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February 7, 2018 RSS feed / Columnists

EARTH TALK

Dear EarthTalk: I’ve heard that the chemicals we use to unclog backed-up drains are harmful to our health and the environment. Can you suggest safer alternative products or methods?  – Amy Smith, Rome, NY   More...

Just Bill

France, America Share Two February Holidays

France and America share a couple of important holidays.  The most important is Valentine’s Day, of course. It has the same meaning in both countries. Think about Love. More...

Kids Korner

What’s It Like Inside Jupiter?

It’s really hot inside Jupiter! No one knows exactly how hot, but scientists think it could be about 43,000°F (24,000°C) near Jupiter’s center, or core.   Jupiter is made up almost entirely of hydrogen and helium. More...

Forestry Notes

Low-grade wood

Much of the Michigan forest consists of low-grade trees, which are usually selected for harvest to improve the forest for a variety of reasons; however, without markets for low quality wood, forests will suffer.  A “low-grade” tree i More...

TRAVELLING THROUGH TIME

From the Newberry News of February 3, 1893  A Narrow Escape   Last Friday the mail carrier between Newberry and Deer Park was caught in one of the wildest blizzards that ever visited his section and came near losing his life on the lonely r More...

The Counseling Corner

Learning to Listen to the Silence

Most of us have surely noticed that today’s world is a pretty noisy place. More...

Safe Driving Tips

The Importance of Your Driving Record

Any unsafe driving activity for which you are cited is posted to your driving record. Offenses that involve an alcohol conviction remain on your record for life. More...