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Riding off into the sunset?

Posted on Apr 27 2017 in Electric Zingers, Features, Willie's World

May not only is Electrical Safety Month, it’s also National Bike Month. When you’re out cycling on rural roads and suburban streets, don’t let the sun go down on you unless you’re sure you can see the road and others can see you. Here are tips from national outdoor specialty retailer REI, the nation’s largest… Continue reading.

Keep yourself in hot water

Posted on Apr 25 2017 in Energy Advice, Energy Now

Today’s electric tank water heaters are all well insulated to keep the water that we’ve paid to heat stay hot until it’s needed. But with just a little bit of knowledge, there are things we can do as homeowners to keep them operating efficiently long beyond the life of their warranty. Here are things I… Continue reading.

Three methods for cleaning your cast iron skillet

Posted on Apr 01 2017 in Food

Cast iron skillets naturally are nonstick and retain heat well. But to keep yours in good shape, follow one of these three methods to clean it. For lightly soiled pans, pour a bit of oil into your skillet and then use a paper towel or dish rag to wipe the pan clean, removing any food… Continue reading.

Reintroduction of falcons a success

Posted on Apr 01 2017 in Outdoors, The Great Outdoors

By Jack Spaulding The reintroduction of the peregrine falcon is a real success story in Indiana and the nation. Biologists have brought the birds back from the brink of extinction with nesting pairs across the Midwest. Peregrines are now commonly seen in special places in Indiana, but it wasn’t always so. Consider: • Prior to 1940,… Continue reading.

Calendar of Student Art: 12th Grade

Posted on Apr 28 2017 in Gallery of Art

High school seniors close out the year, as they close out their K-12 school years, with December. GO TO CALENDAR OF STUDENT ART: 11th Grade Go to Gallery of Art Home Page

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