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11:35 am
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9:47 am
Updated: 10:39 am. |    
Ordinances debated at council meeting
Two CHIP meetings scheduled in October

Two CHIP meetings scheduled in October

BUCYRUS — The Crawford County CHIP (Community Housing and Impact Preservation Program) will hold two public meetings in October to pass out informat...

September 27th, 2016 updated: September 28th, 2016. |  


Jody Demo-Hodgins retires from as ADAMH director

Jody Demo-Hodgins retires from as ADAMH director

MARION — Those who know her describe her as passionate, energetic, committed, loyal, hard-working and action-oriented. They say she is determined to...

September 27th, 2016 updated: September 28th, 2016. |  


Galion Oktoberfest begins Thursday; traffic disruptions start at noon Wednesday

Galion Oktoberfest begins Thursday; traffic disruptions start at noon Wednesday

GALION — Be prepared for traffic disruptions, the aroma of fair food and the sound of music starting Thursday in Galion as the city will celebrate O...

September 27th, 2016 updated: September 28th, 2016. |  


Galion and Bucyrus Police reports-Sept. 27

Galion and Bucyrus Police reports-Sept. 27

Galion PoliceSept. 261:50 a.m.-A report of two people fully dressed as clowns in the 1200 block of Harding Way East was investigated.7:44 a.m.-A repor...

September 27th, 2016 |  


Harding up next for 1-4 Tigers

Harding up next for 1-4 Tigers

GALION —Mid-Ohio Athletic Conference Red Division play continues Friday when Galion welcomes the Presidents from Marion Harding. Harding is 3-2 over...

September 27th, 2016 updated: September 27th, 2016. |  


Rutgers’ inside knowledge not a big concern for OSU

Rutgers’ inside knowledge not a big concern for OSU

COLUMBUS – When Ohio State football coach Urban Meyer looks at film of what former OSU defensive coordinator Chris Ash is doing in his first season ...

September 27th, 2016 updated: September 27th, 2016. |  


SPORTS


11:25 am
Updated: 6:51 pm. |    
Ohio High School Computer Poll, week of Sept. 26
Northmor volleyball team suffers rare loss

Northmor volleyball team suffers rare loss

CARDINGTON — The top half of the Mid-Ohio Athletic Conference Blue Division volleyball standings is very crowded. The Highland Scots are leading...

September 28th, 2016 |  


Tigers volleyballers defeated by Spartans

Tigers volleyballers defeated by Spartans

MARION — After last week’s Volley for the Cure game win against the River Valley Vikings, the Galion Tigerstraveled to Marion to meet up w...

September 28th, 2016 |  


Galion High School Sports Schedule

Galion High School Sports Schedule

THURSDAY, Sept. 29Volleyball @ Buckeye Valley *Tennis vs. Clear ForkBoys soccer @ Marion Harding *FRIDAY. Sept, 30Galion vs. Marion HardingSATURDAY Oc...

September 28th, 2016 |  


Sunset Ramblers still going strong

Sunset Ramblers still going strong

GALION — Ian Wolfe has been racing at Sunset Ramblers on Ohio 598, north of Galion, for most of his life.The 14-year-old began racing when he wa...

September 28th, 2016 |  


Galion boys soccer team edged by Ontario

Galion boys soccer team edged by Ontario

ONTARIO — The Galion Tigers boys soccer team was in Ontario on Monday evening to meet up with the Ontario Warriors junior varsity squad. Despite...

September 28th, 2016 |  


OH-WAY and Northmor sponsoring wrestling camp, tournament

GALION — For the second year in a row, Daniel Reyes, from OH-WAY wrestling, and Northmor head wrestling coach Scott Carr are bringing a wrestling ca...

September 28th, 2016 updated: September 28th, 2016. |  


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11:35 am
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Sunset Ramblers still going strong

Sunset Ramblers still going strong

GALION — Ian Wolfe has been racing at Sunset Ramblers on Ohio 598, north of Galion, for most of his life.The 14-year-old began racing when he wa...

September 28th, 2016 |  


Vulgarity and the lost opportunity

Vulgarity and the lost opportunity

Would Kate Middleton be Catherine the Duchess of Cambridge, be married to a Prince, and be considered one of the most beautiful women in the world if ...

September 28th, 2016 |  


Jody Demo-Hodgins retires from as ADAMH director

Jody Demo-Hodgins retires from as ADAMH director

MARION — Those who know her describe her as passionate, energetic, committed, loyal, hard-working and action-oriented. They say she is determined to...

