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Your Travel Bucket List: Dog Lake, Ontario

Memory... is the diary that we all carry about with us. ~ Oscar Wilde, The Importance of Being Earnest For some, a bucket list is about returning to a favorite place that’s also a favorite memory. To...

More online egg recipes

In this installment of egg recipe contest entries offers something for everyone from tasty brunch entrées to enticing desserts. Lori Shroyer of Marysville, a Union Rural Electric member, gets no...

How to give your yard four-season interest

Sometimes it’s not easy making a yard look good even in one season, much less all four. Yet high on many a landscaping wish list lately is the goal of creating a yard that changes with the seasons and...

High-speed races to start in April in southern Ohio

The One Mile Track is the only race track east of the Mississippi authorized for motorcycles and automobiles to exceed speeds of more than 200 mph for a multitude of special trials. It’s located at a private...

Newark: Mecca to Ohio’s Moundbuilders

Visit in April to see the Octagon Earthworks Visitors to the Octagon Earthworks near Newark in Licking County can explore the National Historic Landmark four times this year without the risk of being hit by a...

More hiking tips for kids

Editor’s note: Our “Woods, Waters and Wildlife” story on page 32 of our April issue focuses on tips for how to get your children hiking. Here are a few more as well as the favorite hikes of Jeff...

Survive and Thrive!

Tip 4: Run a Mile (or Two!) Before you read this article, I feel the need to make a full confession. My (ahem — baby) sister has challenged me to run a half marathon with her later this year. I...

The Hayes Easter Egg Roll continues a tradition started in 1878

During one of his daily strolls about Washington, D.C., in the spring of 1878, President Rutherford B. Hayes came upon a group of unhappy children, upset that they had nowhere to roll their Easter...

Echoes in Time Theatre presents The Amherst Train Wreck

On March 29, 1916, at roughly 3:45 a.m., a speeding train plowed into two other trains that had collided in the town of Amherst in Lorain County, near Lake Erie, as part of one of the worst train wrecks in...

Ohio’s Iditarod connection

The relatively mild winter this year in Ohio would hardly make a person think about dog sledding. Yet Ohio does have a connection with the famed Iditarod sled dog race, held annually during March in...