The fall harvest season is riskier for several reasons: More equipment is deployed in the field; the equipment tends to be larger, such as combines, wagons and tractors; and farmers often work in the dark when it’s difficult to see poles and wires.

Historian Kathy Wilson looks at the life of "Frankenstein" author Mary Shelley. To learn more about the author and understand not only what influenced her writing, but why we still are fascinated with her writings, attend the program Oct. 16.