OSU-sponsored soybean growing seminar next week in Hoytville

This is the time farmers attend company and university field days to see how new products, technologies, and management practices affect a growing crop. It is an opportunity for a farmer to visit with experts and researchers, as well...

When is arts center work set to begin?

Q: When is work to begin on the Marathon Center for the Performing Arts? I thought it was to be April. — Mark H. Donaldson Jr., Findlay. A: The ceremonial ground-breaking is tomorrow morning. But, “construction began in...

Retired ranger given one last memorable day in the woods

Ed loved the outdoors so much that he dedicated his life to its protection, serving as a forest ranger in Washington. He saw a lot of good things in his career and taught people to respect our natural resources. He left his job to...

‘Leaves of three, let it be’

Curtis Young, my counterpart in Van Wert County, recently wrote an article in the Buckeye Yard and Garden online newsletter with the title, “Leaves of Three, Let it Be.” The complete phrase was drilled into me when a young...

What is the building near the tracks?

Q: There is a gray building at the railroad tracks on West Front Street, Findlay, with a barred door and windows. It’s a block north of the old train depot. Was it an early jail? — Beverly Atkins, Findlay. A: No. It was a...

Don’t give Yogi your picnic basket, he will want more

There’s little doubt that Eugene Cifers has a soft spot in his heart for animals. While that may be an enviable attribute, there’s still such a thing as going too far. The Lake Mary, Florida man has been charged with...

Farmers watch for soybean diseases

Soybeans have recently responded well to the drier conditions and moderate temperatures. The crop is beginning to flower and farmers will evaluate their stands for potential mid-season diseases and make applications of any necessary...

What about the Sandusky St. mural?

Q: What about the excellent mural of early Findlay’s Main Street? It faces West Sandusky Street from the alley beside St. Andrew’s United Methodist Church. It’s easy to miss. — Beverly Atkins, Findlay. A:...
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