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Galion police reports

Galion police reports

Friday, Jan. 177:40 a.m. — Galion police assisted Children’s Services in the 200 block of Fellow Street.8 a.m. — A a reckless driver...

January 22nd, 2020 |  


4 Tigers place at Van Buren wresting invite

4 Tigers place at Van Buren wresting invite

VAN BUREN — Galion High School placed ninth of 29 teams last weekend in the Van Buren High School Wrestling Tournament. They had four placers. A...

January 22nd, 2020 |  


Tigers win MOAC boys swim title; Boys, girls teams win titles at D-II Public Schools invite

Tigers win MOAC boys swim title; Boys, girls teams win titles at D-II Public Schools invite

ONTARIO — Galion’s boys’ swim team brought home the team title on Saturday from the Mid-Ohio Athletic Conference swim meet in Ontari...

January 22nd, 2020 |  


Love Our Hero’s gets a new home in Bellville

Love Our Hero’s gets a new home in Bellville

BELLVILLE – Tami Oyster’s years-long dream is coming to fruition.Her dream, to help area veterans, and others, has a new home, and it will...

January 22nd, 2020 |  


Bellville area news briefs

Bellville area news briefs

Joint Veterans group to meet Jan. 29MANSFIELD — The next meeting of the Richland County Joint Veterans group is Tuesday, Jan. 29 at 7 p.m. at th...

January 22nd, 2020 |  


Column: Wacky weather conjures up a yellow, January surprise

Column: Wacky weather conjures up a yellow, January surprise

SUBURBAN FUNK — You know how hard it is to suffer the winter, wishing all the time that the short days, no sun, will be over.There are things ab...

January 22nd, 2020 updated: January 22nd, 2020. |  


SPORTS


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Tigers win MOAC boys swim title; Boys, girls teams win titles at D-II Public Schools invite

Tigers win MOAC boys swim title; Boys, girls teams win titles at D-II Public Schools invite

ONTARIO — Galion’s boys’ swim team brought home the team title on Saturday from the Mid-Ohio Athletic Conference swim meet in Ontari...

January 22nd, 2020 |  


Gallery: Harding 54, Galion 50; Photos by Don Tudor

Gallery: Harding 54, Galion 50; Photos by Don Tudor

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January 20th, 2020 |  


Gallery: Clear Fork girls beat Galion, 52-27. Photos by Jeff Hoffer

Gallery: Clear Fork girls beat Galion, 52-27. Photos by Jeff Hoffer

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


Galion beats Mount Gilead

Galion beats Mount Gilead

Galion 61, Mount Gilead 51GALION — Entering Wednesday evening’s home, non-conference game with Mount Gilead Indians, the Galion Tigers boy...

January 17th, 2020 |  


Gallery: Galion vs. Mount Gilead: Photos by Don Tudor

Gallery: Galion vs. Mount Gilead: Photos by Don Tudor

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


Northmor overcomes slow start to beat Highland

Northmor overcomes slow start to beat Highland

The Highland boys’ basketball team got off to a strong start against host Northmor, but the Golden Knights pulled away in the middle two periods...

January 13th, 2020 |  


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LIFE


Love Our Hero’s gets a new home in Bellville

Love Our Hero’s gets a new home in Bellville

BELLVILLE – Tami Oyster’s years-long dream is coming to fruition.Her dream, to help area veterans, and others, has a new home, and it will...

January 22nd, 2020 |  


Bellville area news briefs

Bellville area news briefs

Joint Veterans group to meet Jan. 29MANSFIELD — The next meeting of the Richland County Joint Veterans group is Tuesday, Jan. 29 at 7 p.m. at th...

January 22nd, 2020 |  


Column: Wacky weather conjures up a yellow, January surprise

Column: Wacky weather conjures up a yellow, January surprise

SUBURBAN FUNK — You know how hard it is to suffer the winter, wishing all the time that the short days, no sun, will be over.There are things ab...

