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In this letter to the editor, Lupe Williams of Wooster opposes a citizen question being added to the 2020 census.

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Columnist Kyle Snyder discusses Christ's work on the cross and letting the past be the past.

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In this letter to the editor, Chuck Eicher of West Salem expresses his support for Bob Graber as Wayne County commissioner.

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Columnist Laura Moore discusses her irritation with the extended cold weather.

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Columnist Herb Broda discusses rare wild flowers that grow during this time in spring.

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Agriculture News & Events

Local women graduate from Ohio Farm Bureau leadership program

Megan Lezzer of Wooster and Candace Lease of Apple Creek recently graduated from Ohio Farm Bureau's AgriPOWER Institute Class IX.

Workshop targets those new to beekeeping

Aaron Weaver, a Wayne County beekeeper, has been keeping bees for eight years, a sort of tradition among his family, and those who are interested in learning more about beekeeping will enjoy the workshop hosted by Lehman's in Kidron.

Area Farm Bureaus to host informational meeting

The Ashland, Holmes, Knox, Richland and Wayne County Farm Bureaus will host an informational meeting about oil and gas leases.

Good agricultural practices class at Local Roots

Anyone interested in the best practices for growing produce locally is invited to sign up for an upcoming Ohio State University class to be held in downtown Wooster at Local Roots Market and Cafe.

Revised label and new training required before use in 2018

The Ohio Department of Agriculture is reminding farmers of revised labels and new training requirements for applicators who intend to use dicamba herbicide products this year.

Cover crop the topic of choice at upcoming SWCD meeting

Holmes, Coshocton, Wayne and Tuscarawas Soil and Water Conservation districts will host a soil health meeting about cover crops planning systems on farms at the Holmes County Library.

SCHS hosts Smithville Grange program

Smithville Community Historical Society will hold its general meeting at the Historic Church of God on Milton Street.

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Business News & Events

Career fair connects students with local businesses

The University of Akron Wayne College invites the public to explore employment opportunities at this year's Wayne County Career Expo.

Save big while you support local businesses

The Mt. Eaton Business Association welcomes residents and visitors to its 10th annual Mt. Eaton Spring Sale in the southwestern Wayne County village.

A career waiting to happen: Mast offers free truck driving training program

The trucking industry is expected to see a shortage of around 300,000 drivers over the next five years. This presents a huge opportunity for new drivers, and Mast Trucking takes pride in developing skilled drivers who are trustworthy, respectful, committed and teachable.

Renovated store opens in Wooster

Family Dollar Stores Inc., a leading small format and convenience retailer, has announced the opening of a renovated store in Wooster.

Local CEOs get lesson in culture vs strategy

The second annual CEO Breakfast on March 14 hosted Jerry Krankovich, who discussed the benefits of developing a strong safety culture with loss prevention as the goal.

Wooster Community Hospital named one of nation's 100 Top Hospitals

Wooster Community Hospital Health System was named one of the nation's 100 Top Hospitals by IBM Watson Health.

Wooster Brush celebrates employees

More than 450 employees and guests gathered at the College of Wooster Lowry Center on March 17 to celebrate the Wooster Brush Company's annual service awards.

Farm to bottle: Micro distillery uses locally grown grains

Minglewood Distilling Company in downtown Wooster is the brainchild of business partners Andy Troutman and Mark Morrison.

Bach to speak at business lecture

Robbie Bach, former senior executive at Microsoft, will present “Creating Opportunity in a Disruptive World" at the James R. Wilson Lecture in Business Economics at the College of Wooster.

Dine out to support Ballet Wooster

A purchase at Chipotle in Wooster can help support Ballet Wooster.

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Church News & Events

Tea Party benefits cancer research

The Christ Church United Church of Christ Cancer Crusaders will hold its annual Tea Party to support cancer research.

Cantate Singers to perform spring concert

The Cantate Singers will perform their spring concert in the sanctuary of Cornerstone Community Church.

Hymn Sing benefits historic church in Smithville

The Hymn Sing at the Historic Church of God in Smithville is approaching.

