Community Common- RSS SPORTS Feed Mon, 2 Mar 2015 11:17:07 EST 1800 Investment made in State Nature Preserve Diverse landscapes offer a variety of habitats for unique plants and animals in southwest Ohio. A number of rare species are protected in the region's 23 state nature preserves because of the generosity of Ohioans who donated a portion of their... Wed, 18 Feb 2015 16:31:34 EST Bill to promote donation of game meat to charities advances FRANKFORT – The state Senate today passed Senator Robin Webb's bill that clarifies the law for donating game meat to nonprofits. Wed, 18 Feb 2015 12:36:35 EST RedStorm women breeze by Bears RIO GRANDE, Ohio - The University of Rio Grande women's basketball team used a 13-2 run midway through the opening half to turn a three-point deficit into an eight-point lead and the RedStorm never looked back, cruising to a 77-57 over... Fri, 13 Feb 2015 15:51:31 EST Hunters Check more than 175,000 Deer Ohio's white-tailed deer archery season closed Sunday, Feb. 1, marking the end of Ohio's 2014-2015 deer hunting season. Across the state, hunters checked a total of 175,745 deer during all 2014-2015 hunting seasons. Fri, 13 Feb 2015 14:56:33 EST Be Informed and Prepared Before Stepping Out on the Ice As cold temperatures continue, the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) encourages eager ice anglers to be aware of the conditions before ice fishing on Ohio waters. While Ohio offers an unparalleled fishing experience, it's important to... Wed, 11 Feb 2015 13:36:49 EST Rio Grande men rally past Shawnee State RIO GRANDE, Ohio - D.D. Joiner and Evan Legg had five points each during a 20-2 second half scoring spurt by the University of Rio Grande, leading the RedStorm to an 80-68 come-from-behind win over arch-rival Shawnee State University, Thursday night,... Wed, 11 Feb 2015 13:51:31 EST Tax Donations Available to Ohioans to Help Protect Wildlife and Nature Preserves As Ohioans work to complete their taxes this year before the April 15 deadline, residents statewide are reminded of an opportunity to help safeguard state nature preserves and wildlife with a tax donation. Tue, 3 Feb 2015 16:26:33 EST 2015-2016 Small Game Hunting Seasons Proposed to Ohio Wildlife Council The 2015-2016 small game hunting seasons were proposed to the Ohio Wildlife Council on Wednesday, Jan. 14, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR). Wed, 18 Feb 2015 12:36:34 EST Boating Access and Awareness Remain a Priority The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) awarded nearly $2.9 million in grants for boating access facility projects to improve public access to Ohio waterways. Additionally, $364,689 in grants were awarded to 34 community boating safety... Wed, 21 Jan 2015 13:46:36 EST Ohio’s Deer Hunting Summits Ohio hunters and others interested in the state's white-tailed deer management programs have the opportunity to provide feedback about hunting regulations and season structures on Saturday, Jan. 24, according to the Ohio Department of Natural... Wed, 21 Jan 2015 13:46:33 EST Hunters Harvest more deer Hunting is the best and most effective management tool for maintaining Ohio's healthy deer population. Hunters harvested 13,726 white-tailed deer during Ohio's 2015 muzzleloader season, Jan. 2-5, according to the Ohio Department of Natural... Tue, 13 Jan 2015 17:16:32 EST Muzzleloader season to open Ohio's white-tailed deer muzzleloader hunting season opens Friday, Jan. 2, 2015, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR). Deer-muzzleloader hunting season runs through Monday, Jan. 5, 2015. Wed, 7 Jan 2015 13:10:07 EST