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Ohio’s ‘Tobacco 21’ law starts today
Be alert behind the wheel; Deer-vehicle collisions reach their peak in November

Be alert behind the wheel; Deer-vehicle collisions reach their peak in November

NORTH CENTRAL OHIO — Ohio drivers beware. Your risk of colliding with deer increases in October, according to officials at the Ohio Department o...

October 16th, 2019 |  


Apples, kids take centerstage at Butler festival

Apples, kids take centerstage at Butler festival

BUTLER – Smiling youngsters enjoying the fall air, filled Butler’s downtown over the weekend for the annual Apple Fest.The two-day event d...

October 16th, 2019 |  


Coming Nov. 9; Galion Inquirer’s 2019 Veterans Day Tribute

Coming Nov. 9; Galion Inquirer’s 2019 Veterans Day Tribute

GALION — The Galion Inquirer will run its traditional Veteran’s Day Tribute on Saturday, Nov. 9, 2019.We already have dozen of photos of v...

October 15th, 2019 |  


Warming up to the Big Four: First Fall Festival at the depot deemed a success

Warming up to the Big Four: First Fall Festival at the depot deemed a success

GALION — Although it was a little chilly on Saturday, the first annual Galion’s Big Four Depot Fall Festival was deemed a success by direc...

October 15th, 2019 |  


Early voting is underway for Nov. 5 General Election

Early voting is underway for Nov. 5 General Election

COLUMBUS — Ohioans are able to go to their local county board of elections office to cast early votes for this November’s election. Early ...

October 15th, 2019 |  


Galion police reports

Galion police reports

Friday, Oct. 41:17 a.m. — A Harding Way East resident reported money stolen from a bank account.3:30 p.m. — A woman cited for speeding in ...

October 15th, 2019 |  


SPORTS


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Colts fall to Spartans in overtime thriller
Playoff bound?

Playoff bound?

GALION — Entering week eight of high school football action, Galion (6-1, 3-1) headed to Ontario to face the hosting Warriors (2-5, 0-3) on Frid...

October 18th, 2019 |  


Local cross country teams look to keep season alive

Local cross country teams look to keep season alive

Galion, Clear Fork, Colonel Crawford and CrestlineGALION — Saturday will see the beginning of the postseason for area cross country teams, with ...

October 18th, 2019 |  


Madison endsGalion’s boys soccer season

Madison endsGalion’s boys soccer season

BOYS SOCCERMadison 8, Galion 1MANSFIELD — The Galion Tigers boys soccer team entered the Division II, Clyde sectional as the No. 9 seed and had ...

October 18th, 2019 |  


Northmor advances as district volleyball tournaments open

Northmor advances as district volleyball tournaments open

GALION — Northmor beat Danville on Thursday, 25-12, 25-22, 25-22, to advance in the Division IV, Worthington I District volleyball bournament.Fo...

October 18th, 2019 |  


OHSAA Computer Rankings: Galion back at No. 1, Northmor No. 4, Clear Fork No. 5 this week.

OHSAA Computer Rankings: Galion back at No. 1, Northmor No. 4, Clear Fork No. 5 this week.

Top eight schools from each region in the final report Nov. 3 will qualify for the playoffs. Division I Region 1 - 1. Mentor (7-0) 23.5571, 2. Lakew...

October 16th, 2019 |  


Lady Colts tune up for tournament with 1-1 tie vs. Bexley

Lady Colts tune up for tournament with 1-1 tie vs. Bexley

BELLVILLE — Clear Fork and Bexley battled to a 0 - 0 draw on Saturday afternoon at the Corral. The defense was tough all day with Torri Curry ma...

October 16th, 2019 |  


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LIFE


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Ohio’s ‘Tobacco 21’ law starts today
Fun Center Chordsmen will perform at Krichbaum Community Concert Series on Nov. 3

Fun Center Chordsmen will perform at Krichbaum Community Concert Series on Nov. 3

GALION — Save this date and time and location: Nov. 3, 2 p.m., at Galion’s Christ United Methodist Church. The fifth presentation in the Krichb...

