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Family, farming and community service Carl Miller lives by his motto

Leaving things better than he found them is Carl Miller’s motto. The 85-year-old has always remembered his grandfather’s words from his teenage years, and he said they shaped his life. Whether he’s working on his farm, spending time with his family or serving in one of his many avenues ...

Local students learn new technology for science

Students and teachers collecting information and video from the Sandusky River and sharing it with elementary students through virtual reality goggles is the goal of a $45,000 grant awarded to North Central Ohio Educational Service Center and it partners by Ohio EPA. Teacher training is to ...

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Wherever music takes me, I always have my guitar

There’s an acoustic guitar in the backseat of my car right now. I keep planning to take it out, play some old songs and learn new ones, but day after day, it remains. Part of it is a safeguard. If I ever get a flat tire or my vehicle flatout breaks down, I’m pretty much incapable of ...

Entertainment briefs

Herman’s Hermits starring Peter Noone to appear at The Ritz Herman’s Hermits are set to perform at 7:30 p.m. March 21 at The Ritz Theatre, 30 S. Washington St. Tickets are 430-$60 and can be purchased at The Ritz Box office, online atwww.ritztheatre.org or by calling (419) ...

Tiffin University to present “Spring Awakening”

The Tiffin University Music Department is to present “Spring Awakening,” a rock musical, at 7 p.m. Feb. 20, 21 and 22 and at 2 p.m. on Feb. 23 in the Marion Center. “Spring Awakening” introduces adolescents in Germany in 1891, examining issues of sexuality, self-discovery and ...

Star Players to present annual Broadway concert

UPPER SANDUSKY — The Star Players of Upper Sandusky have announced tickets are now on sale for their second annual Black Tie Broadway concert. The concert will take place at 7:30 p.m. on Feb. 29 at the Star Theatre. Tickets are $10 each. All seats may reserved by calling (419) ...

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New Riegel homecoming king and queen

New Riegel High School's queen is Braelyn Moes, daughter of Jorie and Brett Moes, and king is Nick Reinhart, son of Buffy and Mike Reinhart.

New Riegel homecoming court announced

The New Riegel Homecoming game and dance are this weekend and pictured are the students who make up the homecoming court: back row (from left) Blake Theis, Nick Reinhart, Gabe Hatter, Dalton Reinhart, Zach Williams and Drew Hohman; middle row (from left) Kylie Stallard, Kaitlyn Kirian, Cassidy ...

Exhibit to raise awareness of sexual assault

In recognition of National Sexual Assault Awareness month, Tiffin University is to host a gallery exhibit featuring various displays. The Diane Kidd Gallery is to host “Honoring Our Past. Creating Hope for the Future” starting with an opening reception 5-7 p.m. today. The gallery is inside ...

Tiffin University, AICUO, OFIC announce education partnership

Tiffin University, the Association of Independent Colleges and Universities and the Ohio Foundation of Independent Colleges have entered into a new educational partnership according to Peter Holbrook, Tiffin University provost. Through this partnership, employees of AICUO and OFIC’s member ...

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Outdoor brief

Deer hunting dates proposed COLUMBUS — Proposed white-tailed deer hunting season dates and bag limits for this fall have been proposed to the Wildlife Council, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources Division of Wildlife. Hunting season dates and bag limits are proposed by ...

Park programs

Seneca County Seneca County Park District invites Backpackin’ Babies to see a Feathered Friends Puppet Show at 4:30 p.m. Monday at Garlo Heritage Nature Preserve, south of Bloomville. Infants up to 18 months old with an adult companion can attend in a backpack, frontpack, stroller or just ...

The days are growing a bit longer

Winter is still holding on so there is still time to finish a few winter chores. Dormant (but not for long) trees and shrubs can be pruned. Fruit trees should be pruned of last year’s water sprouts (vertical, unbranched stems) and shrubs like yew, juniper and arborvitae can have last years ...

