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Hobart mother charged with battery

HOBART | A  Hobart woman repeatedly struck her 9-year-old autistic son with a butterfly net after he ran into a neighbor's yard, police said.

October 30, 2013 12:00 am
PHIL WIELAND: Bugs: they're not just for squashing any more

PHIL WIELAND: Bugs: they're not just for squashing any more

The United Nations says one solution to world hunger is: Eat more bugs.

July 12, 2013 12:00 am
Shore Things

Shore Things

Copper Butterfly

April 11, 2012 2:00 pm
Saving the monarchs: Long live the butterfly kings

Saving the monarchs: Long live the butterfly kings

The hushed fluttering of millions of monarch butterfly wings is in danger of being silenced.

November 13, 2011 12:00 am Photos

Photos

Area way stations wait to welcome monarchs

Area way stations wait to welcome monarchs

The front line of the effort to save the monarch butterfly from extinction is the creation of monarch way stations where the insects can breed and feed.

November 13, 2011 12:00 am Photos

Photos

Area way stations wait to welcome monarchs

Area way stations wait to welcome monarchs

Butterfly Meadows in Valparaiso is home to an official monarch way station to sustain the butterflies as they migrate.

October 05, 2011 3:10 pm
Area way stations wait to welcome monarchs

Area way stations wait to welcome monarchs

A monarch butterfly sculpture sits at the Butterfly Meadows Monarch way station in Valparaiso.

October 05, 2011 3:10 pm
PHIL WIELAND: Curing a case of the (monarch) butterflies

PHIL WIELAND: Curing a case of the (monarch) butterflies

Sometimes you've just got to stop and smell the butterflies.

September 23, 2011 12:00 am
Fegely students voice hope for peace through pinwheel project

Fegely students voice hope for peace through pinwheel project

Pinwheels created by Fegely Middle School students are planted outside the school Wednesday in Portage. The students expressed their thoughts about war and peace and living in harmony on the pinwheels as part of promoting International Peace Day.

September 21, 2011 10:50 am
Fegely students voice hope for peace through pinwheel project

Fegely students voice hope for peace through pinwheel project

Fegely Middle School seventh-grader Seth Jones plants a pinwheel that he covered in messages and drawings about peace outside the Portage school.

September 21, 2011 10:50 am
Fegely students voice hope for peace through pinwheel project

Fegely students voice hope for peace through pinwheel project

Fegely Middle School seventh-grader Brandon Churry plants his pinwheel adorned with peace messages and drawings Wednesday outside the Portage school.

September 21, 2011 10:50 am
Unwinding with butterflies

Unwinding with butterflies

Joy McCullough, left, Xavier Sellers and Kathleen Sellers walk down a path at Butterfly Meadows in Valparaiso during a butterfly tour Tuesday hosted by the Valparaiso Parks Department.

September 20, 2011 3:45 pm
Unwinding with butterflies

Unwinding with butterflies

Participants in a butterfly tour at Butterfly Meadows in Valparaiso walk down a path Tuesday through goldenrod plants.

September 20, 2011 3:45 pm
Unwinding with butterflies

Unwinding with butterflies

Master gardener Linda Mapes leads a tour Tuesday around Butterfly Meadows during a Valparaiso Parks Department program on butterflies.

September 20, 2011 3:45 pm
Unwinding with butterflies

Unwinding with butterflies

Colleen Blasko, of Kouts, and her granddaughter Laken Blasko, of Valparaiso, watch as a monarch butterfly is placed on Colleen's hand during a program about butterflies in September at Butterfly Meadows in Valparaiso.

September 20, 2011 3:45 pm
Unwinding with butterflies

Unwinding with butterflies

Master gardener Laura Tucker holds a monarch butterfly during a program in September at Butterfly Meadows in Valparaiso.

September 20, 2011 3:45 pm
Unwinding with butterflies

Unwinding with butterflies

Xavier Sellers, left, of Valparaiso, has a monarch butterfly placed on his hand Sept. 20 by master gardener Laura Tucker during a program at Butterfly Meadows in Valparaiso.

September 20, 2011 3:45 pm
Saving the monarchs

Saving the monarchs

A monarch butterfly rests on goldenrod in September at Butterfly Meadows in Valparaiso.

September 20, 2011 3:45 pm
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