WELLINGTON, Kan. - Wellington Police are currently seeking information regarding a recent rash of break-ins or attempted break-ins at several Wellington businesses.
Monday morning, Wellington officers were called to Rohrer Customs, located at 803 North H after employees discovered damage to the front door. Later that morning, WPD Officers were called to Arrowhead Animal Clinic, located at 1122 North Day after employees discovered a window screen damaged. Employees at both businesses suspect someone was trying to break in.
The Wellington Area Chamber of Commerce/CVB welcomed a new business to downtown Wellington on Wednesday – The Gettin' Place at 106 N. Washington.
A ceremonial ribbon cutting was held on March 16 with the Chamber and the Chamber Ambassadors. Owner of The Gettin' Place, Kistin Petersen is excited to get the doors open on her new shop.
The store is a rustic boutique features a wide array of items. Connect with The Gettin' Place on Facebook to find out more, or swing by 106 N. Washington – they will be open late on Thursdays.
This week, Wellington's Trigger Guard announced they have been named as an official local qualifying shooting range for new nationwide target shooting competition called American Marksman.
Local qualifying is the first step in a three-tiered national tour where amateur shooters will attempt to advance to one of nine regional championships and ultimately a national championship, both of wich will be televised, with the winner taking home 50 grand.
The Wellington Area Chamber of Commerce/CVB has honored Susan's Portrait Designs with the 2015 Business of the Year award.
It was announced tonight (Jan. 29) during the chamber's annual celebration banquet.
Susan's Portrait Designs has been in Wellington since 1995. Owners Susan Treft and Roger Doherty joined forces behind the lens in 2008. Together they capture moments and memories for families across the region. During their careers they have helped mentor young photographers and have recieved national accolades. Watch the award video above to find out more.
Wellington has lost another dining establishment. Rocco's Little Italy, 107 W. Harvey announced via their Facebook page that their “doors are now closed.” The post was made shortly after 9 a.m. this morning (Jan. 6).
“As Chef, and as a team at Rocco's, we would like to thank you for all your love and support,” the post reads. “Unfortunately, I regret to announce our doors are now closed. We feel blessed for all of our family; both staff and diner's alike. all of our love is with you!”
Beginning today (Dec.3) in Wellington is the Holiday Open House event, that will run through Sunday, Dec. 6. Local businesses across town are inviting people in to see what they have to offer. It's a chance to look local, shop local and eat local, plus much more.