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Susanne and Ron Campbell sent us this photo of their grandson and great-grandson.

More father, son photos!

Posted on Jun 03 2016 in Features

Unfortunately, we weren’t able to fit all of the father and son photos we received from our readers into our June magazine. However, we’re happy to share some more reader-submitted photos here for you to enjoy!  


Well … for pet’s sake!

Posted on Jun 01 2016 in Energy Now, General, Smart Choices

By Ron Aiken Humans aren’t the only ones who can enjoy the latest in technology. Check out these gadgets designed to make your pet cuter, your house cleaner and your life easier. HEALTHY CHOICES ENCOURAGING HYDRATION Dogs and cats need plenty of water, especially during these coming summer days. The PetSafe Drinkwell Platinum Pet Fountain… Continue reading.

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12-year-old from Evansville wins Food Network competition

Posted on Jun 01 2016 in Food

While most kids can prepare only peanut butter and jelly sandwiches, 12-year-old Haley Mattes of Evansville won the Food Network’s “Chopped Junior” TV show, and the $10,000 prize, by cooking chickpea-crusted camel hamburger, seared filet mignon with watercress salad, and cookie dough vanilla bean ice cream with chocolate cake. Haley had to come up with… Continue reading.

This elm tree’s dieback and death was caused by Dutch elm disease.

Reviving ‘Elm Street’

Posted on Jun 01 2016 in Outdoors, Rosie's Garden

By Janna Beckerman Why the emerald ash borer is such a problem today is because the Dutch elm disease forever changed the landscapes of the Midwest and Northeast United States. Dying elm trees were often replaced by green ash, setting the stage for the current epidemic of emerald ash borer. So, if you’re looking at… Continue reading.


Create your own mascot!

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

Calling all kids between the ages of 5 and 14:  Draw or create your own 3D model of a fun mascot that focuses on electrical safety or energy conservation. You could win one of five Louie the Lightning Bug stuffed toys! To enter, post a photo of your mascot to Instagram, tag us in your… Continue reading.

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