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Kent Wired

The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

Economic effects of Russian invasion of Ukraine could be felt in Portage County

Nuried Hurtado TV2 Reporter February 23, 2022

President Biden joined the European countries in imposing severe consequences and sanctions over Russia's possible invasion to Ukraine. Kent State's Yonhoo Choi, an associate professor of economics,...

Mary Ann Kasper (left) discussing recycled fabrics and Frank Kohout (right) working on a project.

Kent volunteer group donates $22,400 to programs in Portage County

Taylor Haydu , Reporter February 1, 2022

The Socially Responsible Sweatshop of Kent has donated their proceeds to charities in Portage County for nine years to serve those who are at risk. The local volunteer organization donated $22,400 to...

Mary Ann Kasper (left) discussing recycled fabrics and Frank Kohout (right) working on a project.

Kent volunteer group donates $22,400 to programs in Portage County

Taylor Haydu Reporter February 1, 2022

The Socially Responsible Sweatshop of Kent has donated their proceeds to charities in Portage County for nine years to serve those who are at risk. The local volunteer organization donated $22,400 to...

Nyla hangs on bar on the playground at Sand Hill Stable in Mantua, Ohio. Nyla and her mentor Michele play on the playground when they visit the stable Saturday, September 14, 2019.

Big Brothers Big Sisters bonds mentors, mentees

As Michele Delgross sits in her living room, she’s reminded of the life she had while raising her now adult children. It’s almost a bittersweet moment, until she receives an excited text message from...

Portage County community members on strike

Madison Tromler October 10, 2017

Portage County Board of Developmental Disabilities social workers have been on strike since Oct. 4, 2017, due to not having a contract over a year while negotiating for a contract for a year and a half. Nearly...

Portage Country introduces new voting system

Stephen Means March 14, 2016

Portage County will be introducing a new voting system for this years Ohio primary.Following issues with the former system during the 2015 November election Portage Country has decided to return to a paper...

Where to vote for Tuesday’s primary

Alyssa Schmitt March 13, 2016

With eight months until the November general election, it is time for Ohioans to vote in the primary election from 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday.The Portage County Board of Elections' website is available...

Letter to the editor

Gwen B. Fischer October 29, 2014

Although a Kent “outsider” (I’m a resident of NE Portage), because I have researched issues behind Community Rights, I am responding to some of the many objections to Issue 21 in hopes of clarifying...

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