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County residents show their giving spirit; Giving 2sday effort raises more than $200,000

County residents show their giving spirit; Giving 2sday effort raises more than $200,000

CRAWFORD COUNTY — For the sixth year, The Community Foundation for Crawford County had its annual fundraiser, #Giving2sday, Tuesday, Dec. 3, a g...

December 5th, 2019 |  


Ohio holding $3 billion worth of unclaimed funds

Ohio holding $3 billion worth of unclaimed funds

COLUMBUS — The Ohio Division of Unclaimed Funds now has more than $3 billion that is owed to people. Some of these unclaimed funds could be an u...

December 5th, 2019 updated: December 5th, 2019. |  


Ceremony kicks off construction of wastewater treatment plant to service Butler, Bellville

Ceremony kicks off construction of wastewater treatment plant to service Butler, Bellville

Environmentally-friendly $12.6 million project will replace two antiquated plants CLEAR FORK VALLEY — Local officials — and some national names ...

December 5th, 2019 updated: December 5th, 2019. |  


Braxton Tate, Kerrigan Myers land Division I scholarships

Braxton Tate, Kerrigan Myers land Division I scholarships

GALION — Galion High School seniors Braxton Tate and Kerrigan Myers have officially signed the documentation that allows them to continue their athl...

December 5th, 2019 updated: December 5th, 2019. |  


Best winter driving trip? Slow down!

Best winter driving trip? Slow down!

RICHLAND COUNTY — Ohio’s typically wacky weather has already started. Two weeks ago, the area got 3 to 4 inches of snow in some areas. Rec...

December 5th, 2019 |  


Alzheimer’s Association looking for volunteers

Alzheimer’s Association looking for volunteers

NORTHWEST OHIO — The Alzheimer’s Association Northwest Ohio Chapter is seeking to significantly increase the reach of its care and support...

December 5th, 2019 |  


SPORTS


Girls basketball roundup: Crawford ladies bounce Upper Sandusky

Girls basketball roundup: Crawford ladies bounce Upper Sandusky

Colonel Crawford 54, Upper Sandusky 21NORTH ROBINSON — Colonel Crawford’s girls basketball is 3-0 this season after Tuesday’s 54-21 ...

December 6th, 2019 |  


Galion, Crawford swimmers split wins at Galion YMCA

Galion, Crawford swimmers split wins at Galion YMCA

GALION — The Galion boys and Crawford girls logged swimming wins Tuesday as Galion and Colonel Crawford competed in the pool at the Galion YMCA....

December 6th, 2019 |  


Sports roundup: Tigers fall to 1-1 after loss to Upper Sandusky

Sports roundup: Tigers fall to 1-1 after loss to Upper Sandusky

Boys Basketball Upper Sandusky 81, Galion 35UPPER SANDUSKY — Galion’s boys basketball team is 1-1 this season following Wednesday’s ...

December 6th, 2019 |  


BB guns continue to be a health hazard

BB guns continue to be a health hazard

COLUMBUS — Nonpowder firearms have long been marketed to children and teenagers as toys or “starter” firearms and include BB, pellet...

December 6th, 2019 |  


MG pulls away at Northmor

MG pulls away at Northmor

Wednesday was a good night for the Mount Gilead girls’ basketball program.Not only did the team ride a fast start to a 59-28 win over host North...

December 6th, 2019 |  


Braxton Tate, Kerrigan Myers land Division I scholarships

Braxton Tate, Kerrigan Myers land Division I scholarships

GALION — Galion High School seniors Braxton Tate and Kerrigan Myers have officially signed the documentation that allows them to continue their athl...

December 5th, 2019 updated: December 5th, 2019. |  


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LIFE


BB guns continue to be a health hazard

BB guns continue to be a health hazard

COLUMBUS — Nonpowder firearms have long been marketed to children and teenagers as toys or “starter” firearms and include BB, pellet...

December 6th, 2019 |  


Four-legged friends from afar visit with Magnolia Terrace residents

Four-legged friends from afar visit with Magnolia Terrace residents

GALION — Some furry friends made an impromptu appearance Thursday morning at Magnolia Terrace Assisted Living Facility on North Market Street. Mi...

December 5th, 2019 updated: December 5th, 2019. |  


Ceremony kicks off construction of wastewater treatment plant to service Butler, Bellville

Ceremony kicks off construction of wastewater treatment plant to service Butler, Bellville

Environmentally-friendly $12.6 million project will replace two antiquated plants CLEAR FORK VALLEY — Local officials — and some national names ...

