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Keeping cool a daily chore at the Crawford County Fair

Keeping cool a daily chore at the Crawford County Fair

BUCYRUS — Summer’s heat has taken center stage at the Crawford County Fair this week with temperatures ranging from the mid 80s to upper 90s. With...

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


July’s Third Friday event postponed one week

July’s Third Friday event postponed one week

GALION -- Because of the Excessive Heat Advisory for Galion and much of Ohio in effect through Saturday, this week's Third Friday in Galion event has ...

July 18th, 2019 |  


Neil Armstrong memorabilia at Wapakoneta museum provides glimpse into his life

Neil Armstrong memorabilia at Wapakoneta museum provides glimpse into his life

WAPAKONETA — Armstrong Air & Space Museum is keeping Neil Armstrong’s memory alive by displaying numerous memorabilia and artifacts fr...

July 18th, 2019 |  


Excessive heat can be deadly for elderly

Excessive heat can be deadly for elderly

Older adults are at increased risk for heat-related illness, complications COLUMBUS — Forecasters are predicting high temperatures in the 90s and t...

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


Head of Ohio’s Development Services Agency talks about Opportunity Zones in Galion visit

Head of Ohio’s Development Services Agency talks about Opportunity Zones in Galion visit

GALION — Lydia Mihalik, director of the Ohio Development Services Agency, offered up information on economic development opportunities and the upcom...

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


How much do you know about moon landing, Space Race?

How much do you know about moon landing, Space Race?

July 20, 1969, marks the 50th anniversary of U.S. astronauts Neil Armstrong and Edwin “Buzz” Aldrin’s historic walk on the moon. “That’s one...

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


SPORTS


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Ryan Day vs. Urban Meyer
Michigan picked over Ohio State in Big Ten writers poll

Michigan picked over Ohio State in Big Ten writers poll

Michigan was favored over Ohio State to win the Big Ten East division and go on to win the conference’s football championship game in a poll of ...

July 17th, 2019 |  


Monarchs sweep Graders in three-game stint

Monarchs sweep Graders in three-game stint

Adrian, MI — The Galion Graders were once again at Siena Heights University on Sunday, July 14 for the final game of their three-game series wit...

July 16th, 2019 |  


Juniors take to the fairways of Valley View

Juniors take to the fairways of Valley View

GALION — On Monday, July 15, the Heart of Ohio Junior Golf Association (HOJGA) held a tournament event at Valley View Golf Course in Galion, spo...

July 16th, 2019 |  


Ohio State football: New faces, new questions this season

Ohio State football: New faces, new questions this season

One of the Big Ten’s football coaches probably spoke for most if not all of his fellow coaches as I rode the elevator with him after the last da...

July 15th, 2019 |  


Guard Against bites, burns this summer

Guard Against bites, burns this summer

(StatePoint) For families — and everybody else for that matter — protecting skin should be a top summer priority. After all, there is no s...

July 14th, 2019 |  


Turtle season has started

Turtle season has started

If you are looking for some thing fun to do this summer that will yield a tasty meal, you may want to try catching a few snapping turtles especially s...

July 12th, 2019 |  


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Keeping cool a daily chore at the Crawford County Fair
July’s Third Friday event postponed one week

July’s Third Friday event postponed one week

GALION -- Because of the Excessive Heat Advisory for Galion and much of Ohio in effect through Saturday, this week's Third Friday in Galion event has ...

July 18th, 2019 |  


Excessive heat can be deadly for elderly

Excessive heat can be deadly for elderly

Older adults are at increased risk for heat-related illness, complications COLUMBUS — Forecasters are predicting high temperatures in the 90s and t...

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


How much do you know about moon landing, Space Race?

How much do you know about moon landing, Space Race?

July 20, 1969, marks the 50th anniversary of U.S. astronauts Neil Armstrong and Edwin “Buzz” Aldrin’s historic walk on the moon. “That’s one...

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


Richard Steele new associate director at HelpLine

Richard Steele new associate director at HelpLine

DELAWARE— HelpLine has recently named Richard Steele, LPCC-S, as the new Associate Director for the seven-county nonprofit. As associate director...

