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Reers True Example Of Family Farming

Just south of Plymouth is a farm that truly defines family farming. Joyce and Donnie Reer, and their children, Mikayla, Douglas and three year old Dereck, put the care of their farm animals first.

Sometimes a mother will not respond to their little one. Donnie said they have one to two a year who need to be bottle fed from birth.

“Sometimes it’s just that they’re older,” he noted of the mothers. “Or, maybe it’s a first time mom, and maybe something went wrong...Read More

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Question Arise About Graduation Cords

SHELBY- Public comments from Shelby High School parent Mary Hook and Shelby High School student Warren Rehberg were heard during the regular board of education meeting on Monday night.

Hook explained she was speaking before the board in regards to her son earning Red Cross graduation cords.

“It is my understanding that he is the first student in the Shelby City Schools system to receive those. He has been told that he is not allowed to wear those for graduation ceremony and I want to know why,” Hook said...Read More

Drug Take Back, Saturday, April 29

Residents who have unwanted or over-the-counter or expired prescription drugs will be able to safely dispose of them on Saturday, April 29.

Willard Police Chief Mark Holden said the department will be working in conjunction with the METRICH Drug Task Force and the Drug Enforcement Agency to help empty medicine cabinets and homes of the drugs...Read More

New London Is Fighting Back

Editor’s note: This the first in a series of stories relating to the heroin epidemic not only in Huron County, but across the state and the nation.


We are number one, and it is nothing to be proud of.

Ohio currently ranks first in the nation for drug overdose deaths, according to information from Huron County Public Health. The deaths are due mainly to heroin and heroin laced with fentanyl...Read More

Students Learn About Healthy Soils In Ag Program

Soil sample and testing supplies? Check. Building materials? Check. Hexbug? What in the world is a hexbug?

A hexbug is a microrobot that Ohio sixth- and seventh-grade students used to complete the 4-H Ag Innovators Experience, the Healthy Soils C.S.I. (Carbon Soil Investigation) Challenge.

Ohio 4-H hosted the 2017 challenge kickoff in April at the Nationwide and Ohio Farm Bureau 4-H Center on The Ohio State University campus in Columbus. By the end of December, several thousand other students from Ohio, Michigan, Missouri, Illinois and Nebraska will have used a hexbug microrobot to complete the Healthy Soils C.S.I. Challenge, too...Read More

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Shelby Tennis vs. Tiffin Columbian

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