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Small fire contained Wednesday

DGKN staff report DALTON  A small fire was contained to the area of a production machine just after 1 a.m. Wednesday at a business in the 600 block of Henry Street. East Wayne Fire District responded to a sprinkler alarm. Upon arrival, crews found water was flowing in the system. A small fire was found…

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New signage planned for U.S. 30 and Wenger Road

(DGKN ARCHIVE PHOTO) Over the next couple of weeks, Ohio Department of Transportation will be erecting additional signage on Wenger Road in Dalton, in efforts to help motorists safely navigate the intersection at U.S. 30 following the removal of the median last year, according to a news release. The median was removed in June of…

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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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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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Touring cyclists get shady spot to rest

PHOTOS BY CHRISTINA McCUNE | DGKN Lois and Larry Ramer have created a shady spot at Henry and Wenger at the edge of their yard for touring cyclists. Larry Ramer is a cyclist himself and understands the need to take a break during a bike tour.  PHOTO PROVIDED The Ramers also invite bicyclists from out…

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Annual Fun Night returns to Kidron

  DGKN ARCHIVE PHOTOS The annual Kidron Fun Night returns July 27 at Kidron Community Park and resumes traditional children’s games, train rides and candy drop. KIDRON  One of the biggest events in the community put on by Kidron Community Council returns at the end of this month and is expected to be as fun…

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Memorial fundraiser benefits Dalton High football program

Memorial Fundraiser WHAT: Jean Hofstetter Memorial Fundraiser – Bake sale, raffle, catalog and cash & carry from Color Street, Tupperware and Thirty-one WHEN: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. July 24 WHERE: Dalton High School cafeteria, 177 N Mill St., Dalton WHY: All proceeds benefit DHS football warmups.   DGKN ARCHIVE PHOTO Larry Hofstetter and Theresa Jarrett have…

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COMMUNITY NEWS: A shady spot for families

A new pavilion was put up recently at Village Green Park in Dalton. It was made possible thanks to a donation by the Dalton VFW Post, according to Mayor Dennis Finley. The pavilion allows parents, grandparents and others to sit close to the playground area to watch their children in a shady spot. “The Village…

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