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Ohio University graduatesATHENS — More than 4,800 students graduated with bachelor’s, master’s or doctorate degrees from Ohio Univer...

June 10th, 2021 |  


Leesville Grange holds June meeting

Leesville Grange holds June meeting

LEESVILLE — Leesville Grange #2078/Crawford County Pomona Grange #36 met at Jefferson Twp. Fire Dept. on Tuesday, June 1, 2021 at 7 p.m. Master/...

June 10th, 2021 |  


Council on Aging plans grand opening July 6

Council on Aging plans grand opening July 6

BUCYRUS — The Crawford County Council on Aging (COA) will reopen its building to the public Tuesday, July 6.The COA will have a grand opening ce...

June 10th, 2021 |  


GALION AREA NOTEBOOK

GALION AREA NOTEBOOK

God’s Little Acre Farmers Market openGod’s Little Acre Farmers Market is open for the 2021 season. An outreach mission of First Presbyteri...

June 9th, 2021 updated: June 11th, 2021. |  


Marion Goodwill Industries CEO retires, successor chosen

Marion Goodwill Industries CEO retires, successor chosen

MARION — After 34 years of service to Marion Goodwill Industries, Bob Jordan, President and CEO, announced his plans to retire in the winter of ...

June 8th, 2021 |  


Northmor High School says so long to Class of 2021

Northmor High School says so long to Class of 2021

GALION — Northmor High School said so long to the 71 members of Class of 2021 on Sunday during the annual commencement ceremony.Student Council ...

June 8th, 2021 |  


SPORTS


Great Lakes League baseball: Graders game set for tonight rained out

Great Lakes League baseball: Graders game set for tonight rained out

GALION — The Galion Graders home game scheduled for Tuesday, June 8 has been postponed due to the weather.The ballclub made that announcement vi...

June 8th, 2021 |  


3 Eagles earn All-Ohio honors

3 Eagles earn All-Ohio honors

WESTERVILLE — Colonel Crawford junior Katie Ruffener helped her track and field team claim a sixth-place finish in the Division III state meet, ...

June 7th, 2021 |  


Turkey season comes to an end

Turkey season comes to an end

Ohio’s 2021 spring wild turkey hunting season ended Sunday, May 30 with 14,541 birds taken, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resource...

June 7th, 2021 |  


Great Lakes League baseball: Graders go 1-2 on opening weekend

Great Lakes League baseball: Graders go 1-2 on opening weekend

GALION — The 2021 Great Lakes Summer Collegiate League got off to a hot start as the Galion Graders out-dueled the Sandusky Ice Haulers 10-9 in ...

June 7th, 2021 |  


Track & field: Galion’s Caleb Branstetter runnerup in OHSAA state high jump finals

Track & field: Galion’s Caleb Branstetter runnerup in OHSAA state high jump finals

PICKERINGTON — For the second consecutive weekend, Galion’s Caleb Branstetter and Jonathan Alder’s Joey Walker went head-to-head in ...

June 6th, 2021 updated: June 7th, 2021. |  


GALLERY: Galion Graders vs Sandusky Ice Haulers (Great Lakes Summer Collegiate League)

GALLERY: Galion Graders vs Sandusky Ice Haulers (Great Lakes Summer Collegiate League)

Great Lakes Summer Collegiate League: Galion Graders vs Sandusky Ice HaulersFINAL SCORE: Graders 10, Sandusky 9Friday, June 4, 2021Heise Park • ...

June 4th, 2021 |  


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LIFE


Early voter turnout large in Morrow County

Early voter turnout large in Morrow County

MOUNT GILEAD — Board of Elections Director Penny Porter said both early voting and absentee voting are triple what they have ever been in the genera...

October 29th, 2020 updated: October 29th, 2020. |  


Check out the just released Locally Owned tabloid, a product of the Galion Inquirer and Morrow County Sentinel

Check out the just released Locally Owned tabloid, a product of the Galion Inquirer and Morrow County Sentinel

Follow this link to see the 2020 Locally Owned magazine, a product of the Galion Inquirer and the Morrow County Sentinel http://www.pbiprinting.com...

