Local News

U.S. 30 corridor under scrutiny

Local officials had an opportunity to express concerns and ideas about traffic issues along the U.S. 30 corridor in the Sugar Creek Township area at a stakeholders meeting last week hosted by the Ohio Department of Transportation. Local leaders chimed in to the virtual meeting with comments and questions including Dalton Mayor Dennis Finley, Sugar…

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SPECIAL ELECTION UPDATE: Sugar Creek Township, Burbank levies pass

The Sugar Creek Township Roads and Bridges levy passed Tuesday at the special election, according to unofficial final results on the Wayne County Board of Elections website. Residents cast 187 votes for the tax levy and 28 votes against the levy. Of 4,054 registered voters, 215 (5.3 percent) cast votes at the polls. The 2-mill…

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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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KILLBUCK SAVINGS BANK CO. STUDENT OF THE WEEK: Austin Klump

Dalton 5th grade student Austin Klump is selected as the Killbuck Savings Bank Co. Student of the Week for the April 7 edition of The Dalton Gazette & Kidron News. Students are selected each week by staff and administrators at Dalton Local Schools for going above and beyond inside and outside the classroom.

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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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SCT trustees: Support road and bridge levy May 4

The Sugar Creek Township board of trustees would like to encourage residents to vote on May 4, 2021. We have filed a renewal of our existing road and bridge levy for the May ballot and ask for your support. This levy has been a main source of funding for the cost of repair and maintenance…

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Wayne County Public Library ‘Growing Readers’

This spring, Wayne Co. Public Library unveils a new initiative: “Growing Readers,” which offers three programs specifically crafted to encourage early literacy in young children. Early literacy is what children know about reading and writing before they learn to read and write, according to a WCPL news release. Development of language and literacy skills begins…

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