NEWS


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Galion area news briefs
12:48 pm
Updated: 12:49 pm. |    
COVID-19 shuts down area events
Pew report: Expect increase in debt collection lawsuits, debt collectors seizing stimulus checks

Pew report: Expect increase in debt collection lawsuits, debt collectors seizing stimulus checks

(The Center Square) — A new report published by Pew Charitable Trusts suggests that with the increase of debt collection lawsuits, “debt c...

May 22nd, 2020 |  


Gallery: Reverse parade Thursday at Galion City Schools; Photos by Don Tudor

Gallery: Reverse parade Thursday at Galion City Schools; Photos by Don Tudor

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May 21st, 2020 |  


Special Galion port authority meeting Friday at 1 p.m.

Special Galion port authority meeting Friday at 1 p.m.

GALION -- The City of Galion Port Authority will hold a special virtual meeting via Zoom Friday, May 22, 2020 at 1 p.m. The purpose of the meeting ...

May 21st, 2020 |  


2020 Ohio State Fair cancelled

2020 Ohio State Fair cancelled

COLUMBUS —The 2020 Ohio State Fair was cancelled today due to health concerns having to do with COVID-19.This announcement was posted on the Ohi...

May 21st, 2020 updated: May 21st, 2020. |  


Crawford County grand jury indicts accused rapist, accused police cruiser thief

Crawford County grand jury indicts accused rapist, accused police cruiser thief

BUCYRUS — A 43-year-old Bucyrus man charged with rape faces life in prison. He and a 28-year-old Bucyrus man who stole a police cruiser were among t...

May 21st, 2020 updated: May 21st, 2020. |  


Reverse parade today from 4-5 p.m. will allow Galion students to see their favorite staff members

Reverse parade today from 4-5 p.m. will allow Galion students to see their favorite staff members

GALION — The Galion City School District will have a reverse parade on Thursday, May 21, from 4 to 5 pm so students can see their favorite staff mem...

May 21st, 2020 updated: May 21st, 2020. |  


SPORTS


6:45 am
Updated: 8:33 am. |    
Galion High School special athletic awards announced

Mid-Ohio gives update on season

In an email sent out Friday afternoon, Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course updated fans on the 2020 race season at the Morrow County road course.In the update,...

May 22nd, 2020 |  


OHSAA to expand football playoffs in 2021: Expansion from eight to 12 qualifiers per region OK’d

OHSAA to expand football playoffs in 2021: Expansion from eight to 12 qualifiers per region OK’d

COLUMBUS — During its May meeting Wednesday afternoon, the Ohio High School Athletic Association Board of Directors voted unanimously to expand ...

May 21st, 2020 |  


Graders, GLSCL cancel 2020 baseball season

Graders, GLSCL cancel 2020 baseball season

GALION —The Galion Graders 2020 baseball season has been cancelled according to this information posted on the Great Lakes Summer Collegiate League ...

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


Londonville joins KMAC for football

Londonville joins KMAC for football

LOUDONVILLE — The Knox Morrow Athletic Conference (KMAC) announced Monday that Loudonville High School will be joining the KMAC in 2022 for foot...

May 20th, 2020 |  


Bluegill a great fish for youngsters

Bluegill a great fish for youngsters

If you have been reading my columns for long, you probably can tell I prefer to chase bass or walleye when it comes to fishing. But if you want some k...

May 18th, 2020 |  


Mid-Ohio Xfinity race not running in May

Mid-Ohio Xfinity race not running in May

LEXINGTON — NASCAR announced that the NASCAR Xfinity Series event, the Mid-Ohio 170, on May 29-30 at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course will not occur a...

May 18th, 2020 |  


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LIFE


12:48 pm
Updated: 12:49 pm. |    
COVID-19 shuts down area events
Craig Clinger retiring from Galion Building and Loan

Craig Clinger retiring from Galion Building and Loan

GALION — After nearly 46 years serving in the banking industry, Craig Clinger, vice president in charge of the loan department at Galion Buildin...

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


2020 Crawford County Fair Schedule

2020 Crawford County Fair Schedule

Senior Fair ScheduleTHURSDAY, JULY 164-7 p.m. — Entries brought in for Domestic Arts, Ceramics, Paintings and PhotographyFRIDAY, JULY 1710 a.m. ...

May 22nd, 2020 |  


Gallery: Reverse parade Thursday at Galion City Schools; Photos by Don Tudor

Gallery: Reverse parade Thursday at Galion City Schools; Photos by Don Tudor

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May 21st, 2020 |  


Special Galion port authority meeting Friday at 1 p.m.

