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Rare collection of Lionel trains auctioned by DeFina

Thursday, February 22, 2001

DeFina Auctions hosted the sale of the lifetime collection of Lionel model trains from the estate of the late John Brenner.

Sewing Smorgasbord: PBS show host to teach two classes

Thursday, February 22, 2001

Shirley Adams, host ofthe television show The Sewing Connection aired on PBS, will be a guest teacher at Sewing Smorgasbord sponsored by Ohio State University Extension that will offer 18 sewing-related classes.

Where’s the ‘teach’ in teacher?

Thursday, February 22, 2001

Steve Badgett of Berlin Center, Ohio, calls for the complete dismantling of the Ohio Proficiency Test.

Work of Niles area artists and authors is special display

Thursday, February 22, 2001

A special open house display featuring the work of Niles area artists and authors will be on exhibit at the Niles Historical Society for the next two months.

Clock carried historical twist: Dargate bidders eager for furniture

Thursday, February 15, 2001

A clock made by Jacob Blumer of the family famous for hiding the Liberty Bell during the Revolutionary War sold for $4,950.

G. Edwin Johnson, ag broadcast pioneer, dies

Thursday, February 15, 2001

Ed Johnson, who pioneered ag broadcasts across Ohio, died at his home Feb. 12, 2001.

Get tips on how to meet new people

Thursday, February 15, 2001

This six-part series on dating covers topics from meeting new people to strategies for a successful marriage.

Greenhouse workshop includes one-day tour

Thursday, February 15, 2001

Ohio Ecological Food and Farm Association holds alternatives in agriculture workshop on specialty greenhouse production.

Judge rules Vermont flocks must be killed

Thursday, February 15, 2001

Sheep seized in July 2000 after the USDA found transmissible spongiform encephalopathy (TSE) disease will now be destroyed.

Museum of Ceramics to hold annual spring lecture series

Thursday, February 15, 2001

Series will feature the museum’s collection in storage which has been closed to the public for over 20 years.

New book reveals Ohio’s history

Thursday, February 15, 2001

The Documentary Heritage of Ohio has been published by the Ohio University Press.

Pa. leads the way in farm preservation

Thursday, February 15, 2001

Gov. Ridge proposes $140 million to implement the third year of the “Growing Greener” program in Pennsylvania.

UPI takes over sales facilities in wider area

Thursday, February 15, 2001

United Producers and Southern States Cooperative announce an agreement for UPI to lease and operate livestock facilities owned by Southern States.

Too much milk pushing prices down

Wednesday, February 14, 2001

The USDA expects a 1 percent increase in milk production in 2001.

Ad campaign designed to jump start lamb demand

Thursday, February 8, 2001

The American Lamb Council is hoping a new $1.8 million promotional campaign will bolster the sheep industry’s sagging demand.

Cowmen hope economy keeps rolling

Thursday, February 8, 2001

A slowdown in the general economy and media attention being given to mad cow disease are shadows hanging over the current favorable cattle market.

Daughter gives father special Valentine

Thursday, February 8, 2001

Angela Navis of Akron will be celebrating her Valentine birthday Feb. 14 by donating her kidney to her father, Harry Navis.

Dinosaur bones found in Madagascar

Thursday, February 8, 2001

Fossils are discovered of a dinosaur new to science, dubbed Masiakasaurus knopfleri it is a long-necked relatively small carnivore, roughly the size of a German Shepherd dog.

Dred Scott documents now accessible on Web

Thursday, February 8, 2001

A new site has been created to publish Missouri documents chronicling the historically important U.S. Supreme Court decision.

Extinction is forever: Domestic animal breeds in danger

Thursday, February 8, 2001

New edition of World Watch List for Domestic Animal Diversity says one third of the domestic animal breeds are currently at risk of extinction.

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