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CORRECTIONS: Aug. 27. 2010

Rob Berner is executive director of LORCO. A story Thursday incorrectly stated his title. Commercial and industrial property owners will pay $18 per year for their first 6,000 square feet of hard surface as part of the county’s new storm water management plan. Any area beyond that will also be assessed a prorated fee based Read More…

Fair attendance out-pacing last year as it heads into weekend

This year’s Lorain County fair has benefited from great weather and has been slightly better attended so far than last year’s, according to organizers. Through Wednesday, attendance was 49,733, up from 46,471 last year. Monday and Tuesday were on par with last year, according to Senior Fair Board President Brian Twining. Wednesday this year saw Read More…

PHOTOS, VIDEO: Lorain County Fair truck pull

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Curt Haisley, Mike Troyer and Bryan Whinnery each pulled their way to wins in their respective classes last night at the Lorain County Fair Buckeye Blackout diesel truck pull. Curt Haisley almost didn’t make it in time, and the crowd actually had to wait about 10 minutes while officials got him checked in. The announcer Read More…

PHOTO GALLERY: Budweiser Clydesdales at the Lorain County Fair

Craig Morgan keeps crowd on its feet at Lorain County Fair

Country singer Craig Morgan had the crowd on its feet and singing alone for nearly an hour and a half tonight at the Lorain County Fair. The singer from Tennessee burst onto the stage and launched into an upbeat favorite, “Bonfire.” He then went straight into an equally kicking rendition of “A Little Bit.” “How Read More…

LIVE VIDEO: Craig Morgan at the Lorain County Fair

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Dick Indoe has banner year to come back from tornado tragedy

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It’s been quite a year for Dick Indoe of Lodi. Indoe won so many awards in dairy cattle judging that he hadn’t bothered to count them this afternoon. And that could wait — his first priority was to make a pizza run for his victory party tonight in the dairy cattle barn. “We had an Read More…

VIDEO: Official 2010 fair T-shirts going fast

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Official 2010 Lorain County Fair T-shirts are available at the Junior Fair Office, but they’re going fast, Junior Fair Queen Anna Gibbons warned. A unique official T-shirt is designed each year by area 4-Hers who enter their drawings in a contest. This year’s winner was Rachel Bowling of the Homegrowers 4-H club, according to Gibbons Read More…

UPDATE: Father of two killed by falling tree

AVON — A 42-year-old man was killed Tuesday morning when a tall tree he was cutting down at an area golf course came down on top of him. According Lorain County Coroner Paul Matus, Guy P. Goodman of LaGrange was working with his father and a third man cutting trees near the southwest corner of Read More…

Roundup: Aug. 24, 2010

Man tries to rob Gas USA in Lorain LORAIN – A man claiming he had a gun attempted to rob the Gas USA on West Erie Avenue on Saturday. A clerk told police the man came inside the store and stared at the woman with a “crazy look on his face” before saying in a Read More…