Mining Journalhttp://www.miningjournal.netTop Headlinesen-usFri, 1 Aug 2014 05:50:49 EDTFri, 1 Aug 2014 05:50:49 EDT the Civil War HARBOR - Fort Wilkins may not have been in operation during the American Civil War, but last weekend, nearly 150 years after the Confederacy's surrender, Battery D brought the Civil War to Fort Wilkins State Park.Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:00:00 EDTScience lesson: Annoying minor floods are increasing on US coasts Along much of America's coasts, the type of flooding that is more annoying than dangerous has jumped more than fivefold in the last 50 years, the federal government reported Monday.Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:00:00 EDTLet's make wind chimes with the kids you looking for a windy day project for your young children? Create your own beaded wind chimes to teach patterns, design, and color. Provide fine motor skill practice and another opportunity for conversation.Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:00:00 EDTInto Africa after shooting more than 40,000 images while there, the couple - already authors of the award-winning children's book "Stranger in the Woods" - knew they had material for another work geared toward youngsters.Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:00:00 EDTGarage sales teaches econ, good fun did you do with Grandma Dee this week? "We went garage sailing!" the cousins replied. "We sail from one Garage Sale to another." This fun time full of memories also teaches valuable economic lesson.Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:00:00 EDT