Applications being accepted for controlled hunts

The Division of Wildlife is now accepting applications for controlled deer and waterfowl hunts on selected public areas during this fall’s hunting seasons. Hunters have until Friday, July 31, to submit applications for a random...

Flooded garden or yard? 10 tips

Besides farmers’ fields, gardens and yards have also been affected by the wet weather. Some tips to consider if your garden has been affected by heavy rains: 1. Under saturated conditions, mulch should be pulled back from around...

Why do I-75 barriers only extend to Cygnet?

Q: On Interstate 75, why did they extend the new barrier wall only to Cygnet and thereafter install only two-foot triple cables? — Ronald G. Heck, Findlay. A: The new median widens from 28 feet to 56 feet just north of Cygnet...

For this hunter, it was raining cats … big ones

“Just call me The Lucky Hunter.” That’s how a Findlay resident and friend started his story about a recent hunting trip in Canada. “A friend and I booked our trip to hunt with guide Byron Steward of TNT...

Grillmasters: Read the meat labels

The challenge of being a grillmaster is more than throwing a slab of meat on a wire grate. It takes an understanding of the different cuts of steak, and selection of the best quality. Certain meat cuts are more conducive for grilling....

What is an acceptable wait at a diner?

Q: Eating out, how long should we wait to be acknowledged by the host? What about being waited on? Is waiting 10-15 minutes before being acknowledged by our server acceptable? A: In most situations, a host should welcome you in less...

What if this cat was roaming your neighborhood?

Sometimes, wildlife can become a nuisance. Rabbits ravaging gardens, skunks skulking under porches, and deer dining on shrubs can be a little aggravating but, in Los Angeles, Jason Archinaco’s problem makes these problems pale. A...

It’s time to spray for bagworms

Bagworms began to hatch from their protective cocoons several weeks ago. A few bagworms do little harm. However, many bagworms on a shrub or tree can cause excessive defoliation. A severe infestation may kill the plant within one or...
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