Night to Shine: A shining example of compassion

Wooster's Grace Church was one of more than 540 churches in 50 states and 16 countries to host the Night to Shine event. With the help of 300 volunteers, more than 160 guests participated in the 2018 gala.

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Community News & Events

Fundraiser promotes fitness for young students

Parkview Elementary School will hold its second annual Fit-n-Fund run in an effort to raise $11,000 to create a welcoming, safe and fun outdoor space for its students and the surrounding neighborhood.

Wooster Figure Skating Club to present 'Skating into Summer'

The Wooster Figure Skating Club will present "Skating into Summer" at the Alice Noble Ice Arena.

College of Wooster Opera Workshop culminates in 'Facets of Love'

The College of Wooster Opera Workshop will present "Facets of Love: Famous Opera Scenes" at Scheide Music Center.

Wayne College to host Administrative Professionals Day

The University of Akron Wayne College will host its 23rd annual Administrative Professionals Day.

Symphony and chorus join forces

The Wooster Symphony Orchestra and the Wooster Chorus will join forces for a performance at the College of Wooster.

Gypsy Flamenco Swing band to perform at Sonnenberg Village

The next music program in the Sonnenberg Village Welcome Center will feature the award-winning group Ameranouche.

The Tree City Quilters' Guild presents Paradise in Bloom

The Tree City Quilters' Guild 2018 quilt show, Paradise in Bloom, will be held at the Wooster Church of the Nazarene.

A student-curated exhibition will be on display at COW

“Saints, Relics and Images: The Art of Medieval Devotion,” a student-curated exhibition, will be on display in the Burton D. Morgan Gallery of the College of Wooster Art Museum.

'The Perils of the Petticoat'

Lynne Bury, owner of the Zimmerman-Bury Octagon House in Marshallville, will present a talk on “The Perils of the Petticoat” at the Ken Miller Museum in Shreve.

Law professor to present lecture

Tom Ginsburg will present "How to Lose and Save Constitutional Democracy" at the 21st annual Bell Distinguished Lectureship in Law at the College of Wooster.

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Cooking News & Events

Cookbook Club to meet March 5

Orrville Public Library's March Cookbook Club meeting will look at “Dinner Made Easy with Six Sisters' Stuff.”

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Education News & Events

Exchange Club honors students

Awards including a framed certificate and dictionary were awarded to outstanding sixth-graders chosen at Edgewood Middle School for the third grading term.

Fundraiser promotes fitness for young students

Parkview Elementary School will hold its second annual Fit-n-Fund run in an effort to raise $11,000 to create a welcoming, safe and fun outdoor space for its students and the surrounding neighborhood.

Career fair connects students with local businesses

The University of Akron Wayne College invites the public to explore employment opportunities at this year's Wayne County Career Expo.

Wayne College to host Administrative Professionals Day

The University of Akron Wayne College will host its 23rd annual Administrative Professionals Day.

Law professor to present lecture

Tom Ginsburg will present "How to Lose and Save Constitutional Democracy" at the 21st annual Bell Distinguished Lectureship in Law at the College of Wooster.

The goal is to grow the fund and award more grants

The Employment Resource Fund is designed to benefit hard-working adults who are in training or seeking a job or a better job.

Construction crews continue renovation at Armington Physical Education Center

Armington Physical Education Center will undergo construction over the next several months when the College of Wooster's $5 million continues its renovation of the athletics and events facility.

Columbia University professor to present lecture at the College of Wooster

Maureen Raymo will present "Climate, CO2 and Sea Level: Past is Prologue" at the 37th annual Richard G. Osgood, Jr. Memorial Lecture at the College of Wooster.

Ohio requires children to be properly immunized to enter school

The Wayne County Health Department is reminding parents that Ohio requires children to be properly immunized for entrance into kindergarten, seventh grade and 12th grade. Vaccines are offered during walk-in clinic hours at the health department and other locations.

