2/22/17 – 8:13 p.m. The consulting firm hired to handle the research into flood mitigation talked about their findings. Stantec Project Manager Scott Peyton said that they have a recommended plan of action. Scott Peyton The program costs 160 million dollars with a 30% contingency. Peyton added that each part of the plan is independent. […]
The unusually warm weather that we’ve seen might mess with wheat crops. OSU extension educator Ed Lentz says that the soil temperature could be primed for wheat to start growing early. Ed Lentz Lentz said that they should wait before adding any nitrates or fertilizer. Ed Lentz Lentz said another concern is plant disease. He […]
02/22/17 – 10:49 A.M. The Community Gardens of Hancock County are accepting applications from people that would like to grow food. The gardens are open to everyone but preference is given to low- to moderate-income families. It is also open to agencies, churches, or youth groups that will donate some of the produce to those […]
2/22/17 – 4:29 A.M. Syphilis is on the rise in Wood County. The Sentinel-Tribune claims cases of the sexually-transmitted disease have been increasing since 2012. The early stages of syphilis often have no symptoms but can cause organ damage and even death if not treated.