Findlay teen finds success in trapshooting

Findlay’s Summer Gobrecht began shooting when she was 8 years old under the careful tutelage of her grandfather, Ralph Carlson. She was raised by parents who stressed the importance and qualities offered by a godly lifestyle,...

It’s about time to harvest soybeans and corn

The soybean and corn harvest will be in full swing for the next two weeks. This is payday for the grain farmer. It only comes once a year, which can be difficult for the average wage-earner to understand. By the time the crops are...

Can we get manure off the county roads?

Q: What can be done about the cow manure constantly on Ohio 18 near Ohio 613? It’s disgusting to drive through it in a car, let alone a motorcycle. Is it feeding algae blooms? — John, Findlay. A: Raise a stink with the...

Hunters respect conservation, wildlife

An elk killed by an archer in Montana last month is close to beating the Pope and Young “typical” elk record that was taken in Coconino County, Arizona, in 2005. That elk’s official score was 412 1/8. The Montana bull...

Good year for wheat harvest, but soybeans running late

Farmers had an excellent wheat crop this year. Many things contributed to the large yields, such as timely planting, a mild winter, and low disease pressure. Timely planting may be more of a challenge this year. The planting date is...

Did Trump ever work for Carlos Slim?

Q: Did Donald Trump once work for Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim? — Eligio Sierra, Findlay. A: Trump’s company worked with Slim’s company briefly last year, but Trump never worked for Slim. A Slim company canceled a...

Time to say ‘so long’ to our summertime friends

It’s the time of year to once again say “so long” to some of our summertime friends. The ruby-throated hummingbird, the happy little emerald buzz bomb which has been enjoying our summer flowers and sugar-water...

New law sets GMO labeling rules

Genetically-modified foods have been around since the mid-1990s. They are often called GMOs, for genetically modified organisms, and have caused much debate on social media. Even though scientific studies have shown foods from GMO...
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