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Nominations sought for Richland County SWCD election

Nominations sought for Richland County SWCD election

MANSFIELD — The Richland Soil & Water Conservation District Board is seeking interested, conservation-minded, local leaders to promote conse...

September 19th, 2019 |  


Teen reported missing from Mansfield

Teen reported missing from Mansfield

BUCYRUS -- The Crawford County Sheriff's Office  has taken a report of a missing teenager. , 17, reportedly took off on foot from a residence in Libe...

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


Elementary School Night at the stadium

Elementary School Night at the stadium

Photo by Don TudorGalion Elementary School music teacher Alisha Griffin gets dozens of students revved up Friday night at Heise Park Stadium. It was E...

September 18th, 2019 |  


Galion area news briefs

Galion area news briefs

Brush and Palette hosting program at Crestline libraryGALION — Brush and Palette Art Association (BPAA) invites area artists to its Wednesday, S...

September 18th, 2019 |  


Many horses banned from Quarter Horse Congress in Columbus

Many horses banned from Quarter Horse Congress in Columbus

REYNOLDSBURG — In an effort to protect horses and other livestock in Ohio, the Ohio Department of Agriculture (ODA) is not allowing the import o...

September 18th, 2019 |  


Gun control program for kids Sept. 25 in Bucyrus

Gun control program for kids Sept. 25 in Bucyrus

BUCYRUS — Be SMART for Kids, a gun safety program, will be featured at the Mid-Ohio Progressives meeting at 6 p.m. Sept. 25 at the Bucyrus Publi...

September 18th, 2019 |  


SPORTS


Gallery: Ontario vs. Galion tennis: Photos by Don Tudor

Gallery: Ontario vs. Galion tennis: Photos by Don Tudor

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September 19th, 2019 |  


Lady Tigers second half starts with a “W”

Lady Tigers second half starts with a “W”

GALION — After a successful run at the Shelby Invite over the weekend in which the Galion Lady Tigers volleyball squad tallied three wins, Galio...

September 18th, 2019 |  


Rough Tuesday for local prep sports teams

Volleyball Highland 3, Northmor 0GALION — The Northmor Lady Golden Knights volleyball team welcomed the Highland Lady Fighting Scots to their ho...

September 18th, 2019 |  


Tigers’ boys golf squad extends MOAC winning streak

Tigers’ boys golf squad extends MOAC winning streak

GALION — On Tuesday afternoon, the Galion Tigers boys golf team welcomed the visiting River Valley Vikings to Sycamore Creek to compete in their...

September 18th, 2019 |  


Clear Fork spikers fall to Shelby in MOAC action

Clear Fork spikers fall to Shelby in MOAC action

BELLVILLE — One night after fighting it’s way to a big non-conference win vs. Mansfield Senior, Clear Fork fell in straight sets Tuesday n...

September 18th, 2019 |  


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LIFE


Take 10 million steps to help prevent falls: Richland County event set Monday, Sept. 23

COLUMBUS — Monday, Sept. 23, is National Falls Prevention Awareness Day. The Ohio Department of Aging is marking the day with its fifth-annual &...

September 19th, 2019 |  


Teen reported missing from Mansfield

Teen reported missing from Mansfield

BUCYRUS -- The Crawford County Sheriff's Office  has taken a report of a missing teenager. , 17, reportedly took off on foot from a residence in Libe...

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


Elementary School Night at the stadium

Elementary School Night at the stadium

Photo by Don TudorGalion Elementary School music teacher Alisha Griffin gets dozens of students revved up Friday night at Heise Park Stadium. It was E...

September 18th, 2019 |  


Galion area news briefs

Galion area news briefs

Brush and Palette hosting program at Crestline libraryGALION — Brush and Palette Art Association (BPAA) invites area artists to its Wednesday, S...

September 18th, 2019 |  


Street Fair queen proud to be part of Bellville community

Street Fair queen proud to be part of Bellville community

BELLVILLE – A sage young woman already looking to the future was named queen at the Bellville Street Fair.Hannah Tarr, a junior at Clear Fork Hi...

September 18th, 2019 |  


Genetic mutation linked to flu-related heart complications

COLUMBUS — People with severe flu sometimes develop life-threatening heart problems, even when their hearts have been previously healthy, but th...

September 18th, 2019 |  


OPINION


Opinion Column: Marriage, like stew, gets better with time

Opinion Column: Marriage, like stew, gets better with time

I told my husband, Peter, that our marriage was like stew. And that’s a good thing.This is a second marriage for both Peter and I.We were both m...

September 17th, 2019 |  


It’s a good week to think about, celebrate the U.S. Constitution

It’s a good week to think about, celebrate the U.S. Constitution

A good week to think about, celebrate the U.S. ConstitutionThere are two documents of paramount importance to American history: the Declaration of Ind...

September 17th, 2019 |  


Opinion column: Parents storm state capitals over vaccines

Opinion column: Parents storm state capitals over vaccines

“Baby shots” used to be a boring subject, and taken for granted. As the number of vaccines grew from seven in the 1980s to 16 requiring 70...

September 16th, 2019 |  


Opinion column: Bipartisan enthusiasm for drug price controls is dangerous

Opinion column: Bipartisan enthusiasm for drug price controls is dangerous

For years, politicians have railed about the high cost of prescription drugs. But now, they appear poised to take action. Democrats and many Republica...

September 12th, 2019 |  


Rob Portman column: Democrats must support USMCA

Rob Portman column: Democrats must support USMCA

Editor's note: This column originally appeared in the Washington Post. As Congress reconvenes this week, we’ll have a choice to make: stand by an...

September 11th, 2019 updated: September 11th, 2019. |  


Column: Rough times in Zimbabwe

Column: Rough times in Zimbabwe

BULAWAYO, Zimbabwe – I have been out, working 12-hour days as a volunteer for CNFA. Cultivating New Frontiers in Agriculture is a United States ...

September 11th, 2019 |  


BUSINESS


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Oktoberfest organizer updates Galion City Council
Group sues Ohio union over continued forced union dues

Group sues Ohio union over continued forced union dues

A workers’ rights group is suing an Ohio public union, claiming it is unconstitutionally preventing members from leaving and opting out of payin...

September 12th, 2019 |  


Experience the mystical, paranormal

Experience the mystical, paranormal

GALION — There will be lots to do and see at Brownella Cottage, 132 S. Union St. this Saturday, Sept. 14.The Galion Historical Society is hostin...

September 10th, 2019 |  


Prettyman takes on new role with Farm Bureau

Prettyman takes on new role with Farm Bureau

COLUMBUS — Cy Prettyman of New Bloomington is serving on the 2019 Ohio Farm Bureau Federation Policy Development Committee. The committee collec...

September 9th, 2019 |  


Speedway to hire 350 employees in Ohio

Speedway to hire 350 employees in Ohio

ENON — Speedway LLC (Speedway), is looking to hire 350 employees in Ohio with open interviews taking place at all Ohio locations on Wednesday, S...

September 9th, 2019 |  


Agency on Aging’s 2019 Positive Aging Expo is Sept. 24

Agency on Aging’s 2019 Positive Aging Expo is Sept. 24

ONTARIO — The 11th annual Ohio District 5 Area Agency on Aging Positive Aging Expo is Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2019 at the Richland County Fairgrounds...

September 8th, 2019 |  


Art Walk draws artists, art lovers

Art Walk draws artists, art lovers

GALION — More than a dozen artists showed off their pieces at the annual Art Walk held in Historic Uptowne Galion on Thursday night. The walkwas hos...

September 6th, 2019 updated: September 6th, 2019. |  


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