Special Galion port authority meeting Friday at 1 p.m.

GALION -- The City of Galion Port Authority will hold a special virtual meeting via Zoom Friday, May 22, 2020 at 1 p.m. The purpose of the meeting ...

May 21st, 2020 |  


2020 Ohio State Fair cancelled

2020 Ohio State Fair cancelled

COLUMBUS —The 2020 Ohio State Fair was cancelled today due to health concerns having to do with COVID-19.This announcement was posted on the Ohi...

May 21st, 2020 updated: May 21st, 2020. |  


Crawford County grand jury indicts accused rapist, accused police cruiser thief

Crawford County grand jury indicts accused rapist, accused police cruiser thief

BUCYRUS — A 43-year-old Bucyrus man charged with rape faces life in prison. He and a 28-year-old Bucyrus man who stole a police cruiser were among t...

May 21st, 2020 updated: May 21st, 2020. |  


OPINION


Sherrod Brown opinion: More Ohio renters should get relief

Sherrod Brown opinion: More Ohio renters should get relief

Before this crisis, a quarter of renters spent more than half of their incomes on housing, often putting them one emergency away from impossible choic...

May 21st, 2020 updated: May 21st, 2020. |  


Opinion: Mothers Against Drunk Driving fear a return to the normal

Opinion: Mothers Against Drunk Driving fear a return to the normal

WASHINGTON — As businesses begin to reopen and Americans venture out of their homes, Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) is urging everyone to stay...

May 21st, 2020 updated: May 21st, 2020. |  


Opinion column: Are you suffering emotional pain from pandemic? It’s OK

Opinion column: Are you suffering emotional pain from pandemic? It’s OK

How have you been feeling through the Coronavirus pandemic? Anxious? Depressed? Angry? Unsure about everything? It’s not fun, I know. For many o...

May 20th, 2020 |  


Bluegill a great fish for youngsters

Bluegill a great fish for youngsters

If you have been reading my columns for long, you probably can tell I prefer to chase bass or walleye when it comes to fishing. But if you want some k...

May 18th, 2020 |  


Op-Ed: The economic cold war brewing with China

Op-Ed: The economic cold war brewing with China

“Here’s my strategy on the Cold War: We win, they lose.” – President Ronald Reagan, 1981For those of us who grew up during the...

May 14th, 2020 |  


Sherrod Brown opinion column: Trying to put money in Ohioans’ pockets

Sherrod Brown opinion column: Trying to put money in Ohioans’ pockets

It’s clear what a toll this pandemic is taking on Ohioans’ paychecks and family budgets. Even as we work to get our economy moving again a...

May 13th, 2020 |  


BUSINESS


6:27 am
Updated: 6:37 am. |    
Craig Clinger retiring from Galion Building and Loan
Graders, GLSCL cancel 2020 baseball season

Graders, GLSCL cancel 2020 baseball season

GALION —The Galion Graders 2020 baseball season has been cancelled according to this information posted on the Great Lakes Summer Collegiate League ...

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


Ohio team to enforce compliance with reopening guidelines, including potential citations, prosecution of violators

Ohio team to enforce compliance with reopening guidelines, including potential citations, prosecution of violators

(The Center Square) — A new team will enforce compliance with the Responsible RestartOhio plan, which aims to allow businesses to reopen safely ...

May 20th, 2020 |  


Plexiglas, sanitizer and a new name: As local businesses open back up, their fresh starts come in different ways

Plexiglas, sanitizer and a new name: As local businesses open back up, their fresh starts come in different ways

GALION — With Ohio gradually opening back up for businesses, Galion-area shops and restaurants are taking steps to get back in business, too.Ter...

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


Ohio’s restart continues: DeWine announces more opening dates at Thursday presser

Ohio’s restart continues: DeWine announces more opening dates at Thursday presser

GALION — Galion, and the rest of Ohio, continued to open back up for business, having been ordered to close weeks ago due to restrictions having to ...

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


Ohioans looking beyond Memorial Day to future travel

Ohioans looking beyond Memorial Day to future travel

COLUMBUS — For the first time in 20 years, AAA will not issue a Memorial Day travel forecast, as the accuracy of the economic data used to creat...

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


Galion Port Authority will meet Friday

Galion Port Authority will meet Friday

GALION -- The City of Galion Port Authority will hold a special meeting Friday, May 15 at 3 p.m.  via Zoom. The purpose of the meeting is to discuss ...

May 14th, 2020 |  


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