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Local grad fights cancer on diamond

Local grad fights cancer on diamond

After a two-year sabbatical, Ryan Bliss has gone down under to resume playing baseball.Since October, the 2011 Wellington High School and 2015 Oberlin...

December 8th, 2017 |  


A sober reminder to drive safely

A sober reminder to drive safely

A wooden Christmas tree on Rt. 58 isn’t about cheerfully celebrating the season — it’s a way to mourn lives lost on Lorain County ro...

December 7th, 2017 |  


SPECIAL HOLIDAY SERVICES

AMHERST• A Christmas Eve service will be held at 6 p.m. at Faith Baptist Church, 440 North Lake St.• A Christmas play will be presented du...

December 5th, 2017 |  


A lifetime of selflessness

A lifetime of selflessness

A relentless desire to give, a love for the arts, and an even greater love for Wellington.Those are a few of the ways friends and family members descr...

December 5th, 2017 |  


Village preparing to join county land bank

A move to join the Lorain County Land Reutilization Corporation was unanimously approved Monday by village council.Also known as the county land bank,...

December 5th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


GIRLS BASKETBALL: Not a bad start to the season

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Not a bad start to the season

Photos by Russ Gifford | Wellington EnterpriseThe Dukes kicked kicked off their schedule with an easy 51-21 victory Saturday over the Brooklyn Hurrica...

December 4th, 2017 |  


Girls soccer parties after PAC title, team honors

Girls soccer parties after PAC title, team honors

The 2017 Wellington Dukes girls soccer team concluded its season with a banquet on Monday, Nov. 20.After a 13-4-2 showing this fall, which included 10...

November 27th, 2017 |  


Boys soccer celebrates honors, achievements

Boys soccer celebrates honors, achievements

The Wellington Dukes boys soccer team celebrated its 2017 season on Tuesday, Nov. 21 with a banquet.Special distinction was given to:• Cole McLe...

November 27th, 2017 |  


Moore out as football coach after one season

Moore out as football coach after one season

Roy Moore is out as varsity football coach at Wellington High School after one year.The search process to find a new coach began the week of Nov. 13, ...

November 22nd, 2017 |  


FOOTBALL: Black River advances to regional finals

FOOTBALL: Black River advances to regional finals

Another 44 points and nearly 500 yards on the ground have secured the Black River Pirates a spot in Friday’s regional final.The Sullivan team (1...

November 14th, 2017 updated: November 14th, 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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Getting excited about the moon

Getting excited about the moon

It started with a view from 254 miles high.On a quiet Saturday morning, I cast NASA’s live feed from the International Space Station — it&...

December 4th, 2017 |  


We didn’t used to worry about it

We didn’t used to worry about it

Growing up, we lived for backyard football. After baseball season, we played as much as we could — in the rain, mud, and snow. We didn’t c...

December 1st, 2017 |  


Private virtue and public service

Private virtue and public service

As this is being written, the airwaves and media pages are full of reports about the highly unacceptable private behavior of some persons exercising o...

November 30th, 2017 |  


Find hope and help during holidays

The holidays are meant to be a time of joy, but they can also cause some people to feel stressed and unhappy.People with the “holiday blues̶...

November 22nd, 2017 |  


Let’s cut middle class taxes

Let’s cut middle class taxes

If we want to cut taxes for the middle class, let’s cut taxes for the middle class.This latest attempt by Republicans in Congress to turn what s...

November 22nd, 2017 |  


I am thankful for…

I am thankful for…

• Having enough food. Thanksgiving has become a collective national celebration of gluttony, and it’s easy to forget that not everyone is ...

November 20th, 2017 |  


BUSINESS


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 |  


Party Center reopens, remains in Graham family

Party Center reopens, remains in Graham family

Just in time for its 30th anniversary, the Wellington Party Center is again welcoming patrons.The establishment shuttered its doors soon after the pas...

June 29th, 2017 |  


Down 6,195 jobs in Lorain County

Down 6,195 jobs in Lorain County

In job growth, Lorain County is significantly under-performing the state and the nation.It lost 6,195 jobs from 2001 to 2016, according to a Lorain Co...

June 26th, 2017 |  


Downtown Wellington shop to open after 35-year love story

Downtown Wellington shop to open after 35-year love story

Richard and Wilma Blackburn first met as preteens in Columbia Station. Despite a shared interest in getting better acquainted, their self-described sh...

May 15th, 2017 updated: May 16th, 2017. |  


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