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Friday, Mar. 1, 2024

Defiance College information DEFIANCE — Van Wert business and civic leader Edward Buhl is the new chair of the Defiance College Board of Trustees. He began his two-year term as chair in July. Buhl, senior vice president and secretary of Central Mutual Insurance Companies, is an alumnus of Defiance College, graduating in 1973. He has […]

POSTED: 10/30/14 at 5:35 am. FILED UNDER: News

By Douglas J. Heckler St. Mary of the Assumption School students participated in the Van Wert County Apple Festival art contest and the Mile Fun Run October 17 and 18.  Art students created three different art types for the show: grades 1-3 entered “In the Tall, Tall Grass” mixed media collages and ceramic turtles, grades […]

POSTED: 10/29/14 at 2:18 pm. FILED UNDER: St. Mary's News

POSTED: 10/29/14 at 1:56 pm. FILED UNDER: Cougar's Den

By Monica Winhover Friday night the football team played against Columbus Grove. It was a rough game for the Knights, but they fought hard. Sadly, the Knights fell to Grove with a final score of 26 to 13. The Knights will surely use this loss to improve themselves and get ready for their next game. […]

POSTED: 10/29/14 at 1:51 pm. FILED UNDER: Knights in the News

Lancer news staff Just a reminder to turn in the forms for Lincolnview’s annual Veterans Day celebration to be held Friday, November 7, at 1:30 p.m. in the high school gymnasium. Forms are due back in no later than Monday, November 3. Several Lincolnview Elementary School students also received awards at the Van Wert Apple […]

POSTED: 10/29/14 at 1:43 pm. FILED UNDER: Lancer Lines

By Hope Wallace  At last, the days count down and Dr. Wassenstein is waiting ever so patiently for you. He opens his doors this Friday at 7:30 p.m. and is taking organ donations for his “cutting” edge experiments. Dr. Wassenstein’s Freak Haus opens its doors on Friday, Oct. 31 at 7:30 p.m. Proper attire (costumes) […]

POSTED: 10/29/14 at 12:53 pm. FILED UNDER: What's Up at Wassenberg?

DAVE MOSIER/independent editor The American Red Cross is making some changes to become more efficient and Van Wert County will be affected by those changes, to some extent. David Collins, executive director of the American Red Cross of West Central Ohio, a 10-county region that includes Van Wert County, talked Tuesday about some of the […]

POSTED: 10/29/14 at 7:27 am. FILED UNDER: News

VW Chamber of Commerce information The Van Wert Area Chamber of Commerce is proud to offer area residents, their families and friends a free discount drug from the United Networks of America. This program is open to the entire community, and no Chamber membership is required. With so many small businesses and smaller ag-based business […]

POSTED: 10/29/14 at 7:15 am. FILED UNDER: Business, News

OSU Alumni Club information The Ohio State Alumni Club of Van Wert and Paulding Counties will be having its Fall Bash on Friday, November 14, at Wassenberg Art Center, 214 S. Washington St. in Van Wert. Doors will open at 5:30 p.m. and dinner will be served at 6 that evening. There will also be […]

POSTED: 10/29/14 at 7:07 am. FILED UNDER: News

YWCA of VW County The YWCA of Van Wert County is now accepting registration for their fall/winter swim lesson session.  The four-week session begins Monday, November 3, and runs through December 4. Classes are held two times per week in the evenings, Monday-Thursday. Call for specific class times. The YWCA offers two basic youth swim […]

POSTED: 10/29/14 at 7:04 am. FILED UNDER: Sports