Trying to determine what’s working at community papers by: Kevin Slimp I will remember fall ’19 as a season of research. I was involved in two major newspaper studies: one related to Millennials for North Dakota Newspaper Foundation and one to determine how community newspapers benefit (or suffer) from theirRead More →

Join us on Sunday, March 29th for a fun tour of historic sites around Philadelphia. We will be leaving the hotel at 9 a.m. and returning at 2:30 p.m. $59 per person | Lunch is at the Food Court at the Bourse in Old City (cost of lunch is notRead More →

Embassy Suites by Hilton Philadelphia Airport 9000 Bartram Ave • Philadelphia, PA 19153 Registration Now Open! Note: registration form does not work properly on Safari and Internet Explorer, if you are currently using one of those browsers, please use a different browser. See Conference Schedule Below Learn about our ExploreRead More →

By Dedra Cordle, Columbus Messenger Featured Story – 1st Place Like many children his age, Jaiden Gray is just looking to make a connection. He tries to strike up conversations about popular subjects, is always willing to share his beloved Legos, and generally loves sharing in the company of hisRead More →

By Rick Palsgrove, Columbus Messenger Featured Story – 2nd Place Some giants are hidden in plain sight. Recently Marc DeWerth of the organization Big Trees Ohio came across two such giants in southern Madison Township. The Bur Oak “I was driving home from Tar Hollow and was heading toward GroveportRead More →

By Rick Palsgrove, Columbus Messenger Featured Story – 2nd Place Sailor the horse earned his retirement after 10 years of pulling the plow and performing other heavy farm work. On July 6, Sailor, an 18-year-old Percheron standard bred cross gelding who has worked closely with the public at Metro Parks’Read More →

By Kyle Valentini, AloNovus Corp Featured Story – 3rd Place Since 1950, Guggisberg Cheese has been making cheese in the Doughty Valley using techniques developed by its founder, Alfred Guggisberg who immigrated from Switzerland in 1947 bringing with him years of cheese-making expertise. What started in the rolling hills ofRead More →

by Susan Hartley, The Early Bird Featured Story – 3rd Place GREENVILLE – Lindsey McGlinch isn’t afraid of trying something new. The 2005 Greenville High School graduate started a new career when she was hired as a GHS school nurse this past summer, keeps stats for the GHS girls basketballRead More →

Spohn Earns Eagle Scout Rank While Adapting To Vision Loss By Chelsea Peifer, Engle Publishing Company Featured Story – Honorable Mention During the summer before his freshman year at Manheim Central High School (MCHS), Nicolas Spohn began researching and planning for his Eagle Scout project. That was also when heRead More →

by Andrea Cordle, Columbus Messenger News Story – 1st Place Six years ago, Grove City resident and Vietnam Veteran John Hensley lost his vision. Macular degeneration brought on by diabetes was the cause. Now, all he can see is shadows. “It was rough when I first went blind,” said Hensley.Read More →