NEWS


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Four generations

POLICE REPORTS

• May 13 at 1:29 p.m.: Police went to Rt. 18 where a 55-year-old man was reportedly threatening suicide.• May 13 at 8:54 p.m.: A theft was...

May 22nd, 2017 |  


Confederate flag to remain at LC Fair another year despite opposition

Sale of the Confederate flag won’t end this year at the Lorain County Fair, but neither will opposition to the practice.The Fair Minded Coalitio...

May 19th, 2017 |  


DAY OF SERVICE: Smiling teens pitch in for hard, sweaty yard work

DAY OF SERVICE: Smiling teens pitch in for hard, sweaty yard work

Full helpings of elbow grease and generosity were served up May 17 by Wellington High School students during their annual community service day.Starti...

May 19th, 2017 updated: May 19th, 2017. |  


JVS seniors cut loose on final day with rock climbing, classic cars, water balloon toss

JVS seniors cut loose on final day with rock climbing, classic cars, water balloon toss

Photos by Jonathan Delozier | Civitas MediaA rock climbing wall, water balloon tosses, kickball, photo booths, and cornhole were just a few of the way...

May 19th, 2017 |  


JVS GRADUATION: Class of 2017 is surrogate family

JVS GRADUATION: Class of 2017 is surrogate family

Maggie Lieb earned good grades at Avon High School, but something just wasn’t right.She felt like she didn’t belong.“I wanted someth...

May 19th, 2017 |  


PHOTOS: Pirates party at the prom

PHOTOS: Pirates party at the prom

Photos by Russ Gifford | Wellington EnterpriseBlack River students rocked the prom as well as the after-prom at the Brunswick Recreation Center. .neFi...

May 18th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


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BASEBALL: 10 runs and done
TRACK AND FIELD: Fast feet at PAC meet

TRACK AND FIELD: Fast feet at PAC meet

Photos by Russ Gifford | Wellington EnterpriseOberlin College hosted the two-day Patriot Athletic Conference meet, where the Wellington Dukes and Blac...

May 15th, 2017 |  


POLICE REPORTS

• May 5 at 4:26 a.m.: An attempted arson was reported on Depot Street.• May 7 at 12:10 a.m.: Melissa Eavenson, 51, of Wellington, was char...

May 15th, 2017 |  


SOFTBALL: After huge comeback, Dukes go down 10-9

SOFTBALL: After huge comeback, Dukes go down 10-9

Photos by Russ Gifford | Wellington EnterpriseIn a seesaw game, the Dukes spotted Columbia six runs in the first inning Monday, then came back to tie ...

May 9th, 2017 |  


SOFTBALL: ‘Cats enjoy a hit parade

SOFTBALL: ‘Cats enjoy a hit parade

Photos by Russ Gifford | Wellington EnterpriseMakaylin Moore had a double, but otherwise the Dukes were stymied Tuesday, thrown for a 10-0 loss to the...

May 3rd, 2017 |  


SOFTBALL: Barco has an amazing day

SOFTBALL: Barco has an amazing day

Photos by Russ Gifford | Civitas MediaHannah Barco and McKenzie Hendershot each nailed two RBIs in an 8-4 win over Firelands on April 25. Barco also f...

April 27th, 2017 |  


TRACK AND FIELD: Pirates finish in 2nd place

TRACK AND FIELD: Pirates finish in 2nd place

Photos by Russ Gifford | Wellington EnterpriseThe Black River Pirates competed April 26 in a tri-meet, defeating the Brookside Cardinals but taking se...

April 27th, 2017 |  


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LIFE


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 |  


60 YEARS: Charles and Frances Zacharias

60 YEARS: Charles and Frances Zacharias

Courtesy photoCharles and Frances Zacharias have celebrated their 60th anniversary. They were married by the Rev. R.C. Brandt on Sunday, Aug. 19, 1956...

October 17th, 2016 |  


OPINION


Let’s address the problem of drug addiction, not retreat

Let’s address the problem of drug addiction, not retreat

Earlier this month, the media reported that the White House is considering cutting 95 percent of the funding for the Office of National Drug Control P...

May 22nd, 2017 |  


Rules, by and large, help people

Rules, by and large, help people

Several members of Congress, our own representative included, belong to a group called the Freedom Caucus.Using that admirable title should encourage ...

May 18th, 2017 |  


Columbus Day should sail into the sunset

Columbus Day should sail into the sunset

“In 1492, Columbus sailed the ocean blue.”You probably recited the little poem in kindergarten, so it’s likely there’s a speci...

May 18th, 2017 |  


Parents: Don’t bury this problem

In the days before the Internet — yes, there were such dark, lonely times — the way to draw attention to something was on afternoon talk s...

May 17th, 2017 |  


OUR VIEW: Bullying is a matter of life and death

The family photo of third-grader Gabriel Taye exudes happiness. The sharply dressed boy stands against a wall at his elementary school, grinning from ...

May 15th, 2017 |  


Continuous learning culture is key to Ohio’s success

Continuous learning culture is key to Ohio’s success

You and I may not be ready, but by the year 2021, it’s predicted we will be sharing the roads with a variety of driverless vehicles.Soon, drones...

May 15th, 2017 |  


BUSINESS


Old Ponderosa building torn to the ground

Old Ponderosa building torn to the ground

Photos by Tom Hutson | Wellington EnterpriseThe long-vacant former Ponderosa restaurant at 712 North Main St. has been ripped to the ground. On Wednes...

March 8th, 2017 |  


Tractor Supply likely coming to Wellington, construction expected to begin in April

Tractor Supply likely coming to Wellington, construction expected to begin in April

Tractor Supply Company plans to spend $2.5 million to build a new store on Wellington’s southern end, pending approval of building permits.The p...

February 24th, 2017 |  


Ready your brushes, The Painting Factory to open next month in downtown Wellington

Ready your brushes, The Painting Factory to open next month in downtown Wellington

Melissa Burns has taken her painting classes to clients’ homes for more than a year. Now the clients can start coming to her.Her new business, T...

February 21st, 2017 updated: February 21st, 2017. |  


Window displays brighten downtown Wellington

Window displays brighten downtown Wellington

Vacant storefronts are being spruced up by a new design committee at Main Street Wellington in anticipation of next year’s village bicentennial....

February 20th, 2017 |  


Child Garden opening this winter

Child Garden opening this winter

Jonathan Delozier | Wellington EnterpriseThe Child Garden’s new facility on Patriot Drive in Wellington will open its doors to children starting...

October 18th, 2016 |  


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