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Tigers knock off top-ranked Pioneers
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DAR dedicates tree in Heise Park

DAR dedicates tree in Heise Park

GALION — Members of Daughters of the American Revolution, Olentangy Chapter, gathered in Heise Park on April 22 — on Earth Day — to dedicate a n...

April 26th, 2017 updated: April 26th, 2017. |  


Mathews Chevrolet-Buick gets a big makeover

Mathews Chevrolet-Buick gets a big makeover

Bucyrus dealership looking to the future and creating jobsBUCYRUS — Thurman Mathews opened his first car dealership 65 years ago and is still go...

April 26th, 2017 updated: April 26th, 2017. |  


2017 Colonel Crawford Prom

2017 Colonel Crawford Prom

NORTH ROBINSON — Colonel Crawford High School students and their dates celebrated with one another on Saturday night during the annual prom. The...

April 26th, 2017 |  


Autism Awareness Month

Autism Awareness Month

BUCYRUS — Tina Cass of Galion and her crew at Hy-Miler in Bucyrus reached out to the local community on Friday to raise awareness about Autism s...

April 26th, 2017 updated: April 27th, 2017. |  


Sheriff warns of phone scam targeting Crawford County residents

Sheriff warns of phone scam targeting Crawford County residents

BUCYRUS — The Crawford County Sheriff’s office has taken a fraud/scam report and is reminding residents to never give out personal information ove...

April 25th, 2017 updated: April 25th, 2017. |  


Learn how to get ready for kindergarten at Galion Primary School program

Learn how to get ready for kindergarten at Galion Primary School program

GALION — Galion Primary School will host a new, free program called, “Getting Ready for Kindergarten,” on Friday, May 5 from 2:15-3:15 p.m. The ...

April 25th, 2017 updated: April 25th, 2017. |  


SPORTS


Galion tennis team wins on the road vs. Madison

Galion tennis team wins on the road vs. Madison

MADISON TOWNSHIP — After dropping a league match to River Valley on Tuesday, the Galion Tigers tennis team responded with a 3-2 non-conference w...

April 27th, 2017 |  


Redbirds beat Crestline thanks to big seventh inning

Redbirds beat Crestline thanks to big seventh inning

CRESTLINE — The Crestline Bulldogs were at home Wednesday to square off against the Loudonville Redbirds in Mid-Buckeye Conference action at Gat...

April 27th, 2017 |  


Tigers knock off top-ranked Pioneers

Tigers knock off top-ranked Pioneers

GALION — Baseball is one of those sports that, on any given day, a powerhouse can fall. Wednesday was that day for the Jonathan Alder Pioneers. A...

April 27th, 2017 updated: April 27th, 2017. |  


Gallery: Crestline vs. Loudonville Baseball, April 26, 2017. Photos by Shelley West Clark

Gallery: Crestline vs. Loudonville Baseball, April 26, 2017. Photos by Shelley West Clark

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April 27th, 2017 updated: April 27th, 2017. |  


River Valley blanks Lady Tigers

River Valley blanks Lady Tigers

CALEDONIA — The River Valley Lady Vikings hosted the Galion Lady Tigers on their home diamond on Tuesday in Mid-Ohio Athletic Conference Red Div...

April 26th, 2017 |  


Vikings edge Tigers on the tennis courts

Vikings edge Tigers on the tennis courts

GALION — On Tuesday, the Galion Tigers tennis team hosted fellow Mid-Ohio Athletic Conference member, the River Valley Vikings at Heise Park. Th...

April 26th, 2017 |  


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LIFE


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Galion resident questions mobile home ordinances
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DAR dedicates tree in Heise Park
Community Calendar

Community Calendar

April 26NOSING AROUND IN NATURE — 5:30 p.m. at Lowe-Volk Park. Get your sniffers ready! If it is outside, we’re gonna sniff it! Join Josh ...

April 26th, 2017 |  


Sheriff warns of phone scam targeting Crawford County residents

Sheriff warns of phone scam targeting Crawford County residents

BUCYRUS — The Crawford County Sheriff’s office has taken a fraud/scam report and is reminding residents to never give out personal information ove...

April 25th, 2017 updated: April 25th, 2017. |  


Learn how to get ready for kindergarten at Galion Primary School program

Learn how to get ready for kindergarten at Galion Primary School program

GALION — Galion Primary School will host a new, free program called, “Getting Ready for Kindergarten,” on Friday, May 5 from 2:15-3:15 p.m. The ...

