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Meet ‘The Voice of the Bulldogs’

PHOTOS BY LISA McGINTY and CHRISTINA McCUNE When he’s not at his full-time job as an AT&T repairman or on his motorcycle, he spends his Friday nights in the fall announcing for Bulldogs varsity football games. DALTON  Standing in the press box, with his adrenaline pumping, overlooking the varsity football players, marching band and cheerleaders…

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Local pilot publishes memoir

Andy Miller wrote “An Unlikely Pilot: Stories of risk, adventure and second chances” as a memoir for his children and grandchildren. He was encouraged to make his fascinating stories about high Arctic flying available to the public and his book is available through amazon.com and bookcentra.com. The 80-year-old Kidron man stays busy and is helping…

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New signage set for Wenger

DGKN ARCHIVE PHOTO Crews will install signs at the Wenger Road crossover in the next couple of weeks to help guide motorists since the median was removed last year. DALTON  Over the next couple of weeks, Ohio Department of Transportation crews will be erecting signs at Wenger Road, in an effort to help motorists safely…

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New park planned at P. Graham Dunn

An artist’s rendering of the park planned for the P. Graham Dunn property shows a bridge over a brook, ponds, walking path, trees and more. ARTWORK PROVIDED DALTON  Aligning with the inspiring and hopeful atmosphere P. Graham Dunn aims to create, a new park that the founder is proposing on the property of the manufacturing…

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No beef about it: 3-D Meats has new owners

PHOTO PROVIDED The Rohr family purchased 3-D Meats last month. Logan Rohr, left, and his brother, Luke Rohr, are learning the ropes from the previous owners, Leon and Jan Hilty. DGKN ARCHIVE PHOTO In 2017, Jan and Leon Hilty were completing last-minute touches to their new retail store at 3-D Meats. The Hiltys plan to…

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Dutch Kitchen changes hands

DRONE FOOTAGE OF DUTCH KITCHEN BY KURT IMMLER | DGKN PHOTOS PROVIDED Part-owner Dennis Horst signs documents at the beginning of this month to turn over the popular restaurant to LincWay. He will continue to manage the restaurant. At right, from left, Dallas Steiner, Rhoda Steiner, Delight Howells, Dennis Horst, Sherry Horst, and Larry Kannal.…

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Touring cyclists get shady spot to rest

PHOTOS BY CHRISTINA McCUNE | DGKN Lois and Larry Ramer have created a shady spot at Henry and Wenger at the edge of their yard for touring cyclists. Larry Ramer is a cyclist himself and understands the need to take a break during a bike tour.  PHOTO PROVIDED The Ramers also invite bicyclists from out…

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Annual Fun Night returns to Kidron

  DGKN ARCHIVE PHOTOS The annual Kidron Fun Night returns July 27 at Kidron Community Park and resumes traditional children’s games, train rides and candy drop. KIDRON  One of the biggest events in the community put on by Kidron Community Council returns at the end of this month and is expected to be as fun…

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