Author: WKTN Staff

Governor DeWine Marks Beginning of Strengthened Distracted Driving Law, Launches CampaignBeginning tomorrow, warnings for violating the new law will be issued for six months.Law enforcement will issue primary-offense citations for distracted driving in October. (COLUMBUS, Ohio) – Ohio Governor Mike DeWine, Ohio Department of Public Safety Director Andy Wilson, Ohio State Highway Patrol Superintendent Colonel […]

The University of Northwestern Ohio’s College of Applied Technologies will hold two Spring Preview Days on Friday April 14, and Saturday April 15, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. each day. Attendees should first report to the UNOH Event Center located at 1450 N Cable Rd. The Spring Preview Days will feature the Bob Hall […]

ADA, Ohio – Ohio Northern University will celebrate the inauguration of its 12th president, Melissa J. Baumann, Ph.D., during an investiture ceremony to be held Wednesday, April 12, 2023, at 3 p.m. in King-Horn Sport Center’s field house. The public is invited to view this private campus event via livestream on the University’s website at […]

The Hardin Northern Music Department sent 5 kids to participate in the District 3 Junior High Honors Festival this past weekend.  The students had a busy weekend full of music, but they also had an opportunity d to experience music on a higher level.  School officials stated that they are proud of the students for […]

COLUMBUS – The Ohio Senior Health Insurance Information Program (OSHIIP), the state’s official Medicare educational and counseling program, is holding free in-person and virtual “Welcome to Medicare” events across Ohio from April through June for Ohioans new to Medicare, Ohio Department of Insurance director Judith L. French announced. OSHIIP is a department program.   “Medicare is […]

The Ohio Department of Commerce’s Division of State Fire Marshal opened applications for the 2023 Small Government Fire Department Services Revolving Loan Program.  The program was established by the General Assembly to help local governments fund major expenses related to fire department services. The revolving loan can be used to purchase major firefighting, rescue, or […]

The Hardin County Citizens Sheriff’s Academy is set to begin on May 2. The Academy has been established to develop and continue a partnership for safety and security, for the benefit of all Hardin County citizens.   Numerous topics will be presented at the seven sessions to be conducted from 6-8:30pm on consecutive Tuesdays, May 2 […]

The Hardin County Engineer’s Office announced the hiring of Masterminds to perform a Roadside Hazard Inventory, Inspection and Compliance Plan for all county roads  within Hardin County.  A next-gen vehicle  will be driving the county roads at approximately 30-35 mph collecting this information. More information can be found on the Hardin County Engineer’s Facebook page: […]

The Hardin County Chamber and Business Alliance will hold a ribbon cutting ceremony for 101 Smokehouse. The ribbon cutting will be held on Wednesday, April 12 at 4:00 PM.  101 Smokehouse is located at 120 South Main Street in Kenton.

Firewood collection areas at Indian Lake have logs from an ODOT project. Firewood is available to be collected, cut and removed for personal use during daylight hours.  Areas with firewood are: Moundwood Ramp – 7490 Edgewater Ave Huntsville, OH 43324  Old Field – 11252 St Rt 235 N Lakeview, OH 43331 LE/Maintenance Shop – 12774 […]

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