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  • Insurance will cover cost of new Ontario squad

    October 12th, 2018
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    Ontario has received very little good news on funding for infrastructure repair as it waits on Washington for a flood-disaster declaration.

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    Messages surrounding Kavanaugh’s confirmation are troubling

    September 27th, 2018
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    I have never been one of those super-addicted genealogists — you know the type — who spend a lifetime collecting names going back to the dawn of time and can tell you that somehow, some way, they really are related to William the Conqueror or George Washington.

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    Local Facebook posts indicate a high level of anxiety

    September 20th, 2018
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    It was pretty clear at its Sept. 11 meeting that the Norwalk Village Board wouldn’t be in a convertible festooned with balloons, leading a parade, anytime soon.

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    In face of flood damage, remaining uninvolved and indifferent won’t work

    September 13th, 2018
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    Ontario was eerily silent Sunday. Evidently exhaustion had caught up with everyone.

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    Assessing the damage: Only one-fourth of Ontario businesses escape flooding

    September 13th, 2018
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    Only a mere 25 percent of Ontario businesses escaped the fury of the Kickapoo River last month, and that handful included Torkelson Funeral Home, which is on Madison Street, and several vacation rentals, along with RiversEnd Bar and the Bank of Ontario, both of which are on Main Street.

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  • Norwalk residents express outrage over flood-related sewer backups

    September 13th, 2018
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    More than 30 outraged Norwalk residents crowded into the library and blasted the village board at its meeting Tuesday.

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    Time to redraw the floodplain maps?

    September 1st, 2018
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    It was a strange night. Maybe you had one at your house, too. Our geriatric dog, who usually sleeps as though she wer e dead, was on edge.

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    Norwalk 71 Express manager, husband arrested

    September 1st, 2018
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    For more than a decade, patrons of the 71 Express convenience store in Norwalk have been served by store manager Amy Headrick.

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    Drawn to contra dance: Ontario event to feature easily learned movements

    August 24th, 2018
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    Hang on to your hat and polish up your shoes. You are about to learn to contra dance. Say what?

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    What a difference one word can make

    August 16th, 2018
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    Oops, what a difference one word can make — especially when it is left out.

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    Ontario’s public canoe landing isn’t so public after all

    August 16th, 2018
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    The public canoe landing on the east side of the Kickapoo River in Ontario is not so public after all.

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