Trump Jr. discusses passion for the outdoors

The presidential election is over and now we’re waiting to see what plays out in Donald Trump’s political plans for the nation. One area that some may have questions about is whether President-elect Trump has any interest...

Dry, warm weather reduced corn, soybean yields in region

For the second year in a row, an individual would have to search to find an unharvested field this week. The abnormally dry and warm weather has been ideal for the harvest season. Also, for the second year in a row, the weather had a...

Building near river prompts question

Q: Findlay and Hancock County have demolished buildings north of the Main Street bridge. Yet, on the northeast side of the bridge, on the northern side of the river, there’s an old brick building very close to the river that...

Bats benefit biodiversity goals

Bats: To some, they evoke visions of vampires or fears of them tangled in their hair. Both are far from the facts that truly distinguish bats in the animal world. They are the only mammals capable of flight and are from an...

Cutworm a threat to cornfields

One of the functions of the Hancock County Extension Office is to observe fields for the arrival of new insect pests. This is generally done by placing pheromone traps in fields to attract certain insects to confirm their presence and...

Does Planned Parenthood get Komen funds?

Q: How much of the money collected during the Susan Komen Race for Cure in Findlay was given to Planned Parenthood? What percentage does it routinely give to Planned Parenthood nationwide? — Jane. A: None of the money raised by...

‘It’s called fishing; it’s not called catching’

Navy veteran Connie Willhite served our country honorably in Vietnam, but cancer shows no favorites. After one last courageous fight, he was admitted to the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Dublin, Georgia. Without long to live,...

Insects ready to invade homes

Certain insects try to invade our homes for a cozy winter site. Often their movement is noted after the first period of extended temperatures in the 30s, or after a fall warmup followed by cold weather. The unusually warm October...
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