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Three ways to increase your omega-3 fat intake

Talk of good fat and bad fat consumes the nutrition world. Omega-3 fatty acids rank high on the list of healthy fats and offer head-to-toe health benefits for dementia, depression, heart health, and...

Curb Appeal Counts

This historic Queen Anne home in Medina had its curb appeal enhanced by Miller Custom Exteriors through the addition of colorful siding, the installation of new metal slate roofs, and the replacement of...

Expert advice from Quailcrest Farm

Make your landscape lovelier with these eight great gardening tips from Ginna Phillips of Quailcrest Farm: 1. Everybody should have a little herb garden close to the kitchen door. The easier it is to get...

Visit the Jack Nicklaus Museum

Intending to follow in his pharmacist father’s professional footsteps, Jack Nicklaus enrolled in the Ohio State University’s pre-pharmacy program, but he never finished his undergraduate degree. After...

Mom Sense: Grow something

Welcome back to “Survive and Thrive: A New Theme for 2016!” If you remember, I started this series back in January with the goal of helping overstressed moms cut out extra time commitments so they can...

Egg recipe contest: Our last recipes

Editor’s note: This is the last installment of recipes sent to us by readers for our cooking contest involving eggs. Winners for that contest were announced in our January issue, but we received so many...

Ohio Co-op Linemen: ‘I Knew Something Was Wrong’

It’s not every day that a family is thankful for being forced to leave home, especially during sub-zero temperatures. (L-R) Pioneer Electric Co-op linemen Jason Woods and Trevor Lavy saved a family from...

The invaders are here!

Top view of a young sapling tree Ailanthus altissima The invaders arrived deliberately or inadvertently. Either way, invasive plant species have wreaked havoc on our ecosystem.  Just what is an invasive...

Darke County destinations

Darke County has other destinations worthy of visits in addition to its quaint county seat of Greenville, featured in the April 2016 print edition of Country Living in a story called “The Mayberry of the...

Destination: Nelsonville

Some Nelsonville businesses worried that the new U.S. 33 bypass would take away business traffic. Now, a few years later, Nelsonville has become a destination instead of the  bottleneck it once was as...