January 22nd, 2020 updated: January 22nd, 2020. |  


Line-dancing gets a new life at Bellville church

Line-dancing gets a new life at Bellville church

CLEAR FORK VALLEY — The lively crew of people at a local church Sunday were making moves most people don’t expect in that kind of setting....

January 21st, 2020 |  


Third Street Clinic opens in Bucyrus, within Crawford County Community Counseling building

Third Street Clinic opens in Bucyrus, within Crawford County Community Counseling building

BUCYRUS — Residents in the Crawford County area looking for affordable healthcare close to home need to look no further than the new Third Stree...

January 21st, 2020 |  


In business at last: Galion City Schools officially open the big doors to its new bus garage

In business at last: Galion City Schools officially open the big doors to its new bus garage

GALION — After years of discussion, planning and financing, Galion City Schools; new bus garage was unveiled Tuesday morning to a crowd of city ...

January 21st, 2020 |  


OPINION


Opinion column; Obesity is a self-inflicted, pre-existing condition

Opinion column; Obesity is a self-inflicted, pre-existing condition

Consuming too many potato latkes and Christmas cookies has left its mark on our waistlines. Unfortunately for Americans and their medical care, the se...

January 12th, 2020 |  


Column: A tasty gift from Colorado

Column: A tasty gift from Colorado

EATON, Colorado — A person you’ve been introduced to, but never met, is about to creep back into your life.This muse wrote once about her ...

January 9th, 2020 |  


Column: Nope, no party for my squirrels

Column: Nope, no party for my squirrels

Squirrel Appreciation Day is Jan. 21, 2020. Christy Hargrove, a wildlife rehabilitator from Asheville, North Carolina, started this rodent celebration...

January 8th, 2020 |  


Opinion column: Lots of wins for Ohio in 2019

Opinion column: Lots of wins for Ohio in 2019

The new year is a time to look back on the accomplishments of 2019 and look forward into the new year. Reflecting back on 2019, I’m really proud...

January 7th, 2020 |  


Column by Larry Obhof: Your priorities are our priorities

Column by Larry Obhof: Your priorities are our priorities

As the leader of the Ohio Senate, it is an honor to serve you. As we finish out 2019 and prepare for the new year, I would like to take this opportuni...

January 2nd, 2020 |  


Opinion column: Focus on community in 2020

Opinion column: Focus on community in 2020

If you looked only at the big picture, you’d have to say we live in deeply troubled times. It seems we’ve never been more polarized. Polit...

January 1st, 2020 |  


BUSINESS


Miranda Jones to take over leadership of Galion-Crestline chamber

Miranda Jones to take over leadership of Galion-Crestline chamber

GALION — The Galion-Crestline Chamber of Commerce has announced Miranda Jones as its new executive director effective February 10, 2020.Jones wi...

January 20th, 2020 |  


Northmor students visit Kokosing

Northmor students visit Kokosing

Northmor sophomores attended a career day event at Kokosing Construction Company in Fredericktown last month. Mark Osborn set up the visit and showcas...

January 20th, 2020 |  


Ag-link program opens for 2020 growing season

Ag-link program opens for 2020 growing season

COLUMBUS — To help Ohio farmers and agribusinesses finance the up-front costs of this year’s growing season, Ohio Treasurer Robert Sprague today o...

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


Just south of Bellville, Whittaker’s market is thriving

Just south of Bellville, Whittaker’s market is thriving

BELLVILLE – The bright one story building south of Bellville is home to Whitaker’s Natural Market.Owners Jocelin and Marc Whitaker are foc...

January 16th, 2020 |  


New nail salon opens in Galion

New nail salon opens in Galion

GALION — Area residents are flocking to a new nail salon in Galion in an effort to add a bit of glitz and glamour to their lives. Spicy Nails, ow...

January 13th, 2020 updated: January 13th, 2020. |  


Tax revenue up; so are dollars spent on Medicaid

Tax revenue up; so are dollars spent on Medicaid

WASHINGTON — Tax revenue has reached or exceeded levels since before the Great Recession in 45 states, the highest number yet, according to updated ...

January 13th, 2020 updated: January 13th, 2020. |  


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