September 20, 2014

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Tractor pull power excites fair crowd

WELLINGTON — Brad Jerew of the “Wild Times Pulling Team” based in Richwood,  drove two-plus hours to the Lorain County Fairgrounds in Wellington to be part of the Class A 2007 Ohio State Tractor Pull. But, before he sat upon his blue triple-engine Ford modified tractor, he had to give it a final shine. “I Read More…

State sues Judge James Burge

ELYRIA — Lorain County Common Pleas Judge James Burge is being sued by the Ohio Attorney General’s Office for exceeding his jurisdiction in a capital murder case. The writ of prohibition filed Wednesday by Ohio Attorney General Marc Dann’s office calls for the Ohio Supreme Court to stop Burge from holding a hearing where murder Read More…

Man offers reward for info on ATV theft

LAGRANGE TWP. — A rash of thefts in Grafton, LaGrange, Eaton Township and LaGrange Township has prompted a local resident to put up a $5,000 reward in order to bust the person who stole his all-terrain vehicle. Brad Setliff placed signs in the front yard of his Wheeler Road home that read “Reward for Thieves Read More…

Fire departments get security money

Two local fire departments have received a portion of a more than $1.2 million grant from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security through the Assistance to Firefighters Grants Program. The Vermilion Township Fire Department received $107,093, while the Grafton Village Fire Department received a little more than $32,000, according to a press release from the Read More…

Nordson seals $45M deal

WESTLAKE — Nordson Corp. has acquired TAH Industries, a Robbinsville, N.J., company that manufactures dispensing systems for adhesives and sealants. Nordson paid $45 million for the company, which employs 180 people in a 90,000-square-foot facility, Nordson President Peter S. Hellman said. The work done at the former TAH facility is similar to Nordson’s EFD division Read More…