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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...

How do police know who to notify?

Q: When someone is involved in a serious or fatal accident, and purses and telephones are strewn about, how do police know who to notify and how to quickly reach them? Is there something drivers can do to help police? — Holly...

Winchester house carries mysterious history

This tale begins with the founding of the Winchester Repeating Arms Co. in 1866. Its fabled lever-action rifles quickly became a staple with hunters from Maine to California. The guns rode the western range on the saddles of cowboys...
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