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Black River student suffers spinal break

Black River student suffers spinal break

“He could jump out of bed in three days or it could be five years,” said Tom Smithberger of his 16-year-old son, Tommy, who suffered a spi...

February 12th, 2018 updated: February 12th, 2018. |  


Lower mowing fees approved by council

Mowing fees for neglected properties in Wellington will be reduced following complaints from some residents.The rates were hiked this past summer to c...

February 12th, 2018 |  


Raise for uniform allowances likely

A 25 percent raise to village employee’s uniform allowances is expected to go before Wellington council Feb. 20.Under the proposed changes, full...

February 12th, 2018 |  


PROJECT OPIOID: County sues drug manufacturers

PROJECT OPIOID: County sues drug manufacturers

Suing prescription drug-makers was a tactic Lorain County officials thought about for a long time.They pulled the trigger in December, filing a lawsui...

February 7th, 2018 |  


BOYS BASKETBALL: Oh, what a comeback!

BOYS BASKETBALL: Oh, what a comeback!

Photos by Russ Gifford | AIM Media MidwestBlowing a double-digit lead, Black River fell 56-47 to Oberlin on Feb. 6 in a Patriot Athletic Conference co...

February 7th, 2018 |  


Black history fills vacant storefront

Black history fills vacant storefront

Vast contributions by people of color to Wellington’s past and present have grabbed the attention of Marilyn Wainio, and it all started with res...

February 7th, 2018 updated: February 7th, 2018. |  


SPORTS


Two Dukes commit on National Signing Day

Two Dukes commit on National Signing Day

A pair of Dukes will continue their athletic careers at the next level after committing to scholarship offers Feb. 7 on National Signing Day.Makaylin ...

February 12th, 2018 |  


GIRLS BASKETBALL: Close one on Senior Night

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Close one on Senior Night

Photos by Russ Gifford | Wellington EnterpriseDespite 12-point performances from both Hannah Heath and Erica Benson, and another nine chipped in by Sa...

February 12th, 2018 |  


BOYS BASKETBALL: No stopping the Joppeck train

BOYS BASKETBALL: No stopping the Joppeck train

Photos by Russ Gifford | Wellington EnterpriseMax Joppeck was invincible Friday as he racked up 28 points and led the Dukes to an 82-74 rout of the Br...

February 6th, 2018 |  


Dukes flying high on the hardwood

Dukes flying high on the hardwood

Hoop dreams are alive and well this season at Wellington High School.On Saturday, the girls varsity squad clinched a share of the Patriot Athletic Con...

February 6th, 2018 |  


GIRLS BASKETBALL: PAC bragging rights at long last!

GIRLS BASKETBALL: PAC bragging rights at long last!

Photos by Russ Gifford | Wellington EnterpriseJalen Gibbs knocked back a pair of free throws late in the fourth quarter Saturday to cap a 57-56 squeak...

February 5th, 2018 |  


GIRLS BASKETBALL: Pirates pull off OT win

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Pirates pull off OT win

Photos by Russ Gifford | Wellington EnterpriseNothing could stand in Erica Benson’s way Jan. 31 as she scored 25 points for the Pirates on the w...

February 1st, 2018 |  


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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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Not just any jobs will do

Trump is the president

To the editor:President Donald Trump is our president and we should all root for him to succeed in doing what is best for all Americans, even though o...

February 6th, 2018 |  


John Glenn and Ohio history

John Glenn and Ohio history

The Ohio History Connection plays a key role in protecting, maintaining, and educating the public on the history of our great state, from artifact dis...

February 6th, 2018 |  


Reaching across the aisle on Ohio priorities

Reaching across the aisle on Ohio priorities

At a time when bipartisanship is lacking in Washington, we were able to work across the aisle to secure important priorities for Ohio in 2017.Last yea...

February 6th, 2018 |  


Removal of Chief Wahoo a bad idea

To the editor:Never in my lifetime did I ever think such a terrible thing would be possible. I find it almost unbelievable that anyone would ever find...

February 6th, 2018 |  


Healthy eating can be a struggle

Healthy eating can be a struggle

Lately, I’ve been thinking of my childhood days, especially when I talk to my sister Bonnie. Of the siblings I have left, she’s the one th...

February 1st, 2018 |  


A mid-year tribute to teaching

A mid-year tribute to teaching

This is a mid-year tribute to teaching at all levels, kindergarten to college.The transfer of knowledge requires both the presence and attentiveness o...

January 25th, 2018 |  


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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