Business

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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Local business gets more air time

PHOTO PROVIDED The Round Grove workshop crew surrounds the fireplace built for the show. From left, front: Alex Yoder, Steve Burdette, Scott Widmer, Bonnie Widmer, Emily Baldridge, Natalie Smith, Debi Henthorne, Jessica Hammitt; back row: Jeff Dexter, Casey Kasinger, Rudy Detweiler, Trevor Moran, Allen Burkholder, Kyle Weaver, Jason Moore, Sean Widmer, Chris Scruggs, Hunter Scruggs;…

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Ace’s place shifts a block

PHOTOS PROVIDED E & H Ace Hardware finished moving into its new bigger space at 1400 W High St. this month.  DGKN staff report ORRVILLE  E & H Ace Hardware has moved out of Buehler’s at 1114 W High St., but frequent customers won’t have to look far to find the new location. The hardware…

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Work to begin on children’s museum, cafe & market, workspace

SUGAR CREEK TWP.  A few years ago, Delight Howells and family members enjoyed a trip to a children’s museum. That’s when the calling began. She left the positive experience with a thought: “We need a place like this in Wayne County,” Howells recalled. The voice inside her head grew louder. She loved her job as a health department…

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BUSINESS NEWS: MCC Connections celebrates 20 years

DGKN staff report KIDRON  MCC Connections and the Ohio MCC Activity Center is celebrating their 20th anniversary this May. On May 12, 2001, a committed group of people opened a small thrift shop in rural Kidron, according to a news release. Their mission statement and purpose was to support the work of Mennonite Central Committee…

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DGKN owners mark 5 years

DALTON  This month, The Dalton Gazette & Kidron News marks five years of printing under its latest ownership. Since Kurt and Heather Immler took the reins in 2016, they have given The Dalton Gazette & Kidron News an updated look, and a website with an e-edition – and they have done much more behind the…

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Short-term rentals in high demand locally

Esther’s Amish Country Apartment is among a growing number of short-term rentals in the Kidron area that stay busy through vacation rental websites. By JACQUI HERSHBERGER DGKN correspondent Short-term rentals can offer more flair than a hotel room and more privacy than a bed-and-breakfast. Come summertime, many short-term rentals in the Kidron area will be…

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