Farm ‘custom rates’ on the rise

By ED LENTZ Farmers may hire someone else to complete some or all of the work that needs to be done. There are many reasons for hiring the work out: lack of special equipment, lack of expertise, lack of time, or lack of labor. For...

Why is part of Main Cross closed?

Q: Findlay’s East Main Cross Street, between Osborn Avenue and Blanchard Street, has been closed for several weeks. Construction equipment is there. What’s being done, and when will it be finished? — Steve Schroeder,...

Hancock County Young Guns team shoots right on target

This has been another good year for the Hancock County Young Guns trapshooting team. The Ohio State Shoot proved once again that desire and practice can result in a positive performance. The rookie division netted the Young Guns first...

Timely rains vital for corn crop

Crops in the area are now in the home stretch. Final yields will be heavily determined by August rains. If rains are timely, yields will be high. If short, just OK. Periods of cool temperatures during the past month have caused some...

Lima logo printed on I-75 bridges

Q: Interstate 75 is being rebuilt in Lima and there are circular medallions on the new bridges and walls. I can’t make out the printing. — Dave Ashworth, Findlay. A: They are the joint logo for Lima and Allen County: Two...

The battle against Asian carp continues

Ohio is still dodging the bullet or, rather, the fishhook. None of the invasive species of bighead or silver Asian carp have been found in rivers that are considered to be at high risk of infiltration. Monitoring is taking place in the...

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...
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