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Columnist Scott Daniels discusses his desire for grilling weather.

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Columnist Randi Pokladnik discusses the history of environmental regulations and the current government's moves to repeal them.

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The Tuscarawas County Historical Society is accepting applications for the Thomas and Lucille Yeager Memorial Scholarship.

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National Read Across America Day is coming up next month, and Dover Public Library invites area resident to participate with them.

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Jeff Mamarella, Tuscarawas County treasurer, said all first-half 2018 manufactured home tax bills have been mailed and are due by March 1.

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Agriculture News & Events

Good agricultural practices class at Local Roots

Anyone interested in the best practices for growing produce locally is invited to sign up for an upcoming Ohio State University class to be held in downtown Wooster at Local Roots Market and Cafe.

Revised label and new training required before use in 2018

The Ohio Department of Agriculture is reminding farmers of revised labels and new training requirements for applicators who intend to use dicamba herbicide products this year.

Cover crop the topic of choice at upcoming SWCD meeting

Holmes, Coshocton, Wayne and Tuscarawas Soil and Water Conservation districts will host a soil health meeting about cover crops planning systems on farms at the Holmes County Library.

Ohio Historic Family Farms program list continues to grow

In 2017 the Ohio Department of Agriculture recognized 125 new century, sesquicentennial or bicentennial farms owned by the same family for at least 100, 150 or 200 consecutive years.

Mid-Ohio Growers meeting is a chance to meet, educate and share ideas

Now in its sixth year, the Mid-Ohio Growers meeting will be an all-inclusive event for those involved in vegetable, fruit and flower production.

Local cooperative helping plain communities to preserve agricultural heritage

Founded in 2003, Green Field Farms, located between Fredericksburg and Wooster, is a local farming cooperative that is doing much to help preserve the farming lifestyle for plain communities in Wayne and Holmes counties as well as elsewhere in Ohio.

Achievement Award winners named

Twenty county Farm Bureaus were honored for outstanding programming over the past year. Their recognition as Achievement Award winners came during the 99th annual meeting of Ohio Farm Bureau.

One area farmer proves just how important networking is for small farmers

Leah Miller, a semi-retired sheep farmer in Holmes County, teaches connecting, networking and facilitating with Leadership Holmes County.

Hall named as state director for USDA Rural Development in Ohio

The Trump administration recently appointed David L. Hall, a native of Millersburg, as state director for USDA Rural Development in Ohio.

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Business News & Events

Pizza palace on wheels

Bahler Street is a pizza palace on wheels featuring inventive pizzas named after Rocky and Courtney Shanower's literary favorites.

Rainbow Connection Telethon to raise funds for Tusc

The Tuscarawas Society for Children and Adults Rainbow Connection Telethon will be streamed live via the organization's website and on Spectrum Cable systems channel 1021.

10th annual Cause for Paws to benefit local Humane Society

Cause for Paws is a local event that is collectively arranged in an effort to benefit the animals served by the Tuscarawas County Humane Society.

Celebrating life

All monuments offered at Stevenson Memorials are comprised of the highest quality granite and come with a 500-year guarantee.

Park Village keeps residents safe and independent

Both campuses of Park Village Health Care offer a continuum of services, from independent living, to assisted living, to specialty care assisted living, to skilled nursing.

Chipotle fundraiser benefits Starlight

Starlight School recently celebrated its Gold Award achievement, and the Chipotle Dine to Donate event will be used to purchase items for the PBIS store and special activities.

Building relationships to last

With an average of 30 cars on the lot at all times, Tusc Auto Sales makes an effort to have a nice variety that appeals to everyone, which includes featuring vehicles in a variety of different price points.

Register for the 11th annual Groundhog Day Breakfast

The 11th annual Groundhog Day International Trade Forecast Breakfast will be at Kent State Tuscarawas in Founders Hall.

Rooted in the community

First National Bank of Dennison is a 90-year-old independent institution managing $228 million in assets. With five branches in Tuscarawas County, the full-service bank offers walk-in services, drive thru accommodations, internet banking, fraud protection, mobile banking and text services.

Ohio Historic Family Farms program list continues to grow

In 2017 the Ohio Department of Agriculture recognized 125 new century, sesquicentennial or bicentennial farms owned by the same family for at least 100, 150 or 200 consecutive years.

