Today From The Ohio Newsroom

A WWI-era gardening program is growing in Ohio

Carrots, cucumbers and lettuce will soon sprout up in Ohioans’ backyards across the state.

A number of factors cause moms to die in labor. Ohio reps hope a wide-reaching bill can help

Ohio’s rate of 23.8 maternal deaths per 100,000 births is slightly higher than the national average, according to KFF.

Your new neighbors may drive a buggy — Ohio’s Amish population is growing

Ohio’s Amish population is on the rise — up nearly 10,000 people in the past five years alone, according to data collected by the Young Center for Anabaptist and Pietist Studies at Elizabethtown College.

It’s part of a national trend.

Your new neighbors may drive a buggy — Ohio’s Amish population is growing

Ohio’s Amish population is on the rise — up nearly 10,000 people in the past five years alone, according to data collected by the Young Center for Anabaptist and Pietist Studies at Elizabethtown College.

It’s part of a national trend.

What Ohio rules should doulas follow? Medicaid regulation creates concerns

When Alicia Warner was pregnant with her daughter, the Parma, Ohio, woman got support from a doula — a trained professional who helps people during pregnancy and postpartum.

She said her doula supported her by taking her to most of her doctors appointments, and remembers a scary time during her pregnancy.

The 14-year, 7 million dollar bet to revive one Ohio city’s downtown

Scott Dressel knows his way around the maze of scaffolding that crisscrosses the Grand Theater’s floor. He’s become familiar with the theater’s peeling walls, the steel rods peeking through holes in the ceiling, and the once-gilded proscenium that now sits faded and chipped.

What new methane regulations mean for Ohio

Methane regulations from the U.S. EPA went into effect this month. They’re meant to limit the amount of accidental emissions from oil and gas operators across the country.

Sherman’s sword comes home: Lancaster museum buys general’s weapon at auction

The personal belongings of one of Ohio’s most famous historical figures went to auction in Columbus last week. Union General William T. Sherman’s personal items were put up for sale, including his family Bible, his photographs and, perhaps most coveted, his sword.

In a digital world, this Ohio artist keeps his posters old-school

The walls of a small shop in the downtown strip of Marietta look more like a concert venue. The plastered posters boast bright sketches with the names of world-renowned musicians: Willie Nelson. John Prine. Soundgarden. Indigo Girls. And a lot of Billy Strings.

As pandemic-era relief funds end, rural school districts face tough decisions

At lunchtime on a recent Wednesday afternoon, the cafeteria at Western Elementary School hums with kindergarteners loading lunch trays with fish sticks and broccoli.

Every student here can eat breakfast and lunch for free, and that’s not all the school offers. The entryway to the district’s administration offices is lined with boxes.