November is a time for transitions

It’s been a while but as memory serves, the football somehow had a different smell to it in mid-November. Pungent, dovetailing with the burning curbside leaf piles the Dads were tending all along the street (this was suburbia in the early sixties), and a fitting counterpart to the half-frozen ...

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Up close and personal

PHOTO BY JILL GOSCHE Hopewell-Loudon fourth-graders greet a Holstein calf during Seneca County Farm Bureau's Our Ohio Our Backyard Ag in the Classroom Day at the former St. Mary School Friday morning. To view more photos from this event, visit cu.advertiser-tribune.com.

Extension educator eyes team of youths to judge livestock

As 2019 begins, coaching a youth livestock judging team is on the agenda for Extension educator Hallie Williams. “I’m really excited,” she said. “I’m going to start up a livestock judging team for the county. With my background, it just seemed to be a natural fit.” Beginning this ...

Extension educator finding her niche

As Seneca County’s new Extension educator, Hallie Williams said she’s beginning to find her niche in teaching people about local foods, assisting farmers with ways to diversify their incomes and starting a youth livestock judging program. She started work Oct. 1 as Ohio State University ...

Fall fun on the farm

Joshua Lance (left) and Craig Dayringer III, of Fremont, take part in a fall activities on a sunny Sunday afternoon during Barnyard Fun at Riehm Produce Farm, SR 53 north of Tiffin. Fall activities such as a pumpkin cannon, pig races, veggie launching, giant slide, goat walk, hayrides, corn ...

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It’s the people we are with that are important

Q: Once again, I couldn’t afford to give my kids the memorable summer vacation that their friends all seem to experience. It’s discouraging. Do you think they’ll resent me for it? Jim: One of the best lessons I’ve ever learned about parenting happened about 10 years ago. I headed out ...

Small things can bring peace to chaos

Q: I’m very discouraged about what I see in our country. So many problems; so much animosity and negativity. But it’s all so big — what can one person do? Jim: Let’s use a simple analogy. Say you’re in a public bathroom drying your hands when you see a used paper towel on the floor. ...

Supporting roles are important

Q: I feel overlooked and unappreciated in my job. I’m surrounded by people with more talent, skill and/or education who get all the attention. It gets pretty discouraging. How can I keep my attitude up? Jim: I’d say don’t look down on yourself; your role may be more important than you ...

Single parent feels inadequate

Q: I’m adjusting to being a single mom, but I’m really worried about raising my 9-year-old son on my own. I feel inadequate. Do you have any advice? Jim: Being a single parent is tough. Raising a boy can present some unique challenges for a single mother, so I want to encourage you: You ...

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Birth Announcements

• Alaric James Schultz, a son, was born Monday, March 16, 2020, to Norma and Cameron Schultz of Willard. Alaric weighed 6 pounds, 10 ounces, and measured 20 inches long. • Dax Christiano Nusbaum, a son, was born Wednesday, March 18, 2020, to Diamond Anese and Dustin Nusbaum of Tiffin. ...

Births

• Sawyer Paul Williams, a son, was born Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2020, to Mariah and Paul Williams of Tiffin. Sawyer weighed 7 pounds, 10 ounces, and measured 20 inches long. Maternal grandparents are Kevin and Barbara Wiseman of Fremont. Paternal grandparents are Randall and Deborah Williams of ...

Births

• Alyssa Marie Miklavic, a daughter, was born Sunday, March 1, 2020, to Amanda and Brian Miklavic of Tiffin. Alyssa weighed 6 pounds, 1 ounce and measured 19 inches long. Maternal grandparents are Terri and Doug Frankart of Tiffin. Paternal grandparents are Kathy and Joe Miklavic of Medina. ...

Births, March 7

• Mila Lane Lenz, a daughter, was born Thursday, Jan. 9, 2020, to Sarah Lenz of Tiffin. Mila weighed 5 pounds, 11 ounces and measured 18 inches long. Maternal grandmother is Deborah Reilly of Tiffin. Maternal great-grandparents are Wilma and Jim Wertz of Republic. • Bennett Reid ...

