September 3, 2014

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Tips to minimize environmental impacts on water quality
Wednesday, August 27, 2014 8:03 PM


Putnam County Extension Ag Educator

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Culman, Dayton, King and Labarge, Ohio State University specialists (CORN Newsletter, 2014-28), say “Current Ohio field research to minimize phosphorus losses at the edge of the field should start with the following recommendations to maximize productivity while minimizing environmental impacts on water quality.”

Bunge donates to fire association
Wednesday, August 27, 2014 8:02 PM
Bunge North America recently donated personal flotation devices to the Delphos Fire Association for swift water rescue. Facility Manager Tony Matney, left, and Maintenance Superintendent Doug Milligan, right, present the life vests to Fire Chief Kevin Streets. Bunge also funded drysuit repairs. (DHI Media/Nancy Spencer)
Toddlertime, Storytime signup Tuesday
Wednesday, August 27, 2014 8:02 PM

Climb aboard the “Reading Train” at the Delphos Public Library this autumn. A new season of Storytime and Toddlertime will begin signup on Tuesday.

Toddlertime is designed for children ages 18 months-3 accompanied by a caregiver. It will meet at 10 a.m. and 11 a.m. every other Thursday from Sept. 18 through Nov. 20, adjusting for Thanksgiving. The children will enjoy stories, music, and movement and is a gentle introduction to the library. Each group is limited to 15 children and signup is required.

Storytime is aimed towards 3-6-year-olds and is held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays and at 6:30 p.m. Thursdays beginning Sept. 16 through Dec. 4. There is no limit to this group but sign up is required.

Join us as we head on down the tracks to reading fun.

Call the library at 419-695-4015 to register.

Ottoville ready for carnival
Wednesday, August 27, 2014 8:01 PM

DHI Media Staff Reports

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OTTOVILLE — On Saturday and Sunday, 1,100 volunteers will grease the wheels for the 52nd annual Ottoville Park Carnival. Activities will begin at 9 a.m. on Saturday and will end at midnight on Sunday.

Coordinator Joe Moreno said because of the extended weekend, many former residents return for the festivities.

2014 Van Wert County Fair is open
Wednesday, August 27, 2014 8:00 PM | Updated ( Thursday, August 28, 2014 1:22 PM )
After the ribbon cutting, the Van Wert County Fair Board, Van Wert County Commissioners, Van Wert County Sheriff and Van Wert City Mayor all took their positions to complete the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. The group took buckets full of ice water over the head, delivered by many 4-H kids who were more than happy to soak the officials. (DHI Media/Ed Gebert)


DHI Media Editor

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VAN WERT — One hundred fifty-eight. That’s how many times Van Wert County has seen the opening day of the Van Wert County Fair. The day has changed many times since 1855, the location has changed, the number of displays have changed and the dress of the fair-goers has certainly changed but what has not changed is the fact that opening day is widely-anticipated and widely-celebrated.