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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Movie plots abuse scientific facts

Thursday, March 29, 2001

Movies do not give a very realistic picture of how science is done or why says an assistant professor of biology at James Madison University who teaches a general science course, “Biology in the Movies.”

Planning important: Summer camp can be an adventure

Thursday, March 29, 2001

Separation is a part of growing up. Camp can be an opportunity to give a child independence in safe, structured surroundings with caring adults.

Boggs, Springers are recognized

Thursday, March 29, 2001

Ashtabula County Dairy Banquet recognized local dairy farmers for their outstanding milk production achievements.

Wayne Co. 4-H volunteers recognized

Thursday, March 29, 2001

Miss Ohio 2001 told advisers and other volunteers attending the 4-H Volunteer Recognition Banquet that 4-H taught her life skills and it gave her a career.

Medina County Fair trying to regroup in wake of E. coli panic

Thursday, March 29, 2001

The 155th Medina County Fair will be held at the same location it’s been held since about 1920, even after the E. coli outbreak at last year’s fair.

New view of public education

Thursday, March 29, 2001

Ohio State University President William E. Kirwan proposes a new education paradigm that views public education as one seamless system that begins with pre-school and continues through graduate school.

Olde Tyme Horse traders Fair offers chance for buying trading or selling

Thursday, March 29, 2001

The second annual Olde Tyme Horse Trader’s Fair will be held April 28 at the Washington County Fairgrounds.

Pork producer supports checkoff

Thursday, March 29, 2001

A local pork producer take the opportunity to share a few facts about the recent settlement agreement reached between the USDA and the National Pork Producers Council.

Easter bonnets on display at Hoover

Thursday, March 29, 2001

Easter Bonnets on Parade will be an added attraction at the Hoover Historical Center during April, May and June.

Charges pending in dairy cattle abuse case

Thursday, March 29, 2001

An Ashtabula County barn was seized by officials when diary heifers found knee deep in manure and walking on animal corpses. The cleanup has been completed.

Loghurst to host series of candlelight tours

Thursday, March 29, 2001

Featured historical specialists to focus on textiles and local history.

Elder care hurts work performance, adds stress

Thursday, March 29, 2001

Employees who are caregivers for elder dependents report lower work performance than those employees whose dependents are children, a new study has found.

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