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Rodriguez named new chief of Galion Police

Rodriguez named new chief of Galion Police

GALION — A longtime veteran of the Galion Police Department has been appointed its new chief. Marc Rodriguez was selected following a formal tes...

May 11th, 2021 |  


GALION AREA NOTEBOOK

GALION AREA NOTEBOOK

Utility pole work May 15The Galion Line Department will be relocating utility poles located on State Route 598 on Saturday, May 15. Crews will be work...

May 10th, 2021 updated: May 10th, 2021. |  


Chief Saterfield retires from Galion Police Department

Chief Saterfield retires from Galion Police Department

GALION — Galion Police Chief Brian Saterfield has retired after nearly 17 years leading the department.Saterfield was appointed chief of police ...

May 8th, 2021 |  


Crestline a stop on proposed Amtrak line

Crestline a stop on proposed Amtrak line

CRESTLINE — The Village of Crestline has been selected to be a stop on the proposed Amtrak passenger rail line that would connect Cleveland, Col...

May 7th, 2021 |  


GALION AREA NOTEBOOK

GALION AREA NOTEBOOK

Bird Banding set for May 8Join Bob Placier and Crawford Park District staff for a morning of science from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, May 8 at Lowe-...

May 7th, 2021 |  


GALION POLICE REPORTS

GALION POLICE REPORTS

May 4 Police issued a warning for disorderly conduct to a male subject in the 200 block of South Jefferson Street.Police apprehended two stray dogs in...

May 7th, 2021 |  


SPORTS


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Galion athletes win six events at MOAC meet
Mount Gilead sweeps KMAC track and field titles

Mount Gilead sweeps KMAC track and field titles

Mount Gilead was able to capture both team titles at the KMAC track and field championships on Tuesday.In the meet, which was hosted by Highland, the ...

May 13th, 2021 updated: May 13th, 2021. |  


Baseball: Tigers sweep Pleasant in MOAC play

Baseball: Tigers sweep Pleasant in MOAC play

MARION — Galion swept the season series with Pleasant after handing the Spartans a 7-6 defeat on Wednesday in Mid Ohio Athletic Conference baseb...

May 12th, 2021 updated: May 14th, 2021. |  


Softball: Ontario defeats Galion in sectional playoff game

Softball: Ontario defeats Galion in sectional playoff game

ONTARIO — Ontario has advanced in the Division II Willard sectional/district softball tournament after defeating Galion 20-3 in five innings on ...

May 12th, 2021 |  


OHSAA BASEBALL PLAYOFFS 2021

OHSAA BASEBALL PLAYOFFS 2021

Division II Bluffton Sectional/DistrictWednesday, May 19(11) Fostoria at (10) Celina, 5 p.m.(9) Upper Sandusky at (7) Ontario, 5 p.m.(8) Lexington at ...

May 12th, 2021 |  


Baseball: Tigers knock off Knights, 7-3

Baseball: Tigers knock off Knights, 7-3

GALION — Galion bounced back from a weekend loss with a 7-3 win over local rival Northmor on Monday at Heise Park.The Tigers (12-8) dropped an 8...

May 11th, 2021 |  


OHSAA SOFTBALL PLAYOFFS 2021

OHSAA SOFTBALL PLAYOFFS 2021

Division IIWillard Sectional/DistrictTuesday, May 11(4) Ontario 20, (11) Galion 3(6) Shelby 10, (9) Vermilion 1(7) Tiffin Columbian 16, (8) Norwalk 15...

May 11th, 2021 updated: May 13th, 2021. |  


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Early voter turnout large in Morrow County

Early voter turnout large in Morrow County

MOUNT GILEAD — Board of Elections Director Penny Porter said both early voting and absentee voting are triple what they have ever been in the genera...

October 29th, 2020 updated: October 29th, 2020. |  


Check out the just released Locally Owned tabloid, a product of the Galion Inquirer and Morrow County Sentinel

Check out the just released Locally Owned tabloid, a product of the Galion Inquirer and Morrow County Sentinel

Follow this link to see the 2020 Locally Owned magazine, a product of the Galion Inquirer and the Morrow County Sentinel http://www.pbiprinting.com...

