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Area wheat harvest above average; soybeans and corn also look good

“Good quality wheat and an above average yield.”

That’s one way to describe the 2014 wheat harvest in the Icon viewership area.

Larry Kaiser, manager Ada grain branch of Heritage Cooperative, provide the Icon with some of this year’s harvest figures.

Kaiser reports yields ranging from 65 to 90 bushels per acre, with an average of about 80 bushels per acre. Moisture content average was 15.2 percent mostly (13.5 percent is dry).

The first wheat arrived at the Ada elevator on July 5 and the harvest should be completed by the end of this week.

Amanda Bennett updates Kiwanis members on summer reading program

President Heather Cox called weekly meeting of the Ada Kiwanis Club to order at 12:00 noon on Tuesday July 15th at McIntosh Center, Ohio Northern University, Ada.

Several local artists in next ArtSpace/Lima exhibit

ArtSpace/Lima announces the opening of ArtSpace/Pops 2014: A Fine Craft Invitational in The Ellen Nelson Gallery, Sunday, August 3, 2014.

Ada police call logs July 7-12

Michael Harnishfeger, Ada police chief, provide the Icon with the Ada police call logs from July 7-12. 

They are provided in the attachments at the bottom of this story.

Meyer Hall of Science was first called Basic Sciences Building

Here's more of our Ada past and present series created by Bailey Bowers.

Pictured here is the rear side of ONU’s Meyer Hall of Science, located on Lincoln Avenue. 

Meyer Hall was named for the university’s seventh president, Samuel Lewis Meyer.

Construction began in November 1968 and the building was dedicated Oct. 3, 1970. The building cost roughly $3,200,000. Originally, the structure was called the Basic Sciences Building, since it was home to the biology, chemistry, mathematics and physics departments.

Beacon Realty name change - same great service

Becky Neville’s Main Street Ada real estate brokerage became an independent agency this spring. Its name is now Beacon Realty.

“We continue with the same great service and professional attitude toward real estate,” she said.

Neville’s real estate background goes back 30 years in Hardin County. In July 2001, she opened her office on Main Street.

“I’m expanding our services. We now offer appraisals and market analysis,” said Neville, who is a licensed residential real estate appraiser in addition to being a broker.