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On 420 Day, don’t do anything stupid
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Galion police reports
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Galion High School athletes announce plans for college
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Area softball roundup: Lady Knights get two KMAC wins
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Civil War show coming to north central Ohio next month
Central Ohio Fishing Report

Central Ohio Fishing Report

COLUMBUS — Ohio offers many fantastic locations for the public to fish, including 124,000 acres of inland water, 7,000 miles of streams, 2.25 mi...

April 18th, 2019 |  


Lady Tigers stay hot, sweep previously unbeaten Clear Fork

Lady Tigers stay hot, sweep previously unbeaten Clear Fork

GALION — The Galion Lady Tigers softball team looked to extend their winning streak to nine games on Wednesday as they welcomed the Clear Fork Lady ...

April 18th, 2019 updated: April 18th, 2019. |  


Gallery: Clear Fork 16, Galion 3; Photos by Don Tudor

Gallery: Clear Fork 16, Galion 3; Photos by Don Tudor

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April 18th, 2019 |  


Bits and pieces: Old Bellville school buiding coming down

Bits and pieces: Old Bellville school buiding coming down

BELLVILLE – The school yards in Butler and Bellville are quiet, with students, teachers and other staff off enjoying their spring break. But smal...

April 18th, 2019 updated: April 18th, 2019. |  


Galion news briefs: OGS meeting in New Washington; free meal at Trinity Lutheran

Galion news briefs: OGS meeting in New Washington; free meal at Trinity Lutheran

Local chapter of OGS plans next meetingNEW WASHINGTON — The next meeting of the Crawford County Chapter Ohio Genealogical Society will be Thursd...

April 18th, 2019 |  


Ashland University planning a Young Chef Camp this summer

Ashland University planning a Young Chef Camp this summer

ASHLAND — Is your dream to become a chef? Do you love to cook? Come join Ashland University’s talented team of chefs for AU’s sixth ...

April 18th, 2019 |  


SPORTS


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Galion High School athletes announce plans for college
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Area softball roundup: Lady Knights get two KMAC wins
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GHS boys tennis team splits MOAC matches
Lady Tigers stay hot, sweep previously unbeaten Clear Fork

Lady Tigers stay hot, sweep previously unbeaten Clear Fork

GALION — The Galion Lady Tigers softball team looked to extend their winning streak to nine games on Wednesday as they welcomed the Clear Fork Lady ...

April 18th, 2019 updated: April 18th, 2019. |  


Tigers split series with Colts

Tigers split series with Colts

GALION — On Wednesday afternoon, the Galion Tigers baseball squad returned to their home diamond in Heise Park to play hosts to the visiting Cle...

April 18th, 2019 |  


Gallery: Clear Fork 16, Galion 3; Photos by Don Tudor

Gallery: Clear Fork 16, Galion 3; Photos by Don Tudor

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April 18th, 2019 |  


Gallery: Track meet, Ashland at  Clear Fork; Photos by Jeff Hoffer

Gallery: Track meet, Ashland at Clear Fork; Photos by Jeff Hoffer

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April 18th, 2019 |  


Northmor gets two in sixth to edge MG

Northmor gets two in sixth to edge MG

One bad half-inning proved costly for Mount Gilead in a 3-1 loss to Northmor at home on Tuesday.The score was tied at one going into the top of the si...

April 17th, 2019 |  


Gallery: Galion 8, Clear Fork 6; Photos by Jeff Hoffer

Gallery: Galion 8, Clear Fork 6; Photos by Jeff Hoffer

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April 17th, 2019 |  


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LIFE


10:22 am
Updated: 10:37 am. |    
On 420 Day, don’t do anything stupid
10:18 am
Updated: 10:39 am. |    
Galion High School athletes announce plans for college
10:15 am
Updated: 10:46 am. |    
Civil War show coming to north central Ohio next month
Celebration of Life for Virginia Barnhart

Celebration of Life for Virginia Barnhart

Please join us for A Celebration of Life in loving memory of Virginia Barnhart on May 7 at 11 a.m. at Caledonia Cemetery. Dinner immediately following...

April 20th, 2019 updated: April 20th, 2019. |  


Galion area church briefs: egg hunts, Easter services and more

Galion area church briefs: egg hunts, Easter services and more

Easter Egg Hunt 10 a.m. Saturday at Peco Park GALION — A Community Easter Egg hunt sponsored by St Joseph ‘s Catholic Church, Christ United Met...

