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...moment they are moving to Champaign, Illinois where he will pursue his Master's in Material Science at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign.Kassandra Johnson of Kenai has been named to the Dean's List at Northwest Nazarene University...
Choose the right mulch for your garden

...germinating and keep soil temperatures constant around plants, said Martha Smith, an extension horticulturist with the University of Illinois.Which kind of mulch you choose depends on what you're growing and where.Some mulch, especially crushed...

...John Marchese of Seminis Home Garden seed. To help you get started, consider these tips from experts at the University of Illinois Extension: ? Anything that holds soil and has drainage holes in the bottom may be transformed into a container garden...
Clinton's bypass motivates men to get checked

...said 60 calls for appointments came in on Tuesday to the two Chicago-area centers jointly operated with the University of Illinois. Typically they get 20 calls, he said. Some are hoping the publicity will lead people to take steps to prevent...
Kenai River Campus celebrates commencement Thursday

...presentations, student oral presentations and keynote speakers. Keynote speakers included Dr. Kristen Harrison from the University of Illinois, who spoke to the relationship between media messages and self-image and how these relate to development of...
Americans losing interest in nature, replacing the outdoors with electronics

...behavior of Americans and perhaps in people in other countries has been the subject of research by Oliver Pergams, University of Illinois, and Patricia Zaradic, Bryn Mawr College, Pennsylvania. Their most recent research was published in a Feb...
Researchers, entrepreneurs find use for fish byproduct fatty acids in the body. Smiley and Bechtel recently co-authored a study with colleagues from the University of Illinois proving seafood is the most digestible protein source, beating out poultry and beef. Research by FITC and others...

...public library fired her for wearing a cross California Muslims launch goodwill campaign using billboards University of Illinois dean is leaving for new Minnesota Catholic law school Almanac says United States ranks third in world Roman...
Kenai Peninsula Online - Alaska Newspaper -

...Christian collegians' convention leaves longtime University of Illinois venue MADISON, Wis. (AP) InterVarsity Christian...Mission Convention for college students, held on the University of Illinois campus in Urbana since 1948, will move in 2006...
Report chronicles history of peninsula landscape for last 20,000 years

In my 30-some years of traveling around the Kenai Peninsula, I have often puzzled about the origin of various features on the landscape. For example, why do you go up a big step as you drive east out of Sterling? What formed all the flat-bottomed muskegs that run south from Sterling to Kasilof and Ninilchik, down to Anchor Point? What formed the Homer spit? What are the two distinct layers visible in the Kenai River bluff west of the Warren Ames bridge?


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