The COVID-19 virus has, in so many ways, turned our world and lives upside down. For a while we weren’t even supposed to leave our homes or go t...

June 24th, 2020 |  


Idaho family seeks help solving a 100-year-old family mystery

Idaho family seeks help solving a 100-year-old family mystery

An newspaper article from a Dec. 20, 1922 edition of the Galion Inquirer prompted a couple in Boise Idaho to try and solve an almost 100-year-old puzz...

June 22nd, 2020 |  


Wild turkey numbers down from last year

Wild turkey numbers down from last year

Hunters checked 17,891 wild turkeys during Ohio’s 2020 spring hunting season, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources Division of ...

June 15th, 2020 |  



Column: State Park lodges open Friday

Column: State Park lodges open Friday

There’s never been a better time to plan your Ohio outdoor getaway than now. According to the ODNR, all Ohio State Park lodges will reopen on Ju...

June 3rd, 2020 |  


Knox Lake dam to be rehabilitated

Knox Lake dam to be rehabilitated

Construction to rehabilitate the Knox Lake dam in Knox County is scheduled to begin in June, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources Div...

June 1st, 2020 |  


Bluegill a great fish for youngsters

Bluegill a great fish for youngsters

If you have been reading my columns for long, you probably can tell I prefer to chase bass or walleye when it comes to fishing. But if you want some k...

May 18th, 2020 |  


Local turkey numbers are down

Local turkey numbers are down

Hunters checked 2,430 birds during Ohio’s opening day of wild turkey hunting season in the south zone on Monday, April 20, according to the Ohio...

May 4th, 2020 |  


Wildlife column: Virtual meeting Thursday to discuss Ohio’s fishing, hunting regulations

Wildlife column: Virtual meeting Thursday to discuss Ohio’s fishing, hunting regulations

Because the Wildlife Council public meeting to vote on all of the proposed fishing and hunting regulations was cancelled last month, they have schedul...

April 20th, 2020 updated: April 20th, 2020. |  


It’s a good time to get fishing gear prepared

It’s a good time to get fishing gear prepared

The hunting seasons are over, the ice-fishing season was a bust, and unless you are heading to Lake Erie it is still too early to get the boat out.So ...

March 23rd, 2020 |  


Some hints of warm weather in McZena

Some hints of warm weather in McZena

McZENA – Though we’re not ready yet to be picking our daffodils and crocus, the vagaries of winter weather are giving us some encouragemen...

February 26th, 2020 |