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  • Conservation Commission chair active in farmers' market and much more

    On Sundays from May to December, Loretta Wrobel is a familiar face at the Ashford Farmers' Market. This will be the market's ninth year when it opens on May 10, a little more than two months from now. It is hard to believe food might actually be grown...
  • Bay ice challenges commerce, navigation and fishing

    Bay ice challenges commerce, navigation and fishing
    Sheets of ice up to a foot thick in the Chesapeake Bay have beached small boats and fishermen, hampered operations at the port of Baltimore and kept one Coast Guard cutter busy tending to stranded islanders for more than a week amid the worst freeze in...
  • On Tilghman Island, law-breaking watermen defended

    On Tilghman Island, law-breaking watermen defended
    On a midwinter afternoon, William "Billy" J. Lednum steered the Kristin Marie into the Knapps Narrows, a channel that separates Tilghman Island from the rest of the Eastern Shore. It was 35 degrees and gusty, but Lednum, a "waterman cowboy" who has won...
  • Ag grads are finding a bumper crop of job opportunities

    MINNEAPOLIS Adam Donkers and many of his friends at the University of Minnesota don't need to worry about jobs after graduating. They're majoring in agricultural sciences or agricultural business, and large and small companies are eager to hire them....
  • Vernon edition community news

    Corned Beef and Cabbage dinner VERNON - Trinity Lutheran Church, 20 Meadowlark Road, will hold a Corned Beef and Cabbage Dinner Saturday, March 14, from 5-7 p.m. Cost is $13 for adults, $6 for children under 12. Corned beef Reubens available for take-...
  • Stafford edition community news

    Spring book sale ASHFORD - Friends of Babcock Library will hold a spring book sale at Knowlton Hall, 25 Pompey Hollow Road, Ashford, on March 25-28. Sale items include books, DVDs, videos, and CDs. Bring in this article for $1 off your purchase. The...
  • West Virginia DNR wildlife chief steps down

    Curtis Taylor has stepped down as the Division of Natural Resources' wildlife chief. The Charleston Gazette (http://bit.ly/1Gh4dGb) reports Taylor retired Monday. He had headed the wildlife section for 14 years and was a DNR employee since 1979....
  • Nebraska Sen. Chambers renews push to ban cougar hunting

    Nebraska's longest-serving senator vowed Thursday to outlaw mountain lion hunting in Nebraska even if he has to circumvent a legislative committee to bring it to a vote. Sen. Ernie Chambers of Omaha said Nebraska's mountain lion population is so small...
  • Project keeps eye on snowy owls in Wisconsin

    Snowy owls are rock stars of the animal kingdom. They are handsome. They are relatively rare. They are impressive hunters. They eat rodents. They are a little mysterious. "When it comes to charismatic wildlife, they are right at the top," said David...
  • Illinois hires firm to evaluate shuttered Eagle Creek Resort

    Documents show Illinois has a nearly $130,000 contract with a Chicago engineering firm to evaluate the closed, taxpayer-owned Eagle Creek Resort on Lake Shelbyville. The Springfield bureau of Lee Enterprises (http://bit.ly/1F9slHf ) newspapers reports...
  • Hundreds of illicit oil wastewater pits found in Kern County

    Hundreds of illicit oil wastewater pits found in Kern County
    Water officials in Kern County discovered that oil producers have been dumping chemical-laden wastewater into hundreds of unlined pits that are operating without proper permits. Inspections completed this week by the Central Valley Regional Water Quality...