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Northmor Safety Council focuses on distracted driving

Northmor Safety Council focuses on distracted driving

IBERIA — Northmor Youth Safety Council has been busy with activities for distracted driving.Just before Christmas break, we had the Grim Reapers...

February 7th, 2019 |  


USDA extends deadlines for ReConnect Rural Broadband

WASHINGTON — Acting Administrator for USDA’s Rural Utilities Service Bette Brand announced USDA would extend application deadlines for the...

February 7th, 2019 |  


Galion Safety Council health, wellness fair is Feb. 21, and open to the public

Galion Safety Council health, wellness fair is Feb. 21, and open to the public

GALION — A Health and Wellness Fair is planned from 7-10 a.m. Feb. 21, at the Galion Moose Lodge, 520. S. Market St. Sponsored the Galion Safety Cou...

February 7th, 2019 updated: February 7th, 2019. |  


Tourism Ohio announces Ohio Presidential Trail for history buffs, tourists

Tourism Ohio announces Ohio Presidential Trail for history buffs, tourists

COLUMBUS — Just in time for President’s Day, TourismOhio, in partnership with the Ohio History Connection, has launched the Ohio Presidential Trai...

February 7th, 2019 updated: February 7th, 2019. |  


Local clergy proclaims 2019 as ‘Year of the Bible’

Local clergy proclaims 2019 as ‘Year of the Bible’

MANSFIELD — Last month, faith leaders representing 150 congregations across north central Ohio had a news press conference at the BibleWalk Museum. ...

February 7th, 2019 updated: February 7th, 2019. |  


Column: Sears was the Amazon of it’s time

Column: Sears was the Amazon of it’s time

At the present, Sears is barely surviving in bankruptcy court. But there was a day when Sears was the Amazon of its time. It made the mail-order catal...

February 7th, 2019 updated: February 7th, 2019. |  


SPORTS


Gallery:  Galion Boys Basketball vs. River Valley 2-11-19.  Photos by Erin Miller.

Gallery: Galion Boys Basketball vs. River Valley 2-11-19. Photos by Erin Miller.

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February 11th, 2019 |  


Gallery:  Galion Boys Basketball vs. Ontario 2-8-19.  Photos by Erin Miller.

Gallery: Galion Boys Basketball vs. Ontario 2-8-19. Photos by Erin Miller.

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February 10th, 2019 |  


Swimmers fall short vs. Ashland

Swimmers fall short vs. Ashland

ASHLAND — Galion’s boys and girls swim teams came up short against Ashland on Tuesday. The Ashland ladies won 88-76 while the boys beat Galion 106...

February 9th, 2019 updated: February 11th, 2019. |  


Tigers bowlers edge Lex by 22 pins

Tigers bowlers edge Lex by 22 pins

LEXINGTON — On Wednesday afternoon, the Galion Tigers boys bowling team headed over to Lex Lanes for a non-conference showdown with Minutemen.Af...

February 9th, 2019 |  


Fast start propels Highland girls past Northmor

Fast start propels Highland girls past Northmor

Highland rode a fast start to defeat Northmor by a 53-43 margin in a Wednesday night girls’ basketball game, spoiling senior night for the Golde...

February 7th, 2019 |  


Flood watch for Crawford County through 4 a.m. Friday

Flood watch for Crawford County through 4 a.m. Friday

GALION -- North central Ohio is under a flood watch through 4 a.m. Friday. The watch includes Ashland, Crawford, Erie, Huron, Knox, Lorain, Marion, Mo...

February 7th, 2019 updated: February 7th, 2019. |  


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Gallery:  Galion Boys Basketball vs. Ontario 2-8-19.  Photos by Erin Miller.

Gallery: Galion Boys Basketball vs. Ontario 2-8-19. Photos by Erin Miller.

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February 10th, 2019 |  


Galion Safety Council health, wellness fair is Feb. 21, and open to the public

Galion Safety Council health, wellness fair is Feb. 21, and open to the public

GALION — A Health and Wellness Fair is planned from 7-10 a.m. Feb. 21, at the Galion Moose Lodge, 520. S. Market St. Sponsored the Galion Safety Cou...

February 7th, 2019 updated: February 7th, 2019. |  


Tourism Ohio announces Ohio Presidential Trail for history buffs, tourists

Tourism Ohio announces Ohio Presidential Trail for history buffs, tourists

COLUMBUS — Just in time for President’s Day, TourismOhio, in partnership with the Ohio History Connection, has launched the Ohio Presidential Trai...

