Earthworks Receives Grant for Animal Watching Equipment

Arrowhead Country Resource Conservation and Development members Howard Conner, Stan Moore and Joe Skelton present a check to Earthworks Coordinator of Earthcare Education Cheri Ringer. (Photo provided by Earthworks.)

Local children have the chance to learn about nature during Earthworks’ summer program. Earthworks is an environmental learning center run by the Poor Handmaids of Jesus Christ as part of The Center at Donaldson. Continue reading

Turkey Struck by Vehicle in LaPorte County, Gets Stuck in Windshield

Photo provided by LaPorte County Sheriff’s Office

A family driving through LaPorte County ended up with a wild turkey stuck in the windshield of their rental vehicle Tuesday morning. Deputies with the LaPorte County Sheriff’s Office believe a black GMC Yukon was heading westbound on U.S. 20 near Wilhelm Road when it hit a large tom turkey that was flying across the road. Continue reading

More High School Graduates Prepared for College, According to Commission for Higher Education

More Indiana high school graduates are prepared for college, but the Indiana Commission for Higher Education says there’s still more work to be done. State officials say in spite of recent improvements, nearly a fifth of recent high school graduates are still not ready to take college courses that count toward their degrees. That’s particularly true in the area of math. Continue reading