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Emily Richards

June 29, 2017

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You'll find this license plate in Bluffton near the St. John's United Church of Christ. It belongs to the congregation's pastor, Rev. Carol Clements.

Spicing it up

You could say they are spicing it up at the ONU student cafeteria this summer - that's what the sign says. It's one of many renovations underway on campus this summer.

Here's the park board's list

Funded by two property tax levies

By Monty Siekerman
What are the Ada Park Board's plans for the money that will be generated from the two property tax levies passed last fall by the voters in Ada and Liberty Township? 

Here's their current thinking, in no particular order of priority:
Replace the park truck
Get on a 5 year rotation to replace park equipment
New Gator
New fence around stadium
New lines painted on the track

Swim team is this summer's "coolest" sport - Go Gators!

Here's what all that cheering is about at the pool in the evening

Photos by Ken Collins
Ask anyone in Ada what's the "coolest" sport this summer. The answer is swim team.

Ken Collins, Icon photographer, checked out the Ada versus Kenton swim meet at the local pool last week. The home team won.

He found action on the sidelines and in the pool.

Please enjoy his photo story of the meet below:
 

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Matthew Willooughby - ONU commencement story
Fast freight through Ada, 4-28-17
Debn Curlis accepts citizen of the year award, 2-23-17
Deb Curlis honored by Hardin chamber, 2/24/17

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The Ohio Northern men's and women's cross country teams are set to open the 2017 campaign at the Bluffton Invitational 5k under ninth-year head coach Jason Maus.

The Polar Bears will open the season on Sept. 1 at the Bluffton Invitational for the fifth consecutive season.

Photos by Ken Collins
Ask anyone in Ada what's the "coolest" sport this summer. The answer is swim team.

Ken Collins, Icon photographer, checked out the Ada versus Kenton swim meet at the local pool last week. The home team won.

By Monty Siekerman
What are the Ada Park Board's plans for the money that will be generated from the two property tax levies passed last fall by the voters in Ada and Liberty Township? 

 Kenneth R. Hawk, age 61, died on June 27, 2017 at 9:48 p.m. at his residence in Lima.

The Hardin County Crime Task Force executed a search warrant at 723 W. Lima St, Lot #2 in Kenton on Tuesday. 

Outgoing Ada Rotary Club president Laurie Laird passes the gavel to Bob Ward, who will be club president for 2017-18.

Molly Cummings has been named an assistant coach for of track and field at ONU. 

The Icon is certain that ONU's Klondike is the most photographed person/animal in Ada.

According to the ONU Facebook: Klondike is spending some quality time with our new Polar Bears for summer orientation. Are you #NowAPolarBear? Show your pride and tag your best moment with Klondike.

Ada football fans will need to wait until Sept. 8 to see the Bulldogs on the home field this year.

Ada’s first two contests are on the road. The home opener is senior night, Friday, Sept. 8, versus Lima Central Catholic.

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Is ONU's Klondike really a ham?

The Icon is certain that ONU's Klondike is the most photographed person/animal in Ada.

According to the ONU Facebook: Klondike is spending some quality time with our new Polar Bears for summer orientation. Are you #NowAPolarBear? Show your pride and tag your best moment with Klondike.

Klondike is photographed with lots of in-coming students. In our mind, that makes him a ham for the camera. Check the photos below:

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