February 7th, 2019 updated: February 7th, 2019. |  


Local clergy proclaims 2019 as ‘Year of the Bible’

Local clergy proclaims 2019 as ‘Year of the Bible’

MANSFIELD — Last month, faith leaders representing 150 congregations across north central Ohio had a news press conference at the BibleWalk Museum. ...

February 7th, 2019 updated: February 7th, 2019. |  


Column: Sears was the Amazon of it’s time

Column: Sears was the Amazon of it’s time

At the present, Sears is barely surviving in bankruptcy court. But there was a day when Sears was the Amazon of its time. It made the mail-order catal...

February 7th, 2019 updated: February 7th, 2019. |  


Flood watch for Crawford County through 4 a.m. Friday

Flood watch for Crawford County through 4 a.m. Friday

GALION -- North central Ohio is under a flood watch through 4 a.m. Friday. The watch includes Ashland, Crawford, Erie, Huron, Knox, Lorain, Marion, Mo...

February 7th, 2019 updated: February 7th, 2019. |  


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Weather good for ice fishing

Weather good for ice fishing

Wow! What a great weekend of weather after battling the major snow storm and then the visit from the polar vortex.The sunny thirty degree days never f...

February 4th, 2019 |  


Column: Patriots, pain and passing the torch

Column: Patriots, pain and passing the torch

If not the best, this is one of the best weekends of the year. Not because we’re out of the deep freeze, and because it will be 60 degrees warmer...

February 3rd, 2019 updated: February 3rd, 2019. |  


Column: Where do smart phones go to die?

Column: Where do smart phones go to die?

Two weeks ago, my aging smart phone died.Because of life, pets, my job, my other job, Winter Storm Harper and other assorted weather phenomena, and my...

January 31st, 2019 |  


Ohio Senate president column: We are working for the people of Ohio

Ohio Senate president column: We are working for the people of Ohio

A few weeks ago, the Ohio Senate began the 133rd General Assembly, the two-year legislative cycle that ends Dec. 31, 2020. I was once again selected b...

January 27th, 2019 |  


Don’t be misled: FAFSAs really are free

Don’t be misled: FAFSAs really are free

Don’t be misled: FAFSAs really are freeIt has come to our attention that many potential college applicants and their parents believe there is a ...

January 27th, 2019 |  


Column: Hitching a ride with a snow plow driver

Column: Hitching a ride with a snow plow driver

In case you missed it, we got a little bit of snow last weekend. Yes, that was sarcasm. After spending the majority of last week being bomba...

January 23rd, 2019 updated: January 23rd, 2019. |  


BUSINESS


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Flood watch for Crawford County through 4 a.m. Friday
Finding ways to feed Crawford County’s hungry

Finding ways to feed Crawford County’s hungry

BUCYRUS — It is no secret these are difficult economic and financial times for many residents in Ohio. And while some have seen improvement and chan...

February 6th, 2019 updated: February 6th, 2019. |  


Young professionals set plans for 2019

Young professionals set plans for 2019

GALION — The Crawford Young Professionals organization is moving into 2019 with lots of plans and ideas for a fresh start in Crawford County. The...

February 3rd, 2019 updated: February 3rd, 2019. |  


Leaders of the pack: Galion boys are the best team in the MOAC

Leaders of the pack: Galion boys are the best team in the MOAC

GALION — On Thursday, the bowling teams from Galion High School welcomed conference foe Harding to Victory Lanes to compete in their second-to-last ...

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


No winter break for city workers dealing with snow, ice, rain, water main breaks

No winter break for city workers dealing with snow, ice, rain, water main breaks

GALION — The recent return to frigid winter weather has taken its toll on this area in multiple ways. The dog days of winter in 2019 have led to ...

January 26th, 2019 updated: January 26th, 2019. |  


Column: Hitching a ride with a snow plow driver

Column: Hitching a ride with a snow plow driver

In case you missed it, we got a little bit of snow last weekend. Yes, that was sarcasm. After spending the majority of last week being bomba...

January 23rd, 2019 updated: January 23rd, 2019. |  


2018 was another year of business growth in Ohio

2018 was another year of business growth in Ohio

COLUMBUS – Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted announced last week that with 125,204 new business filings, 2018 was a record-breaking year for new bu...

January 23rd, 2019 updated: January 23rd, 2019. |  


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