How many warrants are out there?

Q: It seems we always read about folks being picked up on outstanding warrants. How many are out at any given time? — Bob Edds, Findlay. A: There were 1,347 warrants out in Hancock County last week, issued by Findlay Municipal...

Deep down, opossums are pretty nice little guys

Some look at the opossum and see a giant rat that steals cat food. Others think they are only a driving obstacle. For me, I’ve always had a soft spot for the bug-eyed marsupial. Sure, their prehensile tail has a scaly snake-like...

Ohio a leader in developing emblem for slow-moving farm vehicles

Drivers may see the triangular symbol warning motorists of slow-moving vehicles for the next two to three weeks as farmers gear up for crop planting. The emblem is required on farm vehicles moving less than 25 miles per hour and...

Can you still buy Postum?

Q: I saw an old ad for Postum. What was it? Is it still on the market? — Eliogio Sierra, Findlay. A: Postum is a powdered hot drink made from roasted wheat, wheat bran, and molasses. Cereal magnate C.W. Post first made it in 1895...

Operation Northcoast turns up heat on poachers

More than 70 wildlife officers and investigators converged around the Interstate 75 and Interstate 77 corridors and from Port Clinton to Cleveland on March 12. Their mission: Operation Northcoast. Operation Northcoast is an example of...

Corn-planting window is small

Research has shown that early-planted corn generally will have the largest yields. However, corn needs to be planted during suitable conditions and not by the calendar. For northwestern Ohio, the probability for optimal yields occurs...

Do we have to stop for a BVC bus?

Q: Should we stop and not pass the white Blanchard Valley Center vans/buses? They have flashing lights, but do not have the stop signs that come out on the sides like a regular school bus. — Dawn Rettig, Findlay. A: State law...

Grothaus doesn’t take life for granted

No one was happier to be watching Friday night’s Columbus Grove Invitational track meet than Chris Grothaus. If you’d ask him, he would probably tell you he’s just happy to be alive. Grothaus, a Columbus Grove teacher...
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