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Pointers from an expert: GHS’ Nate Reinking speaks to middle school baskeball players.]

Pointers from an expert: GHS’ Nate Reinking speaks to middle school baskeball players.]

CANTON — Galion Middle School’s boys basketball teams made a recent trip to Canton to learn from and watch of our own. Nate Reinking, an all-Ohio ...

January 14th, 2019 updated: January 14th, 2019. |  


Colonel Crawford’s Rachel Teynor wins county spelling bee

Colonel Crawford’s Rachel Teynor wins county spelling bee

NEW WASHINGTON — Rachel Teynor, a seventh grader from Colonel Crawford Local Schools, is the Crawford County Spelling Bee Champion. Her winning word...

January 14th, 2019 updated: January 14th, 2019. |  


Galion police reports

Galion police reports

Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019 9:52 a.m. — A report of an elderly woman suffering from Alzheimer’s disease walking in the 800 block of Harding Way West ...

January 14th, 2019 updated: January 14th, 2019. |  


Galion mayor: City studying housing situation; new park equipment, rec trail in the offing

Galion mayor: City studying housing situation; new park equipment, rec trail in the offing

GALION — The city of Galion is looking forward to good things to come in 2019. Mayor Tom O’Leary is spending little time thinking of the past t...

January 14th, 2019 updated: January 14th, 2019. |  


China House restaurant opens Tuesday in Galion

China House restaurant opens Tuesday in Galion

GALION — China House, 225 Harding Way East, opens for business Tuesday in Historic Uptowne Galion. Maggie Zheng and her husband Dan purchased the...

January 14th, 2019 updated: January 14th, 2019. |  


Gallery:  Galion JV Basketball vs. Buckeye Valley 1-11-19.  Photos by Erin Miller.

Gallery: Galion JV Basketball vs. Buckeye Valley 1-11-19. Photos by Erin Miller.

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January 12th, 2019 |  


SPORTS


Tigers survive thriller with Barons

Tigers survive thriller with Barons

GALION — On Friday, January 11, the Galion Tigers boys basketball team welcomed the visiting Buckeye Valley Barons to town to compete in a Mid-O...

January 14th, 2019 |  


Pointers from an expert: GHS’ Nate Reinking speaks to middle school baskeball players.]

Pointers from an expert: GHS’ Nate Reinking speaks to middle school baskeball players.]

CANTON — Galion Middle School’s boys basketball teams made a recent trip to Canton to learn from and watch of our own. Nate Reinking, an all-Ohio ...

January 14th, 2019 updated: January 14th, 2019. |  


Gallery:  Galion JV Basketball vs. Buckeye Valley 1-11-19.  Photos by Erin Miller.

Gallery: Galion JV Basketball vs. Buckeye Valley 1-11-19. Photos by Erin Miller.

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January 12th, 2019 |  


Gallery:  Galion Boys Basketball vs. Buckeye Valley 1-11-18.  Photos by Erin Miller.

Gallery: Galion Boys Basketball vs. Buckeye Valley 1-11-18. Photos by Erin Miller.

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January 12th, 2019 |  


Aquatic Tigers cruise to sweep of Presidents, Bulldogs

Aquatic Tigers cruise to sweep of Presidents, Bulldogs

GALION — The Galion Tigers swimmers were in their home waters at the Galion YMCA on Wednesday against the visiting Harding Presidents and the Cr...

January 11th, 2019 |  


Galion bowlers split with hosting River Valley

Galion bowlers split with hosting River Valley

MARION — On Tuesday, January 8, the bowlers from Galion High School headed over to Blue Fusion in Marion for a Mid-Ohio Athletic Conference clas...

January 11th, 2019 |  


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LIFE


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Column: Momma Bear takes a step back
Red Cross issues emergency call for blood donors

Red Cross issues emergency call for blood donors

COLUMBUS — A donation shortfall over the winter holidays is prompting the American Red Cross to issue an emergency call for blood and platelet donor...

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


Galion police reports

Galion police reports

Monday, Jan. 14 8:53 a.m. — A wallet found near Dollar General was turned over to police. 1:31 p.m. — A report of someone putting trash into...

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


Update: School closures, delays today; weather advisory extended to 10 a.m.

Update: School closures, delays today; weather advisory extended to 10 a.m.

GALION --School delays and closures have been reported in the area this morning because of slippery driving conditions. As of 7 a.m., Crestline, Wy...

