Joshua Morrison/ News Doug Penrod of Owens Corning, left, applies pressure to the 3-D printer container causing it to crack loudly and surprising Laura Hill (obscured), Ryann Poland and Aubrey Haber. STEMfest Knox featured challenges with 3-D printing, biofuels and bridge building.

Saturday’s STEMfest a success

Start with students interested in science, throw in some problem-solving challenges, and season with collegiate and community sponsors and you have StemFest Knox, an opportunity for students to explore science, technology, engineering and mathematics, and showcase their skills.

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MVNU to host the annual Festival of Joy

Mount Vernon Nazarene University will host the annual Festival of Joy in celebration of our senior adults on Tuesday, April 4, from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Participants will spend quality time with their students, enjoy special music by The Ball Brothers, and hear from keynote speaker Dr. Doug Van Nest.

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City plans to close Elmwood Fire Station

As the city studies its tight financial situation, Mayor Richard Mavis released a list Friday of city projects that are still on schedule, as well as projects that will be delayed or dropped.

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Chuck Martin/News Madeline Elfrink, 2015 Knox County Goat Ambassador, left, chats with Clint LeVan, manager of Harvest@theWoodward, the guest speaker at the annual Knox County Goat Association dinner

LeVan: Local foods better in many ways

Buying local foods help local farmers and the local economy, plus you get better tasting, more appealing fruits, vegetables and meat, Harvest@theWoodward Manager Clint LeVan told those attending the Knox County Goat Association annual dinner Saturday at Kenyon College.

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