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Tuscarawas River Canoe and Kayak Race returns Saturday

July 12, 2024

DOVER (WJER) (July 12, 2024) – Tuscarawas River Canoe and Kayak Race planners are encouraging paddlers to come enjoy the water with them this weekend. The 10th annual race is happening Saturday morning, starting and finishing near Canal Dover Park. Director Mary Jo Monte-Kaser says the 10-mile race begins at […]

State Route 39 safety project begins west of Dover

July 8, 2024

DOVER (WJER) (July 8, 2024) – The Ohio Department of Transportation is getting started with its $1.2 million safety improvement project on state Route 39 two miles west of Dover today. District 11 spokeswoman Lauren Borell says the road will be closed in both directions in front of the Kimble […]

First lawsuits filed over Tusky Valley charter bus crash

July 3, 2024

COLUMBUS (WJER) (July 3, 2024) – Families of three of the people killed in the Tusky Valley charter bus chain crash near Columbus last November have now filed wrongful death lawsuits. The lawsuits were filed in Franklin County by attorneys representing the families of students John Mosley and Katelyn Owens […]

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Man arrested for alleged home invasion

July 2, 2024

AUBURN TWP. (WJER) (July 2, 2024) – It was a frightening situation for a Sugarcreek area woman and her family Monday night. Tuscarawas County Sheriff’s call records indicate the mother and her five children had to hide behind a locked door when an unknown male entered her home and made […]