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CARES Act is designed to assist rural Ohioans, too

CARES Act is designed to assist rural Ohioans, too

WASHINGTON — Two weeks ago, Congress passed and President Trump signed into law the bipartisan Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES...

April 7th, 2020 updated: April 7th, 2020. |  


Community Foundation for Crawford County offering grants for COVID-19 response

Community Foundation for Crawford County offering grants for COVID-19 response

CRAWFORD COUNTY — The Community Foundation for Crawford County is offering funding for non-profit organizations that have been financially impac...

April 7th, 2020 |  


New guidelines start today for essential businesses in Ohio

New guidelines start today for essential businesses in Ohio

This message is joint announcement from the Galion City Health Department and Crawford County Public Health. We are sure that you are aware the Sta...

April 6th, 2020 updated: April 6th, 2020. |  


Road construction report for April

Road construction report for April

State Route 19 closureCRAWFORD COUNTY — SR 19, just south of Rettig Road (TR 169), will close Monday, April 13 for a culvert replacement.The det...

April 6th, 2020 updated: April 7th, 2020. |  


What you must know about COVID-19 if you have an autoimmune condition

What you must know about COVID-19 if you have an autoimmune condition

At this point, the global pandemic caused by the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) has impacted all of our lives in ways large and small. For many ...

April 6th, 2020 |  


Surgeon General Adams: This week is ‘our Pearl Harbor moment’

Surgeon General Adams: This week is ‘our Pearl Harbor moment’

(The Center Square) — U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams on Sunday described the next week in the country’s fight against COVID-19 as ̶...

April 6th, 2020 |  


SPORTS


Don’t let thieves steal your COVID-19 stimulus money

Don’t let thieves steal your COVID-19 stimulus money

COLUMBUS — Attorney General Dave Yost today urged Ohioans to watch out for thieves as stimulus payments arrive from the federal government. “Th...

April 1st, 2020 updated: April 1st, 2020. |  


Northmor’s Leslie Brubaker signs to play college volleyball at Wilmington College

Northmor’s Leslie Brubaker signs to play college volleyball at Wilmington College

After a senior season that saw her named a first-team KMAC player, Northmor’s Leslie Brubaker will continue to compete in volleyball at the next lev...

March 31st, 2020 updated: April 1st, 2020. |  


Winter tournaments cancelled

Winter tournaments cancelled

COLUMBUS — The Ohio High School Athletic Association announced Thursday that the winter sports tournaments of wrestling, basketball and ice hock...

March 27th, 2020 |  


Mid-Ohio Honda Indy 200 moved ahead one week, go Aug. 7-9

Mid-Ohio Honda Indy 200 moved ahead one week, go Aug. 7-9

LEXINGTON — INDYCAR announced today that The Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, originally set for Aug. 14-16, 2020, has been moved t...

March 27th, 2020 |  


KMAC honors winter athletes

KMAC honors winter athletes

The Knox Morrow Athletic Conference (KMAC) consisting of the Cardington, Centerburg, Danville, East Knox, Fredericktown, Highland, Mount Gilead, North...

March 27th, 2020 |  


Mid-Ohio IndyCar event moved one week earlier

IndyCar announced earlier today that The Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course originally set for Aug. 14-16, 2020, has been moved to one week ...

March 26th, 2020 |  


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LIFE


What you must know about COVID-19 if you have an autoimmune condition

What you must know about COVID-19 if you have an autoimmune condition

At this point, the global pandemic caused by the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) has impacted all of our lives in ways large and small. For many ...

April 6th, 2020 |  


Surgeon General Adams: This week is ‘our Pearl Harbor moment’

Surgeon General Adams: This week is ‘our Pearl Harbor moment’

(The Center Square) — U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams on Sunday described the next week in the country’s fight against COVID-19 as ̶...

April 6th, 2020 |  


Avita receives positive case of COVID-19

Avita receives positive case of COVID-19

GALION — Avita Health System, Crawford County Public Health, and the Galion City Health Department are announcing the first confirmed case of CO...

