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Meigs man dies from farm accident

POMEROY, Ohio - A farm accident has resuled in the death of one man. According to the Meigs County Sheriff Keith Wood, his office was...

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...

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...

Seven fire departments respond as 450 bales burn at local dairy...

FIVE POINTS, Ohio – An early morning fire had 7 departments responding to a local dairy farm. Multiple departments were toned out just after 2...

Christmas in July: Annual butter display celebrates classic Ohio-made moo-vie

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio State Fair’s best kept secret has been unveiled, and it’s bringing some holiday spirit to a summer tradition. This...

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...

Grain handler pleads guilty to stealing more than $3 million from...

NORWALK, Ohio — Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine and Ohio Department of Agriculture Director David Daniels announced today that a Huron County man has...

Fair flu: It’s nothing to sneeze at

COLUMBUS, Ohio – If pigs could say gesundheit, you could be hearing the German blessing as you visit fairs this summer. Andrew Bowman, veterinarian with...

Meigs County student named to All-Ohio State Fair Band

COLUMBUS, Ohio – A Meigs County student has been named to the All-Ohio State Fair Band. The All-Ohio State Fair Band & Youth Choir have...

Drones the topic of annual Meigs SWCD meeting and election

POMEROY, Ohio - Drones, more formerly known as unmanned aerial vehicles, and their everyday applications, including agriculture, will be the topic of this year’s...

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...

Feral swine not disappearing anytime soon

A few years ago, there was a lot of discussion on the status of feral swine in Ohio. Although the talk may have settled...

Meigs SWCD recognized for role in stream reclamation project

STAFF REPORT POMEROY, Ohio – The Meigs Soil and Water Conservation District was recently awarded for its role in helping bring a dead stream back...

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...

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....

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