October 29th, 2020 |  


Beginning Nov. 1, Crawford-Opoly

Beginning Nov. 1, Crawford-Opoly

CRAWFORD COUNTY — As businesses to continue navigate the COVID-19 pandemic, and much of the public considers how to support their local businesses, ...

October 28th, 2020 updated: October 29th, 2020. |  


Ohio State, Nebraska deal with ‘weird’ circumstances

Ohio State, Nebraska deal with ‘weird’ circumstances

COLUMBUS — It was different. It was historic. It was weird. And it was quiet. Very quiet.Ohio State’s 52-17 win over Nebraska on Saturday ...

October 26th, 2020 |  


Crawford County Veterans Hall of Fame announces 2020 inductees

Crawford County Veterans Hall of Fame announces 2020 inductees

CRAWFORD COUNTY — The Crawford County Veterans Hall of Fame has selected the class of 2020. Because of Covid-19 there will not be a ceremony Nov...

October 26th, 2020 updated: October 26th, 2020. |  


Avita purchases former Sears property at Richland Mall

Avita purchases former Sears property at Richland Mall

ONTARIO — Avita Health System has purchased the former Sears property at the Richland Mall in Ontario.The property consists of a vacant two-stor...

October 23rd, 2020 |  


OPINION


Many fishing opportunities throughout Ohio

Many fishing opportunities throughout Ohio

The Fish Ohio program recognizes noteworthy catches of 25 different species at inland lakes and reservoirs, Lake Erie, the Ohio River, and other publi...

May 10th, 2021 |  


Biden seeks to end costly war in Afghanistan

Later this year, America will mark the 20-year anniversary of its invasion of Afghanistan. Last week, President Joe Biden announced he will move to wi...

May 5th, 2021 |  


Supporter of passenger rail service

Dear editor:I was excited to hear about a movement to restore passenger service to Galion. I grew up on the East side of the tracks and the trains wer...

April 28th, 2021 |  


Declaring racism a public health crisis reveals gaps in health

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has joined hundreds of cities and counties across the country in declaring racism a public health threa...

April 28th, 2021 |  


Turkey season can provide great experiences

Turkey season can provide great experiences

The turkey season opened in the area with near perfect weather. It was a bit chilly but the calm winds made it ideal for hearing things.I was reminded...

April 26th, 2021 |  


God’s guarantees from scripture

God’s guarantees from scripture

Joshua 1:5 — “There shall not any man be able to stand before thee all the days of thy life: as I was with Moses, so I will be with thee: ...

April 24th, 2021 |  


BUSINESS


Beginning Nov. 1, Crawford-Opoly

Beginning Nov. 1, Crawford-Opoly

CRAWFORD COUNTY — As businesses to continue navigate the COVID-19 pandemic, and much of the public considers how to support their local businesses, ...

October 28th, 2020 updated: October 29th, 2020. |  


Richland County launches second round of small business grant program

Richland County launches second round of small business grant program

RICHLAND COUNTY — The Richland Area Chamber & Economic Development today announced a collaboration with Richland County to launch a second r...

October 27th, 2020 |  


Update: Harding Way paving project in Galion

Update: Harding Way paving project in Galion

GALION -- Weather permitting, Koskosing Construction will pave the parking lots in Park Square on Wednesday, Oct. 28. The Harding Way project is expec...

October 26th, 2020 updated: October 26th, 2020. |  


$125 million grant program will help ohio small businesses

$125 million grant program will help ohio small businesses

COLUMBUS — Ohio Governor Mike DeWine and Lt. Governor Jon Husted announced a $125 million grant program to help small businesses that have been ...

October 26th, 2020 |  


Restaurants, bars can apply for assistance program

Restaurants, bars can apply for assistance program

COLUMBUS — The state of Ohio has created a $37.5 million fund to help bars and restaurants that have been hurt by the COVID-19 pandemic. The fun...

October 26th, 2020 |  


Avita purchases former Sears property at Richland Mall

Avita purchases former Sears property at Richland Mall

ONTARIO — Avita Health System has purchased the former Sears property at the Richland Mall in Ontario.The property consists of a vacant two-stor...

October 23rd, 2020 |  


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