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Tigers qualify for state boys bowling tournament
Getting students energized with breakfast

Getting students energized with breakfast

GALION—To encourage more families to take advantage of the healthy choices available for school breakfast, Galion City Schools will celebrate Na...

February 21st, 2020 |  


Northmor Junior High Honor Rolls

Northmor Junior High Honor Rolls

NORTHMOR JUNIOR HIGH Honor Roll7th Grade All A’s: Briez Abrams, Nicholas Armrose, Cowin Becker, Andrew Bower, Ella Creswell, Cole Cuffman, Eliza...

February 21st, 2020 |  


Ohio looking to recognize occupational licenses received in other states

Ohio looking to recognize occupational licenses received in other states

COLUMBUS — Ohio could soon recognize occupational licenses residents received in other states under a bill state lawmakers are considering.State...

February 21st, 2020 |  


Northmor High School honor rolls

Northmor High School honor rolls

NORTHMOR HIGH SCHOOLHonor Roll9th Grade All A’s: Jeremiah Adams, Kylee Bilancini, Kazeen Blevins, Anthony Bond, Autumn Driscoll, Anna Erlsten, O...

February 21st, 2020 |  


Galion’s Troie Grubbs, Kaisey Speck at state swim meet

Galion’s Troie Grubbs, Kaisey Speck at state swim meet

GALION — Two members of the Galion girls swim team are competing today, Friday at the state swim meet in CantonTroie Grubbs, a sophomore, has ma...

February 20th, 2020 |  


Three Eagles, one Bulldog garner first-team District 6 honors; Galion’s Isaiah Alsip on second team; Natalee Perkins on honorable mention squad

Three Eagles, one Bulldog garner first-team District 6 honors; Galion’s Isaiah Alsip on second team; Natalee Perkins on honorable mention squad

GALION — Several Galion-area athletes were named this week to the Ohio High School Basketball Coaches Association District 6 all-star teams.In D...

February 20th, 2020 |  


SPORTS


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Tigers qualify for state boys bowling tournament
Knights’ Linkous will play college ball at Defiance

Knights’ Linkous will play college ball at Defiance

GALION — Upon finishing her senior year at Northmor, Taylor Linkous will continue to play basketball when she moves on to Defiance College.After...

February 23rd, 2020 |  


Galion sports briefs

Galion bowling resultsCITY B LEAGUETeam Standings as of Feb. 18 — Cross Carpet 25 - 7; S & S Enterprise 25 - 7; Sloppy Strikes 23.5 - 8.5; ...

February 23rd, 2020 |  


Northmor’s Taylor Linkous signs with Defiance to play college basketball

Northmor’s Taylor Linkous signs with Defiance to play college basketball

GALION -- Upon finishing her senior year at Northmor, Taylor Linkous will continue to play basketball when she moves on to Defiance College. After ...

February 20th, 2020 updated: February 20th, 2020. |  


Galion’s Troie Grubbs, Kaisey Speck at state swim meet

Galion’s Troie Grubbs, Kaisey Speck at state swim meet

GALION — Two members of the Galion girls swim team are competing today, Friday at the state swim meet in CantonTroie Grubbs, a sophomore, has ma...

February 20th, 2020 |  


Three Eagles, one Bulldog garner first-team District 6 honors; Galion’s Isaiah Alsip on second team; Natalee Perkins on honorable mention squad

Three Eagles, one Bulldog garner first-team District 6 honors; Galion’s Isaiah Alsip on second team; Natalee Perkins on honorable mention squad

GALION — Several Galion-area athletes were named this week to the Ohio High School Basketball Coaches Association District 6 all-star teams.In D...

February 20th, 2020 |  


Gallery: Crestline 60, Galion 53; Don Tudor photos

Gallery: Crestline 60, Galion 53; Don Tudor photos

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February 19th, 2020 |  


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LIFE


Cam added to Buckeye Country Superfest lineup

Cam added to Buckeye Country Superfest lineup

COLUMBUS — Just announced, Cam will be joining the already loaded 2020 Buckeye Country Superfest lineup in place of Gabby Barrett. She will be p...

February 20th, 2020 |  


Column: Climate change playing havoc with vacationers in Florida

Column: Climate change playing havoc with vacationers in Florida

SUBURBAN MCZENA – There has been a lot of talk about climate change recently.Unexpected storms have hit parts of the United States. Drivers alon...

February 20th, 2020 |  


Sexual health clinic opens in Galion

Sexual health clinic opens in Galion

GALION — A new sexual health clinic opened at the Galion Health Department with a “soft” opening in July, but now the facility is up...

