Long-time chamber head retiring: After 40 years at Columbia Gas, 18 at Galion chamber, Joe Kleinknecht stepping away

Long-time chamber head retiring: After 40 years at Columbia Gas, 18 at Galion chamber, Joe Kleinknecht stepping away

GALION — After serving 18 years as president of the Galion-Crestline Area Chamber of Commerce, Joe Kleinknecht has decided its finally time to r...

May 28th, 2020 |  


Area campground open for business

Area campground open for business

SHELBY — With Gov. Mike DeWine lifting restrictions on camping May 21, Ohioans flocked to campgrounds across the state over Memorial Day weekend...

May 28th, 2020 |  


Galion City Council credit card policy headed back to the drawing board; Revolving loan program finalized, Harding Way paving project will start this summer

Galion City Council credit card policy headed back to the drawing board; Revolving loan program finalized, Harding Way paving project will start this summer

GALION — It’s back to the drawing board for the City of Galion’s proposed credit card legislation.After more than two months of disc...

May 27th, 2020 |  



Port Authority will administer loan program to assist local businesses; City of Galion made available $190,000 to help businesses with their COVID-19 restarts

Port Authority will administer loan program to assist local businesses; City of Galion made available $190,000 to help businesses with their COVID-19 restarts

GALION — Galion City Council approved an agreement with the Galion Port Authority during its May 26 meeting to launch a business loan program. T...

May 27th, 2020 |  


COVID-19 will affect local tourism industry

COVID-19 will affect local tourism industry

MANSFIELD — The travel industry in Richland County – like that of destinations worldwide – will look different in 2020 due to the CO...

May 26th, 2020 updated: May 28th, 2020. |  


Ohio unemployment tops 1.2 million

Ohio unemployment tops 1.2 million

(The Center Square) — An additional 46,594 Ohio residents filed for unemployment insurance in the week ending May 16, bringing the state’s...

May 22nd, 2020 |  


Craig Clinger retiring from Galion Building and Loan

Craig Clinger retiring from Galion Building and Loan

GALION — After nearly 46 years serving in the banking industry, Craig Clinger, vice president in charge of the loan department at Galion Buildin...

May 22nd, 2020 updated: May 22nd, 2020. |  


Special Galion port authority meeting Friday at 1 p.m.

Special Galion port authority meeting Friday at 1 p.m.

GALION -- The City of Galion Port Authority will hold a special virtual meeting via Zoom Friday, May 22, 2020 at 1 p.m. The purpose of the meeting ...

May 21st, 2020 |  


Graders, GLSCL cancel 2020 baseball season

Graders, GLSCL cancel 2020 baseball season

GALION —The Galion Graders 2020 baseball season has been cancelled according to this information posted on the Great Lakes Summer Collegiate League ...

May 20th, 2020 updated: May 20th, 2020. |  


Ohio team to enforce compliance with reopening guidelines, including potential citations, prosecution of violators

Ohio team to enforce compliance with reopening guidelines, including potential citations, prosecution of violators

(The Center Square) — A new team will enforce compliance with the Responsible RestartOhio plan, which aims to allow businesses to reopen safely ...

May 20th, 2020 |