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New rabbit barn being built thanks to years of effort
Tuesday, July 22, 2014 8:00 PM | Updated ( Tuesday, July 22, 2014 8:00 PM )
Work has begun on a new rabbit barn at the Van Wert county Fairgrounds. (Submitted photo)


VAN WERT — From talks that started nearly 10 years ago, a brand new Rabbit Barn at the Van Wert County Fairgrounds is finally close to reality.

Truly a community effort and over two years of fund raising has paid off. The Van Wert Youth and Adult Rabbit Clubs, the 4-H’s Bunny Hoppers, rabbit exhibitors from all clubs and members of the community have managed to raise funds to provide new accommodations to the over 600 rabbits per year that visit during fair week.


Students can take online ACT preparation class
Tuesday, July 22, 2014 8:00 PM

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Students can boost their ACT scores without leaving their homes.

An online course next month will help area students master testing strategies, conquer core subjects and build confidence to ace the college entrance exam. Higher marks will keep students competitive among peers applying for top colleges and scholarships.

City could face suit over resident's sewer repairs
Tuesday, July 22, 2014 8:00 PM


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DELPHOS — Delphos City Council made light work of first and second readings of ordinances Monday night before retiring into executive session with no further business.

At the beginning of the meeting, Council Clerk Marsha Mueller read correspondence from local attorney Steven Mansfield regarding the intent of Delphos resident Michael Edelbrock to sue the city for his cost for repairs to his sanitary sewer.

Big cat in Paulding County?
Tuesday, July 22, 2014 8:00 PM

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PAULDING — Authorities in Paulding County are on the lookout for what they believe could be a large cat like a mountain lion or bobcat.

According to Paulding County Sheriff Jason K. Landers, information about such a large cat being seen running north of the intersection of Paulding County roads 1151 and 108 on the east side of the road has been reported. That location is in Brown Township.

Peak kicks off Weight Loss Challenge
Tuesday, July 22, 2014 8:00 PM
Peak Community Wellness’s Charity Weight Loss Challeng kicked off Monday with teams registering, taking a tour of the facility and weighing in. Lifestyle Coach and Membership Specialist Dianna Doyle, second from right, gives a tour of the facility to registrants of the challenge. Peak owner Jeff Schwieterman said they have received many calls regarding the challenge and anticipates registering up to 20 teams. He said Peak is extending registration through Monday. (DHI Media/Stephanie Groves)