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Natural gas prices hammer farmers

Thursday, January 25, 2001

Farmers are facing major input price increases with no immediate sign of relief ahead because of rising production costs associated with natural gas.

How many presidents were Methodists?

Thursday, January 25, 2001

George W. Bush is only the third president officially recognized by the Encyclopedia of World Methodism as a Methodist when he took the oath of office.

Bid calling champion is crowned

Thursday, January 18, 2001

The king of chant, the grand champion bid caller in Pennsylvania, hails from western Pennsylvania.

Ohio’s bald eagles head to southern part of the state

Thursday, January 18, 2001

A return of Ohio’s normally harsh winter weather, absent in recent years, is pushing the state’s bald eagle population southward.

Buckeye Egg fined $1.36 million

Thursday, January 18, 2001

State officials are pleased with the agreement but say, ‘we’ve heard it before.’

Pa. Holstein convention heads west

Thursday, January 18, 2001

The breed organization’s annual meeting and sale will be held in West Middlesex Feb. 21-23.

BSE surveillance must be aggressive

Thursday, January 18, 2001

In this week’s commentary, Editor Susan Crowell reminds readers the United States must remain vigilant in its efforts to prevent mad cow disease from crossing the Atlantic.

Fewer wheat acres could boost prices

Thursday, January 18, 2001

The lowest projected winter wheat plantings in 30 years could give some lift to wheat prices by summer harvest.

Scientists develop first transgenic cow clone for mastitis resistance

Thursday, January 18, 2001

Researchers have produced a clone of a pure-bred Jersey cow whose cells may offer a biotechnological defense against mastitis disease.

Ohio wetlands acreage coming back to life

Thursday, January 18, 2001

A partnership between state and federal agencies and Ducks Unlimited has helped restore more than 3,000 acres of wetlands across the Buckeye State in the last decade.

Glass show offers free identification of glass pieces

Thursday, January 18, 2001

Free glass identification will be offered during the 14th annual Classic Glass Show and Sale, Feb. 10, in Eastlake, Ohio.

Series to honor Underground Railroad women

Thursday, January 18, 2001

Through first-person interpretation, meet three historical women who contributed to the success of the Underground Railroad. The program is part of the Cuyahoga Valley National Park 2001 Lyceum.

Producers kill pork checkoff

Thursday, January 18, 2001

Pork council files lawsuit to overturn USDA’s decision.

Historical society plans exhibit for creator of Quaker Sam

Thursday, January 18, 2001

The Salem Historical Society is planning a local exhibit of the works of the local artist, Perry Calvin. He may be best known for the beloved character “Quaker Sam” used throughout the community and the Salem School District.

Underground railroad network on track

Thursday, January 18, 2001

Eligible Underground Railroad sites, educational and interpretive programs, and museum and archival facilities are encouraged to apply for inclusion in the Underground Railroad Network to Freedom.

Wetland loss slows, but some see new court ruling as step backward

Thursday, January 18, 2001

The same day as the government announces a slow-down in wetland losses, EPA toughens definition of ‘dredging’ to include removal of material from U.S. waters.

Learn to grow your own geraniums

Thursday, January 18, 2001

When starting plants from seed this winter, don’t forget geraniums. While most gardeners purchase their geraniums from garden centers in the spring, growing them from seed is easy and fun.

USDA announces CRP contract extensions

Thursday, January 18, 2001

Certain Conservation Reserve Program participants whose contracts expire Sept. 30, will have an opportunity to extend their contracts for one year.

Antiques show welcomes a record crowd

Thursday, January 18, 2001

Every thing from formal and country furniture, folk and fine art, china, silver, toys, to jewelry and porcelain was offered at the Worthington Historical Society’s biannual antiques show.

Loghurst cabin tours are scheduled through March 22

Thursday, January 18, 2001

Candlelight tours of Loghurst, the oldest log house in the Western Reserve, will begin soon.

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