Meet the Blinded-Eyed Sphinx moth found at Irwin Prairie hung from a blade of grass which appeared to be a dried leaf. This is a nocturnal moth. This sphinx moth overwinters as a caterpillar in a fairly weak silk cocoon and emerges as this beauty in the spring.… Read full story
Today’s Wildlife Wednesday from your Ohio Division of Wildlife spotlights the popular Bluegill. These fish are a popular target for anglers and are common throughout Ohio but they prefer clear ponds and lakes with rooted vegetation. Bluegill typically build nests in large groups or beds.
Danville/Brinkhaven Police Report – Aug 05, 2020
(Information courtesy of The Danville Police Department)
K-9 unit assisted sheriff’s deputy by conducting a sweep of a vehicle for illegal drugs/contraband w/positive hit – Sandusky Street
Assisted EMT – 20 block of West Washington Street
Suspicious vehicle – 100 block of Progress Drive
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Brown has Led Efforts with Sen. Portman to Help Whirlpool Workers in Clyde; While Brown has Stood Up for Workers, Trump’s Policies Have Hurt Ohio Workers, Left Working Families Behind
CLYDE, OH – Today, U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) released the following statement ahead of President Trump’s visit to northwest Ohio tomorrow.
COLUMBUS – According to the Ohio State Highway Patrol, from 2018-2019 more than 30 percent of all crashes involved younger drivers. During that same time, there were 186,055 traffic crashes involving at least one driver between the ages of 15 and 24.… Read full story
Knox County Sheriff’s Report – Aug 05, 2020
(Information courtesy of The Knox County Sheriff’s Office)
A Complainant advised that there were juveniles drinking alcohol and jumping off of a dock on their neighbor’s property. The Complainant advised that the property was supposed to be vacant and nobody was supposed to be on the property.… Read full story
(COLUMBUS, Ohio)—Ohio Governor Mike DeWine and Lt. Governor Jon Husted today provided the following updates on the status of the state’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
MASKS IN SCHOOLS
Governor DeWine announced today that the Ohio Department of Health will issue a health order requiring that K-12 children wear face coverings while at school.… Read full story
Columbus, OH — The Ohio Emergency Management Agency (EMA), in cooperation with the Ohio Department of Education, received two million face masks this week for Ohio school children, teachers, and administrators.
These donated masks were made available to the State of Ohio from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), and will be available to Ohio school districts through regional Educational Service Centers (ESCs).… Read full story
(COLUMBUS, Ohio)—Lt. Governor Jon Husted, who serves as Director of the Governor’s Office of Workforce Transformation, announced today that 302 Ohio companies have been approved for TechCred funding, allowing them another opportunity to upskill their current and future employees with technology-focused skills.… Read full story
Study aims to determine safety and efficacy of experimental monoclonal antibodies.
Patients admitted with COVID-19 at select hospitals may now volunteer to enroll in a clinical trial to test the safety and efficacy of a potential new treatment for the disease.… Read full story