Weekend: Use flowers instead of pesticides in your garden to keep bugs out

By RON ARMSTRONG Many vegetable gardeners are turning to flowers as a way to reduce or eliminate chemical pesticides. The problem with broad-spectrum conventional insecticides is that they not only kill the bad bugs, they also often kill the good ones, too. The use of companion...

Weekend: Sauder Village to participate in Blue Star Museums Program

ARCHBOLD “” Sauder Village is pleased to be participating in the Blue Star Museums Program again this year “” offering free admission to military personnel and their families from Memorial Day through Labor Day 2014. This is the fifth year for Blue Star...

Weekend: Get Out!

Events ENJOY MEMORIAL DAY AT SAUDER VILLAGE May 24-26 Memorial Day weekend historically marks the start of the summer vacation season. A time-honored, family get-away in the Midwest “” Sauder Village is ready to welcome guests of all ages to the historic village,...

Weekend: Mental Health Moment

By NANCY J. STEPHANI Suicide. Most of us don’t think about it, yet eight to 14 of our friends and neighbors in our area kill themselves each year. We lose 105 Americans to suicide each day. An estimated 2,628 attempt it each day. Males complete suicide four times more than...

Weekend Doctor

By DR. MATTHEW G. MICHAELS Foot pain is a very common complaint. There are a variety of conditions of the foot and ankle that can produce pain including plantar fasciitis, interdigital neuromas, bunions, arthritic degeneration and thinning of the cushioning tissues, among others....

Pile of stone crosses once part of veterans memorial

By DENISE GRANT Staff Writer About 100 limestone crosses, which once honored Hancock County’s war dead, were for more than a decade piled unceremoniously behind the old county home, until a few days ago. “It always bothered me,” said Clark Frazier of Rawson,...

Michigan family cheers Findlay

By JOY BROWN STAFF WRITER A Michigan mother has emailed Mayor Lydia Mihalik an “open love letter to the residents of Findlay,” which expresses gratitude to those who helped her son after he was injured in a car accident near Arlington. Mihalik said she was...

Murder case: $1.5M bonds set for teens

By BRIAN BOHNERT FOR THE COURIER FOSTORIA — Three teenage suspects, arrested after the shooting death of a Fostoria woman, have all made their first appearances in court. Seventeen-year-old Garrett N. Brown had an initial hearing Friday in Seneca County Juvenile Court,...
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