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Galion police reports

Galion police reports

Tuesday, May 14 1:04 a.m. — Officers received a report of a suspicious person in the 300 block of North Market Street 4:45 a.m. — A street l...

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


Column: Political games won’t help patient care

Column: Political games won’t help patient care

Now that it is the political season where divisiveness rules the day, the bevy of President wannabes’ interest in maternal health is suspect. After ...

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


Gallery: 2019 Crestline High School graduation: Photos by Don Tudor

Gallery: 2019 Crestline High School graduation: Photos by Don Tudor

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


Hospice names new medical director

Hospice names new medical director

ASHLAND — Longtime Medina physician Dr. Kenelm McCormick has been named the primary medical director of Hospice of North Central Ohio (HNCO).McC...

May 17th, 2019 |  


The ‘Blessing of the Hands’ celebrated by area pastors

The ‘Blessing of the Hands’ celebrated by area pastors

GALION — On Thursday, the Galion Area Ministerial Association brought the annual Blessing of the Hands ceremony to the chapel at Galion Hospital. ...

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


Troopers will stress Ohio’s safety belt law through holiday weekend

Troopers will stress Ohio’s safety belt law through holiday weekend

BUCYRUS — The Ohio Highway Patrol will continue its effort to make sure all Ohioans are abiding by Ohio’s seat belt law. To that end, safety be...

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


SPORTS


Eagles track squads leading the way at district meet

Eagles track squads leading the way at district meet

BUCYRUS — With day one in the books at the Division III, Northwest District meet in Bucyrus, the Colonel Crawford Eagles track and field squads ...

May 17th, 2019 |  


Eagles’ baseball claims Division IV sectional crown

Eagles’ baseball claims Division IV sectional crown

Colonel Crawford 5, Tiffin Calvert 2 NORTH ROBINSON — After receiving a No. 2 seed in their district tournament bracket and a first-round bye, t...

May 17th, 2019 |  


Gallery: Lexington 10, Galion 0, D-II sectional title game: Photos by Don Tudor

Gallery: Lexington 10, Galion 0, D-II sectional title game: Photos by Don Tudor

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


Galion falls to Lex in sectional championship clash

Galion falls to Lex in sectional championship clash

GALION — On Thursday, May 16, the No. 4 seeded Galion Tigers baseball team welcomed the No. 5 seeded Lexington Minutemen to Heise Park to compet...

May 16th, 2019 updated: May 17th, 2019. |  


Tigers take on district competition in Oak Harbor

Tigers take on district competition in Oak Harbor

OAK HARBOR — On Wednesday afternoon, Galion’s track and field teams headed to Oak Harbor to compete in day one of two in the Division II, ...

May 16th, 2019 |  


Lady Tigers edge Edison to advance to district finals

Lady Tigers edge Edison to advance to district finals

LEXINGTON — Following the conclusion of the first district semifinals contest between the No. 3 seeded Margaretta Lady Polar Bears and the No. 6...

May 16th, 2019 |  


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LIFE


Galion’ Splash Park opens May 25; Heise Park pool opens June 1; but lots going on in area

Galion’ Splash Park opens May 25; Heise Park pool opens June 1; but lots going on in area

GALION — Memorial Day, the unofficial start of summer, is just a week away. And the list of things to do as summer nears keeps growing. The year...

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


Galion Elks announce local scholarship recipients

Galion Elks announce local scholarship recipients

GALION — Galion Elks Lodge 1191 celebrated Elks National Youth Week on May 2 by hosting an awards banquet honoring the local “Most Valuable Studen...

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


Galion police reports

Galion police reports

Tuesday, May 14 1:04 a.m. — Officers received a report of a suspicious person in the 300 block of North Market Street 4:45 a.m. — A street l...

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


Column: Political games won’t help patient care

Column: Political games won’t help patient care

Now that it is the political season where divisiveness rules the day, the bevy of President wannabes’ interest in maternal health is suspect. After ...

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


Gallery: 2019 Crestline High School graduation: Photos by Don Tudor

Gallery: 2019 Crestline High School graduation: Photos by Don Tudor

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


The ‘Blessing of the Hands’ celebrated by area pastors

The ‘Blessing of the Hands’ celebrated by area pastors

GALION — On Thursday, the Galion Area Ministerial Association brought the annual Blessing of the Hands ceremony to the chapel at Galion Hospital. ...

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


OPINION


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Column: Political games won’t help patient care
Rain, wind having negative effect on fishing

Rain, wind having negative effect on fishing

I have had the opportunity to chase walleye up at Lake Erie the past few weekends. Although the bite has been strong this spring, Mother Nature hasn&#...

May 13th, 2019 |  


Column: Mom, hugs and a way-too-late thank you

Column: Mom, hugs and a way-too-late thank you

My mom died last month. Nancy Ann (Bowman) Kent died April 9 at Signature HealthCARE in Galion. She had been a resident there for more than two yea...

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


Sherrod Brown column: Too many forgotten children

Sherrod Brown column: Too many forgotten children

As a society, we leave too many children behind.Our child welfare agencies are overwhelmed by the number of kids entering the system, and the addictio...

May 9th, 2019 |  


Guest column: Prioritize healing, not hypocrisy

Guest column: Prioritize healing, not hypocrisy

May is Mental Health Month and it should inspire us to think about family, community relationships, and our growing disconnectedness. It is not an inv...

May 6th, 2019 |  


Guest column: Help erase stigma of mental health illness

Guest column: Help erase stigma of mental health illness

May is Mental Health Month. This is perhaps one of the most important recognitions we have throughout the year because so many people suffer with ment...

May 5th, 2019 |  


Guest column: How will you celebrate your mom?

Guest column: How will you celebrate your mom?

May 12 is Mother’s Day, set aside each year to celebrate and honor mothers.History of Mother’s DayAlthough the custom of setting aside a d...

May 2nd, 2019 |  


BUSINESS


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Galion police reports
Column: Political games won’t help patient care

Column: Political games won’t help patient care

Now that it is the political season where divisiveness rules the day, the bevy of President wannabes’ interest in maternal health is suspect. After ...

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


Galion Hospital’s Kelly McKeever recognized as one of Avita’s extraordinary nurses

Galion Hospital’s Kelly McKeever recognized as one of Avita’s extraordinary nurses

GALION — Three registered nurses at Avita Health System have been honored with The DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses. The award is part of The DA...

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


Galion City Council ponders creating a port authority

Galion City Council ponders creating a port authority

GALION — Galion City Council discussed the possibility of creating a port authority to help boost economic development during its meeting Tuesday ev...

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


Morrow County Hospital will stay with OhioHealth

Morrow County Hospital will stay with OhioHealth

MOUNT GILEAD — Morrow County Hospital will not change partnerships, despite an appearance at a recent town hall meeting by Avita Healthcare System o...

May 15th, 2019 updated: May 15th, 2019. |  


OSU-Mansfield gets $2 million to develop a sustainable food project

OSU-Mansfield gets $2 million to develop a sustainable food project

WASHINGTON — U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) announcedMonday that the Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research (FFAR) has awarded a $2 million...

May 15th, 2019 updated: May 15th, 2019. |  


Making a final wish comes true: Hospice expanding virtual reality therapy

Making a final wish comes true: Hospice expanding virtual reality therapy

ASHLAND — Hospice of North Central Ohio is extending its virtual reality therapy (VRT) in an effort to help Richland County hospice and palliative p...

May 15th, 2019 updated: May 15th, 2019. |  


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