September 27th, 2016 updated: September 28th, 2016. |  


Galion Oktoberfest begins Thursday; traffic disruptions start at noon Wednesday

Galion Oktoberfest begins Thursday; traffic disruptions start at noon Wednesday

GALION — Be prepared for traffic disruptions, the aroma of fair food and the sound of music starting Thursday in Galion as the city will celebrate O...

September 27th, 2016 updated: September 28th, 2016. |  


Avita buys buidings in Crestline to prepare for Ontario Hospital opening

Avita buys buidings in Crestline to prepare for Ontario Hospital opening

CRESTLINE — To prepare for the official grand opening of Avita Ontario Hospital in February 2017, Avita Health System finalized the purchase of two ...

September 23rd, 2016 updated: September 23rd, 2016. |  


Crawford County Golden Years Hall of Fame is back

Crawford County Golden Years Hall of Fame is back

BUCYRUS — It has been 13 years since Crawford County Council on Aging, Inc. had its “Crawford County Golden Years Hall Of Fame,” event that hono...

September 22nd, 2016 updated: September 23rd, 2016. |  


OPINION


1:13 pm
Updated: 1:15 pm. |    
Kaepernick’s protest started something positive
Why have you forsaken us?

Why have you forsaken us?

An excellent question; and a question every police officer across this country should be asking our media, our politicians, and each one of us. Becaus...

September 21st, 2016 updated: September 21st, 2016. |  


Russ Kent: America is losing its middle

Russ Kent: America is losing its middle

Our nation has lost its middle. Everything, or everyone, is either right or wrong. No longer is is there a middle ground where the majority of A...

September 18th, 2016 updated: September 18th, 2016. |  


Russ Kent: When a community is prideful, it shows

Russ Kent: When a community is prideful, it shows

I spent Monday in Bellville, working out of the office of The Bellville Star. Bellville is a nice community. Clear Fork High School has a history o...

September 14th, 2016 updated: September 14th, 2016. |  


Hey Caiti: What about America?

Hey Caiti: What about America?

A conversation between a young girl and her mother, overheard in a public setting. Girl: Guess what we’re going to study this year? Mother: W...

September 14th, 2016 updated: September 14th, 2016. |  


Tree stand safety always is important

Tree stand safety always is important

The other evening I decided to take the pup out to work on some long water retrieves before it got dark. It was one of those evenings where we were se...

September 12th, 2016 |  


Tea party group meeting tonight; Usama Dakdok is guest speaker

MANSFIELD — The North Central Ohio Tea Party will welome guest speaker Usama Dakdok to a special Monday meeting. Dakdog bills himself as a specia...

September 12th, 2016 updated: September 12th, 2016. |  


BUSINESS


11:35 am
Updated: 11:36 am. |    
The countdown has started
9:21 pm
Updated: 7:45 am. |    
Two CHIP meetings scheduled in October
Jody Demo-Hodgins retires from as ADAMH director

Jody Demo-Hodgins retires from as ADAMH director

MARION — Those who know her describe her as passionate, energetic, committed, loyal, hard-working and action-oriented. They say she is determined to...

September 27th, 2016 updated: September 28th, 2016. |  


Galion Oktoberfest begins Thursday; traffic disruptions start at noon Wednesday

Galion Oktoberfest begins Thursday; traffic disruptions start at noon Wednesday

GALION — Be prepared for traffic disruptions, the aroma of fair food and the sound of music starting Thursday in Galion as the city will celebrate O...

September 27th, 2016 updated: September 28th, 2016. |  


Hall of Fame dinner, induction set for Oct. 15

Hall of Fame dinner, induction set for Oct. 15

GALION — The Galion City Schools district will have its Hall of Fame Dinner and Induction Ceremony on Saturday, Oct. 15, as part of the 2016 Connect...

September 23rd, 2016 updated: September 23rd, 2016. |  


Avita buys buidings in Crestline to prepare for Ontario Hospital opening

Avita buys buidings in Crestline to prepare for Ontario Hospital opening

CRESTLINE — To prepare for the official grand opening of Avita Ontario Hospital in February 2017, Avita Health System finalized the purchase of two ...

September 23rd, 2016 updated: September 23rd, 2016. |  


Galion’s Barbara Abraham honored for volunteer work

Galion’s Barbara Abraham honored for volunteer work

ONTARIO – The Ohio District 5 Area Agency on Aging Inc. has named Galion’s Barbara Abraham the 2016 Outstanding Senior Citizen for Crawford County...

September 16th, 2016 updated: September 16th, 2016. |  


Galion City Schools takes first step toward land purchase

Galion City Schools takes first step toward land purchase

GALION — Galion City Schools has taken the first step toward the possible purchase of more than 17 acres of land adjacent to the current district ca...

September 16th, 2016 updated: September 16th, 2016. |  


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