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January 27, 2021

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Ada girls out-swim Cougars

Dual meet on the road

By Cort Reynolds
VAN WERT - The Ada varsity girls swim team defeated Van Wert Tuesday evening in a dual meet on the road.

The Lady Bulldogs beat VW 39-28, while the Cougars defeated the Ada boys 43-11.

Sophomore Carlie Oldfield and senior Paige Cole each won two races to lead the Ada girls.

Oldfield and Cole also formed half of two victorious relay teams with sophomores Kayla Wince and Kaitlyn Bowden.

In addition, Bowden won the girls 200 freestyle.

Ada sophomore Brayden Miller finished second in two races (100 breaststroke, 100 free) to lead the Bulldog boys.

Park board, Ada school collaborate on park facilities

The most immediate improvement discussed is installation of turf at War Memorial Field

The Liberty Township Park District Board and Ada Schools have been meeting to discuss renewal of the school contract with the park board for use of facilities.

Part of the talks have been about ways to improve the fields and facilities going forward to improve usability and safety for many athletic teams.

While talks have included strategic planning for improvements to be made in the future, the most immediate improvement discussed is the installation of turf at the Ada War Memorial Field.

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Time to enter the Icon's 2021 college football national championship contest

Overall winner receives a 2-item, 16-inch 3 Brothers Family Pizza

The Ada Icon’s 2021 college football national championship contest is now accepting entries.

Click here to enter

Internship of a lifetime

Two months working alongside detectives at the Washington, D.C., police department

FROM ONU WEBSITE - After her summer internship in Washington, D.C., criminal justice major Angelica Krumnow learned that you should never pass up an opportunity. You never know where it might lead!

Krumnow decided to apply for an internship through the Washington Center, a nonprofit organization specializing in internship placement, just to see what would happen. When she found out she was chosen, she couldn’t help but say yes.

Vancrest medical video answers vaccine questions

Available to staff, residents and family members

Vancrest staff, residents and family members had several covid-19 vaccine questions answered recently, in part by a video that provided information.

Vancrest physician, Dr. Alisa Marzec, and Jessica England, Vancrest's certified nurse practitioner, created the video.

According to Vancrest Facebook, "The video provides answers to some of the most commonly asked questions and hopefully gives clarification to many people.

"If you have any more questions about the COVID vaccine, please call our facility and we will be happy to help answer those."