April 5th, 2020 |  


National Resources Center seeking innovative conservation ideas

National Resources Center seeking innovative conservation ideas

COLUMBUS – USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is seeking new proposals for cutting-edge projects that will provide new conservat...

April 5th, 2020 updated: April 6th, 2020. |  


Alzheimer’s Association debuts dial-in support groups for caregivers

Alzheimer’s Association debuts dial-in support groups for caregivers

TOLEDO — Family members caring for their loved ones with dementia or Alzheimer’s disease now have new ways to gain support.The Alzheimer&#...

April 5th, 2020 |  


During Galion’s scheduled spring break, there will be no meals available, and no assignments

During Galion’s scheduled spring break, there will be no meals available, and no assignments

GALION- Due to spring break next week, the Galion City School District will be unable to serve meals to students and will not be assigning any schoolw...

April 4th, 2020 |  


OPINION


Column: Why it is important to be counted

Column: Why it is important to be counted

During this difficult time, many people are looking for ways to help. Perhaps one of these easiest ways to impact our community right now is to comple...

April 4th, 2020 |  


Column by Russ Kent: The sounds of silence

Column by Russ Kent: The sounds of silence

We’re living in a strange, new world. It’s eerie. At night, when Beatrix and I go out, the night sky still looks the same. Venus, Orion, the...

April 2nd, 2020 updated: April 2nd, 2020. |  


Absentee ballot rules, regulations announced for Richland County voters

RICHLAND COUNTY — The Ohio General Assembly has set the following procedures for the 2020 Primary Election:The March 2020 Primary Election has b...

April 1st, 2020 |  


Guest opinion column: Galion citizens desperately need help

Guest opinion column: Galion citizens desperately need help

The recent coronavirus impact has devastated our community. It is painful to see so many households facing unemployment and insurmountable financial p...

March 28th, 2020 |  


During this crisis, keep supporting your community

During this crisis, keep supporting your community

During this crisis, keep supporting your communityOver the course of the past week, life has changed dramatically right before our eyes. Our communiti...

March 23rd, 2020 |  


It’s a good time to get fishing gear prepared

It’s a good time to get fishing gear prepared

The hunting seasons are over, the ice-fishing season was a bust, and unless you are heading to Lake Erie it is still too early to get the boat out.So ...

March 23rd, 2020 |  


BUSINESS


Iron Vault will keep making sanitizer

Iron Vault will keep making sanitizer

GALION — The owners of the Iron Vault Distillery have taken it upon themselves to help others during these uncertain times by making much needed...

April 3rd, 2020 updated: April 5th, 2020. |  


CARES Act can provide relief from COVID-19 hardships for small businesses

CARES Act can provide relief from COVID-19 hardships for small businesses

Last week, Congress passed and President Trump signed into law the bipartisan Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. The CARES...

April 1st, 2020 updated: April 1st, 2020. |  


Trump: ‘Surge is coming;’ Americans must adhere to distancing guidelines

Trump: ‘Surge is coming;’ Americans must adhere to distancing guidelines

(The Center Square) – President Donald Trump said Tuesday that a surge is coming in the spread of the novel coronavirus that has infected more than ...

April 1st, 2020 updated: April 1st, 2020. |  


IHME predicts Mid-April peak for daily COVID-19 deaths in U.S.

IHME predicts Mid-April peak for daily COVID-19 deaths in U.S.

(The Center Square) – New projections from the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluations forecasts the U.S. will reach its peak for daily COV...

April 1st, 2020 |  


FDA approves emergency use of Battelle sterilization technology

FDA approves emergency use of Battelle sterilization technology

WASHINGTON – After Congressman Troy Balderson (R-OH) earlier called on the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to immediately correct an ove...

March 30th, 2020 |  


Amid coronavirus fears, private sector steps up

Amid coronavirus fears, private sector steps up

Much of the country is on lockdown, whether voluntary or government ordered.Schools are closed. Sports and entertainment venues are shuttered. Restaur...

March 28th, 2020 |  


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