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No act of kindness too small for WHS students of the month

No act of kindness too small for WHS students of the month

Acts of kindness and anti-bullying stances were once again the basis for student of the month selections at Wellington High School.Freshman Ethan Burn...

November 17th, 2017 |  


A splash of festive red and green

A splash of festive red and green

Bright and colorful, poinsettias are nearly synonymous with the Christmas season.Landscape and greenhouse management students at the Lorain County JVS...

November 17th, 2017 |  


K-Kids raise $2,360 in nut sale

K-Kids raise $2,360 in nut sale

Kiwanis K-Kids at Westwood Elementary School have raked in $2,360 in this year’s Peterson nut sale.School board member Ayers Ratliff told Kiwani...

November 16th, 2017 |  


Family gathers to remember hero colonel

Family gathers to remember hero colonel

A new display at the Spirit of ‘76 Museum led to a de facto reunion on Veterans Day for a local military family.Col. Weston “Ted” Sm...

November 14th, 2017 updated: November 14th, 2017. |  


Grieving father pleads for changes in Wellington school culture

Grieving father pleads for changes in Wellington school culture

Kenneth McKinley is calling for drastic measures to prevent the same problems that led to his son’s death.He took a group of students behind clo...

November 14th, 2017 |  


Rosecrans channels heartache

Rosecrans channels heartache

Putting her guitar and voice to pitch-perfect use, Rianna Rosecrans took home first place in Friday’s finals of The STAR talent competition at t...

November 14th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


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FOOTBALL: Black River advances to regional finals
FOOTBALL: Pirates blank Dukes, earn home playoff game

FOOTBALL: Pirates blank Dukes, earn home playoff game

The Black River Pirates (9-1) put an emphatic stamp on the end of the regular season Friday with a 53-0 over the Wellington Dukes (0-10).Riley Gibbs&#...

October 30th, 2017 |  


BOYS SOCCER: Shoot-out heartbreaker ends season

BOYS SOCCER: Shoot-out heartbreaker ends season

Photos by Russ Gifford | Wellington EnterpriseTied 1-1 going into extra time, the Dukes were looking for any edge they could find Saturday against the...

October 24th, 2017 |  


FOOTBALL: Nail-biter for Black River

FOOTBALL: Nail-biter for Black River

Russ Gifford | Wellington EnterpriseThe Pirates edged the Falcons 27-25 on Friday, holding on despite a late 19-yard pass from Firelands’ Michae...

October 24th, 2017 |  


FOOTBALL: Cardinals deliver 41-19 stomping

FOOTBALL: Cardinals deliver 41-19 stomping

“Defense, get down low!” and “No penalties!” were the catch phrases of Wellington football coaches at Friday’s game agai...

October 23rd, 2017 |  


GIRLS SOCCER: PAC champs ready to take on foes

GIRLS SOCCER: PAC champs ready to take on foes

Photos by Russ Gifford | Wellington EnterpriseAlaine Bremke, Faith Alley, Emma Horoschak, and Victoria Horoschak posted goals Saturday to lift Welling...

October 16th, 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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I am thankful for…
Thankful words echo through time

Thankful words echo through time

Some surviving family writings from the 1800s provide perspective on being thankful for a wide variety of things. Thus we may be thankful:For natural ...

November 20th, 2017 |  


Hospitality was appreciated

To the editor:South Lorain County Ambulance District would like to thank the Friendship Guild of the First Congregational Church of Wellington for the...

November 17th, 2017 |  


Warm stomachs for a cold winter

Warm stomachs for a cold winter

Sure is frigid cold out, but what do we expect? Winter is coming sooner than I want. I want to put out my small Christmas tree and decorate it. The bi...

November 15th, 2017 |  


Hartman grateful for support

To the editor:I would like to take this opportunity to thank the residents of Wellington for their kind words and support on Election Day. It is a hum...

November 14th, 2017 |  


A somber month, a bold plan

A somber month, a bold plan

November is a sad month for me because it’s the anniversary of the death of my beloved husband Phillip and my daughter Sherri’s birthday. ...

November 10th, 2017 |  


The Period of Great Sadness

The Period of Great Sadness

And just like that it was over.The thing of it is, it was so unexpected, so improbable, so stunning that no one was prepared. This past fall it was a ...

November 10th, 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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