February 19th, 2020 |  


Opinion column: Suicide prevention in schools

Opinion column: Suicide prevention in schools

According to Ohio Suicide Prevention Foundation, suicide is now the second-leading cause of death among tweens and teens. Also, young African American...

February 19th, 2020 |  


Next Veterans Banner registration night is Feb. 27 at Historic Grace Church

Next Veterans Banner registration night is Feb. 27 at Historic Grace Church

GALION — The Galion Historical Society is preparing for year three of their Veteran Banner Project in uptown Galion.In 2019, 278 Galion veterans...

February 19th, 2020 |  


Feb. 24 program in Mansfield aimed at those affected by Alzheimer’s

Feb. 24 program in Mansfield aimed at those affected by Alzheimer’s

MANSFIELD — The Richland County Dementia Capable Coalition, under the leadership of the Alzheimer’s Association Northwest Ohio Chapter, will hold ...

February 19th, 2020 updated: February 19th, 2020. |  


OPINION


Opinion column: Why eliminate EdChoice Scholarship program?

Opinion column: Why eliminate EdChoice Scholarship program?

Last week the Ohio Senate rejected the proposal aimed to eliminate the EdChoice Scholarship program. Since the inception of the EdChoice program in 20...

February 18th, 2020 |  


Column: Which is worse? Going viral or verbal quarantine

Column: Which is worse? Going viral or verbal quarantine

As the death toll and cases of 2019- nCoV (aka novel coronavirus) infection rises, our curiosity increases as to the epidemic’s when, why, where...

February 16th, 2020 |  


Sherrod Brown column: Home-buying should be easier

Sherrod Brown column: Home-buying should be easier

Right now, many Ohioans are struggling to make ends meet. Even people with supposedly-middle-class jobs don’t feel stable. Wages have barely bud...

February 15th, 2020 |  


You should keep taking steps to prevent flu, coronavirus

You should keep taking steps to prevent flu, coronavirus

COLUMBUS — The Ohio Department of Health reported last week that there have been more than 4,400 hospitalizations due to flu in Ohio during the ...

February 12th, 2020 |  


Opinion column: Marijuana won’t save the U.S. economy

Opinion column: Marijuana won’t save the U.S. economy

The band wagon is overloaded with politicians and people that actually believe legalizing recreational marijuana is the answer to poverty, the golden ...

February 12th, 2020 |  


Column: Civil War stories comes with a lesson

Column: Civil War stories comes with a lesson

Summer, 1863. The Civil War was raging. Fear raced through Indiana and Ohio like wildfire when General John Hunt Morgan crossed the Ohio River with hi...

February 10th, 2020 |  


BUSINESS


Jackson Well Drilling growth continues

Jackson Well Drilling growth continues

BELLVILLE – An established business long in the Clear Fork valley took another step last Thursday.Jackson Well Services, a well drilling contrac...

February 18th, 2020 |  


Ohio lawmakers considering tax breaks for maple syrup producers

Ohio lawmakers considering tax breaks for maple syrup producers

COLUMBUS — Lawmakers are considering several tax exemptions, including a break for the owners of land used in the commercial production of maple...

February 16th, 2020 |  


On tap Feb. 21? Bishop Brown Ale at 1803 Brewery and Taproom

On tap Feb. 21? Bishop Brown Ale at 1803 Brewery and Taproom

GALION — On Friday, Feb. 21 at 6 p.m,. the 1803 Brewery and Taproom will tap their Bishop Brown Ale for the first time.The Galion Historical Soc...

February 16th, 2020 |  


The cost of electricity for Galion utility customers is going down

The cost of electricity for Galion utility customers is going down

GALION — The price of electricity for City of Galion utility customers is going down. It’s not a huge decrease — maybe a few dollars on the e...

February 15th, 2020 updated: February 15th, 2020. |  


Ohioans could vote in November on upping the minumum wage

COLUMBUS — The “Raise the Wage Ohio Amendment” would increase the minimum wage in Ohio to $9.60 per hour starting Jan. 1, 2021. Unde...

February 13th, 2020 |  


On tap Feb. 21? Bishop Brown Ale at 1803 Brewery and Taproom

On tap Feb. 21? Bishop Brown Ale at 1803 Brewery and Taproom

GALION — On Friday, Feb. 21 at 6 p.m,. the 1803 Brewery and Taproom will tap their Bishop Brown Ale for the first time.The Galion Historical Soc...

February 12th, 2020 |  


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