RSS Feed : News A feed of current articles not set 2014-09-22T00:12:09.3052347Z Garden harvest drawing to a close <div id="storyBar">One only has to look to see that fall is creeping up on us far too quickly.</div> News Additional program notes <div id="storyBar">As you know, we always look for ways to make your Niswonger experience just a little more special than the normal.</div> News Annual season ticket membership drive It&rsquo;s that time of year again! News YMCA of Van Wert County offers SilverSneakers luncheon VAN WERT &mdash; The YMCA of Van Wert County has announced the SilverSneakers Luncheon to be held Friday, Sept. 19 at 11 a.m. in the brand new Senior Fitness Center, where all attendees can enter the handicap accessible door #9. News Mercer County joint investigation nets drugs, guns CELINA &mdash; Law enforcement officers brought in a large haul of evidence Thursday after a so-called &ldquo;joint investigation&rdquo; between the Mercer County Sheriff&rsquo;s Office and the Celina Police Department resulted in the arrest of four people and the confiscation of several drugs and 16 firearms from a residence on Mud Pike near Celina.<br /> News Union Bank Co. wins Battle of the Businesses DELPHOS &mdash; After the cheese dust settled Friday evening, the Union Bank Co. was named the winner in the 2014 Delphos Canal Days Battle of the Businesses. News Ohio unemployment stagnant in August VAN WERT &mdash; The state unemployment rate for August did not change from July 2014, according to the latest information from the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services. News Van Wert County College Night to be held at Vantage on Wednesday VAN WERT &mdash; The Van Wert County/City Guidance Counselors will sponsor a College Night to be held at Vantage Career Center from 6:30-8 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 24. News Flat Rock Creek Festival slated for this weekend PAULDING &ndash; The Paulding County area is ready to celebrate the 23rd annual Flat Rock Creek Festival this weekend at the Paulding County Fairgrounds. News YWCA to hold Walk For Women Oct. 4 VAN WERT &mdash; It&rsquo;s all about awareness. The YWCA of Van Wert County is conducting the Walk For Women as part of the organization&rsquo;s awareness program for Domestic Violence Awareness Month. News Vantage report card provides new benchmark <span style="font-family: 'Times New Roman'; font-size: 16px;">VAN WERT &mdash; Also released Sunday morning by the Ohio Department of Education were district report cards for joint vocational school districts (JVSD).&nbsp;</span> News Van Wert board continuing project-based learning discussion VAN WERT &mdash; The Van Wert Board of Education met on Wednesday, and Superintendent Ken Amstutz used the opportunity to present some statistics about the district&rsquo;s experience with project-based learning to this point.&nbsp; News Sheriff: Shooting was faked <p>VAN WERT &mdash; An alleged assault reported two months ago to the Van Wert County Sheriff&rsquo;s Office may not have happened after all.</p> News School officials react to district report cards <p _mce_style="text-align: center;">VAN WERT &mdash; Local school district report cards offered a mix of good and not-as-good for local school officials. The re-vamped card serves as a check on districts, evaluating how schoolchildren are being taught and how well the students are learning.</p> News Early voting hours set <p _mce_style="text-align: center;">VAN WERT &mdash; The available hours for early in-person (EIP) absentee voting are not very easy to remember, but due to a directive from Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted, the hours will all be the same in any of the state&rsquo;s 88 counties.</p> News Sheriff’s Office promoting Child Passenger Safety Week Van Wert County Sheriff Thomas M. Riggenbach announced today its participation in Child Passenger Safety Week, a campaign dedicated to helping parents and caregivers make sure their children ride as safely as possible, every trip, every time.&nbsp; News State workforce training money available More than 80,000 Ohio employees have already been trained through the Ohio Incumbent Workforce Training Voucher Program and now the state is making a third round of funding available to businesses. News Lincolnview having parents meeting The Lincolnview Jr./Sr. High School will be having parent/student meetings on Wednesday, September 17th, 2014 and Monday, September 22nd, 2014 to discuss the implementation of the new 1:1 (computer-laptop) initiative of the Lincolnview Local Schools. News Business Expo and Taste of Van Wert County - This Thursday Free and open to the public, the Van Wert Area Business Expo and Taste of Van Wert County will take place on Thursday, September 18, 5:00 &ndash; 7:00pm at the Van Wert Elks Lodge. News Sherrod Brown announdes new legistlation addressing water concerns <br /> WASHINGTON, D.C. - In the wake of last month&rsquo;s toxic algal blooms that threatened Toledo&rsquo;s drinking water supply, U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown has announced new legislation that could help improve water quality throughout Ohio. News Schools received state report cards over the weekend VAN WERT &mdash; Just as students are feeling comfortable with a new school year, the Ohio Department of Education (ODE) released local school district report cards Sunday morning based on evaluations done in the previous year. As seemingly happens every year, the cards have been refined. News Getting to know a theater manager Movie theaters are made for audiences to get lost in a world of fantasy -- a story that is sometimes funny, sometimes frightening, sometimes exciting. Richard Buckland is the man who manages the Van Wert Cinema. Let&rsquo;s get to know him... News Exhibit opens at Wassengerg Art Center &ldquo;Symphony of My Heart,&rdquo; the newest exhibit at the Wassenberg Art Center, opened Saturday night. News New exhibit to open <div id="storyBar">The Wassenberg Art Center had some wonderful visitors yesterday!</div> News Annual season ticket membership drive It&rsquo;s that time of year again!&nbsp; News