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...

Great year predicted for Lake Erie fishing

Whether fishing from a boat or along the shoreline, Lake Erie continues to be the most important draw for Ohio anglers. The state Division of Wildlife is reporting this should be another great year to fill your creel. Here are their...

U.N. celebrating ‘pulse’ crops

The United Nations has declared this as the International Year of the Pulses. We are not talking about a physical pulse, but a certain category of crops. A pulse is a legume harvested for its edible seed. Legumes consist of a large...
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