Was Humpty Dumpty real?

Q: Was Humpty Dumpty real? A: Maybe. But he wasn’t a huge egg, as immortalized by illustrator John Tenniel in “Through the Looking Glass” in 1871. He may have been a cannon. Legend says the army of Charles I named a...

Database keeps track of hunters’ bucks since 1957

The state Division of Wildlife and the Buckeye Big Buck Club have teamed up to develop a searchable online database containing records of the largest bucks taken by Ohio hunters since 1957. The database allows anyone to search and rank...

Farmers who apply fertilizer required to be state-certified

In June, Gov. John Kasich signed a law to require farmers who apply fertilizer to become certified. The law was the result of a bill co-sponsored by state Sen. Cliff Hite, R-Findlay. The new law is Ohio Revised Code 905.321-322 and can...

What is the Radio Quiet Zone?

Q: What is the National Radio Quiet Zone? A: It is 13,000 square miles straddling West Virginia and Virginia where radio transmissions have been restricted since 1958 to minimize interference with two federal listening posts about 30...

Dead bobcat found along Hancock County highway

A motorist driving in Hancock County near the Ohio 235 bridge and Interstate 75 on Sept. 9 noticed what he believed was a dead bobcat along the roadside. He brought the animal to the Findlay office of the Division of Wildlife for...

Area farmers follow ‘four Rs’ to reduce phosphorus losses

Nutrients flowing into Lake Erie are part of the cause of its algae blooms, and the Maumee River watershed accounts for a large part of the water entering the lake. These nutrients may come from agricultural fields, municipal...

Who waters downtown planters?

Q: The flower planters on the poles in downtown Findlay are beautiful. How are they watered? — Julie, Rawson. A: Ty Trest stops his pickup truck under the planters and steps up onto his truckbed, where a pressurized water tank...

Ohio waterfowl season and bag limits approved

Ohio’s waterfowl season dates and bag limits were approved by the Ohio Wildlife Council on Aug. 20. The state also simplified hunting zones. The south, north and Lake Erie marsh zones remain the same for waterfowl hunting, but...
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