April 17, 2014

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Track and field: Steele Wasik takes gold in 60 hurdles

DAKRON — Steele Wasik is the first to admit his starts aren’t always the best. The 6-foot-5 Medina resident and St. Edward standout changed that Saturday and recorded a personal best en route to winning the 60-meter hurdles and helping the Eagles claim the team title at the OATCCC Indoor State Championships. Wasik’s start gave Read More…

Drew Stubbs predicts 200 stolen bases for Cleveland

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GOODYEAR, Ariz. — Drew Stubbs threw out the number as if it were no more difficult to accomplish than finding an abandoned steel mill in Youngstown. “I don’t see why we can’t steal 200 bases as a team this year,” he said. “I know what I’m capable of doing, Michael Bourn knows what he’s capable Read More…

Buzzard Sunday draws smaller crowd this year

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HINCKLEY TWP. — The buzzards faced some stiff competition from St. Patrick this year. Hinckley Township’s annual Buzzard Sunday was a little less crowded than usual, thanks to the chilly temperatures and the event falling on St. Patrick’s Day, said Sharon Hosko, Breckville Nature Center manager and this year’s official buzzard spotter. Hosko estimated that Read More…

Medina County residents could have unclaimed funds

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MEDINA — Some folks who attended last week’s Medina County Home and Garden show got an unexpected benefit: They learned they were owed money. Medina County Treasurer John Burke said his office helped find more than $22,400 in unclaimed funds for residents at the booth set up at the show. A Valley City resident found Read More…

Steubenville football players convicted of rape

Defense attorney Walter Madison, right, holds his client, 16-year-old Ma'Lik Richmond, second from right, while defense attorney Adam Nemann, left, sits with his client Trent Mays, foreground, 17, as Judge Thomas Lipps pronounces them both delinquent on rape and other charges after their trial in juvenile court in Steubenville, Ohio, Sunday, March 17, 2013. Mays and Richmond were accused of raping a 16-year-old West Virginia girl in August 2012. (AP Photo)

STEUBENVILLE — Two members of Steubenville’s high school football team were found guilty Sunday of raping a drunken 16-year-old girl, and Ohio’s attorney general warned the case isn’t over, saying he is investigating whether coaches, parents and other students broke the law, too. Trent Mays, 17, and Ma’Lik Richmond, 16, were sentenced to at least Read More…

Warning issued for fake charity worker

MEDINA — The Medina County Battered Women’s Shelter is warning residents that a woman going door-to-door asking for donations to benefit the organization is not associated with the nonprofit. Medina Police also have received several complaints about the woman, according to a news release from the shelter. “Falsified solicitations such as these are not only Read More…

Teen to be sentenced in Chardon school shooting

CHARDON — A teenager who pleaded guilty in a deadly school shooting rampage faces up to life in prison at his sentencing in Tuesday. Victims of 18-year-old T.J. Lane and relatives of the murdered victims will have a chance to address the sentencing judge in Chardon on his guilty plea to killing three students and Read More…

Harold Arno Tonstad

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Harold Arno Tonstad, 85, of Orlando, Florida, passed away on Tuesday, March 12, 2013. He was born August 12, 1927 in St. Paul, Minnesota to Anton and Georgine (nee Spansbull) Tonstad. Harold was a veteran of the U.S. Navy, serving during WWII. He was an avid golfer and earned an electrical engineering degree from St. Read More…

Harold Arno Tonstad

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Harold Arno Tonstad, 85, of Orlando, Florida, passed away on Tuesday, March 12, 2013. He was born August 12, 1927 in St. Paul, Minnesota to Anton and Georgine (nee Spansbull) Tonstad. Harold was a veteran of the U.S. Navy, serving during WWII. He was an avid golfer and earned an electrical engineering degree from St. Read More…

Winifred Jessie Halsall Woodman

Winifred “Winnie” Jessie Halsall Woodman, 92, passed away Thursday, March 14, 2013 at Duke University Medical Center. Born January 24, 1921, in Cleveland, she was the daughter of the late John Arthur Halsall and Jessie Miles Halsall. Winnie grew up in Cleveland, and graduated from Andrews School for Girls in Willoughby, Ohio. She married her Read More…