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February 17, 2018
 

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What did the Wilson football plant make before they made footballs only?

(Dave Devier, Ph.D., attended ONU and lived in and around the community for 45 years. He taught at Northern for 15 years. Currently, he is President of Glen Oaks Community College in Centreville, Mich. While in the Ada area, he and his wife Patty collected Ada/ONU memorabilia. He will write an occasional column for the Ada Icon describing some of their "finds" that pertain to the town and gown.)

By David Devier

Chloe's Tech Tips

Does this drab winter weather make you dread going out? Wish you could stay at home and cuddle up with a good book? Thanks to Libby, an ebook/audiobook app, you can checkout and read or listen to library books from the comfort of home!

Ready to give it a try? Follow these instructions:

1.) On your device, open the app store and search for "Libby" (Android users
- Google Play Store; Apple users - App Store; it is unavailable for Kindle
users at this point)

2.) Tap on "Libby, by Overdrive" and install it to your device.

The Flag Staff from 1914 Ohio Northern Cadets.

(Dave Devier, Ph.D., attended ONU and lived in and around the community for 45 years. He taught at Northern for 15 years. Currently, he is President of Glen Oaks Community College in Centreville, Mich. While in the Ada area, he and his wife Patty collected Ada/ONU memorabilia. He will write an occasional column for the Ada Icon describing some of their "finds" that pertain to the town and gown.)

By David Devier

This is the next installment in the history of Ada and Ohio Northern University shown through memorabilia and artifacts. This find came from the many pieces that were in the American Legion Hall when it closed its Main Street Post. 

Ada and ONU depicted through memorabilia

(Dave Devier, Ph.D., attended ONU and lived in and around the community for 45 years. He taught at Northern for 15 years. Currently, he is President of Glen Oaks Community College in Centreville, Mich. While in the Ada area, he and his wife Patty collected Ada/ONU memorabilia. He will write an occasional column for the Ada Icon describing some of their "finds" that pertain to the town and gown.)

By David H. Devier

This is the fourth installment of the history of Ada and ONU as depicted through the collectable pieces of memorabilia. 

May 9 special council meeting cancelled

Ada council's special meeting originally set for Tuesday, May 9, has been cancelled.  The announcement was made by Angela Polachek from the village office.

 

Which ONU building burned in 1913?

By Paul Logsdon, University Archivist

In November 1913 Hill Building was reduced to a smoking shell. The old Normal School building (bottom left) had just been demolished to make way for Lehr Memorial. This picture shows the still smoking ruins of Hill, a horse-drawn wagon for removing rubble, and a dog.

 

 

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