April 20th, 2019 updated: April 20th, 2019. |  


Column: Looking at the sad state of special education

Column: Looking at the sad state of special education

Recently, the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia ruled that the U.S. Department of Education engaged in an illegal delay of the implemen...

April 20th, 2019 updated: April 20th, 2019. |  


Bits and pieces: Old Bellville school buiding coming down

Bits and pieces: Old Bellville school buiding coming down

BELLVILLE – The school yards in Butler and Bellville are quiet, with students, teachers and other staff off enjoying their spring break. But smal...

April 18th, 2019 updated: April 18th, 2019. |  


Agency on Aging sponsoring a diabetes empowerment program

Agency on Aging sponsoring a diabetes empowerment program

ONTARIO — The Ohio District 5 Area Agency on Aging, Inc. and Grace Episcopal Church are offering a free diabetes self-management workshop to the pub...

April 17th, 2019 updated: April 17th, 2019. |  


Galion school board recognizes students, food service workers

Galion school board recognizes students, food service workers

GALION — The Galion school board celebrated the accomplishments of students and the district’s food service operations at Tuesday’s regular meet...

April 17th, 2019 updated: April 17th, 2019. |  


OPINION


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Column: Looking at the sad state of special education
Sherrod Brown column: Apprenticeships lead to good jobs

Sherrod Brown column: Apprenticeships lead to good jobs

At a time when hard work isn’t paying off for too many Americans, apprenticeship partnerships are the kinds of innovative programs we need to sh...

April 17th, 2019 |  


Wild turkey season about ready to begin

Wild turkey season about ready to begin

For many hunters, spring brings the unmistakable sound of gobbling wild turkeys as Ohio’s annual hunt of this popular game bird begins, accordin...

April 15th, 2019 |  


Column: Trump should close U.S. border

Column: Trump should close U.S. border

President Trump has repeatedly cited Israel to prove that border walls work. With the President threatening to close the Mexico border, some Democr...

April 11th, 2019 updated: April 11th, 2019. |  


Sherrod Brown column: The fight against fentanyl continues

Sherrod Brown column: The fight against fentanyl continues

There’s not a community in Ohio that hasn’t been touched by the opioid crisis, and law enforcement is on the front lines. Because of the massiv...

April 10th, 2019 updated: April 10th, 2019. |  


Guest column: Dealing with a painful loss

Guest column: Dealing with a painful loss

She had sat at the table for hours, pen in hand but so paralyzed with grief she could not write. Finally, Nancy Mills expressed her feelings to her so...

April 8th, 2019 |  


Good fishing at Lake Erie

Good fishing at Lake Erie

Lake Erie anglers have the chance to experience excellent fishing opportunities on Lake Erie in 2019, according to Ohio Department of Natural Resource...

April 1st, 2019 |  


BUSINESS


Bucyrus Hospital adds forensic services for the community

Bucyrus Hospital adds forensic services for the community

BUCYRUS — Avita Health System’s Bucyrus Hospital has implemented a forensic program to provide medical screenings and forensic exams to individual...

March 29th, 2019 updated: March 29th, 2019. |  


With spring’s arrival, be prepared for storms, possible flooding

With spring’s arrival, be prepared for storms, possible flooding

GALION — Rain is expected this weekend in north central Ohio. In fact the long-range forecast — as of Tuesday — is predicting rain almost daily ...

March 27th, 2019 updated: March 27th, 2019. |  


Akron Children’s Mansfield Health Center opens March 26

Akron Children’s Mansfield Health Center opens March 26

MANSFIELD — Akron Children’s Hospital will bring together pediatric primary care, urgent care, nearly a dozen of its most in-demand pediatric spec...

March 20th, 2019 updated: March 20th, 2019. |  


Galion fifth-grader Elliott Freyman making a difference for kids at Sara Beegle

Galion fifth-grader Elliott Freyman making a difference for kids at Sara Beegle

GALION — Elliot Freyman, 11, wanted to find a way to help in her community. A fifth grader at Galion Intermediate School, Freyman was inspired by...

March 20th, 2019 updated: March 20th, 2019. |  


Brock Williamson, of Bucyrus, will be new wildlife officer in Van Wert County

Brock Williamson, of Bucyrus, will be new wildlife officer in Van Wert County

FINDLAY, OH – Brock Williamson, 23, of Bucyrus, Ohio will be assigned as the new state wildlife officer in Van Wert County, according to the Ohio De...

March 15th, 2019 |  


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