The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

The latest: Fire and explosion at historic mill complex in Kent

Jacob Brooks, TV2 Reporter December 2, 2022

Multiple buildings of the former Star of the West mill in downtown Kent caught fire on Friday morning. TV2's Jacob Brooks was at the scene and spoke with the fire chief and witnesses who described what...

Firefighters rise into the blaze in downtown Kent.

Multi-alarm fire strikes historic mill complex in Kent

Click here to view more photos from the fire. Heavy fire consumed multiple buildings of the former Star of the West Mill on North Water Street Friday morning around 9 a.m., as smoke visible for miles...

Kent’s Ghost Walk celebrates its 15th anniversary

Kent’s Ghost Walk celebrates its 15th anniversary

Genevieve Krejci, Reporter October 15, 2022

The night air was crisp; stars filled the sky and lanterns lit the way through the Wolcott Lilac Gardens to storytellers waiting to tell eager ears about the folklore of Kent on Oct. 14. The Kent Stage’s...

Current downtown of Kent, Ohio on March 2, 2020. 

How improvements made to Downtown Kent affect students today

Theresa Lovrak Reporter March 2, 2020

The year is 2002. As a college student at Kent State you have just a few options when it comes to entertainment downtown, and even fewer if you aren’t twenty-one. “The student body were the people...

Photo courtesy of the Mapping May 4 website. 

Web project offers new way to interact with stories surrounding May 4

Many people who were on the Kent State campus leading up to May 4, 1970 have a story of what they heard, saw and experienced. Two professors hope to shed light on some of these unheard stories through...

A panoramic view of the city of Kent from 1882.

A look back at Kent’s history

Kaylee Peterson July 3, 2017

The story of Kent begins in 1790 with Captain Samuel Brady.Brady — often revered as an iconic symbol of Kent history — was actually a Native American killer, whose famed leap across the Cuyahoga River...

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