| Apr 19, 2013
| 6:03 AM
In celebration of Earth Day, the Petoskey Children's Nursery Cooperative Preschool will host a park cleanup event 9:30-11:30 a.m. on Saturday, April 22, at Petoskey's Bayfront Park.
The event is sponsored by Petoskey Plastics, Michigan Safety Products,...
| Apr 22, 2013
| 11:46 AM
If you're looking for a career in dental health that offers a blend of science and art, consider the field of dental laboratory technology.
Dental laboratory technicians make and repair orthodontic devices such as dentures, bridges, crowns and braces....
| Apr 11, 2013
| 11:17 PM
NEWPORT BEACH — Chanelle Sladics posed a question to second- and third-graders at Newport Elementary School Thursday morning.
"Are you guys excited to plant some seeds?" Sladics, the pro snowboarder, asked the kids.
"Yes," the 23 Newport El...
| Apr 12, 2013
| 6:08 AM
Cumberland Valley Photographic Salon
The juried photographic competition features work by photographers from Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia, the District of Columbia, and beyond. Exhibit on view through Sunday, April 14. Washington County...
| Mar 29, 2013
| 1:05 AM
Gevo, the company that converted a Luverne, Minn., ethanol plant to make high-value alcohol for chemicals and plastics, declared victory over a competitor on March 21 in the first of 15 patent lawsuits over its genetically engineered yeast and other...
| Mar 30, 2013
| 9:33 PM
If you've ever wondered why recyclers didn't take a bottle you left in your blue bin, your life is about to get easier.
Under Aberdeen's expanded recycling guidelines, which take effect Monday, pick-up crews will take more types of bottles. They will...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 4:45 PM
Nathalie Van der Baan's 8-year-old daughter, Julie, has always had a knack for art, and this summer her creativity and skill will be on display during a Laguna Beach tradition.
The second-grade student at Top of the World Elementary School created a...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 1:05 AM
In my last column, I shared the standard definitions of biomass, bioproducts, bioenergy and biofuels. You may recall that the definition of bioproducts is extremely broad because it encompasses all products made with living material: food, feed, fiber,...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 4:11 PM
After years of using tarps and trash cans to shield the building from rain, the Community Center of La Cañada Flintridge is upgrading its 60-year-old roof.
The center on Chevy Chase Drive offers nearly 150 classes a week, from ceramics to yoga. They...
| May 26, 2013
| 3:02 AM
If you want a better access to Eagle and Juno lakes near Edwardsburg, make plans to attend a public hearing Thursday night.
The meeting will be held at “Our Lady of the Lake” Church Social Hall on U.S. 12 from 6 to 9 p.m.
| May 17, 2013
| 8:20 AM
NEAR GAINESVILLE, Mo. -- Firefighters battled a fire at a plastics plant near Gainesville Friday morning.
The Bryant Plastics Plant caught fire around 4:30 a.m. The fire started in a silo. Several fire departments responded. Nobody was hurt....