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Ohio Light Opera announces show schedule for 2001

Thursday, May 31, 2001

The Ohio Light Opera Company returns to the College of Wooster with four first-time productions and three traditional favorites.

DDT desperately needed

Thursday, May 31, 2001

In areas where malaria was once nearly eradicated, it has returned. An Ohio letter writer makes a case for giving those nations DDT to fight mosquitoes.

Erie County Boy Scouts win Pa. Envirothon

Thursday, May 31, 2001

A team from North East High School in Erie County won the 18th annual Pennsylvania State Envirothon.

Medina County community debates riparian issue

Thursday, May 31, 2001

A Medina County community is the latest in a growing number of municipalities to wrestle with protecting its natural resources through zoned riparian setbacks.

Organic certification funds available; 15 states eligible

Thursday, May 31, 2001

Funds to defray costs of organic certification are available to producers in 15 states.

Beyond slapping: Mosquito strategies

Thursday, May 31, 2001

While it’s hard to completely avoid being pestered by mosquitos, there are some things you can do to slap them down.

Adults say it’s ‘freaky;’ teens say it’s ‘cool’

Thursday, May 31, 2001

The beads, colored hair, and piercing are this generation’s way to be unique. Every generation has something, and every generation of adults is shocked by it. It is part of life.

USDA removes import restrictions for certain European Union countries

Thursday, May 31, 2001

U.S. import restrictions are being lifted for the following EU countries where no cases of foot-and-mouth disease have been reported: Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Italy, Luxembourg, Portugal, Spain and Sweden.

EPA approves new Bt corn from Mycogen and Pioneer

Thursday, May 31, 2001

A new Bt corn plant-incorporated protectant has been conditionally registered for use until Sept. 30, 2001.

These wheels turn exceedingly slow

Thursday, May 31, 2001

It’s time for Ohio residents and officials to get serious about farmland preservation. That is, if we’re really serious about it, comments Editor Susan Crowell.

Interest in WWII is link to our roots

Thursday, May 31, 2001

The current fascination with WWII goes beyond nostalgia, to a craving for a “watershed, defining, bonding event.”

Local auctioneer earns AARE designation

Thursday, May 31, 2001

Auctioneer John Kiko joins the ranks of 237 auctioneers nationwide who have earned the Accredited Auctioneer, Real Estate designation.

Churches decline when they abandon traditional niche

Thursday, May 31, 2001

Liberal mainline churches have lost conservative members because they have abandoned that traditional membership niche they once served.

Northern Ohio wheat at risky stage

Thursday, May 31, 2001

Continued rains at flowering could put wheat at risk for head scab in most of northern Ohio.

Farming New Fields: Hambel digs for gold in Glouster

Thursday, May 31, 2001

Southeastern Ohio and eastern Ohio are uniquely suited for cultivating wild herbs like ginseng. At least one Athens County farmer is taking the art of “wildcrafting” herbs very seriously.

Coast Guard played a role at Pearl Harbor, too

Thursday, May 31, 2001

The new movie, Pearl Harbor, highlights the Navy’s role at the start of America’s involvement in WWII, But don’t forget the Coast Guard’s role.

Looking for ginseng information?

Thursday, May 31, 2001

Several organizations can give you detailed information on cultivating and marketing wild herbs.

Geauga Co. tackles foal loss rumors

Thursday, May 31, 2001

Get the details on the causes of equine abortion at a special meeting in Geauga County June 11.

Historical society in Wellsville opens for summer tours

Thursday, May 31, 2001

The Wellsville Historical Society will open its museum for Sunday tours through Aug. 26.

Indiana bat research in Pa. draws national attention

Thursday, May 31, 2001

Pennsylvania Game Commission researchers have uncovered new information about a longstanding endangered species of bat.

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