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  • Build a raised garden bed

    Gardening continues to be a favorite pastime, and more gardeners are discovering that raised beds make it easier. What's not to like about bringing plants to a higher level so you don't have to bend down and work on your knees? You can grow flowers, herbs...
  • Save Water this Summer by Building your own Rain Barrel!

     
    Erin Frederick, our Master Gardener Coordinator sends this invitation to our readers: With lots of young plants in the ground and (finally!) warm, sunny weather, I’ve been making the most of my 3 rain barrels. If you don’t have a......
  • California courts Tesla for battery factory

    California is back on the map as a potential site for Tesla Motors' proposed battery factory but remains a long shot, the electric car company's Chief Executive Elon Musk said Wednesday. Musk said the automaker is working through a number of issues with...
  • Residents keep pressure on Geneva officials over electric deal

    Residents keep pressure on Geneva officials over electric deal
    More residents turned up at the Geneva City Council meeting Monday night to urge the aldermen to ask the Illinois attorney general to investigate the city's electric deal with Prairie State. A handful of Geneva residents said they plan to continue to...
  • Puppet helps Kimball Hill students with STEM concepts

    Puppet helps Kimball Hill students with STEM concepts
    When Mr. McGreeley the puppet visited their kindergarten classrooms at Kimball Hill Elementary School in Rolling Hills last week, students did not merely giggle and sing along. They also learned about science, technology, engineering and math. Jeanne...
  • Is this how we'll cure cancer?

    Is this how we'll cure cancer?
    For 85% of kids with a terrible cancer called acute lymphoblastic leukemia, chemotherapy is a cure-but not for Emily Whitehead. Diagnosed at 5, she suffered an infection from her first round of chemo and nearly lost her legs. Then the cancer came back;...
  • Sunset at Bethlehem Steel

     
    When you've written as many columns as I have over 25 years, you're bound to have some favorites. One of the nice things about having this blog is that I occasionally get to bring one of those columns back and......
  • Texas Gov. Rick Perry tries to woo Tesla in Sacramento

    Driving an electric Tesla Model S sedan, the governor of Texas whisked into the state capital of California on Tuesday with a not-subtle message that he wants to keep nabbing businesses from the Golden State. Although in the state for a series of...
  • Columbia's Factory Athletics celebrates 20 years of building better athletes

    As an all-county baseball player at Columbia’s Atholton High School and a two-year starter at the University of Pennsylvania, Steve Sclafani had hopes of being drafted by a Major League team after college. That didn’t happen, so he...
  • Texas Gov. Rick Perry stalks Tesla in Sacramento

    Texas Gov. Rick Perry stalks Tesla in Sacramento
    Texas Gov. Rick Perry drove a Tesla Motors electric car past the state Capitol Tuesday afternoon, sending a not-very-subtle message that he’s in a rush to woo Chief Executive Elon Musk to build a $4 billion-plus battery factory in the Lone Star...
  • Can California afford Tesla, and will Tesla want California?

    State lawmakers from both parties want Elon Musk to know that they're ready to open the checkbook to persuade Tesla Motors to put its "gigafactory" battery plant in California. The thing is, it's not their checkbook, it's yours. But maybe they should...