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Keeping cool a daily chore at the Crawford County Fair
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Excessive heat can be deadly for elderly
Traffic update: Ohio 97 at Millsboro Road has reopened

Traffic update: Ohio 97 at Millsboro Road has reopened

CRAWFORD COUNTY -- As of Monday, July 15, Ohio 97, between Millsboro and North Bloomfield roads (Township Road 48) is open to traffic. It was previous...

July 17th, 2019 |  


Gallery: Monday, Tuesday at the Crawford County Fair; Photos by Don Tudor

Gallery: Monday, Tuesday at the Crawford County Fair; Photos by Don Tudor

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


Man involved in crash that injured trooper tested positive for methamphetamine

Man involved in crash that injured trooper tested positive for methamphetamine

COLUMBUS — The driver who struck an Ohio Highway Patrol trooper’s cruiser head-on June 27 has tested positive for methamphetamine, according to a ...

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


Excessive heat watch for Crawford, Richland and Morrow counties noon Friday to 8 p.m. Saturday

Excessive heat watch for Crawford, Richland and Morrow counties noon Friday to 8 p.m. Saturday

CLEVELAND -- An excessive heat watch has been issued by the National Weather Service. It goes into effect at noon Friday and ends at 8 p.m. ...

July 17th, 2019 |  


Richland Public Health doctor hosting webinar

Richland Public Health doctor hosting webinar

RICHLAND COUNTY — Dr. Julie Chaya, director of Community Health and Prevention Sciences at Richland Public Health is hosting a national webinar ...

July 17th, 2019 |  


Crawford County Fair briefs

Crawford County Fair briefs

Travis Koschnick honoredBUCYRUS — Koschnick is a past fair board member and was instrumental in getting a new multi-purpose livestock building c...

July 16th, 2019 |  


SPORTS


Ohio State football: New faces, new questions this season

Ohio State football: New faces, new questions this season

One of the Big Ten’s football coaches probably spoke for most if not all of his fellow coaches as I rode the elevator with him after the last da...

July 15th, 2019 |  


Guard Against bites, burns this summer

Guard Against bites, burns this summer

(StatePoint) For families — and everybody else for that matter — protecting skin should be a top summer priority. After all, there is no s...

July 14th, 2019 |  


Turtle season has started

Turtle season has started

If you are looking for some thing fun to do this summer that will yield a tasty meal, you may want to try catching a few snapping turtles especially s...

July 12th, 2019 |  


New golf coach looks to get program back in full swing

New golf coach looks to get program back in full swing

GALION — Recently, the Galion School Board announced that it had found a new head coach for the returning high school girls golf program.Followi...

July 12th, 2019 |  


Graders drop two of three to visiting Clippers

Graders drop two of three to visiting Clippers

GALION — On Thursday evening, the Galion Graders put a wrap on their three-game home series against the visiting Muskegon Clippers.Following a s...

July 12th, 2019 |  


Spencer Keller claims HOJGA title in Bucyrus

Spencer Keller claims HOJGA title in Bucyrus

BUCYRUS — The Heart of Ohio Junior Golf Association (HOJGA) tournament season continued on Wednesday, July 10 with a stop at the Golf Club of Bu...

July 12th, 2019 |  


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LIFE


2:06 pm
Updated: 2:20 pm. |    
Keeping cool a daily chore at the Crawford County Fair
6:02 am
Updated: 6:06 am. |    
Excessive heat can be deadly for elderly
Excessive Heat Warning for this part of Ohio from noon Thursday, through 8 p.m. Saturday

Excessive Heat Warning for this part of Ohio from noon Thursday, through 8 p.m. Saturday

CLEVELAND -- An Excessive Heat Warning has been  issued for this part of Ohio. It starts at noon today and will last through 8 p.m. Saturday. It repl...

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


How much do you know about moon landing, Space Race?

How much do you know about moon landing, Space Race?

July 20, 1969, marks the 50th anniversary of U.S. astronauts Neil Armstrong and Edwin “Buzz” Aldrin’s historic walk on the moon. “That’s one...

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


Richard Steele new associate director at HelpLine

Richard Steele new associate director at HelpLine

DELAWARE— HelpLine has recently named Richard Steele, LPCC-S, as the new Associate Director for the seven-county nonprofit. As associate director...

