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Members of the Portage County Water Team travel along the Cuyahoga River after clearing fallen trees that blocked the river passage.

Kent Fire Department removes fallen trees from the Cuyahoga River that caused hazardous conditions for kayakers

Erin Sullivan, Reporter May 10, 2023

The Kent Fire Department cleared two fallen trees that created a hazard for kayakers on the Cuyahoga River Tuesday afternoon.  The fallen trees completely blocked the river and left no clear passage...

Lisa Marie and Winter Annemarie

Mother saves 5-year-old daughter from Cuyahoga River; both swept away by current

Kelly Krabill, Managing Editor May 10, 2022

“I went into superwoman mode when I realized that ‘Hey, you’re about to lose your daughter,’” Lisa Marie said.   The mother of 5-year-old Winter Annemarie jumped into the Cuyahoga...

Darren Bade speaks with members of the Kent Fire Department after aiding in a rescue mission on Saturday, April 23, 2022.  Bade, an associate professor at Kent State, was kayaking on Saturday when locals alerted him to a mother and daughter drowning further down the river. Bade helped the pair find land and waited with them until the fire department arrived.

Biology professor helps save mother, child from Cuyahoga River 

Zaria Johnson and Morgan McGrath April 23, 2022
Darren Bade planned to spend his Saturday evening kayaking in the Cuyahoga River. When the Kent State biology professor approached the stretch of the river south of the West Main Street bridge in Kent, his kayaking trip turned into a rescue mission.
North Water Brewing Co. building, located at 101 Crain Ave. 

Craft brewery in Kent set to open in late October

Mason Lawlor Reporter October 4, 2020

Located at 101 Crain Ave. near downtown Kent, North Water Brewing Co. will open its doors later this month.  The craft brewery lies near the Lake Road intersection, next to Tree City Feed and Kent Cycle.  Don...

Mnuchin: Virus aid package soon, $1,200 checks by August

LISA MASCARO, AP July 26, 2020

WASHINGTON (AP) — Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Saturday that Republicans were set to roll out the next COVID-19 aid package Monday and assured there was backing from the White House after he...

WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 16: A view of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) headquarters on March 16, 2017 in Washington, DC. U.S. President Donald Trumps proposed budget for 2018 seeks to cut the EPAs budget by 31 percent from $8.1 billion to $5.7 billion. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

EPA weakens protections for streams and wetlands

Originally Published: 23 JAN 20 08:57 ETUpdated: 23 JAN 20 13:39 ET     (CNN) -- The Trump administration is removing some federal water protections, siding with requests from industry and farm groups...

The dam at Gorge Metro Park in Cuyahoga, Ohio, on Thursday, July 20, 2017. 

Guide to the outdoors

Lydia Taylor August 7, 2017

Cuyahoga Valley National ParkDistance from Kent: 28-30 minutesCuyahoga Valley National Park (CVNP) is a playground for those seeking adventure. With over 32,000 acres, each section of the park has a different...

The history of Kent

The story of Kent begins in 1790 with Capt’n Brady.Brady — often revered as an iconic symbol of Kent history — was in all reality a Native American killer, whose famed jump across the Cuyahoga River...

Kent police investigate death of 23-year-old

Karl Schneider May 2, 2016

Kent Police detectives are investigating the death of a 23-year-old Kent resident found along the Cuyahoga River at Haymaker parkway around 7 a.m. Sunday.An Ohio State Highway Patrol officer found Daniel...

Search continues near park for missing Ohio woman

Associated Press August 24, 2014

PENINSULA, Ohio (AP) — Authorities are asking experienced paddlers on the Cuyahoga River to be on the lookout for any out-of-the-ordinary items amid the search for a woman whose car was found in the...

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