TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. | Nowhere has the fervor to cut government down to size been more dramatically on display than in the industrial Midwest.
BANGKOK (AP) — Musicians, take note: Next time you travel abroad, you might need a passport — for your instrument.
Walking is my health hobby. For years, I set a goal of walking on every street in Munster. Keep in mind that I did (and do) drive to a starting point and then begin the morning's walk. Each year, with the Munster street goal accomplished (in total miles about equal to walking to Iowa), I wou…
LAKE FOREST, Ill. | The Bears believe they can get by without Jay Cutler. That theory might be tested this week.
CHESTERTON | Helping a turtle with a cracked shell mend is a slow process.
Trail cameras are becoming as popular with gardeners and farmers as they are with hunters, who use them to monitor animal behavior.
EAST CHICAGO | Environmental cleanup at Roxana Marsh and an adjacent stretch of the Grand Calumet River remains on schedule with native trees and other vegetation set to be reintroduced this summer, project officials said Wednesday.
Keeping trees trimmed back around the house will help limit the squirrels' routes of travel to the roof.
Barren River Lake State Resort Park in south-central Kentucky is hosting two weekends for people who want to get a closer look at sandhill cranes as they make their annual stop.
INDIANAPOLIS | Land that once was a state prison farm in Pine Township soon will become a habitat for game birds.
Hulled sunflower seeds attract jays, red-bellied woodpeckers (pictured), finches, cardinals, evening grosbeaks, pine grosbeaks, and small feeder birds.
COOLBAUGH, Pa. | Barry Warner has loved wildlife since boyhood, and lived out his dream of becoming a conservation officer. He sees no contradiction in the fact that he's also a lifelong trapper, skilled at capturing wild animals and, if appropriate, killing them as part of an avocation that…
When our senators return to Washington soon, they will begin work on a catchall spending bill for the federal government that could spell disaster for our wildlife.
Denny Kenyon touches a tortoise held by Gail Scott, head of Children's Services, during a recent presentation at the Crete Public Library. Naturalist Deb Krohn, the Frog Lady, took children around the world with her reptile and amphibian slideshow.
Deb Krohn, the Frog Lady, recently presented a show about herpetology at the Crete Public Library, 1177 N. Main St.
Sydney Smaga views the many frogs on display during a recent Frog Lady program at the Crete Public Library. Naturalist Deb Krohn is the Frog Lady and shared her knowledge and live animals with the audience.
Children watch the turtles and tortoise eat lettuce and strawberries during the program.
CRETE | Wildlife biologist Deb Krohn, also known as the Frog Lady, presented a program at the Crete Public Library where her two coolest groups of animals — reptiles and amphibians — were present for the children to touch and examine.
Rabies prevention in the United States is by and large a success story, with just one to four people dying of rabies each year in the U.S. thanks to widespread pet vaccinations and aggressive treatment for people bitten by potentially rabid animals.
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