Workers and volunteers packed and wrapped at least a semi-load of electronics last Saturday for recycling during the household hazardous waste and electronic take-back day at the Robinson wastewater plant. Obsolete cathode-ray tube televisions and computer monitors and printers were the main items dropped off for recycling, as they can no longer be taken by local trash collection or placed in landfills. (Tom Compton photo)
It will be up to the voters to decide if they want to allow cannabis production or sales in the Village of Oblong.
At the village board meeting Wednesday three options were on the table. The first option was to prohibit the establishment of a cannabis sales or production business. That option was unanimously voted down.
The second option was to amend the current business code and tax ordinances allowing for the establishment of a cannabis business. That option was unanimously approved.
Authorities are still investigating an apparent suicide that happened in the New Hebron area Wednesday morning. Aaron Harper, 40, was found dead at his residence, 10803 E. 775th Ave, Robinson, around 11:40 a.m. Wednesday.
Fantasy films and television series carry audiences to amazing worlds beyond reality. A Robinson native is among the effects artists who bring those worlds to life. Jason Pethtel is a matte painter at DreamWorks Animation. For seven years, he has worked in the film and television industry as an environment artist and matte painter, adding his touch to...
Positive thinking, good planning and a little bit of luck made for the best Pioneer City Rodeo in recent years. "We had an excellent year," said Rodeo Chairman Marcus Deckard. "Matter of fact the best year since we came back to the PRCA." The return of legendary clown Rudy Burns, great weather and a sold-out crowd all contributed to this year's Labor Day...
Adult Education and Family Literacy Week is a reminder that reading, writing, and basic math remain an elusive target for 36 million adults nationwide.
According to the National Coalition for Literacy, the 36 million adults that struggle with basic academic skills also find it difficult to function effectively as workers, parents, citizens, and consumers in today's society.
Sorting facts from opinions is relatively easy if you have them presented in a way that is not intended to mislead you. The trouble is those presenting, on both sides, have an agenda. They believe something, or they work for someone, or they want you to think a certain way.
In a way we all work for the same big boss - America. This is our country and we are citizens, which requires certain things of us. One of those things is to not be fooled by someone trying to mislead us. That is not partisan, that is universal.