NEWS


Couple retires after 45 years directing church music

Couple retires after 45 years directing church music

Gordon and Peg Black have decided to retire after 45 years directing music programs at First Congregational United Church of Christ, where they’...

January 13th, 2017 |  


LC Fair gets two awards at state breakfast

The Lorain County Fair board received two second place awards in the area of communication at the Ohio Fair Managers Convention Awards Breakfast, held...

January 13th, 2017 |  


A harrowing escape from addiction

A harrowing escape from addiction

“I came to Oberlin to get drugs,” said Jaime Holtz, 27, of Westlake. “I’ve been to Elyria to get them, Westlake, Lorain, and m...

January 12th, 2017 updated: January 13th, 2017. |  


Head over heels

Head over heels

Russ Gifford | Wellington EnterpriseWellington cheerleader Emily Watters tumbles impressively during a timeout in the Jan. 10 Wellington-Clearview boy...

January 12th, 2017 |  


Ambulance district cuts down crew sizes

Ambulance district cuts down crew sizes

Can the South Lorain County Ambulance District maintain its services with one less crew member per shift?That’s the question employees asked the...

January 12th, 2017 |  


Building a tornado safe room? EMA offers rebates

A safe room is an extreme-wind shelter or space that provides protection to people during a tornado — and if you build one, you could get a reba...

January 11th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


GIRLS BASKETBALL: So close, yet so far

GIRLS BASKETBALL: So close, yet so far

Photos by Russ Gifford | Wellington EnterpriseThe Dukes girls got the ball with three seconds on the clock Monday but couldn’t hit a three-point...

January 10th, 2017 |  


BOYS BASKETBALL: Dukes dominate Firelands 64-51

BOYS BASKETBALL: Dukes dominate Firelands 64-51

Photos by Russ Gifford | Civitas MediaJosh Kindel lit the court on fire Friday for the varsity Dukes, scoring 17 points on the way to a 64-51 win over...

January 10th, 2017 |  


GIRLS BASKETBALL: Blowout win for Dukes girls at The Q

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Blowout win for Dukes girls at The Q

Photos by Russ Gifford | Wellington EnterpriseHave you ever dreamed of shooting hoops in LeBron’s House? The Dukes and Pirates squared off Wedne...

December 22nd, 2016 |  


BOYS BASKETBALL: Guyer remembered with 30-pt. win over Pirates

BOYS BASKETBALL: Guyer remembered with 30-pt. win over Pirates

A crowd dressed in blue Friday remembered Drew Guyer, the McCormick Middle School student who died Dec. 17, 2013, of a heart condition.The 13-year-old...

December 20th, 2016 updated: December 20th, 2016. |  


GIRLS BASKETBALL: Comfy 10-pt. win for Dukes

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Comfy 10-pt. win for Dukes

Photos by Russ Gifford | Wellington EnterpriseJalen Gibbs and Erin Frenk’s rebounding helped boost the Dukes girls to a 45-35 win Saturday over ...

December 19th, 2016 |  


Kindel unstoppable in PAC grudge game

Kindel unstoppable in PAC grudge game

Photos by Russ Gifford | Civitas MediaJosh Kindel was on fire last week as Wellington rebounded from a troubled 2015 performance against Oberlin, this...

December 19th, 2016 |  


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LIFE


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What are you thankful for?
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 |  


50 YEARS: Sarah and Charles West

50 YEARS: Sarah and Charles West

A card shower will be held Saturday, Aug. 20 in honor of the 50th wedding anniversary of Sarah and Charles West of Wellington.The happy couple was joi...

August 15th, 2016 updated: August 15th, 2016. |  


ENGAGEMENT: Laura Pycraft and Edward Saunders

ENGAGEMENT: Laura Pycraft and Edward Saunders

Michael and Heidi Pycraft of Wellington and Sherry Gwyn of Sanford, N.C., have announced the engagement of their children, Laura Beth Pycraft and Edwa...

