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A blank white square

Thursday, February 2, 2012

The other day I looked at our family calendar and saw nothing but a blank white square. It scared the heck out of me.

Crude oil and crude politics

Thursday, February 2, 2012

Like the weather, everyone complains about how slanderous politics has become but no one ever does anything about it.

Reports of increase in fur prices are encouraging

Thursday, February 2, 2012

Area trappers may be looking at a decent paycheck for a change. It’s been several years since raw fur prices have rewarded those dedicated outdoorsmen who work the steel for anything other than the sheer joy of being out there, but reports of rising prices are encouraging.

Teachers may be real people after all

Thursday, February 2, 2012

There is no other relationship quite like those of teacher-student, and the shadow of some of those connections follow the student for a very long walk in to adulthood.

Stronger corn? Take it off steroids, make it all female, researcher says

Thursday, February 2, 2012

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — A Purdue University researcher has taken corn off steroids and found that the results might lead to improvements in that and other crops.

LETTER: Ohio farmers don’t need more government assistance

Thursday, February 2, 2012

The government pays thousands of people to “help” the farmer. Just how do these government organizations help us farmers?

LETTER: Coming election will determine fate of this country

Thursday, February 2, 2012

The United States government borrows trillions of dollars from China, which will some day need to be paid back by our children or grandchildren, with interest.

A roundup of 4-H news for the week of Feb. 2, 2012:

Thursday, February 2, 2012

DAMASCUS, Ohio –The Circle 62 4-H Club elected officers at their meeting Jan. 14. The president is Joey Hollback; vice president is James Kataro; secretary is Jade Huff; health officer is Sami Stryffeler; safety officer is Madi Definbaugh; and news reporter is Joseph Kataro. The club held a pumpkin sale in the fall and raised […]

Mending the mines: Striking a balance, making a difference

Thursday, February 2, 2012

With more funding to work with, Ohio officials expect big year for mine reclamation.

A roundup of FFA news for the week of Feb. 2, 2012:

Thursday, February 2, 2012

CONGRESS, Ohio — The Northwestern FFA chapter had a successful citrus fruit sale last fall, and spring’s sausage sale is looking good. The whole hog sausage sale runs until Feb. 15. The chapter will be making the sausage Feb. 25, in cooperation with Heffelfinger Meats. Sausage must be picked up at the high school’s loading […]


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