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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.

Learn about keeping your septic system in healthy shape

Thursday, April 12, 2001

During “Celebrate Summer in Columbiana County” April 21 Health Department personnel will offer assistance in learning how to recognize a failing system or obtain information about a new site.

Stars awarded at United FFA banquet

Thursday, April 12, 2001

Chapter notified that Ben Alexander, awarded his American degree, has been selected as one of the finalists for Ohio’s Star American awards to be presented at the Ohio FFA convention.

Dayton students win investment contest

Thursday, April 12, 2001

University of Dayton was one of the three college teams of student investors have named national champions in a first of its kind portfolio management competition.

Little things add up to better soybean profits

Thursday, April 12, 2001

To remain profitable, growers will have to manage the crop well, limit costs, and market for the top dollar, said Ohio State University agronomist Jim Beuerlein. “For most producers, the easiest and most effective approach is to reduce the cost of production.”

Suiza, Dean Foods merging

Thursday, April 12, 2001

Suiza Foods Corporation and Dean Foods Company are merging to form a national dairy and specialty foods company with $10 billion in revenue.

DEP completes report on effects of underground mining in Western Pennsylvania

Thursday, April 12, 2001

The report supplements the 1999 report and confirms reports of damage to 173 more properties. The percentage of undermined properties with damage has decreased.

New population center claims more sheep than people

Thursday, April 12, 2001

2000 U.S. Census results place Edgar Springs, Mo., population 190, as the new population center of the United States.

USDA budget increased for protection against disease

Thursday, April 12, 2001

Secretary of Agriculture Ann Veneman authorizes an additional $32 million to protect the United States against foreign diseases in her FY 2002 proposed budget.

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.

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.

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.

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