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Milkweed seed pod collection for Monarch butterflies continues

POMEROY – Soil and Water Conservation Districts throughout Ohio are once again collecting milkweed seed pods in an effort to help the Monarch butterflies. Last...

Youth gardening programs for educators and others coming in fall

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Gardening is a great option for keeping your children off social media and in the outdoors. And it can teach as...

Ohio Dept. of Education announces Summer Food Service Program plans

Ohio increases participation in program COLUMBUS, Ohio - With the help of numerous sponsoring agencies and stakeholders, the Summer Food Service Program feeds thousands of...

Rio Wildlife Society to host speaker on feral swine

RIO GRANDE, Ohio – The University of Rio Grande and Rio Grande Community College Chapter of the Wildlife Society will host a presentation with...

Mosquito samples test positive for West Nile Virus

POMEROY, Ohio - The Meigs County Health Department with assistance from the Ohio Department of Health (ODH) conducted mosquito sampling in several areas of...

2018 Ohio State Fair comes to a close with more than...

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The 2018 Ohio State Fair concluded its 12-day run on Sunday, Aug. 5 with an estimated 908,306 attendees entering the gates...

Meigs EMA reminds fair goers of safety tips

ROCKSPRINGS, Ohio - As the Meigs County Fair approaches the Meigs County Emergency Management Agency would like to remind everyone of a few fair...

Legislators addressing governor’s executive order on agriculture

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Speaker of the Ohio House Ryan Smith (R-Bidwell) today, July 20, 2018 held a press conference with the chairs of both...

Meigs County Fair taking shape before opening Aug. 13, 2018

(Editor’s Note: Catch all the fair coverage this week on the MIP Facebook page with live videos all week long in addition to articles....

A bit of history on the Meigs County Fair

The month of August brings many familiar things to Meigs County. Soon, teachers and students alike will be returning to school; Friday night lights...

Ohio Continues to Lead the Nation with 241 Tree City USA...

Program encourages citizens to be involved in tree care and planting programs COLUMBUS, Ohio – Ohio led the nation for the 37th consecutive year as the...

Meigs County Agricultural Society board election set

POMEROY, Ohio - The annual election of the Board of Directors for the Meigs County Agricultural Society will be held at the Shade River...

Questions arise on medical marijuana licenses

COLUMBUS, Ohio – One state elected official is calling for the suspending the issuance of the Level 1 Cultivator’s Licenses for medical marijuana. Auditor of...

Young Farmer Grant program available for Meigs County

MEIGS COUNTY, Ohio - Meigs County is one of the counties that the Southern Ohio Agricultural & Community Development Foundation is pleased to announce...

Gardening: A historically healthy hobby

By Ciara Martin The act of gardening is deeply intertwined into the history of mankind. In fact, according to the article, “A Brief History of Gardening”...

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