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Heibertshausen- Inderrieden

Lauren Renee Heibertshausen and Richard Howard Inderrieden III are announcing their engagement and Oct. 10, 2020, wedding in Toledo. Lauren is the daughter of Crista Heibertshausen of Republic and Gary and Joyce Heibertshausen of Alzada, Montana. She graduated from Seneca East High School, in ...

Heibertshausen-Inderrieden

Lauren Renee Heibertshausen and Richard Howard Inderrieden III are announcing their engagement and Oct. 10, 2020, wedding in Toledo. Lauren is the daughter of Crista Heibertshausen of Republic and Gary and Joyce Heibertshausen of Alzada, Montana. She graduated from Seneca East High School, in ...

Winkler-Hartsel

Lindsay Ann Michelle Hartsel and Joshua Allen Winkler are announcing their engagement and Sept. 26, 2020, wedding. Lindsay is the daughter of Mark Hartsel of Tiffin. She graduated from Hopewell-Loudon in 2005, Owens Community College in 2009 and The University of Findlay in 2019, with a ...

Winkler- Hartsel

Lindsay Ann Michelle Hartsel and Joshua Allen Winkler are announcing their engagement and Sept. 26, 2020, wedding. Lindsay is the daughter of Mark Hartsel of Tiffin. She graduated from Hopewell-Loudon in 2005, Owens Community College in 2009 and The University of Findlay in 2019, with a ...

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Perry-Yaeger

Jasmine Perry and Jacob Yaeger exchanged wedding vows at 3:00 p.m. July 13, 2019, at Piedmont Country Club, Haymarket, Virginia. The officiant was father of the groom, The Rev. Dr. Jacob C. Yaeger. A reception followed the ceremony at the country club. The bride is the daughter of Matthew ...

Hoover- Rohrbach

Christine Marie Hoover and Michael Robert Rohrbach exchanged wedding vows at 12:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 11, 2019, in an outdoor ceremony at Tilly’s Banquet Hall, Republic. Judge Mark Repp was the celebrant. A reception followed at the hall. The bride is the daughter of Janet and Vern Keefe ...

Dander-Vance

Crystal Dandar and Michael Vance exchanged wedding vows at 4:30 p.m. Saturday, June 8, 2019, in a double ring ceremony surrounded by family and friends, at Tilley’s Banquet Hall. The officiant was officiant was the bride’s aunt, Kathee Hoke. A reception followed at Tilley’s Banquet Hall. ...

Bowers-Spence

Cleo Marie Bowers and Kasey Lee Spence exchanged wedding vows at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21, 2019, at St. Joseph Church, Tiffin. The Rev. Joseph Szybka was the celebrant. An outdoor evening reception followed at Mohawk Golf & Country Club, Tiffin. The bride is the daughter of Ken and ...

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The Elcherts

Justin and Darlene (Clouse) Elchert celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Sunday, March 1, 2020, with a Mass at All Saints Church, with Fr. Tim Kummerer and Deacon John Walters. Their four children, Christopher (Penny) Elchert, Keith (Traci) Elchert, Katrina (Keith) Kirian, and Kyle (Kelly) ...

The Rymans

Steve and Sue Ryman of Tiffin plan to celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on a family vacation at a later date. The couple was wed December 20, 1969, at Pleasant Ridge United Methodist Church, officiated by Clyde Willis. Sue is the daughter of the late Eldon Powell and Kathryn Powell ...

The Gibsons

Michael and Susan Gibson of Tiffin are celebrating their 30th wedding anniversary. The couple was married March 9, 1990, in Port Charlotte, Florida. Susan is the daughter of the late Richard and Marianne Gula of Willard and is a secretary for Tiffin City Schools. Mike is the son of ...

The Linnses

Lyle and Carol Sendelbach-Linn celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a surprise party with family and friends. The couple was wed Oct. 18, 1969, at Baseline St. John’s Church, Bloomville. Carol is the daughter of the late Herman and Martha Sendelbach of Tiffin and works at the ...