Ohio Cooperative Living

Powering up, powering through

Ohio electric cooperative linemen, their counterparts from the local utility, and a group of student lineworkers from a nearby trade school electrified the village of Tierra Blanca Sebol, Guatemala, in March,...

New normal

Pat O'Loughlin, president & CEO of Ohio's Electric Cooperatives As I write to you in early April, it's become increasingly difficult to imagine what the next few weeks will bring. I hope that this...

Put a little mustard on it

Honey mustard rotisserie chicken salad It's easy to take that bright yellow bottle in the fridge for granted, but the spicy sauce can add a delicious dimension to lots of different...

Coming to terms: The Kent State shootings

Members of the National Guard advance on students on the Kent State campus shortly before firing on the protesting crowd. (Photo courtesy of Kent State University Special Archives Collection) Every May 4,...

Ladybugs: Garden protectors

Credit: Getty Images In 1975, the Ohio General Assembly chose the ladybug as the official state insect, citing attributes shared with the great people of the Buckeye State. "The ladybug is symbolic of...

Gateway to Hocking Hills

The new Hocking Hills Visitor Center The rugged, natural beauty of the Hocking Hills region in southeastern Ohio attracts more than 4 million visitors annually, so it's not surprising that Hocking Hills...

Safety mission

Russ Beckner and his grandson, Ryland Beckner, have made it their mission to build awareness of potential safety issues on the farm through their Southwest Ohio Family Farm Safety program. Part of their work...

Egg-stra good!

Creamy garlic deviled eggs Wholesome, nutritious, and delicious, versatile eggs can liven up any...

One weird bird

The experience of watching an American bittern in the wild is worth the wait. (Photo by Chip Gross.) I don't consider myself an avid birder, but I understand enough about Ohio birds to know when something...

Co-op Spotlight: Consolidated Cooperative

Rutherford B. Hayes statue in downtown Delaware Consolidated Cooperative serves almost 18,000 members in eight counties in north-central Ohio, concentrated in Delaware and Morrow counties. The cooperative...