NEWS


Stump to lead board in 2018

Stump to lead board in 2018

Kevin Stump was chosen Jan. 9 to serve as president of the Wellington board of education.First elected in 2015, Stump is a father of two children in t...

January 15th, 2018 |  


Our phone system is changing

A company-wide upgrade to our VOIP phone system has prompted a change in how some customers call our Lorain County newspapers.This week, our phone ser...

January 15th, 2018 |  


THE OPIOID CRISIS: What it’s like for paramedics

THE OPIOID CRISIS: What it’s like for paramedics

I bit the inside of my cheek — a nervous habit — as I followed two paramedics into what looked like an abandoned, dilapidated Lorain home....

January 15th, 2018 |  


Silos may be demolished after fire

Silos may be demolished after fire

A pair of silos left standing after September’s large factory fire on Depot Street may need to be demolished.The blaze, which was deemed arson b...

January 11th, 2018 |  


Tiered pay a possibility for all village employees

Tiered pay a possibility for all village employees

A tiered pay system for the Wellington police department could end up covering all village employees.Village council is expected to vote Jan. 29 on po...

January 11th, 2018 |  


WEATHER ALERT: Icy rain, developing snowstorm cause concern

WEATHER ALERT: Icy rain, developing snowstorm cause concern

Freezing rain and minor flooding are causing problems across Northeast Ohio today, the National Weather Service has warned.Lorain County is caught up ...

January 10th, 2018 |  


SPORTS


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BOYS BASKETBALL: Up and down, but a 13-point win

BOYS BASKETBALL: Up and down, but a 13-point win

Photos by Russ Gifford | Wellington EnterpriseA topsy-turvy game Jan. 9 versus the Columbia Raiders ended in Wellington’s favor. A slow start se...

January 10th, 2018 |  


BOYS BASKETBALL: Joppeck steals the show

BOYS BASKETBALL: Joppeck steals the show

Photos by Russ Gifford | Wellington EnterpriseAfter all even first half Friday, Wellington smothered the Keystone offense for a 61-37 win. The Dukes h...

January 9th, 2018 |  


BOYS BASKETBALL: Comeback kings win Holiday Classic trophy

BOYS BASKETBALL: Comeback kings win Holiday Classic trophy

Photos by Russ Gifford | Wellington EnterpriseMaxwell Joppeck’s free throws saved the night for the Dukes, tipping the final score 51-50 in favo...

January 2nd, 2018 |  


Howells named Dukes football coach

Howells named Dukes football coach

Dukes football will turn to 29-year-old Rob Howells, North Ridgeville High School’s offensive coordinator the past two seasons, as its next head...

December 26th, 2017 |  


Howells named Dukes’ football coach

Howells named Dukes’ football coach

Dukes’ football will turn to 29-year-old Rob Howells, North Ridgeville High School’s offensive coordinator the past two seasons, as its ne...

December 22nd, 2017 |  


BOYS BASKETBALL: Despite loss, Schmidt, Joppeck shine

BOYS BASKETBALL: Despite loss, Schmidt, Joppeck shine

Photos by Russ Gifford | Wellington EnterpriseA three-point loss to Clearview dogged the Dukes on Dec. 19. They fell 66-63. After leading the first an...

December 20th, 2017 |  


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LIFE


Maple syrup season runs deep in Lorain County, warmer weather alters usual timeline

Maple syrup season runs deep in Lorain County, warmer weather alters usual timeline

Maple syrup season usually encompasses the month of March, but warmer temperatures this year moved up that timeline for manufacturers in Lorain County...

March 2nd, 2017 |  


WHS singer Bryce Wylie performs in New York City, thanks Wellington for fundraising efforts

WHS singer Bryce Wylie performs in New York City, thanks Wellington for fundraising efforts

Dreams came true for Wellington High School choir singer Bryce Wylie Feb. 5 when he performed in New York City as part of the 2017 High School Honors ...

February 27th, 2017 |  


Let the syrup flow!

Let the syrup flow!

Courtesy photoThree-year-old Connor McCall, son of Sam and Danielle McCall of Wakeman and grandson of Bud and Sherry George of Wellington, helps colle...

February 21st, 2017 |  


PHOTOS: ‘Miracle on 34th Street’

PHOTOS: ‘Miracle on 34th Street’

Photos by Jonathan Delozier | Wellington EnterpriseThe Wellington High School drama club performed its rendition of “Miracle on 34th Street̶...

November 21st, 2016 |  


What are you thankful for?

What are you thankful for?

Photos by Jonathan Delozier | Civitas MediaWe traveled to schools in Amherst, Oberlin, and Wellington to ask students what they are grateful for this ...

November 21st, 2016 |  


Hayeses celebrate 65th wedding anniversary

Hayeses celebrate 65th wedding anniversary

Sixty-five years ago, on Nov. 3rd of 1951, Maxine Merriman and the Rev. Dwight Hayes were united in marriage at Morgan Park Methodist Church in Chicag...

November 1st, 2016 |  


OPINION


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When wealthy companies make welfare workers

When wealthy companies make welfare workers

A report from Policy Matters Ohio detailed that Amazon, now one of Ohio’s largest employers, has risen among the ranks of companies that find th...

January 10th, 2018 |  


Mayo rolls, roasts, and the best cake ever

Mayo rolls, roasts, and the best cake ever

This is the season for soups.Well, I made some hamburger soup using dried chopped onions and potatoes from a box of scalloped potatoes, since I didn&#...

January 5th, 2018 |  


The week I almost froze to death

The week I almost froze to death

The thermometer reads 13 degrees as I write this, and the wind chill makes it feel like -1 outside.The holiday break has been extended by the extreme ...

January 3rd, 2018 |  


Ohioans will benefit from tax reform

Ohioans will benefit from tax reform

After years of talk, research, and debate, Congress passed tax reform legislation that the president recently signed into law. I’m proud of the ...

December 26th, 2017 |  


Tax cut amounts to bribery

Tax cut amounts to bribery

Our American democracy — that is, our representative society — means to most that those elected to office will serve those who elected to ...

December 26th, 2017 |  


Study shows ‘expensive inadequacy’

To the editor:A newly released study determined that Lorain County public transit runs too infrequently and serves too little of the county.What a sur...

December 26th, 2017 |  


BUSINESS


LCCC Wellington celebrates 10 years

LCCC Wellington celebrates 10 years

An open house to celebrate the Lorain County Community College Wellington Center’s 10-year anniversary was held Nov. 15.Several graduates as wel...

November 20th, 2017 |  


Farm & Home expands to into Ashland

Farm & Home Hardware is branching out from Wellington after 57 years in business with the purchase of another family owned store in Ashland.The ac...

November 7th, 2017 |  


Tractor Supply plans grand opening

Tractor Supply Company will celebrate its grand opening on South Main Street in Wellington from Thursday to Sunday with discounts, entertainment, give...

September 25th, 2017 |  


Forest City expansion gets final approval

Ground should be broken in July or August on Forest City Technologies’ latest expansion, which will open its ninth plant in Wellington.The proje...

July 10th, 2017 |  


Mercy Health site approved on Patriot Dr.

Mercy Health site approved on Patriot Dr.

A new Mercy Health primary care facility could soon be coming to Wellington.The village planning commission approved conceptual project plans June 28,...

June 29th, 2017 |  


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