Earth Day en Earth Day Celebration Brings Birds of Prey to Macomb <p>Macomb&#39;s Earth Day Celebration will bring the public close to nature with several birds of prey on display.<br /><br />Veterinarian Drew Kaiser is head of the Raptor Rehabilitation Center in Quincy. He will bring a red-tailed hawk, a kestrel, a barn owl and a screech owl to the event.<br /><br />People love to watch the magnificent birds.&nbsp; However, he says we are not their best friends.<br /><br />He says, &ldquo;80% of the time the trauma that we see are man-made. Whether that&#39;s your posts, telephone poles, fences, automobiles, things like that.&rdquo;<br /> Fri, 20 Apr 2012 14:09:50 +0000 James Lenz 13801 at Earth Day Celebration Brings Birds of Prey to Macomb Earth Day & Workers Memorial Day <p>For organized labor: If the environment deteriorates, where will we work? For that matter, for environmentalists: If work is unsafe, how can society be sustained?<br /><br />Single-issue activism can be focused, but it also can be ineffective, and this month that&rsquo;s especially worth noting. April is when people commemorate both Earth Day and Workers Memorial Day, sensibly urging prevention as the best course against trouble &ndash; on global and personal scales.<br /> Wed, 18 Apr 2012 17:01:32 +0000 Bill Knight 13689 at Earth Day & Workers Memorial Day Sprucing Up Keokuk <p>The Keokuk City Council is ready to do some spring cleaning.</p><p>Susan Dunek represents the city&rsquo;s 7<sup>th</sup> ward.&nbsp; She says the month of March is a good time to start sprucing up Keokuk&rsquo;s appearance.</p><p>Dunek says a drive around the city will reveal areas the city can quickly address, such as lining up concrete strips in parking lots and straightening street signs and markers.</p> Fri, 09 Mar 2012 15:02:22 +0000 Jason Parrott 11553 at Sprucing Up Keokuk