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Columnist Mike Dewey talks about his Church League softball days.

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Columnist Bryan Schaaf discusses his view on what it means to be a man and how this needs to be taught to young men today.

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Columnist Scott Daniels discusses how he will be grilling on his kettle grill until Halloween at least.

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Columnist Karen Wilson offers simple ways to have fun with the family during summer.

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Columnist Laura Moore discusses her difficulties with getting rid of the beautiful but highly invasive lamb's ear.

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Agriculture News & Events

CSAs provide seasonal food each week

The CSA model of farming is based on the concept of creating, supporting and enhancing community through local residents supporting local agriculture.

Palmer amaranth is one invasive species that should be on every farmer's radar

One invasive species that should be on every farmer's radar is Palmer amaranth. As of late 2016 Palmer amaranth was present in 19 counties in Ohio.

Poison hemlock is easy to identify

Poison hemlock is an invasive species native to Europe and North Africa that first came to the United States as an ornamental plant.

WEDC AgVenture Tour is an adventure

Get a solid feel for the economic impact of agriculture in Wayne County when the Wayne Economic Development Council presents the WEDC AgVenture Tour for 2017.

Wayne SWCD offers ag container recycling

The Wayne Soil and Water Conservation District will host an ag container recycling event at the Wayne County Fairgrounds in Wooster.

The world welcomes this foursome of fuzzy friends

On Monday morning, June 19 a nanny pygmy goat at the farm of David Wengerd in Bunker Hill gave birth to a quartet of pygmy goats.

Apple Creek couple starts aquaponic business

Apple Creek couple Lori Klintworth and her partner Mark Zody started growing produce in their greenhouse using aquaponics. They started a business to help others in this method called Local Sprouts Aquaponics.

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Business News & Events

CSB constructing building in downtown Orrville

The Commercial & Savings Bank announced its plan to build a new banking center in downtown Orrville.

Apple Creek couple starts aquaponic business

Apple Creek couple Lori Klintworth and her partner Mark Zody started growing produce in their greenhouse using aquaponics. They started a business to help others in this method called Local Sprouts Aquaponics.

Larry's named Top 100 Dealer

Larry's Music Center in Wooster, Wadsworth and Millersburg has been named as a Top 100 Dealer by the National Association of Music Merchants.

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Church News & Events

Free clothing giveaway offered in Orrville

Orrville Christian & Missionary Alliance Church and Learning for Life Adult Education will partner to provide free clothing to members of local communities.

Watoto Children's Choir to perform at fundraiser

The Watoto children put on a high-energy, uplifting concert that is inspirational and represents the joy the children have found in life through the efforts of the Watoto mission.

Watoto Choir to perform in Millersburg

Watoto Children's Choir will perform at NewPointe Community Church at its Millersburg campus.

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Community News & Events

See 'Steel Magnolias' and help a local cancer patient

Judy and Denny Miller organized a fundraiser performance of "Steel Magnolias" to be held in Orrville High School's auditorium.

CSAs provide seasonal food each week

The CSA model of farming is based on the concept of creating, supporting and enhancing community through local residents supporting local agriculture.

Free clothing giveaway offered in Orrville

Orrville Christian & Missionary Alliance Church and Learning for Life Adult Education will partner to provide free clothing to members of local communities.

A trip of a lifetime: Retired teacher journeys to Africa

Scott Gregory, a retired elementary school teacher, lived out his dream by going to Africa, which turned into him writing a book from his journals of the trip. Gregory will talk about his travels at the Wayne County Public Library.

Mary likes other dogs and cats

Mary is a 6-year-old female hound who weighs 69 pounds. This happy girl loves people and would make a great family dog.

Lorsons to present program at TWC in Wilmot

Nature Photo Club will meet at The Wilderness Center with guest speakers John and Kristin Lorson.

New date for Zoar Harvest Festival

This year's Harvest Festival date was moved to accommodate the growing number of visitors, antique dealers and artisans who come to the area and stay overnight.

Lions provide supplies to Boys and Girls Club

Orrville Lions Club celebrated the 100th birthday of Lions International by giving back to its community.

