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Opinion column: Why eliminate EdChoice Scholarship program?

Opinion column: Why eliminate EdChoice Scholarship program?

Last week the Ohio Senate rejected the proposal aimed to eliminate the EdChoice Scholarship program. Since the inception of the EdChoice program in 20...

February 18th, 2020 |  


Ohio lawmakers considering tax breaks for maple syrup producers

Ohio lawmakers considering tax breaks for maple syrup producers

COLUMBUS — Lawmakers are considering several tax exemptions, including a break for the owners of land used in the commercial production of maple...

February 16th, 2020 |  


Fines may go up for school bus scofflaws

Fines may go up for school bus scofflaws

COLUMBUS — The state Senate unanimously passed a bill aimed at strengthening penalties for motorists who violate laws around school buses. Senate...

February 16th, 2020 updated: February 17th, 2020. |  


Bucyrus Health and Wellness Center opens

Bucyrus Health and Wellness Center opens

BUCYRUS — The Bucyrus Area Chamber of Commerce had a ribbon cutting Wednesday to welcome the Bucyrus Health and Wellness Center, a satellite off...

February 16th, 2020 |  


On tap Feb. 21? Bishop Brown Ale at 1803 Brewery and Taproom

On tap Feb. 21? Bishop Brown Ale at 1803 Brewery and Taproom

GALION — On Friday, Feb. 21 at 6 p.m,. the 1803 Brewery and Taproom will tap their Bishop Brown Ale for the first time.The Galion Historical Soc...

February 16th, 2020 |  


The cost of electricity for Galion utility customers is going down

The cost of electricity for Galion utility customers is going down

GALION — The price of electricity for City of Galion utility customers is going down. It’s not a huge decrease — maybe a few dollars on the e...

February 15th, 2020 updated: February 15th, 2020. |  


SPORTS


Galion boys, Northmor girls teams advance to district bowling, as do Tigers’ Kadence Fairchild and Abby Crager; Crestline’s Erin McKenna

Galion boys, Northmor girls teams advance to district bowling, as do Tigers’ Kadence Fairchild and Abby Crager; Crestline’s Erin McKenna

COLUMBUS — Northmor’s girls bowling team, Galion’s boys bowling team, along with Galion’s Kadence Fairchild, Abby Crager and C...

February 19th, 2020 |  


Northmor’s Conor Becker to wrestle for Duke University

Northmor’s Conor Becker to wrestle for Duke University

While injuries have taken a large portion of Conor Becker’s senior year in Northmor athletics away from him, they aren’t going to have an effect u...

February 18th, 2020 updated: February 18th, 2020. |  


Column: High school sports are supposed to be fun

Column: High school sports are supposed to be fun

Extra-curricular activities are supposed to be fun learning experiences.That has not changed, and hopefully will never change.At times, we forget that...

February 15th, 2020 |  


Gallery: Shelby 81, Galion 48; Photos by Don Tudor

Gallery: Shelby 81, Galion 48; Photos by Don Tudor

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February 15th, 2020 |  


Gallery: Northmor 65, Galion 36; Photos by Don Tudor

Gallery: Northmor 65, Galion 36; Photos by Don Tudor

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February 14th, 2020 updated: February 14th, 2020. |  


Gallery: Galion swim team prepping for Saturday’s district swim meet at BGSU: Courtesy photos

Gallery: Galion swim team prepping for Saturday’s district swim meet at BGSU: Courtesy photos

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February 13th, 2020 |  


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LIFE


Feb. 24 program in Mansfield aimed at those affected by Alzheimer’s

Feb. 24 program in Mansfield aimed at those affected by Alzheimer’s

MANSFIELD — The Richland County Dementia Capable Coalition, under the leadership of the Alzheimer’s Association Northwest Ohio Chapter, will hold ...

February 19th, 2020 updated: February 19th, 2020. |  


Galion boys, Northmor girls teams advance to district bowling, as do Tigers’ Kadence Fairchild and Abby Crager; Crestline’s Erin McKenna

Galion boys, Northmor girls teams advance to district bowling, as do Tigers’ Kadence Fairchild and Abby Crager; Crestline’s Erin McKenna

COLUMBUS — Northmor’s girls bowling team, Galion’s boys bowling team, along with Galion’s Kadence Fairchild, Abby Crager and C...

