Thursday, November 26, 2015

Monthly Archives: September 2006

I have often thought the study of science ought to be fun. Mostly, the subject of science in the classroom feels, to the majority of students, like drudgery and boring recitation of facts.

Even before the ink had dried on last week's column - a detailed report that, at least to me, made an ironclad case not to raid the Conservation Reserve Program to fuel the anticipated ethanol boom - members of the House Agriculture Committee were listening to testimony that urged a raid on the program to fuel the ethanol boom.

The upcoming debate over the next U.S. farm bill has a lot of people trying to figure out what has worked in present and previous farm bills and what changes should be made for the future.

Carol and I were pricing clothes at the consignment shop where I work part time. Carol, my supervisor/boss, manages the Next to New Shop in the basement level of the Columbiana Women's Club.

As usual, none of this is MY fault. I really had moved to the stage of acceptance of the "charm" of old house life - the smallish yet tallish rooms, the quirky corners, the cobwebs that spawn overnight.

HARRISBURG, Pa. - Huronia Centurion Veronica repeated last year's performance, edging out six other dairy breed grand champions to earn the supreme championship at the

The American Industrial Revolution can be traced to countless innovators. They were ordinary people with a simple idea willing to take a risk.

Grain harvest is fast approaching and it is time to prepare storage facilities and harvest equipment for the coming corn and soybeans.

WILLIAMSBURG, Iowa - You never know what you're going to see in Jon Kinzenbaw's "back yard" as you drive along Interstate 80, just west of Williamsburg, Iowa.