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Church News & Events

New Phila church to host devotions and lunch

The Lent Devotions and Lunch will be held at the New Philadelphia First United Methodist Church.

NewPointe to host Night to Shine

NewPointe Community Church's Dover campus announced they will serve as one of more than 350 churches around the world that will host Night to Shine.

New Phila church to host kids ministry expo

New Philadelphia First United Methodist Church will host Inspiration, Knowledge, & Leave Feeling Prepared, a kids ministry expo.

Anabaptist history class coming to Walnut Creek Mennonite

Marcus Yoder, director of The Amish & Mennonite Heritage Center (Beholt) in Berlin, will teach a class on Anabaptist history at Walnut Creek Mennonite on consecutive Wednesday nights.

Some traditions travel with immigrants

The Latino population of Tuscarawas and surrounding counties, as its people move their lives into a new and often unfamiliar culture, have brought with them many traditions and rituals from their homes in Latin America.

Church celebrates 13th annual Cookie Walk

The 13th annual Cookie Walk will be at First United Church of Christ.

Church continues area's long-running holiday traditions

Sharon Moravian Church near Tuscarawas will continue one of the longest-running holiday traditions in the state when they again present their Moravian Christmas Putz.

Schoenbrunn to host Moravian Lovefeast

Historic Schoenbrunn Village will host its Moravian Lovefeast.

Moravian stars available at local church

The First Moravian Church at Dover will offer Moravian stars for purchase.

Saint Joseph to host 7th annual Lessons and Carols

Members of five area church choirs and the Dover High School Ars Nova Choir will come together at Saint Joseph Catholic Church in Dover for an evening ecumenical service of Lessons and Carols.

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Community News & Events

Scholarship available from Historical Society

The Tuscarawas County Historical Society is accepting applications for the Thomas and Lucille Yeager Memorial Scholarship.

Celebrate National Read Across America Day

National Read Across America Day is coming up next month, and Dover Public Library invites area resident to participate with them.

Rainbow Connection Telethon to raise funds for Tusc

The Tuscarawas Society for Children and Adults Rainbow Connection Telethon will be streamed live via the organization's website and on Spectrum Cable systems channel 1021.

Tax deadline for manufactured homes is approaching

Jeff Mamarella, Tuscarawas County treasurer, said all first-half 2018 manufactured home tax bills have been mailed and are due by March 1.

Former Dover Basketeer pens book

Don Maurer, who was a member of the Dover Basketeers at the peak of their fame, wrote a book that tells their tale with stories and pictures from his voluminous collection of memorabilia.

Bridges Out of Poverty workshop offered

Tuscarawas Board of Developmental Disabilities invites residents to attend a day of training and presentation for Bridges Out of Poverty.

Camp Buckeye to host bluebird box workshop

Camp Buckeye will host a workshop about bluebirds and building a bluebird box.

Little Theatre to hold Variety Show

The Little Theatre of Tuscarawas County and another local organization will hold the Variety Show with all proceeds benefiting the Friends of the Homeless Shelter.

Discover a new career while serving others

This spring adult students can discover a new career path in the direct support professional field at Buckeye Career Center through a 30-hour course.

Sled dog program offered at library

Dover Public Library will hold an evening of learning about sled dogs.

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Cooking News & Events

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Education News & Events

Scholarship available from Historical Society

The Tuscarawas County Historical Society is accepting applications for the Thomas and Lucille Yeager Memorial Scholarship.

Discover a new career while serving others

This spring adult students can discover a new career path in the direct support professional field at Buckeye Career Center through a 30-hour course.

Registration open at area Catholic schools

The Tuscarawas County Catholic schools are registering students for the 2018-19 school year.

BPA students prepare for state

A number of Buckeye Career Center Business Professionals of America members placed at regionals on Jan. 19 at Kent State University at Tuscarawas.

Welty winter musical is a Disney classic

Welty Middle School will present its winter musical, Disney's "Beauty and the Beast Jr."

Engineering Technology Opportunity Expo coming to Kent

Kent State Tuscarawas will have resource people available to discuss the academic preparation needed for jobs in various fields of engineering technology.

Local BCC students do well in competition

Eight Buckeye Career Center HOSA members are preparing for state after placing at regionals.

Library programs supplement home-school curriculum

Dover Public Library is ready to kick off its new round of activities for home-schooled kids this month.