Award-winning poet to read at COW

The College of Wooster will welcome award-winning poet, spoken-word artist and educator Nate Marshall to campus for a reading of his work.

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Family News & Announcements

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Health News & Events

Fundraiser promotes fitness for young students

Parkview Elementary School will hold its second annual Fit-n-Fund run in an effort to raise $11,000 to create a welcoming, safe and fun outdoor space for its students and the surrounding neighborhood.

Ohio requires children to be properly immunized to enter school

The Wayne County Health Department is reminding parents that Ohio requires children to be properly immunized for entrance into kindergarten, seventh grade and 12th grade. Vaccines are offered during walk-in clinic hours at the health department and other locations.

Advocate of healthy living encourages a family garden

Stephen Wegendt is an Orrville resident who is passionate about the advantages of living an active lifestyle. He has taken it upon himself to research a healthier lifestyle and is enthusiastic about sharing his findings.

Health Talks scheduled for April in Orrville

Aultman Orrville Hospital will host three Health Talks in April.

Wooster Community Hospital named one of nation's 100 Top Hospitals

Wooster Community Hospital Health System was named one of the nation's 100 Top Hospitals by IBM Watson Health.

Prescriptions for opioids down

Opioids prescribed to Ohio patients declined for the fifth consecutive year in 2017.

Aultman to offer class for new moms

To meet the needs of new mothers, Aultman Orrville Hospital will offer a breastfeeding class in the hospital's obstetrics department.

Open house highlights healthy lifestyle

Aultman Orrville Sports & Wellness will open its doors to the community, giving local residents an exclusive look into the facility's services and programs.

Aultman Orrville to offer childbirth education class

To meet the needs of expectant mothers, Aultman Orrville will offer a childbirth education class in the hospital's community room.

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Obituaries

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Opinion News

Reader opposes citizen question on census

In this letter to the editor, Lupe Williams of Wooster opposes a citizen question being added to the 2020 census.

Don't beat yourself up over something in your past

Columnist Kyle Snyder discusses Christ's work on the cross and letting the past be the past.

Resident supports Graber for commissioner

In this letter to the editor, Chuck Eicher of West Salem expresses his support for Bob Graber as Wayne County commissioner.

Maybe Mother Nature is just in a bad mood

Columnist Laura Moore discusses her irritation with the extended cold weather.

I do believe spring has landed

Columnist Herb Broda discusses rare wild flowers that grow during this time in spring.

Retired director supports Care Center Levy

In this letter to the editor, Carole Van Pelt, retired director of the care center, encourages voters to support the Care Center Levy.

Orrville resident supports Graber

In this letter to the editor, Frank T. Tucker of Orrville expresses support for Bob Graber for Wayne County commissioner.

Time to say goodbye to this house

Columnist Laura Moore discusses her preparing to move to a new home.

Obrecht endorses Graber

In this letter to the editor, Ann M. Obrecht of Shreve expresses support for Bob Graber as the Republican primary.

You know what it is? It's St. Elmo's Fire

Columnist Missy Herrera relishes her time spent alone.

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Political News & Events

Voter registration deadline looms

Monday, April 9 is the deadline to register for the primary election to be held on Tuesday, May 8.

Wooster High School joins schools nationwide in walking out to protest violence

Students at Wooster High School are organizing a peaceful school walkout to honor the dead, protest school violence and stand up for safer schools.

Kathleen Clyde to run for secretary of state

Kathleen Clyde, currently serving as a state representative of the 75th Ohio House District, recently launched her campaign for secretary of state.

House Bill 250 benefits and strengthens Ohio's bicycle community

The Ohio House passed House Bill 250, legislation that would create regulations for electric bicycles, allowing more flexibility in their use.

Great Decisions lecture series offers 3 speakers and a screening

“Resurgent Nationalism and Borderless Problems” is the topic of the Great Decisions lecture series, an annual joint venture between the College of Wooster and the local Wooster community.

Poll workers needed for May primary

In Ohio it takes more than 35,000 workers to staff polling places across the state for election day, and all 88 county boards of elections are in need of people willing to serve.

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