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


Here we go again: Heavy snow, frigid temps, wind forecast Saturday, Sunday in Galion

Here we go again: Heavy snow, frigid temps, wind forecast Saturday, Sunday in Galion

GALION — When it comes to predicting the weather, forecasts and forecasters are all over the place. A major storm is predicted to blow through Oh...

January 14th, 2019 updated: January 15th, 2019. |  


Colonel Crawford’s Rachel Teynor wins county spelling bee

Colonel Crawford’s Rachel Teynor wins county spelling bee

NEW WASHINGTON — Rachel Teynor, a seventh grader from Colonel Crawford Local Schools, is the Crawford County Spelling Bee Champion. Her winning word...

January 14th, 2019 updated: January 14th, 2019. |  


Galion police reports

Galion police reports

Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019 9:52 a.m. — A report of an elderly woman suffering from Alzheimer’s disease walking in the 800 block of Harding Way West ...

January 14th, 2019 updated: January 14th, 2019. |  


OPINION


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Get the money out of politics
Man caught committing multiple violations

Man caught committing multiple violations

A Holmes County man pleaded no-contest to five wildlife violations in Coshocton Municipal Court on Thursday, Dec. 13 and was ordered to pay $27,904.46...

January 7th, 2019 |  


Column: When it comes to our national media, fake news is all too real!

Column: When it comes to our national media, fake news is all too real!

I have a wish for 2019. I hope the national media starts acting like a news media again. I remember when network news anchors reported the news. Pe...

January 6th, 2019 updated: January 6th, 2019. |  


Sherrod Brown, why won’t you support border wall?

Sherrod Brown, why won’t you support border wall?

Why won’t you support border wall?Sen. Sherrod Brown:I hope the good lord blessed you and yours this Christmas with his gifts of life, love, joy...

January 6th, 2019 |  


Column: Protecting Ohio business owner

We hear a lot about the importance of protecting consumers from shady lenders, but many people may not realize small businesses often fall victim to t...

December 26th, 2018 |  


Column: Do you have the Christmas spirit?

Column: Do you have the Christmas spirit?

The magic of Christmas comes in many shapes and forms.I remember the shiny gloss of a purple-and-white J.C. Higgins bicycle at age 8. The next year wa...

December 23rd, 2018 |  


Deer numbers still down from last year

Deer numbers still down from last year

Ohio’s hunters checked 9,625 white-tailed deer during Ohio’s 2018 two-day deer-gun hunting season, Dec. 15-16, according to the Ohio Depar...

December 20th, 2018 |  


BUSINESS


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Galion chamber president looks back at a very successful 2018

Galion chamber president looks back at a very successful 2018

GALION — The Galion-Crestline Area Chamber of Commerce is looking back at 2018 at one of its best years to date. “We added 43 new members in 20...

January 6th, 2019 updated: January 6th, 2019. |  


Community foundation doles out grants as 2018 comes a close

Community foundation doles out grants as 2018 comes a close

BUCYRUS — The Community Foundation for Crawford County recently awarded over $41,000 in competitive grants to local charitable organizations and mun...

December 20th, 2018 updated: December 20th, 2018. |  


Year-end travel expect to reach record high

Year-end travel expect to reach record high

COLUMBUS — AAA expects more than one-third of Americans (nearly 40 percent of Ohioans) will travel this holiday season. The record-breaking 112.5 mi...

December 20th, 2018 updated: December 20th, 2018. |  


2019 season passes for sale at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course

2019 season passes for sale at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course

LEXINGTON — Mid-Ohio season race passes are on sale for the 58th season of racing at the legendary road course. As previously announced, Mid-Ohio Sp...

December 20th, 2018 updated: December 20th, 2018. |  


Six Galion kids go shopping with a cop; police pick up the tab at Walmart

Six Galion kids go shopping with a cop; police pick up the tab at Walmart

GALION — The Galion community spent a weekend stuffing a Galion police crusier with toys and monetary donations. Last Saturday, the Galion Police...

December 19th, 2018 updated: December 19th, 2018. |  


Galion Safety Council talking bed bugs at next meeting

Galion Safety Council talking bed bugs at next meeting

GALION — Bed bugs are on the agenda at the next Galion Safety Council meeting. Are the little critters a health and safety issue? A resurgence in th...

December 12th, 2018 updated: December 12th, 2018. |  


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