April 25th, 2017 updated: April 25th, 2017. |  


Lots of helping Galion hands on Global Youth Service Day

Lots of helping Galion hands on Global Youth Service Day

GALION — Students from Pioneer Career and Technology Center, as well as volunteers from the community, took part in the Global Youth Service Day ini...

April 25th, 2017 updated: April 25th, 2017. |  


23-year-old Galion man faces multiple sex-related charges

23-year-old Galion man faces multiple sex-related charges

BUCYRUS — During arraignments on Monday in Crawford County Common Pleas Court, a Galion man pleaded not guilty to 16 counts of sex-related charges. ...

April 25th, 2017 updated: April 25th, 2017. |  


OPINION


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Column: The wisdom of Winnie the Pooh
Column: Tax time in the Kent compound

Column: Tax time in the Kent compound

I’m going to try something new this weekend. There are lots of things I’ve never done before. I’ve not jumped from an airplane. I’ve not be...

April 16th, 2017 updated: April 16th, 2017. |  


Column: Making sense of scents

Column: Making sense of scents

Which of your five senses trigger the strongest emotions? That question popped into my mind Monday morning as I arrived for work. A neighbor of ...

April 12th, 2017 updated: April 12th, 2017. |  


Russ Kent: Can it! These are a few of my favorite things

Russ Kent: Can it! These are a few of my favorite things

If you know me, you know I love to cook. I also like to write, read, watch TV and eat. When I can combine all of those things, a lot of my probl...

April 9th, 2017 updated: April 9th, 2017. |  


Spring turkey season to start soon

Spring turkey season to start soon

For many hunters, spring brings the unmistakable sound of gobbling wild turkeys as Ohio’s annual hunt of this popular game bird begins.New for t...

April 5th, 2017 |  


Letter: Choose to become an organ donor

Letter: Choose to become an organ donor

The Children’s Organ Transplant Association (COTA) was founded in April 1986 when residents of Bloomington, Indiana, rallied arocund a toddler who n...

April 5th, 2017 updated: April 5th, 2017. |  


Column: Herb Krichbaum’s legacy lives on

Column: Herb Krichbaum’s legacy lives on

Herb Krichbaum was a piano teacher. He was Galion High School’s choir director. He led the community chorus for 30 years in its annual performance o...

April 5th, 2017 updated: April 5th, 2017. |  


BUSINESS


1:54 pm
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Galion resident questions mobile home ordinances
Part of Harding Way East will be closed to traffic Wednesday night

Part of Harding Way East will be closed to traffic Wednesday night

GALION — Harding Way East, from Liberty Street to Columbus Street, will be closed Wednesday, April 26, beginning at 11 p.m. The road will be clos...

April 24th, 2017 updated: April 24th, 2017. |  


PTO efforts enhance student learning opportunities

PTO efforts enhance student learning opportunities

GALION — The financial challenges school districts face is well documented. Now, more than ever, schools rely on assistance provided by support orga...

April 24th, 2017 updated: April 24th, 2017. |  


Mid-Ohio Energy emphasizes reliability at annual meeting

Mid-Ohio Energy emphasizes reliability at annual meeting

KENTON — About 350 members and guests attended the annual membership meeting of Mid-Ohio Energy Cooperative on April 11 at the co-op’s new Kenton ...

April 24th, 2017 updated: April 24th, 2017. |  


Big timber arrives in Galion for big electric line upgrade

Big timber arrives in Galion for big electric line upgrade

GALION — Bob Yates, of System Transport, Inc., unloads wood poles supplied by McFarland Cascade of Mansfield, Ohio this week. The poles are a part u...

April 23rd, 2017 updated: April 23rd, 2017. |  


Ralphie’s opening soon in Galion

Ralphie’s opening soon in Galion

GALION — Galion’s newest eatery opening soon. ARea residents got a sneak peek of the new Ralphie’s Sports Eatery in the former Varsity Grille...

April 22nd, 2017 updated: April 22nd, 2017. |  


March 2017, Crawford County property transfers

March 2017, Crawford County property transfers

Timothy C Fike to J&J Investment Properties, LTD, Inlots 143, 144 and Pt Outlot 2, Tiro, $20,000 Robert W & Mary E Erwin to Amy Simms, 601 ...

April 21st, 2017 updated: April 20th, 2017. |  


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