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Federal Building in Wheeling Searched for an Undisclosed Threat

February 27, 2015 WHEELING — City, county and state police, along with bomb-sniffing dogs, responded to the Federal Building in Wheeling this morning after an undisclosed threat was called into 911 Dispatch shortly... more »»


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Federal Building in Wheeling Searched for an Undisclosed Threat

February 27, 2015 WHEELING — City, county and state police, along with bomb-sniffing dogs, responded to the Federal Building in Wheeling this morning after an undisclosed threat was called into 911 Dispatch shortly... more »»

Weirton Police: Dad Shoots BB Gun at Kids

February 27, 2015 Compiled by Staff WEIRTON — Weirton police on Thursday arrested a man for allegedly disciplining his three children by shooting them with a BB gun. more »»

Switzerland of Ohio School Board Votes To Close Beallsville High School

February 27, 2015 WOODSFIELD — Despite a large contingent supporting Beallsville High School, the Switzerland of Ohio Board of Education on Thursday voted to close the school. more »»

Legislative Proposal Would Cut Northern Panhandle Magistrates

February 27, 2015 WHEELING — The Northern Panhandle could lose three magistrates and as many magistrate assistants if a proposed bill becomes law. more »»



February 27, 2015 Dorothy M. Ballantine, 95, of Steubenville, OH, died Monday, February 23, 2015, at The Forum at Knightsbridge in Columbus, OH. more »»


February 27, 2015 Dolores J. Dinger, 86, of New Martinsville, WV, died Thursday, February 26, 2015, at Acuity Specialty Hospital, Bellaire, Ohio. more »»


February 27, 2015 Janet Smith Nelson, 76, died Friday. Visitation Sunday, March 8, 2015, noon - 3 p.m. Campbell-Plumly-Milburn Funeral Home, Barnesville. more »»


February 27, 2015 Merrill W. “Bill” Neal, 71, of Moundsville, WV, passed away Wednesday, February 25, 2015. more »»


February 27, 2015 Ethel Ruth (Fisher) Sheller, 73, of Glen Dale, W.Va., passed away Tuesday, February 24, 2015, in Wheeling Hospital. She was born November 11, 1941, a daughter of the late Robert M. and Elizabeth M. more »»


City Judges Seeking Health Insurance in Wheeling

February 28, 2015 The two private practice lawyers who serve as Wheeling’s part-time municipal judges want to be added to the city’s taxpayer-funded health insurance plan. more »»

Straub Automotive Expands Southward to Glen Dale

February 28, 2015 After many successful years in downtown Wheeling, Straub Automotive relocated to The Highlands in 2010. Now, the company is expanding southward by acquiring the former Glen Dale Motor Co. more »»

$1.28 Million Is Apparent Low Bid for WesBanco Arena Seats in Wheeling

February 28, 2015 Providing a more comfortable experience for WesBanco Arena patrons will come with a price tag just shy of $1. more »»

Wellsburg Family Files Lawsuit Against Mountaineer Gas Company

February 28, 2015 The family who lost a daughter and their home to a natural gas explosion in 2013 has filed suit against Mountaineer Gas Co. and others, alleging they failed to take action to prevent the tragedy. more »»

Weirton Police Arrest Man After BB Gun Discipline

February 28, 2015 Weirton police announced Thursday the arrest of a man for allegedly disciplining his three children by shooting them with a BB gun. more »»


View Severance Tax Cautiously

February 27, 2015 When Ohio Gov. John Kasich first proposed increasing severance taxes on oil and natural gas, many legislators balked. Drilling has been a godsend in East Ohio, they pointed out. more »»

Override Obama Veto on Pipeline

February 27, 2015 President Barack Obama can provide no scientifically based specific reason for vetoing a bill to allow construction of the Keystone XL Pipeline — but he has killed the measure anyway. more »»

Many Still Rely On Government

February 27, 2015 West Virginia University took part in the analysis of 50 years’ worth of data on the Appalachian Regional Commission’s impact on the region it was intended to help. more »»

Grant to Benwood Would Aid Growth

February 27, 2015 Benwood officials have a laudable track record of pulling their town up by its own bootstraps, rather than waiting for help from state or federal governments. more »»

Kasich Right On School Aid

February 26, 2015 To judge by what Ohio Gov. John Kasich said Tuesday, state officials should be directing more money to the Switzerland of Ohio school district. more »»

Local Columns

Lawmakers Can’t Win On Pooling

February 22, 2015 Pretend you and a friend have gone together to buy a couple of acres of land. You have a 75 percent interest. Your buddy has 25 percent. Then, a company contacts you. more »»

Better Writing Skills Help Students With All Subjects

February 22, 2015 There is absolutely no doubt about it: Research has demonstrated that developing writing skills can definitely assist your child to become an even better student in the classroom. more »»

Music Not for the Masses; Helping Others; and Dogs

February 22, 2015 Editor’s note: Reporters are constantly surveying their surroundings, and in doing so often turn up many tidbits of news that don’t make it into the daily newspape. more »»

American Legion National Commander Visiting Area

February 22, 2015 Marshall County Legionnaires Bill Burkett and Bill Harris have been quite busy the past few days making preparations for the visit of American Legion National Commander Michael Helm, which will... more »»

Pressure From Unions Is Felt

February 21, 2015 Bills of interest to several traditionally powerful interest groups are being dealt with in the West Virginia Legislature. But only one group — organized labor — seems to have had much impact. more »»


Monarchs Fall To No. 1 Mohigans in Morgantown

February 27, 2015 By JAKE FLATLEY Staff Writer MORGANTOWN— There is having good depth as a team and then there is having the kind of depth that Morgantown does. The N. more »»

River Advances to District Tournament in New Concord

February 27, 2015 By SETH STASKEY For The Intelligencer NEW CONCORD — After River’s sectional-opening victory against Newcomerstown last week, Coach Rick Isaly knew there’d be no more breathers. more »»

W.Va. Supreme Court Rules Against WVSSAC in Charleston

February 27, 2015 By SHAWN RINE Sports Editor CHARLESTON — The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals ruled Thursday that the W.Va. more »»

Six Park Wrestlers Alive in Title Bracket in Huntington

February 27, 2015 HUNTINGTON — Behind a steady performance, Wheeling Park is sitting seventh in the team standings after Thursday night’s action in the West Virginia State Wrestling Tournament at the Big Sandy... more »»

Bridgeport Stunned By Bishop Rosecrans

February 27, 2015 By KIM NORTH For The Intelligencer NEW CONCORD — In big games, it’s the little things that count the most. more »»

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