December 5th, 2019 updated: December 5th, 2019. |  


Alzheimer’s Association looking for volunteers

Alzheimer’s Association looking for volunteers

NORTHWEST OHIO — The Alzheimer’s Association Northwest Ohio Chapter is seeking to significantly increase the reach of its care and support...

December 5th, 2019 |  


Richland SWCD schedules program on ‘Extreme Farming’

Richland SWCD schedules program on ‘Extreme Farming’

MANSFIELD —Recent extreme weather events have created difficulties for many Ohio farmers. Many fields were left unplanted, and many of the field...

December 5th, 2019 |  


Virtual driver program comes to the Buckeye State

Virtual driver program comes to the Buckeye State

COLUMBUS — Ohio is launching a statewide virtual driver assessment program that will test future drivers for how well they can drive in the 10 most ...

December 5th, 2019 updated: December 5th, 2019. |  


OPINION


Youth hunters have successful deer gun season

Youth hunters have successful deer gun season

Ohio’s young hunters checked 6,234 white-tailed deer during the two-day youth gun season, Nov. 23-24, according to the Ohio Department of Natura...

December 2nd, 2019 |  


Opinion column: Proposed drug price reform will harm rare-disease patients

Opinion column: Proposed drug price reform will harm rare-disease patients

A prominent healthcare watchdog claims it has found the solution to high drug prices.For years, the nonprofit Institute for Clinical and Economic Revi...

December 2nd, 2019 |  


Opinion column: Is tackle football safe for pre-high schoolers?

Opinion column: Is tackle football safe for pre-high schoolers?

Should tackle football be banned for children 12 to 14 years and under? A heap of controversy surrounds this topic. Those are fighting words! ThatR...

December 2nd, 2019 |  


Opinion column: Psychiatrists, impeachment, and justice

Opinion column: Psychiatrists, impeachment, and justice

After a period of silence, Dr. Bandy Lee and her committee of mental-health “experts” have again burst onto the scene, angling to particip...

November 27th, 2019 |  


Opinion column: USMCA is a better deal for Ohio

Opinion column: USMCA is a better deal for Ohio

Trade with Canada and Mexico is crucial to Ohio’s economy. The annual value of Ohio’s exports to these countries exceeds $25 billion and c...

November 26th, 2019 |  


Opinion column: Workers deserve a say in automation

Opinion column: Workers deserve a say in automation

When the global economy shifted in the late 19th century, working people were the first to adapt. They moved to cities like Cleveland, Cincinnati, and...

November 23rd, 2019 |  


BUSINESS


Come Home to Galion celebration is Saturday

Come Home to Galion celebration is Saturday

GALION — A community tradition that started just a few years ago continues to grow. This year’s Come Home to Galion celebration started as a wa...

December 4th, 2019 updated: December 4th, 2019. |  


Cheddar’s makes life a little easier for parents of newborns at Galion Hospital

Cheddar’s makes life a little easier for parents of newborns at Galion Hospital

GALION — In honor of Cheddar’s Scratch Kitchen now welcoming every guest with a honey butter croissant, the restaurant is celebrating thou...

December 4th, 2019 |  


Virtual program producing better welders at Clear Fork High School

Virtual program producing better welders at Clear Fork High School

CLEAR FORK VALLEY – Students who attend Clear Fork Valley schools are experiencing a variety of new experiences this fall, residents were told a...

December 3rd, 2019 |  


Spirit of Thanksgiving: Volunteers gather at Grace Point to serve others

Spirit of Thanksgiving: Volunteers gather at Grace Point to serve others

GALION — Hundreds of Grace Point Church parishioners and area residents gathered Thursday to make sure others had a happy holiday and a hearty m...

November 29th, 2019 |  


Registration open for farmer, farmland owner income tax webinar

Registration open for farmer, farmland owner income tax webinar

COLUMBUS — Are you getting the most from your tax return? Farmers and farmland owners who wish to increase their tax knowledge should consider a...

November 29th, 2019 |  


Committee advances bill that would help beginning farmers

Committee advances bill that would help beginning farmers

COLUMBUS — An Ohio committee advanced legislation on Tuesday that would incentivize people to enter into the farm industry by providing tax subs...

November 27th, 2019 |  


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