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Michael Sparks and Luke Worcester recently participated in the Ohio Cattlemen's Foundation Young Cattlemen's Conference as delegates from Huron County. Sparks farms 500 acres and feeds 100 head of feeder cattle each year with his family. Worcester farms 1,000 acres with his family and he owns his own purebred Limousin cow-calf herd.
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REYNOLDSBURG The Ohio Department of Agriculture will host the eighth annual Ohio Farmland Preservation Summit in Reynoldsburg from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Nov. 1. This year's summit theme is Growing Our Economy through Agriculture, and topics will focus on growing local economies through food and agriculture and planning for agriculture.
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AUG. 31, 1967 The top stories in the Norwalk Reflector on this date 40 years ago:
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St. Alphonsus PERU A day of reflection entitled "Spiritual Harvesting" will be held on Sept. 12 in the Log Cabin Prayer Center complex at St. Alphonsus Church on Settlement Road in Peru.
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"We need to be aware of one very small, but often obvious contributor to the bridge collapse in Minneapolis," announced accountant McBeane whose fabled financial reports were often concerned with cause and effect. "It seems the chemical actions of pigeon guano have been targeted as an attacker of modern sturdy materials used in bridge construction. "According to a press report, documents from 20 years ago mentioned a "coating of pigeon dung on the steel with nest and heavy buildup on the inside of hollow box sections."
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For almost 50 years the Melon Festival has been a highlight of Labor Day weekend for Milan and vicinity. What isn't so well known is that a Melon Festival was held for at least three years during the Great Depression 1936, 1937 and 1938. The 1936 festival was a two-day affair, on the Friday and Saturday of Labor Day weekend. This was planned by the Milan Methodist Church to draw people from as far away as Cleveland and Toledo and then make them familiar with the wonderful melons grown in the Milan area.
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If you're looking to get a tan - even in the chill of winter and dead of night - Erica Neeley would like you to consider E's Glow, her new business in the NorwalkKorners Plaza, between Payless and Radio Shack. Neely, 22, a 2003 Norwalk High School graduate, opened the business this past Saturday and has eight brand new tanning beds.
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Erie County won't be responsible for the medical bills of prisoner Timothy J. Thayer, who attempted suicide, because a judge ruled Thursday to release him on bond. Thayer, 47, of Huron, suffered critical injuries to his head and spine after falling 13 feet from a second floor walkway in his Erie County Jail cell block Tuesday.
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CLEVELAND The Wiggles, the most successful family entertainment band in history, are setting out on their most colorful adventure to date as they invite fans to go on a journey that will stretch imaginations to the end of the rainbow. Join The Wiggles, Captain Feathersword, Dorothy the Dinosaur, Henry the Octopus, Wags the Dog and all the Wiggly Dancers as part of the All-New live concert tour, "Racing to the Rainbow Live!" in Cleveland. They will perform shows at 1:30 and 5 p.m. Nov. 4 at the Wolstein Center at Cleveland State University. Tickets, which range in price from $20 to $37, go on sale at 10 a.m. Sept. 14th and are available through all Ticketmaster locations (www.ticketmaster.com) and the venue box office. Seating for tickets purchased at the $37 level will take place in the "hot potato seats" and will include a customizable limited edition Wiggles picture frame.
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SHERIFF'S OFFICE A Chenango Road, New London, resident reported hearing some suspicious noises in a nearby corn field while she was putting out her trash Thursday.
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A Castalia man pleaded guilty Thursday to stabbing his bar-hopping companion during an Uptown Norwalk altercation. Patrick "Pablo' S. Ringle, 19, pleaded guilty to aggravated assault for the June 10 incident on the northwest corner of Seminary Street and Benedict Avenue. The victim suffered a 2-inch by 2-inch knife wound right below the hip bone.
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Norwalk City Council is inviting any residents who experienced flooding from Norwalk Creek in June 2006 to Tuesday night's council meeting to hear a report on options and suggestions to keep the problem from recurring. Arcadis, Inc. conducted the study and a representative from the company will present a report to council at the regular meeting at 7:30 p.m.
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AVERY EHOVE Career Center's public safety academy has combined two senior-only programs, firefighting and EMT, to offer students two certifications in the field. Previously, students earned either eligibility to take the Professional Firefighter or Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) exam, but not both exams. The change was made to give students more opportunities in the closely linked public safety sectors.
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EDITOR'S NOTE: The following story is based on a ride-along reporter Cary Ashby and photographer Lou Reda did Thursday with a Huron County marijuana eradication team. The sweet, distinct smell of the three marijuana plants permeated the air, even without being able to see them.
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AUG. 30, 1932 The top stories in the Norwalk Reflector-Herald on this date 75 years ago:
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PORT CLINTON - Hogs By The Lake 2007 will be held Sept. 8 in Port Clinton. This is a celebration of the love of Harley-Davidson Motorcycles and good food, drink and entertainment. Most of all, it celebrates America's freedom, with an annual Freedom Ride. Held at Jefferson Street Pier at Water Works Park in Port Clinton, Hogs By The Lake will be 12 hours of activities.
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NEW LONDON - The 99th New London Firelands Labor Day Festival begins Friday night and continues through Labor Day, with activities for everyone in the family. Most of the events will take place at the Recreation Park, although Saturday's 3 p.m. Rotary-sponsored parade begins on East Main Street downtown.
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AVERY - People who are prepared will have the survival skills to meet the challenges of high school and beyond. EHOVE Career Center staff members were welcomed back to school recently with a number of valuable training sessions. Instructors started their year Aug. 20 with three days of development activities before juniors and new students came on campus Aug. 23.
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AVERY - EHOVE Career Center's culinary arts program received an Initial Grant of Certification for three years by the Secondary Certification Committee of the American Culinary Federation Foundation's Accrediting Commission (ACFFAC). The voluntary ACF credential, achieved by only four schools in Ohio, offers EHOVE Culinary Arts students another industry certification upon graduation from high school. Currently, students who successfully complete the program requirements earn their Pro-Start certificate. Pro-Start is an initiative of the National Restaurant Association that offers school-to-career training.
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NORWALK - The following cases recently went through Huron County Common Pleas Court: Money only