June 14th, 2016 |  


Summer concert series coming to Wellington gazebo

Main Street Wellington’s free summer concerts series will run from June 10 to Aug. 12 with performances starting at 7 p.m. on Fridays at the dow...

May 23rd, 2016 |  


PHOTOS! Dukes show off their school pride at annual carnival

PHOTOS! Dukes show off their school pride at annual carnival

Photos by Randy Meyers | Wellington EnterpriseThe 5th Annual Duke Pride Carnival was held Saturday at Wellington High School, featuring a free breakfa...

April 25th, 2016 |  


GOLDEN ANNIVERSARY: Paul and Sharon Johnson

GOLDEN ANNIVERSARY: Paul and Sharon Johnson

Paul and Sharon (Fowler) Johnson are celebrating 50 years together today.They met in Grand Rapids, Mich., where Paul was a college student and Sharon ...

April 15th, 2016 |  


OPINION


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Leave the hyphen out of it

Beginner’s guide to the winter sky

Beginner’s guide to the winter sky

One of the great ironies of the holiday season is that a whole lot of telescopes end up under trees but few of them get used until May. It’s har...

January 12th, 2017 |  


Warm up with soup… or a fireplace

Warm up with soup… or a fireplace

Boy it’s cold, and that means it’s time for soups, stews, or anything hot. It’s perfect for sitting in front of a fireplace with a h...

January 11th, 2017 |  


A trip down culinary memory lane

A trip down culinary memory lane

A friend of mine recently asked whether I like to cook or bake. I immediately dispelled the notion that I could bake by describing the number of ugly ...

January 5th, 2017 |  


Let’s hit ‘pause, reflect, think’

Let’s hit ‘pause, reflect, think’

What world legacy was left for the new year that we just entered?“A chaotic world consumed by intractable conflicts” was the recent soberi...

January 5th, 2017 |  


Quit stomping and whining over Trump

To the editor:A few weeks ago, columnist Rob Swindell joined the liberal media whining party to do his best to make those who support Donald Trump fee...

January 3rd, 2017 |  


Remembering a penny’s value

To the editor:In regard to your editorial in the Enterprise Dec. 22 regarding the value of a penny, I enjoyed the article because it brought back memo...

January 3rd, 2017 |  


BUSINESS


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Concern grows over empty downtown stores

Have fun… but know your fireworks rules

There’s the old joke: Independence Day is the holiday when we show how much we love our country by blowing up a small part of it.No doubt firewo...

June 24th, 2016 |  


TOUR: At Green Circle Growers, orchids are all the rage

TOUR: At Green Circle Growers, orchids are all the rage

It’s nearly Easter, and at Green Circle Growers that means lilies.The massive greenhouse operation at the crossroads of US 20 and Rt. 511 produc...

March 15th, 2016 |  


Wellington’s Harrison Ford named top Featherlite dealer for 2015 sales

Wellington’s Harrison Ford named top Featherlite dealer for 2015 sales

Harrison Ford of Wellington has been named the top Featherlite dealer in overall sales for 2015.In addition to being the recipient of the Featherlite ...

December 4th, 2015 updated: December 4th, 2015. |  


Win a ‘The Force Awakens’ toy in Main Street Wellington raffle

Love Star Wars? You can win a remote-controlled BB-8 droid being raffled to benefit Main Street Wellington.Tickets are $5 each or five for $20. They m...

October 30th, 2015 |  


Everything old is new again at Bows -n- Britches

Everything old is new again at Bows -n- Britches

If you’re looking for anything from baby clothes to board games and everything in between, Nicole LaFleur’s new shop might be the place fo...

September 1st, 2015 |  


New business caters to elderly movers

New business caters to elderly movers

Advocating on behalf of the elderly was one of Dee Mele’s main objectives when she became a member of the National Association of Senior Move Ma...

July 24th, 2015 |  


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