Grain elevators in Monument are the towers containing a bucket elevator, which scoops up, elevates and then uses gravity to deposit grain in a silo or other storage facility. In a grain-producing city like Monument, the term "grain elevator" also covers facilities attached to the elevator itself, such as receivable and testing offices, weighbridges, storage facilities and/or complexes of such buildings. Grain elevators also denote organizations that operate or control several individual elevators, in different locations.
By: Lee Ann Rush Those ubiquitous, multi-flavored individual coffee servings sold in plastic pods known as Keurig K-Cups might have been a clever and novel idea at first, but they are quickly becoming an environmental disaster. In 2014, billions of plastic K-Cups were sold; enough to circle the earth more than 10 times! As bad as that sounds, it gets..