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Think before buying an Easter bunny

Thursday, April 5, 2001

The majority of the baby bunnies, chicks and ducks who are given as Easter gifts may only survive the first few weeks after the holiday. The Ameican Humane Society provides a few points to ponder.

Dairymen say EPA regs unreasonable

Thursday, April 5, 2001

A dozen Tuscarawas County dairy farmers submit their own comments on the EPA rule proposal for Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations.

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.

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.

Monty Roberts demonstration to benefit Pegasus Farm

Thursday, March 29, 2001

Roberts, renowned horse gentler and author of The Man Who Listens to Horses, will be in Canton, Ohio, April 21, to demonstrate his nonviolent methods.

Teaching children financial lessons

Thursday, March 29, 2001

In Dr. John Whitcomb’s Capitate Your Kids, a guide to teaching teens financial independence, he suggests parents make a contract with their kids – and keep it.

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.

Moo-ve over Coke

Thursday, March 29, 2001

The new drink, e-Moo, developed by Cornell University food scientists could put the fizz back into a flat fluid milk market.

The 1040 blues: Tax time brings out the procrastinators and evaders

Thursday, March 29, 2001

While procrastinating may cost many taxpayers who receive refunds, even many of those who owe tax upon filing fail to act “penny-wise” by doing just the opposite – not procrastinating.

Antique tool price guide issues new edition

Thursday, March 29, 2001

A third edition of A Price Guide to Antique Tools has been expanded to factor in prices realized from tool sales on the Internet.

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.”

To Bt or not to Bt, that is the question

Thursday, March 29, 2001

Corn growers who pass up genetically modified hybrids to plant conventional varieties this spring may be better off in the long run.

Boggs, Springers are recognized

Thursday, March 29, 2001

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

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