October 29th, 2020 |  


Beginning Nov. 1, Crawford-Opoly

Beginning Nov. 1, Crawford-Opoly

CRAWFORD COUNTY — As businesses to continue navigate the COVID-19 pandemic, and much of the public considers how to support their local businesses, ...

October 28th, 2020 updated: October 29th, 2020. |  


Ohio State, Nebraska deal with ‘weird’ circumstances

Ohio State, Nebraska deal with ‘weird’ circumstances

COLUMBUS — It was different. It was historic. It was weird. And it was quiet. Very quiet.Ohio State’s 52-17 win over Nebraska on Saturday ...

October 26th, 2020 |  


Crawford County Veterans Hall of Fame announces 2020 inductees

Crawford County Veterans Hall of Fame announces 2020 inductees

CRAWFORD COUNTY — The Crawford County Veterans Hall of Fame has selected the class of 2020. Because of Covid-19 there will not be a ceremony Nov...

October 26th, 2020 updated: October 26th, 2020. |  


Avita purchases former Sears property at Richland Mall

Avita purchases former Sears property at Richland Mall

ONTARIO — Avita Health System has purchased the former Sears property at the Richland Mall in Ontario.The property consists of a vacant two-stor...

October 23rd, 2020 |  


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Turkey season comes to an end

Turkey season comes to an end

Ohio’s 2021 spring wild turkey hunting season ended Sunday, May 30 with 14,541 birds taken, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resource...

June 7th, 2021 |  


Figuring out the meaning of infrastructure

Most people don’t spend a lot of time contemplating the meaning of the word “infrastructure.” But then, most people don’t live...

June 5th, 2021 |  


Grateful for Memorial Day turnout

The Galion Memorial Day Committee would like to thank everyone for making our 2021 parade so great!We want to give a special thank you to the bands, f...

June 5th, 2021 |  


HB 290: A backpack full of empty promises

The Ohio House is presently considering HB 290, with the euphemistic title, “The Backpack Bill,” sponsored by Riordan McClain and Marilyn ...

June 5th, 2021 |  


The worst-kept economic secret in America: High inflation is back

The worst-kept economic secret in America: High inflation is back

To most people, “inflation” signifies widespread rising prices. Economists have long argued, as a matter of technical accuracy, that ̶...

June 2nd, 2021 |  


Vital signs of American Christianity: Critical but not terminal?

When I visit my family physician, he starts by checking my vitals. It’s amazing how critical are simple things like blood pressure, temperature,...

May 29th, 2021 |  


BUSINESS


Beginning Nov. 1, Crawford-Opoly

Beginning Nov. 1, Crawford-Opoly

CRAWFORD COUNTY — As businesses to continue navigate the COVID-19 pandemic, and much of the public considers how to support their local businesses, ...

October 28th, 2020 updated: October 29th, 2020. |  


Richland County launches second round of small business grant program

Richland County launches second round of small business grant program

RICHLAND COUNTY — The Richland Area Chamber & Economic Development today announced a collaboration with Richland County to launch a second r...

October 27th, 2020 |  


Update: Harding Way paving project in Galion

Update: Harding Way paving project in Galion

GALION -- Weather permitting, Koskosing Construction will pave the parking lots in Park Square on Wednesday, Oct. 28. The Harding Way project is expec...

October 26th, 2020 updated: October 26th, 2020. |  


$125 million grant program will help ohio small businesses

$125 million grant program will help ohio small businesses

COLUMBUS — Ohio Governor Mike DeWine and Lt. Governor Jon Husted announced a $125 million grant program to help small businesses that have been ...

October 26th, 2020 |  


Restaurants, bars can apply for assistance program

Restaurants, bars can apply for assistance program

COLUMBUS — The state of Ohio has created a $37.5 million fund to help bars and restaurants that have been hurt by the COVID-19 pandemic. The fun...

October 26th, 2020 |  


Avita purchases former Sears property at Richland Mall

Avita purchases former Sears property at Richland Mall

ONTARIO — Avita Health System has purchased the former Sears property at the Richland Mall in Ontario.The property consists of a vacant two-stor...

October 23rd, 2020 |  


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