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Utz Still Kicking After 35 Years In Business

SHELBY - Michael Utz recently encountered a milestone with his business as M.M. Utz Tae Kwon Do Institute celebrated its 35th anniversary being open to the public.

Utz first opened his business on January 15, 1980 in Mansfield. Shortly after, he made the move over to Shelby and has been here ever since.

Utz revealed what sparked his interest in opening up his very own business with Tae Kwon Do...Read More

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Technology Helps Lead The Way In Hummel's Classroom

SHELBY - This week's teacher spotlight is Dowds Elementary fourth grade teacher, Jennifer Hummel. Hummel was recognized by administrators for her use of technology in the classroom.

Hummel received her Bachelor of Science in Education from The Ohio State University and her Reading Endorsement from Ashland University. She then went on to pursue her Master of Education in Gifted and Talented Education at Ashland.

Hummel has been teaching in Shelby since 1999. "I've been in every building except the high school," she explained...Read More

Where Will The Clock Tower Be Built?

WILLARD - Donations continue to come in for the Clock Tower Project, both to the City of Willard and to the planning committee. As originally proposed, the clock tower was to be placed in the greenspace at 2 S. Myrtle Ave., the former location of city hall.

Acting Willard City Manager Shawn Tappel told members of council he has spoken to Laura Lee Wilson, director of the Huron County Community Library. Plans have been discussed that include moving the clock tower to the city parking lot at the corner of Myrtle Avenue and Pearl Street...Read More

Farming For The Love Of The Land, And The Independence

Kammstead Farms is located in Hartland Township in the rural New London area and is owned by Marilyn and Lauren Kamm, who farm the land along with their son David.

Lauren was raised near Berlin Heights and was a member of the community's last graduating class (after which the students were absorbed into the Edison School District). He was raised on a farm and in 1972, after graduating from Bowling Green State University, bought 137 acres of land in Hartland Township...Read More

Grape Farming - You Gotta Love It

Bob Matus is a high-energy guy who has put together a successful winery business in less than nine years and who continues to expand his business interests.

Matus is the owner and operator of Matus Winery, located at 15674 Gore Orphanage Road in Camden Township, just off SR 20 a few miles east of Wakeman...Read More

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