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Clear Fork schools may relocate its bus garage

Clear Fork schools may relocate its bus garage

CLEAR FORK VALLEY – The Clear Fork Valley school board is considering a plan to shift its bus garage to a new location and free up space at the high...

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


Agency on Aging sponsoring a diabetes empowerment program

Agency on Aging sponsoring a diabetes empowerment program

ONTARIO — The Ohio District 5 Area Agency on Aging, Inc. and Grace Episcopal Church are offering a free diabetes self-management workshop to the pub...

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


Sherrod Brown column: Apprenticeships lead to good jobs

Sherrod Brown column: Apprenticeships lead to good jobs

At a time when hard work isn’t paying off for too many Americans, apprenticeship partnerships are the kinds of innovative programs we need to sh...

April 17th, 2019 |  


Shelby storm a good reminder: When severe weather is in the forecast, take precautions

Shelby storm a good reminder: When severe weather is in the forecast, take precautions

CLEVELAND — A tornado ripped through parts Richland County Sunday evening in and around Shelby. In its wake it left a mess around Ohio 39 and a coup...

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


Galion police reports

Galion police reports

Thursday, April 11 1:34 a.m. — A Winchester Road resident reported a gun stolen. It was later turned over to police. 7:02 a.m. — A resident ...

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


Galion school board recognizes students, food service workers

Galion school board recognizes students, food service workers

GALION — The Galion school board celebrated the accomplishments of students and the district’s food service operations at Tuesday’s regular meet...

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


SPORTS


Gallery: Track meet, Ashland at  Clear Fork; Photos by Jeff Hoffer

Gallery: Track meet, Ashland at Clear Fork; Photos by Jeff Hoffer

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April 18th, 2019 |  


Northmor gets two in sixth to edge MG

Northmor gets two in sixth to edge MG

One bad half-inning proved costly for Mount Gilead in a 3-1 loss to Northmor at home on Tuesday.The score was tied at one going into the top of the si...

April 17th, 2019 |  


Gallery: Galion 8, Clear Fork 6; Photos by Jeff Hoffer

Gallery: Galion 8, Clear Fork 6; Photos by Jeff Hoffer

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April 17th, 2019 |  


Gallery: Galion 7, Clear Fork 5; Photos by Jeff Hoffer

Gallery: Galion 7, Clear Fork 5; Photos by Jeff Hoffer

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April 17th, 2019 |  


Clear Fork athletes are shining on area diamonds

Clear Fork athletes are shining on area diamonds

BELLVILLE — A stellar season is continuing for spring sports teams at Clear Fork High School. As of Monday evening, the girls softball team is un...

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


GHS tennis team wins third straight match

GHS tennis team wins third straight match

GALION — The Galion Tigers boys tennis team looked to extend their winning streak on Monday when they welcomed the visiting Bucyrus Redmen in no...

April 17th, 2019 |  


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LIFE


Easter events abound

Easter events abound

GALION — With the approaching Easter holiday next weekend, many local churches and organizations have events planned to keep kids and families i...

April 15th, 2019 |  


Gallery:  Galion Softball Strike Out Cancer vs. Mansfield Senior.  4-12-19.  Photos by Erin Miller.

Gallery: Galion Softball Strike Out Cancer vs. Mansfield Senior. 4-12-19. Photos by Erin Miller.

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April 15th, 2019 |  


Hospice offering Passages grief support program

Hospice offering Passages grief support program

ASHLAND — Hospice of North Central Ohio (HNCO)’s Passages Group is for adults who have experienced the death of a loved one and are looking for a ...

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


Planning a road trip this summer? Ohio.org website has some helpful tips

Planning a road trip this summer? Ohio.org website has some helpful tips

COLUMBUS — Just in time for spring/summer travel planning, TourismOhio today launched RoadTrips.Ohio.org to help travelers find their perfect Ohio r...

