c122013letflood_6_42_36.xml

DREDGING NOT THE SOLUTION Dredging might have helped this week’s flood a little, but please don’t think of dredging as the solution to all flooding problems. A graph of the flow (on right) and depth (on left) data for the Blanchard River can be found at...

Pesticide training ahead for farmers

Farming is a yearlong activity and even though we approach Christmas and the holiday season, certain activities still have to be done before taking time off. Farmers also have to deal with the Grinch. This year, the Grinch was the notice of the need to renew their private...

c120814edfri10_16_4_6.xml

JUST ONE QUESTION Dear Rep. Robert Latta, I had the privilege of shaking your father’s hand at my graduation ceremony at Elmwood High School in 1965. He thanked me for enlisting in the Marine Corps, “especially knowing you are going to Vietnam, to fight for freedom...

Why the different types of asphalt?

Q: Why were so many different types of asphalt used on Hancock County 236 this summer? — Jack Grant, Findlay. A: Although a county road, Findlay did this work, which was dictated by the condition of the pavement and its “subgrade,” said Paul E. Schmelzer, city...

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Back to black

It’s hard not to be optimistic about Findlay’s 2014 finances, now that it appears the city has weathered the recession. Only a year ago, administrators had to scramble to rework the city budget after skeptical voters rejected a proposed income tax as signs of economic...

c120813letveter_19_0_1.xml

VETERANS OFFICE IS HELPING MANY In this season of giving and receiving, my family would like to express our gratitude to the director, staff, and board members of Hancock Veterans Services Office for their combined efforts to assist us and other area veterans in these hard and...