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Ladies, get in touch with your wild side this summer

Ohio women have the chance to be part of the Ohio Department of Natural Resources’ inaugural Ohio Women’s Outdoor Adventures weekend on Aug. 22-24. It is open to women 12 years of age and older. Minors must be accompanied...

Ohio’s cropland values, cash rents expected to fall in 2014

Land prices and rent for farmland are still relatively high in our area. However, crop prices are the lowest they have been for several years and are projected to go lower. To assist farmers and landowners in managing risk, the...

Is the Liberty Bell still sounded?

Q: Is the Liberty Bell in Philadelphia sounded any more? A: Yes. At 2 p.m. Friday, child descendants of the signers of the Declaration of Independence will gently tap the bell 13 times to honor patriots of the first states. Also, the...

Honeybee losses quickly affecting world

We had several honeybee hives on the property and I thoroughly enjoyed watching them busily flying from their home and returning laden with pollen. Unfortunately, none of them lived through the harsh winter. Our loss wasn’t...

Sweet clover and wild parsnip provide yellow roadside flowers

Readers have asked what are the yellow flowering plants growing along the roadside near poison hemlock. Though there are many yellow flowering plants this time of year, the two most visible are yellow sweet clover and wild parsnip. A...

What can be done to run-down buildings?

Q: What’s holding up fixing the eight two-story housing units behind the old Adams School near Marshall and Washington streets, Findlay? Windows are broken and doors are wide open. — Barbara Munzy, Findlay. A: The...

Lake Erie offers many opportunities for fishermen

Most Ohio anglers agree Lake Erie is the destination for walleye, smallmouth and perch fishing. It has plenty of public access, and it offers bonuses like bird-watching, swimming and points of historical interest. Lake Erie is the...

All parts of this plant are poisonous

Poison hemlock has begun to bloom. The white flowering plants are easily visible along roadsides, edges of fields, stream banks, fence rows, and other unmowed areas. The flower stalks are quite impressive, being 3 to 8 feet tall. I...
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