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December property transfers in Crawford County
Ohio hunting, fishing licenses for sale soon

Ohio hunting, fishing licenses for sale soon

COLUMBUS — Ohio’s hunters and anglers will soon be able to purchase their new licenses. On Thursday, March 1, outdoorsmen and women will b...

February 16th, 2018 |  


Report: Ohio has 1,653 deficient bridges

Report: Ohio has 1,653 deficient bridges

WASHINGTON — The American Road and Transportation Builders Association this month issued a report on the Federal Highway Administration’s ...

February 16th, 2018 |  


Leadership clubs a hit with Galion students

Leadership clubs a hit with Galion students

GALION — Students and staff at Galion Intermediate School are taking leadership development a step further with building-wide leadership clubs. ...

February 16th, 2018 updated: February 16th, 2018. |  


Student responsible for today’s Galion Middle School threat ID’d

Student responsible for today’s Galion Middle School threat ID’d

GALION — The student responsible for writing a bomb threat on a bathroom wall at Galion Middle School has been identified and that information was t...

February 15th, 2018 updated: February 15th, 2018. |  


Plea agreement postponed for suspended City of Galion department head accused of theft

Plea agreement postponed for suspended City of Galion department head accused of theft

BUCYRUS — Tony Slone, superintendent of the Galion electric department, had his change of plea hearing postponed Wednesday in Crawford County Munici...

February 15th, 2018 updated: February 15th, 2018. |  


Buildings searched, students back in class after another threat at Galion Middle School today

Buildings searched, students back in class after another threat at Galion Middle School today

GALION —Galion Middle School students are back in their classes this afternoon after another bomb threat was found written on a bathroom wall in the...

February 15th, 2018 updated: February 15th, 2018. |  


SPORTS


Tigers, Eagles qualify for state swim meet

Tigers, Eagles qualify for state swim meet

BOWLING GREEN — On Friday, February 16, the district qualifying swimmers from both Galion and Colonel Colonel High Schools headed up to the camp...

February 19th, 2018 |  


Gallery: Galion and Colonel Crawford Swimming at District 2 Meet 1-16-18. Photos by Erin Miller.

Gallery: Galion and Colonel Crawford Swimming at District 2 Meet 1-16-18. Photos by Erin Miller.

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February 18th, 2018 |  


Gallery: Galion Boys Basketball Senior Night vs. Buckeye Valley 1-15-18.  Photos by Erin Miller.

Gallery: Galion Boys Basketball Senior Night vs. Buckeye Valley 1-15-18. Photos by Erin Miller.

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February 18th, 2018 |  


Lots of debate, discussion at Galion City Council meeting

Lots of debate, discussion at Galion City Council meeting

Ordinances having to do with design review changes; re-zoning of Galion City Schools campus were hot topics GALION — Tuesdays’ Galion City Counci...

February 15th, 2018 updated: February 16th, 2018. |  


Tigers compete in MOAC bowling tourney

Tigers compete in MOAC bowling tourney

MARION — Last Saturday, February 10, the bowling squads from Galion High School headed to Coopers Bowl in Marion to compete for Mid-Ohio Athleti...

February 14th, 2018 |  


Knights compete in KMAC bowling tourney

Knights compete in KMAC bowling tourney

CARDINGTON — The bowling squads from the Knox-Morrow Athletic Conference were in action last Saturday, February 10 to compete in the first ever ...

February 14th, 2018 |  


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LIFE


Student responsible for today’s Galion Middle School threat ID’d

Student responsible for today’s Galion Middle School threat ID’d

GALION — The student responsible for writing a bomb threat on a bathroom wall at Galion Middle School has been identified and that information was t...

February 15th, 2018 updated: February 15th, 2018. |  


Buildings searched, students back in class after another threat at Galion Middle School today

Buildings searched, students back in class after another threat at Galion Middle School today

GALION —Galion Middle School students are back in their classes this afternoon after another bomb threat was found written on a bathroom wall in the...

February 15th, 2018 updated: February 15th, 2018. |  


Lots of debate, discussion at Galion City Council meeting

Lots of debate, discussion at Galion City Council meeting

Ordinances having to do with design review changes; re-zoning of Galion City Schools campus were hot topics GALION — Tuesdays’ Galion City Counci...

