We’re still here to help; some ag talk

We’re still here to help; some ag talk

As I sit at my makeshift office at home for yet another week, I have to admit I am one of thousands that want to get back to normal. I realize we don&...

May 8th, 2020 |  


Pizza spaghetti a hit for Yoders

Pizza spaghetti a hit for Yoders

Good morning from the Yoder home.These quiet, pleasant mornings are almost addictive; once you get started, it’s hard to miss a single one. For ...

May 7th, 2020 |  


Death upon the murder hornet

Like the rest of America, we’ve been following the coverage of the so-called murder hornets showing up in northern Washington state and just acr...

May 7th, 2020 |  



Small changes to bring big improvements for November election in Ohio

Ohio completed its primary election on April 28 in a way that no one ever envisioned, but in a way that was necessitated by the global pandemic. While...

May 7th, 2020 |  


Love for making people well again

Love for making people well again

Sarah Marie Whitaker, from Pleasant Plain, Ohio, has wanted to be a nurse for as long as she can remember. She has dedicated her life to helping other...

May 6th, 2020 |  


Wilmington College students’ non-violent response to Kent State

Wilmington College students’ non-violent response to Kent State

Monday was the 50th anniversary of the killing of four Kent State University students in Ohio during an on-campus demonstration against a U.S. governm...

May 6th, 2020 |  


The patient wasn’t alone after all

The patient wasn’t alone after all

The last time they visited him, the whispers of staff and the beeping of the heart monitor were the only sounds in Intensive Care as the loving family...

May 5th, 2020 |  


Ohio’s beautiful bats: Don’t fear them — they’re our friends

Ohio’s beautiful bats: Don’t fear them — they’re our friends

Here in Ohio we are blessed to have some of the most beautiful natural landscapes filled with countless breathtaking examples of unique wildlife. The ...

May 5th, 2020 |  


Responding to the call in a big way, departments help at Blanchester fire

I want to recognize the professional Wilmington dispatcher who was working during the early morning fire on March 20 in Blanchester. That fire took ou...

May 4th, 2020 |  


Where’s the judgment during pandemic?

In the early days of the AIDS epidemic, in the 1980s and ’90s, my brothers and sisters on the “religious right” were screaming about...

May 4th, 2020 |