CHICAGO | People might picture steel mills as dirty, smoke-belching factories, but that's not the modern-day reality.
PORTAGE | A representative of Camelot Manor and Camelot Estates mobile home parks complained to the city this week about abrupt changes in sanitary and stormwater billing charges.
Just in case the world didn't end today, as some believe the Mayans predicted, I offer this rhyme as a substitute disaster.
It looks like the summer is going to be a bummer
From the landscape of the moon, there's the vantage point of seeing "the earth rise," just one of the showcased moments of the new show "Welcome to the Universe" in The Grainger Theater at Adler Planetarium in Chicago and continuing until May 3.
After penning a week's worth of informative articles in observance of National Drinking Water Week, the poetry Muse pummeled with her lyre and forced me to write a tribute I call "Owed to Drinking Water." Don't blame me. Sue the Muse.
Herb Read, of Chesterton, stands in Cowles Bog in Dune Acres on Wednesday. In 1970, NIPSCO proposed building the Bailly Nuclear Generating Plant near the bog. The couple led a fight against the nuclear plant and NIPSCO finally relented after not being able to stabilize foundation pilings in …
Woman holding heart-shaped world
A plaque marks Cowles Bog in Dune Acres as a registered natural landmark. A proposed nuclear power plant was to be built near the bog until NIPSCO canceled plans after failing to drill foundation pilings.
Herb and Charlotte Read, of Chesterton, stand Wednesday at Cowles Bog in Dune Acres.
Herb and Charlotte Read, of Chesterton, stand in Cowles Bog in Dune Acres on Wednesday. In 1970, NIPSCO proposed building the Bailly Nuclear Generating Plant near the bog. The couple led a fight against the nuclear plant.
Herb Read, of Chesterton, walks through Cowles Bog in Dune Acres on Wednesday.
Herb and Charlotte Read of Chesterton stand at Cowles Bog in Dune Acres on April 20. The Reads are among a group long-time area environmental activists now in their 80s.
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