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Concert series pays tribute to Herb Krichbaum
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Area Agency on Aging recognizes contributors
Mount Gilead post names its Trooper of the Year

Mount Gilead post names its Trooper of the Year

MOUNT GILEAD — Ohio State Highway Patrol Trooper Joshua A. Carte has been selected 2017 Trooper of the Year at the Mount Gilead Post. The selecti...

December 12th, 2017 updated: December 15th, 2017. |  


Interest high for community development grants for Galion

Interest high for community development grants for Galion

GALION — More than 40 people showed up Wednesday — at the first of two meetings that day — to learn more about a $300,000 Community Development ...

December 10th, 2017 updated: December 11th, 2017. |  


Crestline woman accused of threatening witness

Crestline woman accused of threatening witness

BUCYRUS — A Crestline woman is accused of taking measures into her own hands to protect a relative from prosecution. Charlotte Wolfe, 46, was cha...

December 10th, 2017 updated: December 13th, 2017. |  


Masked bandit robs Marengo Dollar General

Masked bandit robs Marengo Dollar General

MARENGO — Morrow County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded Thursday night to Dollar General on an aggravated robbery that had just occurred. A...

December 9th, 2017 updated: December 15th, 2017. |  


Woman’s mission: Knitting Socks for Soldiers

Woman’s mission: Knitting Socks for Soldiers

SHELBY — Kim Opperman has her heart (and foot) into a project that is receiving attention around the nation. Opperman, of Shelby, is president an...

December 8th, 2017 updated: December 14th, 2017. |  


#Giving2sday generates more than $155,000

#Giving2sday generates more than $155,000

BUCYRUS — Area residents who support the Community Foundation Serving Crawford County donated $120,000 on Nov. 28, #giving2sday, which led to anothe...

December 7th, 2017 updated: December 7th, 2017. |  


SPORTS


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Lady ‘Dogs and Lady Red clash as The “Q”
Tigers swim squads host Whippets, Indians

Tigers swim squads host Whippets, Indians

GALION — The Shelby Whippets and the Mount Gilead Indians were at the Galion YMCA for a swim meet with the hosting Galion Tigers on Wednesday, D...

December 14th, 2017 |  


Eagles swimmers drop dual with Lex

Eagles swimmers drop dual with Lex

MANSFIELD — In a clash of two perennial swimming powerhouses, the Colonel Crawford Eagles traveled over to Friendly House to meet up with the Le...

December 14th, 2017 |  


Tigers hoopsters drop two straight

Tigers hoopsters drop two straight

Pleasant 65, Galion 44MARION — The 2017-2018 Mid-Ohio Athletic Conference schedule began last Friday, December 8 for the Galion Tigers boys bask...

December 14th, 2017 |  


Lady Tigers can’t tame the Lady Wildcats

Lady Tigers can’t tame the Lady Wildcats

GALION — The North Union Lady Wildcats were in Galion on Tuesday, December 12 for a Mid-Ohio Athletic Conference clash on the Lady Tigers home f...

December 13th, 2017 |  


Cheering on the Galion Tigers

Cheering on the Galion Tigers

MARION — Galion High School cheerleaders Sydney Eckert, Zoe Braen and Mara Windbigler were in Marion on Friday as the Tigers’ boys basketball team...

December 13th, 2017 updated: December 13th, 2017. |  


Weekend roundup for area sports teams

Weekend roundup for area sports teams

Boys BasketballCrawford 71, Carey 56 NORTH ROBINSON — On Dec. 9, the Colonel Crawford opened Northern-10 Athletic Conference boys action with a ...

December 13th, 2017 |  


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LIFE


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Galion area police reports
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Concert series pays tribute to Herb Krichbaum
Area Agency on Aging recognizes contributors

Area Agency on Aging recognizes contributors

MANSFIELD — The Ohio District 5 Area Agency on Aging, Inc. handed out some honors during last week’s annual meeting at the Mid-Ohio Conference Cen...

December 14th, 2017 updated: December 15th, 2017. |  


Study: Simple changes can make driving easier for senior citizens

Study: Simple changes can make driving easier for senior citizens

COLUMBUS — Nearly 90 percent of older drivers do not make inexpensive adaptations to their vehicles that can improve safety and extend their time be...

December 14th, 2017 updated: December 15th, 2017. |  


Snyder Funeral Home staff help families deal with holiday grief

Snyder Funeral Home staff help families deal with holiday grief

GALION — The evening sky over Galion was filled recently with glowing holiday memories and warm prayers for a new — if different — kind of Chris...

