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Beatings, beratings and boxes of votes


“Elections belong to the people. It’s their decision. If they decide to turn their back on the fire and burn their behinds, then they will just have to sit on their blisters.”

Calling on Biden administration to close trade loophole


We know what a problem unfair foreign competition is – particularly by countries like China, where companies are always finding new ways to cheat.

Crappies are one of the easiest fish to hook


March is here and with the mild winter and early warm up, so is the fishing season. The walleye are biting up at Lake Erie and just this past weekend, I noticed a lot of bank fishermen were out on the inlets and cuts trying to catch crappie and perch.

Letter: Dolan will get things done


Ohio will play a pivotal role in determining which party holds the majority in the United States Senate next year. It is important that we send a candidate with proven conservative credentials to Washington who has a track record of getting things done to improve the lives of all Ohioans.

Letter: Wick should be next county prosecutor


This letter will serve as an endorsement of Andrew Wick for Morrow County prosecutor. My name is Frank Hickman, and my wife and I make our home in Westfield Township. My endorsement of Mr. Wick is based on his depth of work, his prosecutorial record of success in the courtroom, and his conservative approach to the law.

Dates for hunting, trapping seasons proposed


The 2024-25 Ohio hunting and trapping season dates for white-tailed deer, waterfowl and other migratory game birds, furbearers, small game, and additional species were proposed to the Ohio Wildlife Council on Wednesday, Feb. 7, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources.

Warmer weather leads to walleye fishing


Well, we sure have had a roller coaster ride of weather these past few weeks. And although we still have to get through a lot of winter yet, sooner or later, old man winter will give in and spring will take over.

Practice safety while ice fishing


The recent cold snap finally produced enough frigid temperatures to harden the local ponds and lakes giving ice fishermen a long awaited chance to try their luck. However, as the temperatures drop, it is important to remember during those chilly adventures that “No Ice is Safe Ice.” While frozen lakes, ponds, and rivers may be alluring to outdoor explorers, ice is never 100% safe and the Ohio Department of Natural Resources urges outdoor enthusiasts to stay alert.

Walleye hatches were exceptional in 2023


Results from Lake Erie trawl surveys revealed that walleye hatches were exceptional and yellow perch hatches were below average in 2023, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources Division of Wildlife.

EPA rules would hurt Ohio steelworkers


This week we called on the EPA to reject three proposed rules that would hurt Ohio steelworkers and steel manufacturers.


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