Yearly archive 2011

Candy Cane Wands

The combination of mint and chocolate make this candy a must-have for your Christmas recipe collection.

Private property: Mine, yours and ours

Private property is called so for a reason, but sometimes allowing access isn't such a bad thing.

Did some drilling protesters abuse their rights?

The behavior of some protesters at the YOUNG Conference left a bad impression on this reporter.

Ohio deer hunting 2011: Bad weather, good times

It was a rainy, gloomy start to Ohio's deer season. Two of my hunting partners lost their jobs the same week, but we still made our time count.

Cookie Ornament Cups

Looking for a new addition to add to your Christmas cookie list? This cupcake-shaped cookie has everything you need — including a chocolate chip cookie dough base.

Operation Haylift springs into action

Hay donated by a Lisbon, Ohio, family is making its way to drought-ravaged Texas.

Pen a poetic ode to the season

The holiday season is upon us again — a time for family, friends, gift-giving and ... haiku? Yes, haiku.

Marcellus and Utica shale drilling continues to be hot topic

Where have you been that the subject of the gas boom has come up in conversation?

Turkey Tetrazzini with Cheddar and Parmesan

If you're tired of eating all that leftover Thanksgiving turkey, jazz it up with this turkey tetrazzini recipe from the Midwest Dairy Association.

Black Friday is an opportunity for farmers, too

Farmers may not all show up at at once, but are taking advantage of farm-store specials this weekend and on Cyber Monday.

Shoes and dairy farming? Yes, they can be combined!

Two Connecticut men are using what they have learned from running a shoe business to operate a dairy farm.

Public records policy must be known, and followed

One of the central functions of journalism is to report on issues of public interest and knowledge. That “function” got a real test last week amidst the announcement of a gruesome Craigslist murder plot in Ohio’s Noble County. The crime involved two unnamed male suspects who were arrested in the murder of one unnamed victim...