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Conservation Tillage & Technology Conference, March 12-13 in Ada

Registration: Allen SWCD | 419-222-0846
Program & Credits: OSUE Hardin Co. | 419-674-2297

HARDIN COUNTY__The Conservation Tillage & Technology Conference (CTC) will be held in-person on March 12-13 at Ohio Northern University in Ada.

The first day of this year’s conference will feature Alex Harrell, Soybean Yield Champion from southwest Georgia with a yield of 206 bushels per acre. His presentation has been made possible by sponsor Brandt Professional Agriculture.

Shawn Conley, Extension Soybean Specialist, University of Wisconsin, will return and be paired with Alex Harrell and Laura Lindsey, OSU Extension, during the Agronomic Crop Management session after lunch, Tuesday. Shawn Conley is always one of the conference’s most popular speakers.


Pirate guard Donaldson makes all-district basketball squad

By Cort Reynolds

BLUFFTON__Sharpshooting Bluffton junior guard Marek Donaldson was voted first team All-District 8 for Divisions I-II-III by the district boys basketball coaches association recently. 


Lenten service on February 28 at Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church

On Wednesday, February 28, Pastor Samuel Johnson from Abiding Word Lutheran Church, Bowling Green, will be the guest pastor at Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, 301 North Main Street, Jenera. 


James E. Johnson worked for Ford Motor Company

James E. Johnson, 80, of Lakeview, passed away at 11:20 p.m. on Wednesday, January 3, 2024, at Lakeland Good Sheperd Hospice, in Lakeland, Florida. He was born June 6, 1943, in Bluffton Ohio, to the late Ruth Hartman.


Richard Warren worked for North American Philips

Richard ‘Dick’ Ray Warren went to his heavenly home on Friday, February 9, 2024 from his residence in Punta Gorda, Fl. He was born in Anderson, Indiana on September 5, 1934 to Westley and Elizabeth (Parks) Warren. Dick was the youngest of eight siblings. All have preceded him in death.


Cold Heart: Weather and the heart

By Megan Gushrowski, Pharmacist and Karen L. Kier, Pharmacist on behalf of the ONU Healthwise Team 

Due to COVID-19, Elton John suspended his Farewell Yellow Brick Road tour in 2020. During the pandemic, he formed collaborations with other artists including Dua Lipa. They did an upbeat remix titled Cold Heart, which hit number 1 in 12 countries.