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


Hospice of North Central Ohio breaking ground on new headquarters

Hospice of North Central Ohio breaking ground on new headquarters

ASHLAND — Hospice of North Central Ohio is continuing their commitment to the community by building a new headquarters. The groundbreaking is We...

October 16th, 2019 |  


Opinion column: Making progress, but war on opiods is not yet over

Opinion column: Making progress, but war on opiods is not yet over

For far too long, prescription pain medication, heroin, and fentanyl have broken families apart and devastated communities in Ohio. In 2017, our opioi...

October 16th, 2019 |  


Be alert behind the wheel; Deer-vehicle collisions reach their peak in November

Be alert behind the wheel; Deer-vehicle collisions reach their peak in November

NORTH CENTRAL OHIO — Ohio drivers beware. Your risk of colliding with deer increases in October, according to officials at the Ohio Department o...

October 16th, 2019 |  


Apples, kids take centerstage at Butler festival

Apples, kids take centerstage at Butler festival

BUTLER – Smiling youngsters enjoying the fall air, filled Butler’s downtown over the weekend for the annual Apple Fest.The two-day event d...

October 16th, 2019 |  


OPINION


Opionion column: Congress should lower out-of-pocket Medicare Part D costs

Opionion column: Congress should lower out-of-pocket Medicare Part D costs

As Congress considers proposals to bring down drug costs for seniors, one plan they must consider is capping the out-of-pocket costs for Medicare Part...

October 9th, 2019 |  


Opinion Column: James Madison’s nightmare is our reality

Opinion Column: James Madison’s nightmare is our reality

“In all very numerous assemblies, of whatever characters composed, passion never fails to wrest the scepter from reason.” – James Ma...

October 5th, 2019 |  


Ohio House Bill 338: Harmful, helpful or both?

Ohio House Bill 338: Harmful, helpful or both?

According to www.mentalhealthamerica.net, “Despite the fact that most people with serious mental illnesses are never violent, and 95-97% of gun ...

October 2nd, 2019 |  


Opinion column: The medical care ‘Wheel of Misfortune’

You finally get your dream and are selected to be a contestant on Wheel of Fortune. You get to see Pat Sajak and Vanna White! You win a vacation to so...

September 30th, 2019 |  


Opinion column: The medical care ‘Wheel of Misfortune’

Opinion column: The medical care ‘Wheel of Misfortune’

You finally get your dream and are selected to be a contestant on Wheel of Fortune. You get to see Pat Sajak and Vanna White! You win a vacation to so...

September 28th, 2019 updated: September 26th, 2019. |  


Opinion column: The wrong approach to drug control

Opinion column: The wrong approach to drug control

It’s been a rough summer for Americans battling chronic diseases.The Trump administration scrapped a proposal that would have reformed the presc...

September 26th, 2019 |  


BUSINESS


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Ohio’s ‘Tobacco 21’ law starts today
Crawford Community Foundation holds annual meeting

Crawford Community Foundation holds annual meeting

NEW WASHINGTON — The Community Foundation for Crawford County recently held its annual meeting and celebration event at Cranberry Hills. Opening...

October 10th, 2019 |  


There’s something new to explore at Bellville True Value

There’s something new to explore at Bellville True Value

BELLVILLE – The long-established hardware store, True Value, has added something that makes its name quite meaningful.An addition to the store, ...

October 9th, 2019 |  


Governor: Flavored e-cigarettes lure kids, should be banned

Governor: Flavored e-cigarettes lure kids, should be banned

COLUMBUS — Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine announced Tuesday that he will work with state lawmakers to ban flavored e-cigarettes, which he said are leadin...

October 6th, 2019 |  


Another Connections Weekend upon us

Another Connections Weekend upon us

GALION — Galion City School will host the 2019 Connections Weekend celebration this Thursday through Saturday.The festivities will begin Thursda...

October 2nd, 2019 |  


An Oktoberfest success!

An Oktoberfest success!

GALION — Food, fun, rides, games and music came together over the weekend as people from all over Ohio gathered for the Oktoberfest celebration ...

September 30th, 2019 |  


Prairie Peddler success continues

Prairie Peddler success continues

BUTLER — This past weekend marked the beginning of what has become an annual tradition for many in the area, the Prairie Peddler Festival.If you...

September 30th, 2019 |  


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