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Mrs. Miller’s Homemade Jams issues voluntary recall of Smokey BBQ Bacon and Spicy Chili Bacon jams because of undeclared soy allergen

FREDERICKSBURG   Mrs. Miller’s Homemade Jams in Fredericksburg is voluntarily recalling its Smokey BBQ Bacon Jam and Spicy Chili Bacon Jam, packaged in 9 oz. glass jars, according to a news release from the Ohio Department of Agriculture. The recall is because of an undeclared soy allergen found in the Worcestershire sauce and hickory smoke ingredients…

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Kidron Easter Egg Hunt returns; Kidron Days bigger than ever

PHOTOS PROVIDED Colton Schlabach gives the Easter Bunny a high five in 2021. The family-friendly event returns April 23 to Kidron Community Park. Lakeisha Raber at the 2021 Kidron Community Council Easter Egg Hunt.  KIDRON  Mark your calendars for the return of the traditional Easter Egg Hunt in this community, as well as Kidron Days…

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Orrville Salvation Army surpasses goal during red kettle season

PHOTO PROVIDED The Haislip family rang the bell to collect money for the Salvation Army at Buehler’s through the Orrville Rotary Club.   Lindsey Bumgartner rings the bell at Buehler’s. The Orrville Salvation Army-Maiwurm Service Center is thankful to the army of volunteers that rang the bell this season to collect money at red kettles…

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Orrville Veterinary Clinic’s annual Horse Owners Meeting Jan. 26

Orrville Veterinary Clinic is excited to have Dr. Scott Hancock, Equine Professional Services Veterinarian from Boehringer Ingelheim, as the guest speaker for the annual Horse Owners Meeting. He will discuss Nutrition and Metabolic Syndrome 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 26 at Schmid Hall, 501 Hall St., Orrville. Most noticed in donkeys, ponies, Arabians, mustangs, and warmbloods,…

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New year, new career? ‘Drive truck’

Potential trainees can learn about the training program at Mast Trucking through a workshop Jan. 8 in Millersburg. The program helps drivers obtain their CDL, gain experience and employment.   Basically, anyone who is at least 21 can “drive truck,” say Jason Reeder, recruiter, and Caitlin McCully, marketing and communications manager, at Mast Trucking in…

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Local business airs on DIY network

The DIY Network featured Round Grove Products on Season 3 Episode 8 of HGTV’s “Lakefront Bargain Hunt: Renovation.” Owner Scott Widmer and his crew installed a fireplace combo unit and Bonnie Widmer cooked a delicious pizza for everyone in the brick oven, according to information provided by Widmer. If you missed it, the episode likely…

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Fire and rescue training facility receives 149 computer monitors

CARROLLTON  Encino Energy made a major donation of 149 computer monitors through their Community Partnership Program, to the Wayne County Fire and Rescue Regional Training Facility. This donation will assist with the day-to-day operations and training of local firefighters and rescue personnel, to help ensure the safety of the volunteers and residents within Wayne County,…

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J.M. Smucker Co. workers protest COVID-19 vaccinations

PHOTOS BY KURT IMMLER | DGKN A crowd holds signs Thursday evening protesting The J.M. Smucker Co.’s recent notice to employees that they are expected to receive the COVID-19 vaccination. DGKN staff report ORRVILLE  Dozens held signs Thursday protesting The J.M. Smucker Co.’s recent vaccine mandate for U.S. salaried employees, and expectation that all U.S.…

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Wayne County students receive Everence Financial scholarships

From left, Austin Zuercher, Joel Kornhaus and Emily Daniels received Everence Financial scholarships. KIDRON  Joel Kornhaus of Fredericksburg, and Austin Zuercher and Emily Daniels, of Wooster, have received Everence Financial scholarships of $1,000 to pursue their college degrees, according to a news release. Kornhaus attends Eastern Mennonite University; Zuercher attends Huntington University; and Daniels attends…

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