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History course traces influence of automobile on American life

Thursday, October 11, 2001

Professor who was an auto mechanic before he was an academic is teaching a new course this fall is concentrating on the automobile as a new lens through which to view American cultural development.

Dargate’s Sept. 11 sale totals $713,000

Thursday, October 11, 2001

It’s not yet certain how a full-size Prairie Wagon sold over eBay Liive Auctions will be delivered to its Massachusetts buyer.

USDA research area: More than fuel in ethanol process

Thursday, October 11, 2001

The cost of fuel ethanol has become a “crop” problem for USDA’s Agricultural Research Service, which has a Corn-Ethanol Process Cost Reduction project that has been going on since 1997 at the research service’s Eastern Regional Research Center in Wyndmoor, Pa.

There’s more to the forest than the trees

Thursday, October 11, 2001

Forest Heritage Festival Oct. 19-20, at the Tuscarawas County Fairgrounds in Dover mixes education, safety and good deeds.

Businessmen, turned farmers, dream big in Flushing

Thursday, October 11, 2001

Warren Garretson, 62, and his partner Jim Wagner, 55, have given up their fast-paced New Jersey lifestyles and are creating an outdoorsman’s paradise on 2,000 acres of reclaimed mine land in the hills of Belmont County.

New farm bill ignores old problems

Thursday, October 11, 2001

In this week’s commentary, Editor Susan Crowell comments on the political maneuvering that strong-armed their “same old, same old” measures to victory in the House.

Group has different view of Christmas

Thursday, October 11, 2001

Alternatives for Simple Living wants to help you simplify your Holiday by helping you tell friends, “Buy me nothing. I’ll still love you.”

MetroParks surplus equipment auction draws big truck buyers

Thursday, October 11, 2001

A surplus equipment auction for Cleveland MetroParks Sept. 29 by Joe Mescan, auctioneer, put 226 items that went on the auction block. High selling items were the trucks, tractors and equipment.

Museum lecture explains use of passenger lists

Thursday, October 11, 2001

The Heinz Pittsburgh Regional History Center is offering an Oct. 20 class on “Finding Your Ancestor’s Passenger List.”

Mahoning Farm Bureau recaps year

Wednesday, October 10, 2001

Tom Koch was installed as the county farm organization’s newest president at the Mahoning County Farm Bureau’s annual Meeting.

Ohio United Methodist delegation urges restraint to congressmen

Thursday, October 4, 2001

Meeting with Sen. George Voinovich, the delegation from the East Ohio Conference delivered a message on behalf of Bishop Bruce R. Ough and his cabinet about the need “to maintain that creative tension” in finding a faithful response.

Barn-sized Old Glory

Thursday, October 4, 2001

Made from vinyl truck tarps the Brimfield flag can fly proudly forever.

USDA shares grain transportation outlook

Thursday, October 4, 2001

Trucks remain the dominant mode of choice for transporting agricultural products to market. The weaker U.S. economy, high fuel costs, expensive liability insurance rates, and changing asset valuations have lowered profits.

Mid Atlantic Genetics holds Shorthorn sale

Thursday, October 4, 2001

The top selling lot was MSF Neon Lady 101, a roan January heifer calf sired by MSF Equity 43 out of Rolyn Neon Lady 5C.

Researchers: Autumn color is nature’s sunscreen

Thursday, October 4, 2001

University of Wisconsin-Madison scientists have a new theory about why autumn leaves turn scarlet and why the hues are more vibrant some years than others.

Sheepdog trials set for Brush Run Farm

Thursday, October 4, 2001

The fifth annual Brush Run Farm Sheepdog Trial will be held Oct. 6-7 at Brush Run Farm in Clarleroi, Pa.

No time to realize how busy we are

Thursday, October 4, 2001

In this week’s commentary, Editor Susan Crowell writes about the $100 billion business.of home meal replacement.

Mahoning County ag community loses friend

Thursday, October 4, 2001

Darrel A. Bacon, who spent a lifetime volunteering in youth, church and agricultural organizations, died at his New Springfield home Saturday, Sept. 29, following an extended illness. He was 82.

HOME IMPROVEMENT: Pressure-treated woods leach arsenic

Thursday, October 4, 2001

Structures using chromated copper arsenate treated wood have been considered safe for use by children, but recent tests of soil around some play equipment, however, have make this assumption questionable.

Managing winter weed with herbicides

Thursday, October 4, 2001

Weeds such as common chickweed, henbit, purple deadnettle, and marestail (horseweed) have increased to the point that they require changes in herbicide management in some fields.

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