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Kent Wired

The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

The Exchange, located at 407 E Main Street in downtown Kent. Photo taken on Feb. 14, 2023.

Downtown Kent businesses share difficulties of bad winter weather

Aaron Cousin, Reporter February 16, 2023

Cold weather, icy roads and snow storms are challenges for Northeast Ohioans, and for businesses in downtown Kent, these challenges are no different. Ben Miller, assistant store manager at entertainment...

Taking care of your car in the cold

Connor Steffen January 28, 2019

As Kent State gears up to approach record-cold temperatures this week, students are finding ways to keep their cars healthy and running.Larry is a mechanic at Fred’s East Main Automotive in Kent, Ohio,...

Commuters dealing with challenges of winter weather

Natalie Eusebio January 31, 2018

Commuter students have established their own set of tips and tricks for dealing with the snow and ice that plagues northeast Ohio this time of the year.Kent State students are forced to become accustomed...

Portage County salt use higher than last year

Tyler Trill February 25, 2015

Portage County salt use higher than last year from on Vimeo.

A student dresses for the cold as temperatures plunge below freezing in Kent.

Winter weather woes

Alicia Balog January 14, 2015

Instead of professors handing out syllabi, Kent State students were welcomed back to campus Monday with cancelled morning classes.“We had heavy snow coming in,” university spokesman Eric Mansfield...

Limited parking to be near future CAED building

Kianna Bugglin January 14, 2015

With the arrival of the new College of Architecture and Environmental Design building near Haymaker Parkway, some students are worried there may not be enough space to park when the building opens in 2016.Although...

Spring arrives slowly to Northeast Ohio

Jason Kostura March 22, 2014

Now that spring has officially arrived, many students are wondering why the weather is still typical of winter. Jason Kostura took a closer look at the past couple of weeks, and what to expect in the future. 

Our View: The calamity conundrum

DKS Editors February 18, 2014

Kent State students don’t often think about weather affecting their wallet — beyond the occasional car wreck from snow and ice.But a particularly vengeful winter has left students who should be in...

Groundskeepers keep Kent’s 22 miles of sidewalks snow-free

Justin Sheil February 4, 2014

The Kent State groundskeepers will be busy early Wednesday, as there is a prediction for six to 10 inches of snow.With 10 trucks plowing and 20 groundskeepers shoveling, the members of the grounds crew...

The City of Kent prepares for sub-zero temperatures

Brooke Bower February 4, 2014

A Winter Storm Warning issued by the National Weather Service is expected to bring six to 10 inches of snow and winds around 15 mph to Kent and northeast Ohio. Despite extreme winter weather, city emergency...

Winter weather raises concerns for students with disabilities

For Kent State students with physical disabilities, the severe weather of the winter season can make life more difficult and dangerous.“For me, a lot of the challenge is the cold weather,” senior paralegal...

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