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Tuesday, June 5th, 2007
By Shelley Grieshop
Beekeeping isn't a glamorous job and recent widespread colony losses have experts worried about its future and the impact on the world food supply.
This spring beekeepers across the nation discovered they'd lost an unusually high number of honeybees during the winter months - in some cases, whole colonies of more than 60,000 bees. Currently, there are no answers and not much anyone can do to prevent the situation from getting worse. [More]
By Nancy Allen
Some of the county's thirsty crops got a drink in the last couple of days as thunderstorms rolled through, while others got just a sprinkle or nothing at all.
A word that best sums up recent days precipitation is "spotty," not a word farmers like to hear. [More]
Obituaries on June 5th, 2007
Patricia "Patty" A. Selhorst, 46, 212 Terrace Ave., Coldwater, died at 5:09 a.m. June 4, 2007, at her residence. Death was due to natural causes. [More]
Estella Siebert, 97, of Celina, died June 5, 2007, at Celina Manor Nursing Home [More]
Local pictures on June 5th, 2007
Subscriber only stories on June 5th, 2007
Time Warner defends state bill replacing local franchise pacts
Lake group wants state to try straw as way to reduce algae
Village administrator upset over Dayton Power and Light contract
Workers scramble to clean up mess
St. Henry wins road contest at Rockford
Franzer is staring for Port Huron once again