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BUSINESS NEWS: Smucker’s to create 35 new jobs with lab in Orrville

DGKN staff report ORRVILLE  A new 29,000-square-foot research and development facility constructed by The J.M. Smucker Co.  is expected to create 35 new jobs with an associated payroll of $2 million, according to a news release from JobsOhio, the state’s private economic development corporation. “Ohio is a global innovation leader due in part to companies like The…

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New home décor and antique store in Orrville brings country comforts

PHOTOS BY DGKN Near the beginning of this year, Alisha Musser opened Farmhouse Finds & Country Décor, 1430 W High St., Orrville, with help from her husband, children, grandchildren and friends. A Christmas Open House is Nov. 5. Business: Farmhouse Finds & Country Décor Address: 1430 W High St., Suite 1, Orrville Hours: 10 a.m.…

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KIKO welcomes Joseph Yoder as auctioneer

Joseph Yoder has joined KIKO Realtors, Auctioneers & Advisors as an auctioneer specializing in farm equipment, vehicles, tools, and other personal property. Yoder embodies KIKO’s core values of integrity, caring and collaboration, which are the cornerstone of the company’s success as a leader in the real estate and auction industry, according to a news release.…

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All aboard for 2022 Wayne County Farm Tour

PHOTOS PROVIDED Friendly-looking alpacas at Skylar Brook Farm will welcome visitors during the 2022 Wayne County Farm Tour. Rittman Orchards is ready for pumpkin and apple picking and more during the farm tour. Visit the “What’s Ripe” page of Rittman Orchard’s web site to see varieties in the market, and what’s available for u-picking, the…

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ORRVILLE AREA NEWS: LaRose launches ‘Mind Your Business’ series

PHOTO PROVIDED Secretary of State Frank LaRose, left, presents on Business Identity Theft March 22 coordinated by the Orrville Area Chamber of Commerce. Next to LaRose from left, Lori Reinbolt, Melissa Siburt, Joe Kennedy, Michelle Hedberg, and John Nicholas. Submitted by Orrville Area Chamber of Commerce Ohio Secretary of State Frank LaRose visited Wayne County…

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Updates at local landmark intended to draw customers

PHOTOS BY JACQUI L. HERSHBERGER The Dutch Kitchen, 14278 E Lincoln Way, was recently renovated and reopened to offer an updated modern farmhouse style. By JACQUI L. HERSHBERGER DGKN correspondent DALTON  From the outside, Dutch Kitchen, a popular restaurant, bakery, gift shop and event center for local residents and out-of-towners alike, hasn’t changed much. But,…

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