NEWS


‘Human factors’ such as PTSD cause shift in training for Wellington firefighters

‘Human factors’ such as PTSD cause shift in training for Wellington firefighters

Learning self-defense and dealing with post-traumatic stress disorder are bigger parts of firefighter training these days, says Wellington fire chief ...

March 20th, 2017 |  


LaGrange crash claims 17-year-old boy’s life

A Wildcats football star was killed Friday when his car went off the road and crashed into two trees.Nathaniel Barrett, 17, of Wellington, was a junio...

March 20th, 2017 |  


Math and masonry go hand in hand

Math and masonry go hand in hand

Courtesy photoMasonry trades senior Jarred Gawelek assists freshman Jayson Keenan. Ninth grade students in the Lorain County JVS career readiness lab ...

March 17th, 2017 |  


Winter strikes back as Stella dumps snow across the northeast

Winter strikes back as Stella dumps snow across the northeast

Just when Lorain County thought spring was near, Winter Storm Stella made its way into the area Monday night, cancelled classes, and caused parking ba...

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


Glor earns highest honor among oral implantologists

Glor earns highest honor among oral implantologists

Dr. Kenyon Glor, whose dental practice is located at 136 South Main St. in Wellington, has earned prestigious Diplomate status within the Internationa...

March 14th, 2017 |  


Decision on Dukes football bleachers expected March 21 with lights, track, and field to follow

Decision on Dukes football bleachers expected March 21 with lights, track, and field to follow

A $1 million revamp of the Wellington Dukes’ Dickson Street stadium will likely come in phases, starting with what got the ball rolling in the f...

March 14th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


BOYS BASKETBALL: Black River season ends on a 54-point loss

BOYS BASKETBALL: Black River season ends on a 54-point loss

Russ Gifford | Wellington EnterpriseA long and trying Pirates basketball season closed Tuesday with a 90-36 loss at Northwestern. Zach Hawley had a te...

March 2nd, 2017 |  


Duke wrestlers win sectional tourney, three individual championships

Duke wrestlers win sectional tourney, three individual championships

Courtesy photosThe Dukes wrestling team came out on top Feb. 25 at this year’s sectional tournament at Independence High School, scoring 141 poi...

February 28th, 2017 |  


GIRLS BASKETBALL: Dukes fall three points short of victory

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Dukes fall three points short of victory

Photos by Russ Gifford | Wellington EnterpriseThe Longhorns beat Wellington 55-40 earlier in Feburary. When the fifth-seeded Dukes girls traveled Satu...

February 27th, 2017 |  


BOYS BASKETBALL: Joppeck shines on Senior Night

BOYS BASKETBALL: Joppeck shines on Senior Night

Photos by Russ Gifford | Wellington EnterpriseMax Joppeck lifted the Dukes to a 58-52 Senior Night win over the Keystone Wildcats on Friday, ending th...

February 27th, 2017 |  


Search for new football coach underway, six candidates set to be interviewed

Six candidates will soon be interviewed for the Dukes’ vacant head football coach position, but there is no timetable to make the hire.Sean Arno...

February 27th, 2017 |  


GIRLS BASKETBALL: Double-up performance for Wellington

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Double-up performance for Wellington

Photos by Russ Gifford | Wellington EnterpriseAfter an 11-5 regular season (4-4 in the Patriot Athletic Conference), the Dukes girls stormed Columbia ...

February 23rd, 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


OUR VIEW: Passing the training to you

Our pages are filled with the rewards of open government. But readers don’t see the fight that often goes into reaping those rewards.From budget...

March 17th, 2017 |  


Connecting students with jobs

Connecting students with jobs

There are more than 100,000 jobs available in Ohio right now. And yet there are more than 280,000 Ohioans who are out of work. One important reason is...

March 15th, 2017 |  


We can’t let this happen to the women we love

We can’t let this happen to the women we love

I am embarrassed to admit that there was a time when I would roll my eyes when feminists spoke of living in a “rape culture.”Of course, I ...

March 15th, 2017 |  


Ohio tackles opioid epidemic

Ohio tackles opioid epidemic

Opioid abuse in Ohio is bad and getting worse. Increases in the number of foster-care children in agency custody, the number of poisonings and overdos...

March 15th, 2017 updated: March 15th, 2017. |  


What is Obamacare, anyway?

What is Obamacare, anyway?

A fine gentleman called the paper recently to ask a seemingly simple (but really very complicated) question: What is Obamacare?The caller voted in Nov...

March 15th, 2017 |  


Repealing ACA would hurt families

To the editor:I am a Lorain County resident and a voting constituent of U.S. Rep. Jim Jordan of District 4. I have watched the news out of Washington ...

March 14th, 2017 |  


BUSINESS


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 |  


New windows for Pizza House anniversary

New windows for Pizza House anniversary

Photos by Jonathan Delozier | Wellington EnterpriseNew windows were put in above Pizza House at 106 South Main St. this past week in advance of its 50...

August 2nd, 2016 |  


Concern grows over empty downtown stores

Concern grows over empty downtown stores

If downtown Wellington’s business district seems a bit quiet as of late, it isn’t a figment of your imagination.Twelve empty storefronts o...

July 18th, 2016 updated: July 18th, 2016. |  


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