December 14th, 2017 updated: December 13th, 2017. |  


Tree decorated in memory of Long-time City of Galion worker Mert Lenhart

Tree decorated in memory of Long-time City of Galion worker Mert Lenhart

GALION — Sharon Baldinger, Sue Miller and Galion Mayor Tom O’Leary stand next to a tree planted near the new Depot Pavilion. The tree was planted ...

December 14th, 2017 updated: December 13th, 2017. |  


Cheering on the Galion Tigers

Cheering on the Galion Tigers

MARION — Galion High School cheerleaders Sydney Eckert, Zoe Braen and Mara Windbigler were in Marion on Friday as the Tigers’ boys basketball team...

December 13th, 2017 updated: December 13th, 2017. |  


Galion area police reports

Galion area police reports

Galion PoliceThursday10:08 a.m. — Police responded to a domestic disturbance between a male and female at Galion Arms apartments.10:10 a.m. R...

December 13th, 2017 |  


OPINION


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Column: Legislation includes middle-class tax cuts
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Column: Protect health care for Ohio kids
Column: Preserve funding to protect Lake Erie

Column: Preserve funding to protect Lake Erie

Lake Erie is a treasure for Ohio. In addition to being Ohio’s No. 1 tourist destination, Lake Erie provides drinking water for 3 million Ohioans and...

December 5th, 2017 updated: December 5th, 2017. |  


Column: Deer gun harvest up since last year

Column: Deer gun harvest up since last year

The extremely mild weather last week was very beneficial as deer hunters checked 72,814 white-tailed deer during Ohio’s 2017 weeklong deer-gun hunti...

December 4th, 2017 updated: December 4th, 2017. |  


Column: Do you have some off-beat holiday traditions?

Column: Do you have some off-beat holiday traditions?

I wonder. In the future — say 1,500 years or 2,000 from now, after the apes, gorillas and orangutans have taken over the planet — what will arc...

December 4th, 2017 updated: December 4th, 2017. |  


Drug abuse problem must be attacked on multiple fronts

Drug abuse problem must be attacked on multiple fronts

Crawford County officials said this month that they’ve joined a growing group of county and city governments in filing suit against five of the larg...

November 29th, 2017 updated: November 29th, 2017. |  


Column: Hungry Hounds, Seven of Nine and cold weather

Column: Hungry Hounds, Seven of Nine and cold weather

When the weather turns, I look for things that produce heat. It didn’t used to be that way, but the older I get, the more cold weather bothers me...

November 23rd, 2017 updated: November 22nd, 2017. |  


Column: Take time to be thankful

Column: Take time to be thankful

Some surviving family writings from the 1800s provide perspective on being thankful for a wide variety of things. Thus we may be thankful: For n...

November 22nd, 2017 updated: November 22nd, 2017. |  


BUSINESS


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Galion students explore career opportunities in sports
Preliminary site plan for Ohio 598 development approved

Preliminary site plan for Ohio 598 development approved

Sleep Inn development could eventually include a grocery GALION — The work that goes into getting a parcel of land ready for annexation and develop...

December 6th, 2017 updated: December 6th, 2017. |  


Dear Downey, new craft boutique, opening next month in Galion

Dear Downey, new craft boutique, opening next month in Galion

With a focus on custom-designed shirts and gifts, Dear Downey will also offer decorating items GALION — Kaela Downey has been crafting for as lon...

December 6th, 2017 updated: December 6th, 2017. |  


Learn more about downtown Galion revitalization grant today at noon, 5:30 p.m.

Learn more about downtown Galion revitalization grant today at noon, 5:30 p.m.

Building and business owners encouraged to attend meetings at Galion Public Library or Christ United Methodist Church GALION — The City of Galion...

December 6th, 2017 updated: December 6th, 2017. |  


Rover Pipeline gives $10,000 to EMAs in Crawford, Richland counties

Rover Pipeline gives $10,000 to EMAs in Crawford, Richland counties

Rover donating $270,000 to EMA across four states MANSFIELD — Rover Pipeline presented $10,000 checks to Crawford and Richland County Emergency M...

December 5th, 2017 updated: December 5th, 2017. |  


Concert series honors Herb Krichbaum

Concert series honors Herb Krichbaum

Sunday performance pays homage to long-time teacher, director GALION — A long-time icon who literally taught hundreds in Galion and surrounding...

December 4th, 2017 updated: December 4th, 2017. |  


New courses are winners with Galion High School students

New courses are winners with Galion High School students

GALION — Two new courses at Galion High School are challenging students, while helping prepare them for college and beyond. Global Logistics and ...

December 4th, 2017 updated: December 4th, 2017. |  


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