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Finding collectible coins at auction

Thursday, April 5, 2001

Auctioneer Stephen Schofield, of Effingham, N.H., says U.S. coins are fairly common items at many antique and estate auctions.

Finding right auctioneer: Property sales in heat of competition

Thursday, April 5, 2001

Patrick Murphy, Web editor for the National Auctioneers Association, writes about how to go about looking for and choosing an auctioneer.

Pennsylvania zeroes in on stray voltage

Thursday, April 5, 2001

The stray voltage problems experienced in one Pennsylvania county has sent the state on a search for solutions.

Girls just wanna do good

Thursday, April 5, 2001

A group of six professional, young mothers from the Petersburg and Boardman areas are revolutionizing the typical “girls’ night out” by turning it into their “GNO for Good.”

Ohio Beef Expo Junior Steer and Heifer Show had record attendance

Thursday, April 5, 2001

Champions announced for the Ohio Cattlemen’s Association Junior Steer and Heifer Show.

Renaissance announces new acquisition

Thursday, April 5, 2001

Growing Renaissance family purchases the vitamin and premix business of FurstMcNess within the eastern states.

Dangers of hunting wild mushrooms

Thursday, April 5, 2001

Lanny Rhodes, Ohio State University associate professor of plant pathology, warns that poisonous mushrooms can look similar to edible varieties, and that if people mistakenly eat a poisonous mushroom, they could become seriously ill, or even die.

Just an old-fashioned train ride

Thursday, April 5, 2001

The Mahoning Valley Railroad Heritage Association will operate a steam powered passenger train on a the trip from Dennison, Ohio, to the Strawberries on the Square festival in Newark, Ohio, on June 30.

OHS offers genealogy classes

Thursday, April 5, 2001

A genealogy workshop series, offered by the Ohio Historical Society Archives/Library and the Franklin County Genealogical and Historical Society, is designed to introduce family history searchers to the many records and resources available to them.

Pool raiders want it stopped at home

Thursday, April 5, 2001

In this week’s commentary, Editor Susan Crowell coments on the ironic twist of California producers’ milk being pooled in the Upper Midwest federal order.

Tidy not just a drop in the bucket

Thursday, April 5, 2001

A very special dairy cow in a small frame, Tidy has two 305-day records with over 30,000 pounds of milk, including her 12-6 record of 34,530 pounds of milk, 1,123 pounds of fat and 990 pounds of protein. During that lactation, she racked up her best 365-day record with 40,000 pounds of milk, 1,283 pounds of fat and 1,154 pounds of protein.

Mapleton FFA wins state competition

Thursday, April 5, 2001

The Mapleton tractor trouble shooting team won the state competition at Northwestern College.

Baldwin faces animal cruelty charges

Thursday, April 5, 2001

Harlan Baldwin of rural Ashtabula was charged March 30 with 49 counts of animal cruelty. The charges stem from a March 23 investigation by the Ashtabula County Humane Society of a barn Baldwin rented on a Sheffield Township farm.

Easter sunrise service held in Moravian tradition

Thursday, April 5, 2001

An Easter sunrise service at the Schoenbrunn Village State Memorial at New Philadelphia, Ohio, will be patterned after the Moravian custom of gathering around the congregation cemetary at dawn on Easter.

Watch the past come alive on historic CD

Thursday, April 5, 2001

Wheeling, W.Va., residents Chip West, owner of the Point Overlook Museum and Omni, and Orland Carra, PC specialist and graphic artist, have produced a first of a planned six volume Wheeling Historic Photo CD set.

Holmes County dairy farmers honored

Thursday, April 5, 2001

Nearly 200 Holmes Count dairy farmers and guests attended the dairy banquet at Walnut Creek March 26 for the annual dairy awards presentations.

Long term care plans leave frail vulnerable

Thursday, March 29, 2001

Older people who buy long-term care insurance policies are generally satisfied with their coverage, but significant gaps in the care of frail elderly people remain.

USDA on top of potential disease risk

Thursday, March 29, 2001

In this week’s commentary, Editor Susan Crowell comments on rumor and fact concerning mad cow disease and cattle quarantined in Texas.

Ohio farmers seek federal action

Thursday, March 29, 2001

Ohio Farmers Union members who met with Ohio Congress members to discuss the Farmers Union’s new legislative proposal.

Politics, not producers, steering agriculture

Thursday, March 29, 2001

A reader stresses that agriculture is no longer a profession of farmers. It is a government institution fraught with bureaucrats, lobbyists and all the mud and muck of politics.

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