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


Iconic Mount Gilead monument turning 100; Parade, re-enactment planned Sept. 28

Iconic Mount Gilead monument turning 100; Parade, re-enactment planned Sept. 28

MOUNT GILEAD — The Morrow County Victory Shaft Dedication Centennial Committee will present an historical re-enactment of the original dedication of...

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


Absentee voting has started: Galion voters will help decide justice center levy

Absentee voting has started: Galion voters will help decide justice center levy

BUCYRUS — Absentee voting starts Tuesday, April 9 for the Primary/Special Election on May 7. Votes may be cast by coming into the office during thes...

April 10th, 2019 updated: April 10th, 2019. |  


OPINION


Column: Trump should close U.S. border

Column: Trump should close U.S. border

President Trump has repeatedly cited Israel to prove that border walls work. With the President threatening to close the Mexico border, some Democr...

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


Sherrod Brown column: The fight against fentanyl continues

Sherrod Brown column: The fight against fentanyl continues

There’s not a community in Ohio that hasn’t been touched by the opioid crisis, and law enforcement is on the front lines. Because of the massiv...

April 10th, 2019 updated: April 10th, 2019. |  


Guest column: Dealing with a painful loss

Guest column: Dealing with a painful loss

She had sat at the table for hours, pen in hand but so paralyzed with grief she could not write. Finally, Nancy Mills expressed her feelings to her so...

April 8th, 2019 |  


Good fishing at Lake Erie

Good fishing at Lake Erie

Lake Erie anglers have the chance to experience excellent fishing opportunities on Lake Erie in 2019, according to Ohio Department of Natural Resource...

April 1st, 2019 |  


Sports column: Why is OHSAA basketball tournament attendance dropping?

Sports column: Why is OHSAA basketball tournament attendance dropping?

It’s not breaking news that attendance has been falling at the boys state basketball tournament for a long time. But it was still shocking to see...

April 1st, 2019 updated: April 1st, 2019. |  


Guest column: Here’s what you need to know about e-bikes in Ohio

Guest column: Here’s what you need to know about e-bikes in Ohio

If you like to hit the trails on the weekends or commute to work by bike, you may already know that your regular bicycle is recognized as a vehicle un...

April 1st, 2019 updated: April 1st, 2019. |  


BUSINESS


Bucyrus Hospital adds forensic services for the community

Bucyrus Hospital adds forensic services for the community

BUCYRUS — Avita Health System’s Bucyrus Hospital has implemented a forensic program to provide medical screenings and forensic exams to individual...

March 29th, 2019 updated: March 29th, 2019. |  


With spring’s arrival, be prepared for storms, possible flooding

With spring’s arrival, be prepared for storms, possible flooding

GALION — Rain is expected this weekend in north central Ohio. In fact the long-range forecast — as of Tuesday — is predicting rain almost daily ...

March 27th, 2019 updated: March 27th, 2019. |  


Akron Children’s Mansfield Health Center opens March 26

Akron Children’s Mansfield Health Center opens March 26

MANSFIELD — Akron Children’s Hospital will bring together pediatric primary care, urgent care, nearly a dozen of its most in-demand pediatric spec...

March 20th, 2019 updated: March 20th, 2019. |  


Galion fifth-grader Elliott Freyman making a difference for kids at Sara Beegle

Galion fifth-grader Elliott Freyman making a difference for kids at Sara Beegle

GALION — Elliot Freyman, 11, wanted to find a way to help in her community. A fifth grader at Galion Intermediate School, Freyman was inspired by...

March 20th, 2019 updated: March 20th, 2019. |  


Brock Williamson, of Bucyrus, will be new wildlife officer in Van Wert County

Brock Williamson, of Bucyrus, will be new wildlife officer in Van Wert County

FINDLAY, OH – Brock Williamson, 23, of Bucyrus, Ohio will be assigned as the new state wildlife officer in Van Wert County, according to the Ohio De...

March 15th, 2019 |  


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