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Dunkirk council approves new open burning ordinance in split vote

DUNKIRK — The majority of Dunkirk Village Council members voted to pass the third reading of an open burning ordinance Monday evening. The fire ordinance passed 3-2, with council President…

Obstruction of crossing discussed in Alger

ALGER — The installation of a four-way stop in Alger may impact the parking plans of a property owner at the intersection. Council discussed the visual obstructions at the corner…

Kenton board approves contracts

The Kenton Board of Education approved several employee supplemental contracts, including the naming of team leaders for preschool through eighth grade, at its meeting Monday night. Penczarski explained that team…

New to local government, Dunkirk council president learns from veteran members

New to local government, Dunkirk council president learns from veteran members

DUNKIRK — Now in his third year as a councilman, Jaide McBride serves the people of Dunkirk as council’s president. But just a few years ago he was serving his…

Museum planning update to 1983 county history book

Museum planning update to 1983 county history book

Residents of Hardin County are being asked to tell their family’s story. The Hardin County Historical Museum is hoping to update its county history book with the names and information…

Lima man recalls how his family helped revive Kenton golf course

Lima man recalls how his family helped revive Kenton golf course

When Jim Graham plays a round of golf at the Hardin County Veterans Memorial Golf Course, he can envision what the rolling hills looked like in his youth. The Lima…

ODOT projects in county continuing

Projects are continuing on both Ohio 53 and Ohio 31 in Hardin County, according to the weekly update from the Ohio Department of Transportation’s District 1 office in Lima. Ohio…

Civic agenda: August 16, 2014

MONDAY, AUG. 18 Kenton Board of Education – 7 p.m., board of education office BKP Ambulance District Board of Trustees – 7 p.m., board office Alger Board of Public Affairs…

Dating customs in Amish family

Another week has swiftly passed. Friday evening was a highlight for me. Everyone in church was invited to participate in an informal singing at the school house. Throughout the evening…

Byroads & Bygones: Early Kenton settlers

In the spring of 1833, William Furney learned of the new county of Hardin, from the Registrar, of the government land office, in Bucyrus. He was so well pleased that…