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Sep 11, 2016 4:00 AM

2016 Balloon A-Fair Sustaining Patrons & Friends 

American Legion Post No. 331Armstrong Travel Inc.Arnie's Westbranch SteakhouseBennett Land Title Agency LLCEric HummelFrank CiminoJohn Davison State Farm InsuranceKee, Huchok and Co. Inc.Larry Trombka DDSPenny's Auto Body Inc.

Sep 11, 2016 4:00 AM

Grand Parade features nearly 100 units 

Ravenna Police DepartmentPortage County Sheriff's Department Ravenna City Fire Department Theme BannerFortis CollegeRavenna American Legion Post 331 Color GuardRavenna Elks Club American FlagRavenna Elks ClubRavenna High School BandMa

Sep 11, 2016 4:00 AM

2016 Ravenna Balloon A-Fair Entertainment 

SaturdayDowntownEast Stage (Sponsored by Ravenna Elks Club)11-11:45 a.m.: The Circulators Square DancersNoon-1:15 p.m.: Changes1:35-2:50 p.m.: Chuck Oney & The Flare-Ups3:10-4:25 p.m.

Sep 11, 2016 4:00 AM

2016 Balloon A-Fair Service Providers 

Joe ArtzAshton Sound & CommunicationsCharlestown Fire DepartmentEmerald TransportationPortage County CommissionersPortage County Sheriff's DepartmentRavenna City Fire DepartmentRavenna Mayor's OfficeRavenna Police DepartmentRavenna St

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Sep 11, 2016 4:00 AM

2016 Corporate Sponsors 

Gold LevelAll Seasons RV CenterAmerican Fireworks Co.AmeriGas PropaneAshton Sound & CommunicationsBarb LudbanEast Manufacturing Corp.Family & Community Services Inc.Fortis College -- RavennaRavenna Elks Club Lodge No.

Sep 11, 2016 4:00 AM

2016 Balloon Sponsors 

Allen Aircraft Products Inc.

Junior Fair Board helps 'get things done'
Aug 18, 2016 4:00 AM

Junior Fair Board helps 'get things done'

Organizing a county fair takes a team of people. For the Portage County-Randolph Fair, the Junior Fair Board certainly helps ensure that the week goes as smoothly as possible.

By Matthew Merchant | Staff Writer
Sixteen seek Junior Fair crowns
Aug 18, 2016 4:00 AM

Sixteen seek Junior Fair crowns 

Four young men and 12 young women and are competing to be crowned 2016 Junior Fair King and Queen.The royal pair will be crowned during opening ceremonies at 11 a.m. Aug. 22 in the Entertainent Center.

Aug 18, 2016 4:00 AM

Bull riding, barrel racing return to fair

Event replaces Thursday night concert. Admission is free, with cash or non-perishable food donation benefiting local charity food cupboards.

By Dave O'brien | Staff Writer
Tracey Koszalka ready for her first fair as board president
Aug 18, 2016 4:00 AM

Tracey Koszalka ready for her first fair as board president 

"We're ready!" says Tracey Koszalka, who is marking her first year as president of the Portage County-Randolph Fair board."The majority of people do not realize that fair preparation takes an entire year," she said. "I knew it would be busy.

By Mike Sever | Staff Writer
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Aug 18, 2016 4:00 AM

Portage County-Randolph Fair packed with entertainment 

The 158th Portage County Randolph Fair promises to bring fun-filled entertainment for families and people of all ages when it kicks off August 23 and runs through the 28th.

By Andrew Bugel | Staff Writer
Senior Fair King and Queen will be named
Aug 18, 2016 4:00 AM

Senior Fair King and Queen will be named 

Three men and four women are in the running to become the 2016 Senior Fair King and Queen.The winners will be crowned at 1:30 p.m. Aug. 26 at the Entertainment Center. Aug. 26 is Senior Citizen Day at the fair and will feature free admission and events for seniors.

Aug 18, 2016 4:00 AM

Fair president welcomes all to event 

Greetings Fair Friends,As always, our fair board has worked hard and is excited for the 158th Portage County-Randolph Fair. I am especially looking forward to my first fair as president. I have been involved with the fair for most of my life, but this year will be different and exciting.

Jul 31, 2016 4:00 AM

Stow Police plan National Night Out against crime on Aug. 2 

The Stow Police Department and Target are asking Stow residents to join them in the fight against crime.On Aug. 2 from 6 to 8 p.m.

How to Buy a Motorcycle
May 15, 2016 4:00 AM

How to Buy a Motorcycle 

Buying a new or used motorcycle is essentially like buying a car. You can expect to go through negotiations and test drives before signing your name on the final papers.

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Cars
May 15, 2016 4:00 AM

Cars 

Are you a classic car type of driver who gets excited at the sound of a big block revving up for a summer cruise around town? Maybe you prefer a newer, sleeker model with all of the latest technological bells and whistles.

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Safely Jump Off Your Car
May 15, 2016 4:00 AM

Safely Jump Off Your Car 

Though keeping a pair of jumper cables in your car is a good way to start your car if the battery is weak, you also need to know how to use them. If you don't, you could end up hurting yourself and your car.

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Grip the Road in the Rain
May 15, 2016 4:00 AM

Grip the Road in the Rain 

As far as wear and tear is concerned, the rubber on the road takes the brunt of it. It's highly recommended you perform a periodic check to make sure your tires are in safe condition. Winter and fall can often be cold and wet, so make sure your tires are up to the task.

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Trucks
May 15, 2016 4:00 AM

Trucks 

Whether you live in the country or the city, everyone at some point in their life utters the phrase, "I wish I had a truck." Trucks are versatile machines perfect for hauling, loading, towing and every job in between.

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May 11, 2016 4:00 AM

Honor Roll: Ravenna High School 

Third nine weeks.4.