1. Microtel hotel fire: caught fire before 5 p.m. Friday, causing all those staying and working in the hotel to evacuate. Firefighters from all over Stark County responded that day. Check out our , who was staying in the hotel and , which includes lots of photos of the blaze.
2. School superintendent finalists selected: out of a pool of about 20 candidates for North Canton City Schools' superintendent position. Check out photos and resumes for the candidates in .
3. Mapping the city's summer road construction: North Main Street will see some major improvements (we're talking a center turn lane and wider lanes), but it means lots of summer road construction. See what other roads will get some attention by checking out .
4. 100 marathons and counting: Gary Spehar of North Canton will run his 100th marathon next month when he takes on the Canton Marathon. about what running means to him and what the Canton Marathon means to his community.
5. Fathering the fatherless: Donna J. Noble wrote this week about a Jackson Township . She tells our parenting columnist about her children growing up without a father, "It’s just not fair, and I can’t give it back. I can’t fix it, I can’t change it.”