July 17th, 2019 updated: July 18th, 2019. |  


Test drive a Ford Thursday at Heise Park; Support United Way of Crawford County

Test drive a Ford Thursday at Heise Park; Support United Way of Crawford County

GALION — Donley Ford of Galion is hosting a Drive 4 UR Community event to raise needed funds for United Way of Crawford County. This event is sponso...

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


Gallery: Monday, Tuesday at the Crawford County Fair; Photos by Don Tudor

Gallery: Monday, Tuesday at the Crawford County Fair; Photos by Don Tudor

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


Excessive heat watch for Crawford, Richland and Morrow counties noon Friday to 8 p.m. Saturday

Excessive heat watch for Crawford, Richland and Morrow counties noon Friday to 8 p.m. Saturday

CLEVELAND -- An excessive heat watch has been issued by the National Weather Service. It goes into effect at noon Friday and ends at 8 p.m. ...

July 17th, 2019 |  


OPINION


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How much do you know about moon landing, Space Race?
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Gary McCue fills vacant spot on Clear Fork school board
Column: Cutting the cost of high quality vision

Column: Cutting the cost of high quality vision

Many of our friends and neighbors enjoy high quality vision each and every day as a result of prescription eyeglasses and contact lenses. However, thi...

July 14th, 2019 |  


July 20 should be Moonwalk Day in Ohio, if not all of America

July 20 should be Moonwalk Day in Ohio, if not all of America

It’s time to give our national holidays an upgrade. Let’s make July 20 Moonwalk Day.July 20 is, of course, the day that man first walked o...

July 13th, 2019 |  


Turtle season has started

Turtle season has started

If you are looking for some thing fun to do this summer that will yield a tasty meal, you may want to try catching a few snapping turtles especially s...

July 12th, 2019 |  


Column: Rockin’ abs, sore ankles and forgiveness

Column: Rockin’ abs, sore ankles and forgiveness

Do you know how it is when you get an unexpected present? July 1, the start of a new month, I was “gifted” by a social media app, on computer a...

July 11th, 2019 updated: July 10th, 2019. |  


Column: County fairs are where memories are made

Column: County fairs are where memories are made

What are your memories of the Crawford County Fair?As a city boy growing up in Galion, I didn’t raise animals, except for a few rabbits and the ...

July 10th, 2019 |  


Column: ’ … no two people I’d rather toast!’

Column: ’ … no two people I’d rather toast!’

This past week, my parents celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary and I stood in front of the greeting card rack for a very long time.Whenever I tr...

July 8th, 2019 |  


BUSINESS


6:55 pm
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Midway rides a no-go at Crawford County Fair
Gary McCue fills vacant spot on Clear Fork school board

Gary McCue fills vacant spot on Clear Fork school board

BELLVILLE — Gary A. McCue has been named a new member of the Clear Fork Valley school board. McCue is a colonel who has been commander at the 179...

July 16th, 2019 updated: July 16th, 2019. |  


Bellville’s Hines school building demolition starting

Bellville’s Hines school building demolition starting

CLEAR FORK VALLEY — The final part of the show — building new school buildings and tearing down the old — is about to occur.The old...

July 16th, 2019 |  


Explore all your senses next week at the Crawford County Fair

Explore all your senses next week at the Crawford County Fair

BUCYRUS — The Crawford County Fair begins its 162nd run Sunday at the fairgrounds in Bucyrus.From sheep scrambles to truck pulls to demolition d...

July 13th, 2019 updated: July 13th, 2019. |  


ODOT seeking feedback for first pedestrian, bicycle plan

ODOT seeking feedback for first pedestrian, bicycle plan

Ohioans urged to fill out online survey COLUMBUS — Recent trends in safety, demographics, and demand have spurred the Ohio Department of Transporta...

July 12th, 2019 updated: July 12th, 2019. |  


Richland County getting almost $1.5 million of $1.5 billion BWC money

Richland County getting almost $1.5 million of $1.5 billion BWC money

COLUMBUS— State Representative Mark Romanchuk (R-Ontario) on Monday announced that the Board of Directors for the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ ...

July 11th, 2019 |  


Chillicothe grocery owner still eyeing former Galion Geyer’s site

Chillicothe grocery owner still eyeing former Galion Geyer’s site

GALION — The owner of two Chillicothe-area groceries is still apparently working to open Galion Fresh Market in the old Geyer’s building i...

July 10th, 2019 |  


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