologists confirmed the presence of a visiting wild black bear in northern Indiana. The DNR received reliable reports of the wandering bear northwest of South Bend in St. Joseph County and made the confirmation after wildlife biologist Budd… Continue reading.


A trip to the moon

Posted on Jul 01 2015 in For Youth, Power Kids Projects

+-*What you need: One plastic bottle One bottle of white acrylic paint One pair of scissors One piece of cardboard One roll of silver duct tape One 8.5″ by 11″ sheet of paper One sheet of assorted stickers One black permanent marker Three peg dolls What to do: Cover a plastic bottle with white acrylic… Continue reading.

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