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Dalton Community Historical Society resumes open houses beginning Sunday

DALTON  The Dalton Community Historical Society trustees have decided to resume open houses again beginning this Sunday. Open houses will run 1-4 p.m., according to a news release from the historical society. All members and the public are welcome to come spend some time at the museum on these Sundays.  Members will use available time to…

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Orrville chorus awards Victor Gerber scholarship

Logan Mann, a graduate of Triway High School, is the recipient of the 2021 Victor Gerber Memorial Music Scholarship, according to a news release from Orrville Community Chorus Board of Trustees. Mann has been awarded a $1,000 scholarship. He is the son of Timothy and Nicole Mann. His future plans include pursuing a degree in…

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How We Hear awards five scholarships

PHOTOS PROVIDED Riley Berg and Ava Martinez are both Dalton High School graduates. How We Hear, the organization founded by Martinez, awarded a $2,500 college scholarship to Berg. Triway’s Evelyn Legg received a $1,500 scholarship from How We Hear. Smithville’s Hannah Baker receives a How We Hear scholarship from Ava Martinez. Elliana and Matea Martinez…

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Community shows support of NAMI during successful Walk and 5K for Wellness

PHOTOS PROVIDED From left, Helen Walkerly, executive director of NAMI Wayne & Holmes Counties, Kevin Day, president, CEO of Western Reserve Group and honorary chairman for the event, and Jen Grim, director of advancement of NAMI Wayne & Homes Counties.  Team Vertava won the Best Photo Contest. Jon’s Squad was the top fundraising team for the…

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Local women honored by Orrville Area United Way for volunteerism

PHOTOS PROVIDED From left, Karen Shultz, of Dalton, and Orrville Area United Way Executive Director Dawn Cazzolli. Susan Tucker, of Orrville, was recognized by OAUW for her volunteerism. By JACQUI HERSHBERGER DGKN correspondent ORRVILLE  Two local women were recognized this spring by Orrville Area United Way for their help in strengthening the local communities of…

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Dalton-Kidron Big 4 4-H Club plants at Dalton Cemetery

  4-H members Charlie Tenney, Declan and Leo Fish, Gracie Clark, Janie Smith, Sara Geibel and Lillian Ediger   Report by 4-H member Lydia Marthey Photos by 4-H member Grace Greer On June 7, Dalton- Kidron Big 4 called its second community meeting to order.  The last meeting was at the Dalton Community Historical Society.…

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WHAT’S HAPPENING: Paint Township Firemen’s Festival returns

The Paint Township Firemen’s Festival and Fireworks returns this year June 26 at the Mt. Eaton School grounds. Enjoy music by New Sound and High Country. Chicken BBQ by donation only with carryout available at 4 p.m. and serving begins at 4:30 p.m. A raffle will be at 10 p.m. An evening of entertainment and…

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