WOSU News Archives For: March 29, 2007

Ohio Barns Group Holds Preservation Conference

Spring comes to Glen Harper's barn near Springboro
12:00AM
March 29, 2007

Many historic structures from Ohio’s past are lost every year. They’re barns; symbols of the state’s agricultural heritage. Their enthusiasts will gather March 30th in Mansfield for the 8th annual Ohio Barn Conference. It’s a 3-day meeting to discuss restoration, preservation, barn photography and tax incentives for barn repair. Participants will also tour local barns in the Richland County area.

National Weather Service Prepares to Expand Severe Weather Warning System

12:00AM
March
29, 2007

After successful tests in Ohio, the National Weather Service plans expansion of its “storm-based” warning system to the entire nation. Severe weather alerts will use common landmarks, highways, rivers and streams to warn the public of an approaching storm.