CSB constructing building in downtown Orrville

The Commercial & Savings Bank announced its plan to build a new banking center in downtown Orrville.

Flintknapper to demonstrate at Roscoe

Steve Kitchen from Wooster will return to Roscoe Village to demonstrate flintknapping and answer any questions.

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Cooking News & Events

This smoke is your life until Halloween at least

Columnist Scott Daniels discusses how he will be grilling on his kettle grill until Halloween at least.

Dads are a pretty precious commodity

Columnist Scott Daniels recalls his dad's disdain for any vegetable other than the potato.

New classes offered at Heartland Point

Heartland Point announced its next schedule of classes.

Heartland Point to host First Friday Patio Parties

Heartland Point will host its new First Friday Patio Parties each month this summer.

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Education News & Events

Bluffton University has announced the dean's list for the spring term

Bluffton University has announced the dean's list for the spring term.

Wee Care receives grant from WCCF

Wee Care Center children have received the benefits of a new freezer and dishwasher booster, thanks to a grant from the Wayne County Community Foundation.

Hart named Student of the Year at WCSCC

Wayne County Schools Career Center seniors were commended for their achievements recently at the 11th annual Senior Recognition Ceremony at Wayne College in Orrville, and Esther Hart from Wooster received Student of the Year.

Kent State Tuscarawas to host open house

Prospective students will have an opportunity to learn more about Kent State University at Tuscarawas at an admissions open house.

Safety Town helps youngsters stay safe while at home and away

This year the Wooster Kiwanis Safety Town will be held at Cornerstone Elementary School.

Local teen builds his own marimba

The upcoming Wayne County Mini Maker Faire, which will be the first for Wayne County, is an opportunity for people like Jon Michel, who made his own marimba with the help of his dad.

Spring is much more than warmer weather

Columnist Herb Broda discusses ways to enjoy spring with all of one's senses.

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Family News & Announcements

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Health News & Events

Class allows new moms to gain confidence

Aultman Orrville Hospital will offer a breastfeeding class in the hospital's obstetrics department.

OneEighty to offer walk-in assessments

OneEighty has begun to offer walk-in assessments for those struggling with addiction, substance-abuse disorders and mental-health issues.

Apple Creek couple starts aquaponic business

Apple Creek couple Lori Klintworth and her partner Mark Zody started growing produce in their greenhouse using aquaponics. They started a business to help others in this method called Local Sprouts Aquaponics.

Wooster resident a state and national advocate for health care coverage for all

Wooster resident Paula Chenevey shares her story and expresses her support of the Affordable Care Act.

Tick-bite prevention is essential to slow the spread of Lyme disease

Tick season is already in full force in the region, and Lyme disease is transmitted to humans and animals through the bite of infected ticks.

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Obituaries

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Opinion News

I do wonder if I could still play the game

Columnist Mike Dewey talks about his Church League softball days.

We've unintentionally marginalized masculinity

Columnist Bryan Schaaf discusses his view on what it means to be a man and how this needs to be taught to young men today.

This smoke is your life until Halloween at least

Columnist Scott Daniels discusses how he will be grilling on his kettle grill until Halloween at least.

Summer fun: Keep it simple so that it is simply fun

Columnist Karen Wilson offers simple ways to have fun with the family during summer.

I've decided the lamb's ear must go

Columnist Laura Moore discusses her difficulties with getting rid of the beautiful but highly invasive lamb's ear.

Regenerative design solves the large-scale trash problem

Columnist Randi Pokladnik discusses regenerative design, an idea that seeks to parallel nature and attempts to be waste free while being used to design buildings, create landscapes and manufacture consumer products.

Welcome to my imperfect home

Columnist Missy Herrera discusses differing views on hospitality and what it means to her.

Fresh air makes a house happy

Columnist Laura Moore discusses open windows and screen doors along with the creatures outside that like to invade a home when able.

An open letter to the powers that be in Major League Baseball

Columnist Mike Dewey discusses Major League Baseball and its attempts to speed up the game and make it more entertaining for some viewers.

Less really is more

Bruce Stambaugh shares how downsizing helped him realize that less is really more.

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