July 17th, 2019 updated: July 18th, 2019. |  


Test drive a Ford Thursday at Heise Park; Support United Way of Crawford County

Test drive a Ford Thursday at Heise Park; Support United Way of Crawford County

GALION — Donley Ford of Galion is hosting a Drive 4 UR Community event to raise needed funds for United Way of Crawford County. This event is sponso...

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


Gallery: Monday, Tuesday at the Crawford County Fair; Photos by Don Tudor

Gallery: Monday, Tuesday at the Crawford County Fair; Photos by Don Tudor

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


OPINION


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How much do you know about moon landing, Space Race?
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Gary McCue fills vacant spot on Clear Fork school board
Column: Cutting the cost of high quality vision

Column: Cutting the cost of high quality vision

Many of our friends and neighbors enjoy high quality vision each and every day as a result of prescription eyeglasses and contact lenses. However, thi...

July 14th, 2019 |  


July 20 should be Moonwalk Day in Ohio, if not all of America

July 20 should be Moonwalk Day in Ohio, if not all of America

It’s time to give our national holidays an upgrade. Let’s make July 20 Moonwalk Day.July 20 is, of course, the day that man first walked o...

July 13th, 2019 |  


Turtle season has started

Turtle season has started

If you are looking for some thing fun to do this summer that will yield a tasty meal, you may want to try catching a few snapping turtles especially s...

July 12th, 2019 |  


Column: Rockin’ abs, sore ankles and forgiveness

Column: Rockin’ abs, sore ankles and forgiveness

Do you know how it is when you get an unexpected present? July 1, the start of a new month, I was “gifted” by a social media app, on computer a...

July 11th, 2019 updated: July 10th, 2019. |  


Column: County fairs are where memories are made

Column: County fairs are where memories are made

What are your memories of the Crawford County Fair?As a city boy growing up in Galion, I didn’t raise animals, except for a few rabbits and the ...

July 10th, 2019 |  


Column: ’ … no two people I’d rather toast!’

Column: ’ … no two people I’d rather toast!’

This past week, my parents celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary and I stood in front of the greeting card rack for a very long time.Whenever I tr...

July 8th, 2019 |  


BUSINESS


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Midway rides a no-go at Crawford County Fair
Gary McCue fills vacant spot on Clear Fork school board

Gary McCue fills vacant spot on Clear Fork school board

BELLVILLE — Gary A. McCue has been named a new member of the Clear Fork Valley school board. McCue is a colonel who has been commander at the 179...

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


Bellville’s Hines school building demolition starting

Bellville’s Hines school building demolition starting

CLEAR FORK VALLEY — The final part of the show — building new school buildings and tearing down the old — is about to occur.The old...

July 16th, 2019 |  


Explore all your senses next week at the Crawford County Fair

Explore all your senses next week at the Crawford County Fair

BUCYRUS — The Crawford County Fair begins its 162nd run Sunday at the fairgrounds in Bucyrus.From sheep scrambles to truck pulls to demolition d...

July 13th, 2019 updated: July 13th, 2019. |  


ODOT seeking feedback for first pedestrian, bicycle plan

ODOT seeking feedback for first pedestrian, bicycle plan

Ohioans urged to fill out online survey COLUMBUS — Recent trends in safety, demographics, and demand have spurred the Ohio Department of Transporta...

July 12th, 2019 updated: July 12th, 2019. |  


Richland County getting almost $1.5 million of $1.5 billion BWC money

Richland County getting almost $1.5 million of $1.5 billion BWC money

COLUMBUS— State Representative Mark Romanchuk (R-Ontario) on Monday announced that the Board of Directors for the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ ...

July 11th, 2019 |  


Chillicothe grocery owner still eyeing former Galion Geyer’s site

Chillicothe grocery owner still eyeing former Galion Geyer’s site

GALION — The owner of two Chillicothe-area groceries is still apparently working to open Galion Fresh Market in the old Geyer’s building i...

July 10th, 2019 |  


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