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Tuesday, July 23, 2019

‘Sweat bees’ are actually hover flies

We have had many inquiries about sweat bees this year. The small flying insect is not a bee, but a fly known as the...

Where does Publishers Clearing House get its money?

Q: Where does Publishers Clearing House get the money it supposedly gives away? -- Mark Donaldson, Findlay. A: The private company in Port Washington, New...

How do you keep a monocle in place?

Q: We've been watching "Hogan's Heroes" reruns and we see nothing holding Col. Klink's monocle in place. How is this done? -- Marilyn Siger,...

Why are arrows painted on the roads?

Q: There are V-shaped arrows on the roads in Henry County. They seem to be random, point in all directions, and only in our...

Why is it called a ‘sally port’?

Q: Why is part of the Findlay police station called "sally port?" -- B.J., Findlay. A: A sally port, or postern, is a private door...

Aspiring animal rescuers often only human meddlers

Scott Berndt got a bit of a surprise when he walked into a parking lot near his home on Findlay's north end. Nestled beneath...

Ohio bobcats make comeback

Bobcats once wandered throughout Ohio but, as more people settled in the state, the numbers diminished. Much of its habitat had been altered or...

Ohio law outlines rules for mending fences with neighbors

Many fences have been removed in the rural area as farmers have shifted from livestock to grain production. However, grazing animals, such as...

Frequently asked questions about new CAUV application

Current Agricultural Use Value (CAUV) is a real estate tax assessment program that allows farmland to be taxed on an agricultural production value, rather...

Ohio bird a surprising visitor

If you spend much time walking the countryside, nature will give you little surprises just to spice things up. If that happens to be...
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