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Historic steam boiler study group considers inspection, regulations

Thursday, September 20, 2001

Steam hobbyists and representatives from the antique steam associations and clubs will meet with the study group on Sept. 24.

Ohio fall foliage viewing season nears

Thursday, September 20, 2001

For Ohioans and out-of-state visitors who want to savor this year’s foliage at its peak, the Ohio Department of Natural Resources recommends fall color events at state parks, forests and nature preserves.

Portage County Farm Bureau: Entire Kibler family shares award

Thursday, September 20, 2001

Bill and Donna Kibler shared the Distinguished Service Award with their family at the Portage County Farm Bureau’s annual dinner meeting.

Aspiring inventors abound in America

Thursday, September 20, 2001

According to the poll, sponsored by the National Inventors Hall of Fame, based in Akron, a full one-third of Americans have aspired to be inventors or thought they had an idea that would make a good invention.

Rolling pins & logs thrown in the Black Walnut days contests

Thursday, September 20, 2001

The 13th annual Switzerland of Ohio Black Walnut Festival will be held Oct. 13-14 at the Monroe County Fairgrounds in Woodsfield, Ohio.

Now’s the time to pump up ethanol use

Thursday, September 20, 2001

A reader urges the U.S. legislature to “wake up and begin funding more ethanol plants.”

Stark County FB earns Golden Tractor

Thursday, September 20, 2001

Stark County Farm Bureau members received awards at the organization’s annual meeting and banquet Sept. 13 in Hartville.

Earn seven Star Awards: Carroll Co. FB volunteers shine

Thursday, September 20, 2001

Carroll County Farm Bureau’s volunteer leaders received the state’s highest awards for local programming during the county’s annual meeting Sept. 11.

‘Backyard History’ lessons delivered in 4 easy lectures

Thursday, September 20, 2001

The East Liverpool Museum of Ceramics is presenting a four-week lecture series concentrating on local history.

We must earn freedom anew

Thursday, September 20, 2001

In this week’s commentary, Editor Susan Crowell laments the news of Sept. 11, and the lack of words that made it impossible for her to say anything meaningful about it.

In wake of tragedy: Commodity markets seen quickly returning to fundamentals

Thursday, September 20, 2001

Fundamental supply and demand forces will likely return to drive commodity prices following the Sept. 11 tragedy, a Kansas State University economist said.

History lovers can explore tribes of Ohio Valley

Thursday, September 20, 2001

The second annual Ohio Valley Eastern Woodland Indian Seminar & Encampment Oct. 26-28, at Prickett’s Fort State Park in Fairmont, W.Va.

New crime lab unveiled in northeast Ohio

Thursday, September 20, 2001

The Richland facility will bring the most advanced forensic technology, computer crime investigative assistance, and law enforcement training closer to area police departments and sheriff’s offices.

Appetite for ethanol fermenting in Pa.

Thursday, September 13, 2001

Questions that involve developing ethanol production in Pennsylvania and the Northeast were on the table late last month with a pair of “Ethanol Workshops for Rural America” sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy’s Regional Biomass Energy Program, and organized by Ethanol Producers and Consumers.

Lighten up: Ohio farm equipment law kicks in

Thursday, September 13, 2001

Farmers who have multi-wheeled tractors are now required to display new lighting for traveling at night on streets or highways.

WVU renames ag college for sisters

Thursday, September 13, 2001

Two Morgantown sisters have gifted $18.4 million to the university, the largest private donation from individuals in WVU history. Most of the donation, $16.2 million, is earmarked for the College of Agriculture, Forestry and Consumer Sciences.

Buckeye Egg neighbors awarded $19.2 million

Thursday, September 13, 2001

A Licking County Common Pleas Court jury, after spending the weekend in deliberations, returned a verdict Sunday, Sept. 9, finding Buckeye Egg guilty of causing environmental damage, and awarded 21 area residents the damage judgment.

Retired freighter brings tales of the Great Lakes to life

Thursday, September 13, 2001

The William G. Mather bulk freighter museum in the Cleveland waterfront will hold unique storytelling tours this fall.

Milking sheep: Wisconsin family says it’s profitable

Thursday, September 13, 2001

Sheep milk is in great demand through thier sheep dairy cooperative, selling at an economically sustainable price to create domestic sheep milk cheese production.

Bursting at the seams: Farm Science Review jam-packed with exhibits and demonstrations

Thursday, September 13, 2001

Displays new for the 2001 Farm Science Review, Sept. 18-20 at the Molly Caren Agricultural Center near New London, Ohio, will cater to niche markets.

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