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How many Iraqi ‘card’ leaders were caught?

Q: During the second Gulf War, the U.S. issued a deck of 55 playing cards with the most-wanted Iraqis on them. How many were captured or killed? — Mark Donaldson, Findlay. A: About 10 are unaccounted for. Keep a sharp eye out...

Nature’s Nursery saves sandhill crane chick

A sandhill crane chick was taken to Nature’s Nursery in Whitehouse for emergency medical care in early August. It had been attacked by a dog in Williams County. It was defenseless. The dog left the bird with multiple puncture...

Safety tips for farmers, motorists as harvest season begins

Harvest has begun and motorists will be sharing rural roads with tractors, combines, grain carts, and other farm machinery. Keep in mind all of the roads pass through farm country and, except for Interstate 75, may have farm equipment...

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...
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