Erth's 'DINOSAUR ZOO LIVE' coming to Performing Arts Center

The Performing Arts Center at Kent State University Tuscarawas will have two shows of Erth's "DINOSAUR ZOO LIVE."

Art Guild to show work in Canton

Members of the Tuscarawas County Art Guild will have a fine art display at the Stark State College.

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Family News & Announcements

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Health News & Events

Kent to host Adolescent Mental Health and Suicide Awareness Night

The Kent State Performing Arts Center will hold a free Adolescent Mental Health and Suicide Awareness Night.

Health checks offered at Mako's Market

Trinity Hospital Twin City's community outreach department will host a health screen at Mako's Market.

Free flu shots offered

Since there is no end in sight for this influenza outbreak, the Health Department wants to remind residents it is not too late to get a flu shot.

Clinic receives grant for patient dental care

The Tuscarawas Clinic for the Working Uninsured recently received a grant from North Canton Medical Foundation for $7,000 to provide needed dental care for the patients of the clinic.

Black tie affair benefits ALS research

The Trample ALS Ball will be at Redwood Hall on the campus of Ashland University.

Students can explore careers in health care

Area high school students considering or wanting to learn more about careers in health care can participate in a free, hands-on program hosted over the next few months at Union Hospital.

Crisis unit receives top marks from state

The Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services has awarded Community Mental Healthcare a perfect review, following an inspection of the crisis stabilization unit at Dover.

Flu is more dangerous to older adults

In response to news that flu activity in Ohio is now widespread, the Ohio Department of Health and the Ohio Department of Aging urge older Ohioans and their families to be aware of seniors' elevated risk of complications from flu and to take steps to prevent its spread.

Library to offer free program for better health

The Dover Public Library will host a free community program on healthy living called "Getting Back on Track for the New Year."

J.J. Boroski to serve in new leadership role

The board of trustees of the Ohio Council of Behavioral Health & Family Services Providers has elected J.J. Boroski to serve as its board president.

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Obituaries

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Opinion News

Fend off this cabin fever for just awhile longer

Columnist Scott Daniels discusses his desire for grilling weather.

Is it a good idea to roll back regulations?

Columnist Randi Pokladnik discusses the history of environmental regulations and the current government's moves to repeal them.

Think of trying to flip a wet tissue without breaking it and you get the idea

Columnist Scott Daniels discusses the difficulty of making dessert crepes.

Boosting creativity and problem-solving

Columnist Karen Wilson discusses ways to fuel the creative process and solve problems.

Crepes are worth mastering

Columnist Scott Daniels discusses crepes and the techniques behind making them.

Our participatory democracy is on life support

Columnist Randi Pokladnik discusses her disagreement with Ohio legislation like House Joint Resolution 5 and SB210.

Reader supports Harbaugh for Congress

In this letter to the editor, Martin Fisher of Prairie Township expresses support for Ken Harbaugh for Congress.

I saw more than 100 species in January

Columnist Bruce Glick discusses the more than 100 species of birds he sighted in January.

Great food is found in unlikely places

Columnist Scott Daniels discusses how great food can be found in many places.

Potato dumplings make a fine side dish

Columnist Scott Daniels discusses potato dumplings and a way to make them.

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Political News & Events

Candidate for OH-7 to host Town Hall

Ken Harbaugh, candidate for the OH-7, will host a “Country Over Party” Town Hall at the Walnut Creek Community Center.

Portman to give keynote at Lincoln Day Dinner

U.S. Sen. Rob Portman will be the keynote speaker at the annual Tuscarawas County Lincoln Day Dinner at The Toolshed at Breitenbach Winery.

Ress to run for 98th District

New Philadelphia resident Greg Ress has announced his intention to run for the open 98th District Ohio House of Representatives seat currently held by Al Landis.

Poll workers needed for May primary

In Ohio it takes more than 35,000 workers to staff polling places across the state for election day, and all 88 county boards of elections are in need of people willing to serve.

Gunnoe to seek Ohio House of Representatives seat

Tuscarawas County resident Shane Gunnoe has announced his intention to run for the open 98th District Ohio House of Representatives seat.

Space seeks auditor post

Former congressman and Tuscarawas County native Zack Space is running for state auditor.

Hall named as state director for USDA Rural Development in Ohio

The Trump administration recently appointed David L. Hall, a native of Millersburg, as state director for USDA Rural Development in Ohio.

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