February 19th, 2020 |  


Weddings 2020

Weddings 2020

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February 18th, 2020 updated: February 19th, 2020. |  


Join the Clear Fork Valley Foundation for an Arctic Blast on Feb. 29

Join the Clear Fork Valley Foundation for an Arctic Blast on Feb. 29

BELLVILLE — Join the Clear Fork Valley Foundation for an Arctic Blast on Saturday, Feb. 29 starting at 7 p.m. at the Legacy on Possum Run. Cost ...

February 18th, 2020 |  


Astronomy professor returns from third trip to Antarctica

Astronomy professor returns from third trip to Antarctica

Dale Smith has been to the ends of the Earth. Having recently returned from his third trip to Antarctica, he explained his wanderlust. “You ge...

February 18th, 2020 updated: February 18th, 2020. |  


Opinion column: Why eliminate EdChoice Scholarship program?

Opinion column: Why eliminate EdChoice Scholarship program?

Last week the Ohio Senate rejected the proposal aimed to eliminate the EdChoice Scholarship program. Since the inception of the EdChoice program in 20...

February 18th, 2020 |  


OPINION


Sherrod Brown column: Home-buying should be easier

Sherrod Brown column: Home-buying should be easier

Right now, many Ohioans are struggling to make ends meet. Even people with supposedly-middle-class jobs don’t feel stable. Wages have barely bud...

February 15th, 2020 |  


You should keep taking steps to prevent flu, coronavirus

You should keep taking steps to prevent flu, coronavirus

COLUMBUS — The Ohio Department of Health reported last week that there have been more than 4,400 hospitalizations due to flu in Ohio during the ...

February 12th, 2020 |  


Opinion column: Marijuana won’t save the U.S. economy

Opinion column: Marijuana won’t save the U.S. economy

The band wagon is overloaded with politicians and people that actually believe legalizing recreational marijuana is the answer to poverty, the golden ...

February 12th, 2020 |  


Column: Civil War stories comes with a lesson

Column: Civil War stories comes with a lesson

Summer, 1863. The Civil War was raging. Fear raced through Indiana and Ohio like wildfire when General John Hunt Morgan crossed the Ohio River with hi...

February 10th, 2020 |  


Russ Kent opinion column: It doesn’t have to be ‘My way or the highway’

Russ Kent opinion column: It doesn’t have to be ‘My way or the highway’

I turned 60 a few months ago.I don’t know how you are supposed to feel at this age. But fear is not the emotion I expected. Especially this odd ...

February 10th, 2020 |  


Deer harvest shows increase from last year

Deer harvest shows increase from last year

Ohio’s white-tailed deer hunters concluded the 2019-2020 hunting season by harvesting 184,465 deer, according to the Ohio Department of Natural ...

February 7th, 2020 |  


BUSINESS


Ohio lawmakers considering tax breaks for maple syrup producers

Ohio lawmakers considering tax breaks for maple syrup producers

COLUMBUS — Lawmakers are considering several tax exemptions, including a break for the owners of land used in the commercial production of maple...

February 16th, 2020 |  


On tap Feb. 21? Bishop Brown Ale at 1803 Brewery and Taproom

On tap Feb. 21? Bishop Brown Ale at 1803 Brewery and Taproom

GALION — On Friday, Feb. 21 at 6 p.m,. the 1803 Brewery and Taproom will tap their Bishop Brown Ale for the first time.The Galion Historical Soc...

February 16th, 2020 |  


The cost of electricity for Galion utility customers is going down

The cost of electricity for Galion utility customers is going down

GALION — The price of electricity for City of Galion utility customers is going down. It’s not a huge decrease — maybe a few dollars on the e...

February 15th, 2020 updated: February 15th, 2020. |  


Ohioans could vote in November on upping the minumum wage

COLUMBUS — The “Raise the Wage Ohio Amendment” would increase the minimum wage in Ohio to $9.60 per hour starting Jan. 1, 2021. Unde...

February 13th, 2020 |  


On tap Feb. 21? Bishop Brown Ale at 1803 Brewery and Taproom

On tap Feb. 21? Bishop Brown Ale at 1803 Brewery and Taproom

GALION — On Friday, Feb. 21 at 6 p.m,. the 1803 Brewery and Taproom will tap their Bishop Brown Ale for the first time.The Galion Historical Soc...

February 12th, 2020 |  


Galion robotics team advances to state tournament

Galion robotics team advances to state tournament

GALION — Local Galion robotics team, “Got a Screw Loose,” comprised of captain Matt Gimbel, Tabby Vandeusen and Missy Vonhoupe, and ...

February 6th, 2020 |  


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