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Researchers shop for answers about consumer illiteracy

Thursday, April 12, 2001

Tests indicate that as many as one in five U.S. adults are, to varying degrees, functionally illiterate and innumerate (unable to do math). Study focuses on how do these adults function as consumers?

Baldwin pleads not guilty to all charges

Thursday, April 12, 2001

Harlan Baldwin of rural Ashtabula County pled not guilty to 49 counts of animal cruelty at his arrignment April 5.

Industrial minerals operations in Ohio facing possible regulation legislation

Thursday, April 12, 2001

Senate Bill 83 proposing to strengthen regulations for mining materials such as limestone, gravel, and clay represents the first comprehensive overhaul of the state’s industrial minerals laws since 1974.

Revised, updated “Birds of Ohio” is available

Thursday, April 12, 2001

The bible of Buckeye birders has been revised and published in a second edition.

Breed sale results

Thursday, April 12, 2001

Eight breed sales were held at the 2001 Ohio Beef Expo March 17 at the Ohio Expo Center with over 400 lots selling at an average price of $1,660 per lot.

Lake County awards honor environmental action

Thursday, April 12, 2001

The county Environmental Education Committee will present its annual Environmental Improvement Awards April 27.

Spring Dairy Expo crowns winners

Thursday, April 12, 2001

A 5-year-old Holstein cow and Holstein yearling heifer were named supreme champions from the 560 head of dairy cattle that paraded through the tanbark ring for the 2001 Spring Dairy Expo March 29-31 in Columbus.

Cuyahoga Valley National Park hosts pair of concerts

Thursday, April 12, 2001

Lee Murdock and Blue Highway to perform in May at the Cuyahoga National Park.

High tea at the Geauga County Historical Society

Thursday, April 5, 2001

The Geauga County Historical Society will host an afternoon Edwardian Tea on the grounds of Century Village Museum, April 28 at 1:30 p.m.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Knox Co. tree farm wins state honor

Thursday, April 5, 2001

Ohio Forestry Association names White Oaks Farm in Knox County Ohio Tree Farm of the Year and Jim Elze of Salem Ohio Tree Farm Inspector for 2001.

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.

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.”

Library of Congress mines collection for new World Treasures exhibition

Thursday, April 5, 2001

A permanent rotating exhibition that draws on the Library’s foreign collections to explore a series of universal themes will open June 7 in the Jefferson Building.

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.

Mapleton FFA wins state competition

Thursday, April 5, 2001

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

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