The Northerner

For many essential workers, risking our health is not a choice

Many people still have to work despite the pandemic.

Noelle Horn, Assistant News Editor

May 8, 2020

Sunday was the busiest day of the week for grocery stores. I was on my way to my part-time job as a cashier where I live in Ohio. Leading up to this point, I remember that things were tense and confusion and uncertainty about the COVID-19 pandemic was impacting both customers and employees.  The sto...

Ohio to open businesses starting May 1

Ohio businesses can start opening up as early as May 1.

Rachel Smith, Assistant News Editor

April 28, 2020

Ohio and Kentucky have amended their stay-at-home directives, both state governors announced in separate statements yesterday.  Ohio will begin opening some non-essential businesses on Friday, as part of Governor Mike DeWine’s plan throughout the next few weeks. Kentucky citizens will be highly e...

Update: Ohio, Kentucky primaries scheduled for June

corona feature

Billy Keeney, News Editor

March 16, 2020

Update: Dr. Amy Acton, director of the Ohio Department of Health, has ignored the court's decision to go through with tomorrow's primary and has issued a director's order closing all polling stations tomorrow.   Governor Mike DeWine tweeted that this was due to risk COVID-19 had on voters and poll workers. A Franklin County, Ohio judge blocked Governor M...

Kentucky, Ohio restaurants ordered to close

Illustration of the coronavirus.

Rachel Smith, Assistant News Editor

March 16, 2020

Restaurants have closed dine-in services in Kentucky, Ohio and Indiana to prevent further spreading of coronavirus, according to state governors in separate statements. Bars and nightclubs are also either fully or partially closed for prevention. Drive-thru and delivery options will be unaffected by this chang...

Election 2018: What you need to know

Election 2018: What you need to know

Sam Rosenstiel, Editor-in-Chief

November 5, 2018

Election Day is tomorrow. Are you prepared to vote?

Ohio Renaissance Festival hosts weekends of combat, craft and fantasy

Lances splinter apart as knights joust at the Ohio Renaissance Festival on Oct. 14.

Sam Rosenstiel, Copy Editor

October 16, 2017

Less than an hour from NKU sits the Ohio Renaissance Festival, where characters spill off the pages of history to entertain with live combat, authentic craft and an immersive world.

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