February 15th, 2018 updated: February 16th, 2018. |  


Another day, another threat; school threats difficult to understand, handle

Another day, another threat; school threats difficult to understand, handle

GALION — A recent trend of threats and security concerns surrounding local school districts has many officials and parents on high alert. Just ov...

February 15th, 2018 updated: February 15th, 2018. |  


Galion’s Courtney Woerlein will compete in Scripps national spelling bee competition

Galion’s Courtney Woerlein will compete in Scripps national spelling bee competition

GALION — Galion Middle School sixth-grader Courtney Woerlein is one of 49 students who will competing in the Scripps Regional Spelling Bee at Ohio U...

February 15th, 2018 updated: February 15th, 2018. |  


Galion Police Calls

Galion Police Calls

Galion Police Saturday, Feb 10 3:51 a.m. — An employee of Moto Mart notified police of a possible drunk driver who was in their store and unable...

February 15th, 2018 updated: February 15th, 2018. |  


OPINION


ODNR sets deer dates, handles other proposals

ODNR sets deer dates, handles other proposals

The Ohio Wildlife Council heard proposals for Ohio’s 2018-2019 white-tailed deer hunting season dates and bag limits at Wednesday’s meetin...

February 12th, 2018 |  


Letter: Galion school board’s grandiose plans too expensive

Letter: Galion school board’s grandiose plans too expensive

Galion school board’s grandiose plans too expensiveThe Galion school board has grandiose plans for the future. I am not sure the people of Galio...

February 11th, 2018 |  


Column: Dwindling pensions a threat to Ohioans

Column: Dwindling pensions a threat to Ohioans

Right now, the pensions of more than a million Americans are at risk of massive cuts. If we truly value a hard day’s work in this country, our gover...

February 11th, 2018 updated: February 11th, 2018. |  


Column: We need a national paid leave plan

Column: We need a national paid leave plan

“Twenty-five years ago this week, our nation took a major step toward a more equitable and family friendly future when the Family and Medical Leave ...

February 7th, 2018 updated: February 7th, 2018. |  


Column: It’s a pretty good time for GOATs

Column: It’s a pretty good time for GOATs

I appreciate greatness. In the past 20 years, I’ve been witness to the greatest golfer of all-time, the greatest basketball player of all time an...

February 3rd, 2018 updated: February 3rd, 2018. |  


Column:  How wildlife endures the cold weather

Column: How wildlife endures the cold weather

Now that we are approaching the middle of winter, people are pulling on parkas, adding extra blankets to their beds, and building cozy fires to keep a...

January 29th, 2018 updated: January 29th, 2018. |  


BUSINESS


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Health Fair is Feb. 15 at Galion Moose
Uptown Galion’s Planet 14 a dream come true for Galion family

Uptown Galion’s Planet 14 a dream come true for Galion family

GALION – Eric Young owned an arcade in Mansfield, but it had always been his dream to open one that included food and drink. With the opening of Pla...

February 11th, 2018 updated: February 11th, 2018. |  


Column: Dwindling pensions a threat to Ohioans

Column: Dwindling pensions a threat to Ohioans

Right now, the pensions of more than a million Americans are at risk of massive cuts. If we truly value a hard day’s work in this country, our gover...

February 11th, 2018 updated: February 11th, 2018. |  


Suspect in car-wash thefts indicted

Suspect in car-wash thefts indicted

GALION — On Feb. 6, the Crawford County Grand Jury indicted Ryan Nichols, 38, of Mansfield, on two fifth-degree felony counts of breaking and enteri...

February 9th, 2018 updated: February 9th, 2018. |  


Column: We need a national paid leave plan

Column: We need a national paid leave plan

“Twenty-five years ago this week, our nation took a major step toward a more equitable and family friendly future when the Family and Medical Leave ...

February 7th, 2018 updated: February 7th, 2018. |  


October property transfers in Crawford County

October property transfers in Crawford County

The following Property Transfers were recorded in Crawford County during the month of October 2017: James M. O’Brien & Tracey L. Schultz nka ...

February 4th, 2018 updated: February 4th, 2018. |  


Short-term weather forecast: 5-8 inches of snow possible midweek

Short-term weather forecast: 5-8 inches of snow possible midweek

NORTH CENTRAL OHIO -- Two to three inches of snow are possible from Sunday through Monday in north central Ohio. However, if a storm track holds to...

February 2nd, 2018 updated: February 2nd, 2018. |  


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