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Olivia Minnier


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Past articles by Olivia:

Children eligible for free books from Ohio Governor's Imagination Library.

Fran DeWine, wife of Ohio Gov. Mike Dewine, read books to children gathered at Nationwide Children's Hospital on Feb. 11 during an event to announce the → Read More

Worthington Schools mother's book explains type 1 diabetes to children

A local mother says being a mother with type 1 diabetes has come with challenges, but she is trying to use her experiences to help other families that → Read More

Otterbein University adds degree in environmental health

Otterbein University has launched a new degree program for this semester, with the help of a local business owner. Students will now have the option to → Read More

Detour set for Uptown Westerville work

Westerville's Uptown improvement project will get back underway this month, according to city leaders. Columbia Gas of Ohio was expected to resume the → Read More

Westerville enhances discrimination laws, equality protections

Westerville has enacted legislation to provide enhanced equality protections in the city, continuing a process that began in February. City Council → Read More

Worthington: Bucher, Michael win council seats; Kraut, Smith trail Foust by single digits

A crowded ballot for three Worthington City Council seats has yielded a close race that likely will demand a recount. According to final unofficial → Read More

Adventure park in Avon sets sights on Columbus

A Cleveland-area developer plans to open an adventure park in Worthington, the latest in a string of indoor sports and leisure centers opening in central → Read More

Westerville bond issue would expand space for safety services

Westerville is seeking voter approval of a 20-year, 0.96-mill bond issue that would combine the city's mayor's court, police department and 911 center in one building complex. The measure would cost homeowners about $34 annually per $100,000 of valuation. → Read More

Costumes transform picture day in Westerville

A local photographer is giving people the chance to take on the persona of their favorite superhero through stylized portraits. Capow! Columbus, 14 N. → Read More

Worthington city and school district officials to meet and weigh options for pools

A joint meeting is scheduled Monday between Worthington City Council and Worthington School Board to discuss the condition of the schools' natatorium and outdoor pool and how to pay for needed work estimated at $24 million. → Read More

Customers can get their hands on flowers at new Worthington shop

A Worthington resident said she hopes to share her love of floral arrangements with others by opening a flower shop and event space in September. → Read More

Westerville council member Diane Fosselman steps down; applicants sought

Westerville City Council member Diane Fosselman has announced that she’s resigning as of July 2, leaving an open seat on council. Fosselman, → Read More

Worthington will look to Dublin for dispatching

Worthington has decided to move its 911 and dispatching services to the Northwest Regional Emergency Communications Center in Dublin.The NRECC is operated → Read More

Jimmy V's in cleaning mode after vehicle enters building

Cleanup is underway after a car crashed into Jimmy V’s Grill & Pub, 1 S. State St. in Westerville at 1:40 p.m. March 12, damaging the building. → Read More

Stretch of state Route 161 near Worthington closed after water-line break

A portion of state Route 161 will be closed for most of the day today, Feb. 7, after a water-line break in the area. According to an email sent → Read More

Bond set at $100,000 for Worthington Kilbourne student charged with bringing gun to school

Bond has been set at $100,000 for a student who allegedly brought a firearm to a Worthington high school. Domonic Michael Keaton, 18, of northwest Columbus faces a charge of carrying a concealed handgun for which ammunition was ready at hand, a fourth-degree felony, according to Franklin County Municipal Court records. According to a Feb. 5 email from Worthington Schools Assistant Superintendent… → Read More

Updated: Worthington Kilbourne student charged for bringing handgun to school

A student brought an unloaded handgun and ammunition for the gun to Worthington Kilbourne High School on Feb. 5, according to an email to parents → Read More

Display of blue lights urged as remembrance to Westerville's Joering, Morelli

The city of Westerville has decided not to hold an official remembrance event for Westerville Division of Police officers Eric Joering and Anthony Morelli → Read More

Update: Worthington water-main break repaired

Worthington officials say the water-main break on the northeast side of the city has been repaired. Anne Brown, director of communications for the city, → Read More

Westerville police Chief Joe Morbitzer chosen for state post

Westerville Division of Police Chief Joe Morbitzer has been selected by Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost as superintendent of the Bureau of Criminal → Read More