Local Business

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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BUSINESS NEWS: Kristen Kiko becomes fourth generation auctioneer

Kristen Kiko, a licensed realtor, has now become a fourth-generation auctioneer with KIKO – Realtors, Auctioneers & Advisors. Kristen started with KIKO as a realtor in 2016. She then went on to become an Apprentice Auctioneer before passing the Ohio Auctioneers exam and successfully becoming a licensed auctioneer, according to a news release. As a…

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Local businesses sponsor grad keepsakes

Dalton High School graduating seniors received nice keepsakes in a tote bag thanks to local businesses, including T-shirts and vinyl posters.  DGKN staff report DALTON  Like last year, it was a tough and unusual school year. Students had the option to return to the classroom this school year but the pandemic closed the high school…

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Sales, specials put spotlight on Kidron

DGKN staff report KIDRON  Kidron Days are back! Residents and visitors in the scenic community of Kidron are in for a treat this weekend with activities, specials at local businesses, and community garage sales Friday and Saturday. More than 30 businesses are participating in the annual Kidron Days with special sales and gift certificate giveaways.…

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Local business featured on ‘This Old House’

PHOTOS PROVIDED Round Grove Products owner and founder Scott Widmer, left, with Kevin O’Connor, host of “This Old House.” DGKN staff report DALTON  A fairly new, growing local business that provides a unique product and service filled a need for a 130-year-old house this past year in Rhode Island. Now, the public is able to…

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HRM Enterprises buys Lehman’s in Kidron

ARCHIVE PHOTO PROVIDED BY GLENDA LEHMAN ERVIN Lehman’s founder Jay Lehman, left, and daughter, Glenda Lehman Ervin, and son, Galen. Lehman’s has been sold to HRM Enterprises. Prior to his passing in July 2020, these plans were discussed with Jay Lehman, according to a news release. He was supportive of the partnership and expressed a long-standing…

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Four locations to host 11th outdoor living event

The popular June-in-January event hosted for the past decade at Wooster’s Buchwalter Greenhouse has returned with new twists to keep both guests and exhibitors safe during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a news release. This year, unique outdoor living displays will be hosted at four different locations: Buchwalter Greenhouse, 6554 Back Orrville Road, Wooster; Family…

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NEW BUSINESS: #EDGE Beauty Bar opens in Dalton

DGKN staff report DALTON  A new business has a grand opening with an open house and walk-through noon to 4 p.m. today at 131 N Church St. #EDGE Beauty Bar, a women/veteran-owned business, has moved in to the location that was formerly Accents Styling and Tanning Salon. Eliza Dalessandro, a state licensed esthetician specializing in…

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