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September games played big role in football playoffs
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Hundreds ‘Come home to Galion’
Local grant can help families in crisis

Local grant can help families in crisis

BUCYRUS — Community Counseling Services has received a $5,000 grant from Crawford-Marion Board of Alcohol, Drug Addiction, and Mental Health Service...

December 4th, 2016 updated: December 4th, 2016. |  


Public forums planned to discuss Galion’s parks

Public forums planned to discuss Galion’s parks

GALION — The city sent out a survey to area residents having to do with our park system, along with a recent utility bill. Residents were asked a...

December 4th, 2016 updated: December 4th, 2016. |  


Drinks for a Claus will help Crawford County children, families

Drinks for a Claus will help Crawford County children, families

BUCYRUS — Dawn and Casey Pollock formed Debbie’s Footsteps seven years ago after Dawn’s mother, Debbie Skaggs, was diagnosed with the devastatin...

December 3rd, 2016 updated: December 4th, 2016. |  


Varsity Grille sale finalized; Ralphie’s opening in March

Varsity Grille sale finalized; Ralphie’s opening in March

GALION —Suemar Realty, Inc., which operates six Ralphie’s restaurants in northwest Ohio, including Ralphie’s Sports Eatery in Marion, 1833 Mario...

December 3rd, 2016 updated: December 3rd, 2016. |  


Ohio’s deer-gun season opens with more than18,000 deer harvested

Ohio’s deer-gun season opens with more than18,000 deer harvested

COLUMBUS — Hunters checked 18,776 white-tailed deer on Monday, Nov. 28, the opening day of Ohio’s deer-gun hunting season, according to the Ohio D...

December 3rd, 2016 updated: December 4th, 2016. |  


Russ Kent: Positive things happening in Galion

Russ Kent: Positive things happening in Galion

GALION — Galion’s got a dirty little secret. No, not that one. Shame on you. Our dirty little secret is — believe it or not — that th...

December 3rd, 2016 updated: December 3rd, 2016. |  


SPORTS


September games played big role in football playoffs

September games played big role in football playoffs

COLUMBUS — As they say, you can’t win a national championship in September. But maybe you can win or lose a chance to play for a national champion...

December 5th, 2016 updated: December 5th, 2016. |  


Public forums planned to discuss Galion’s parks

Public forums planned to discuss Galion’s parks

GALION — The city sent out a survey to area residents having to do with our park system, along with a recent utility bill. Residents were asked a...

December 4th, 2016 updated: December 4th, 2016. |  


Lexington spoils Northmor’s opening night

Lexington spoils Northmor’s opening night

LEXINGTON — The season began for the Northmor Golden Knights boys basketball team with a trip to Lexington to meet up with the Minutemen. Lexing...

December 3rd, 2016 |  


Crestline Bulldogs drop home opener

Crestline Bulldogs drop home opener

CRESTLINE — The Crestline Bulldogs opened the season at home against the Mapleton Mounties on Friday night with hopes for an improvement over la...

December 3rd, 2016 |  


Upcoming sports schedules for area schools

GALION TIGERSBoys BasketballThu. Dec.8 vs Upper Sandusky RamsSat. Dec.10 @ North Union WildcatsGirls BasketballTue. Dec.6 @ Clear Fork ColtsFri. Dec.9...

December 3rd, 2016 |  


Ohio’s deer-gun season opens with more than18,000 deer harvested

Ohio’s deer-gun season opens with more than18,000 deer harvested

COLUMBUS — Hunters checked 18,776 white-tailed deer on Monday, Nov. 28, the opening day of Ohio’s deer-gun hunting season, according to the Ohio D...

December 3rd, 2016 updated: December 4th, 2016. |  


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LIFE


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Local grant can help families in crisis
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Public forums planned to discuss Galion’s parks
Local grant can help families in crisis

Local grant can help families in crisis

BUCYRUS — Community Counseling Services has received a $5,000 grant from Crawford-Marion Board of Alcohol, Drug Addiction, and Mental Health Service...

December 4th, 2016 updated: December 4th, 2016. |  


Drinks for a Claus will help Crawford County children, families

Drinks for a Claus will help Crawford County children, families

BUCYRUS — Dawn and Casey Pollock formed Debbie’s Footsteps seven years ago after Dawn’s mother, Debbie Skaggs, was diagnosed with the devastatin...

December 3rd, 2016 updated: December 4th, 2016. |  


Galion Area Church Briefs

Galion Area Church Briefs

Chili supper will benefit HaitiNORTH ROBINON — Dinner is served 4-7 p.m. on Dec. 3 in the Hannah and William Crawford School cafetorium. The din...

December 3rd, 2016 |  


Controlled deer hunt will close Sears Woods on Saturday

Controlled deer hunt will close Sears Woods on Saturday

BUCYRUS — The Crawford Park District will close the Sears Woods State Nature Preserve on Saturday, Dec. 4It will be closed for a controlled deer...

December 1st, 2016 |  


In Galion, there’s no business like food business …

In Galion, there’s no business like food business …

GALION — Work is continuing this week on four eating establishments in Galion. The parking lot and entrance at Arby’s, off Ohio 598, are still ...

November 30th, 2016 updated: November 30th, 2016. |  


OPINION


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Russ Kent: Our hate, anger will destroy us
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Local grant can help families in crisis
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Public forums planned to discuss Galion’s parks
Russ Kent: Positive things happening in Galion

Russ Kent: Positive things happening in Galion

GALION — Galion’s got a dirty little secret. No, not that one. Shame on you. Our dirty little secret is — believe it or not — that th...

December 3rd, 2016 updated: December 3rd, 2016. |  


Stop ignoring Ohio’s drugged driving problem

As families and friends prepare to gather together during the busy holiday travel season, the Ohio Department of Transportation and the Ohio State Hig...

November 28th, 2016 |  


Let’s Discuss It: Drunk Driving

Let’s Discuss It: Drunk Driving

Let’s discuss drunk drivingAs I mentioned in a previous article, during the holidays there is a rise in automobile accidents. One of the reasons...

November 26th, 2016 |  


Tips for properly cooking venison

Tips for properly cooking venison

The deer gun season is arriving shortly and by the number of bucks I’ve seen running lately, the rut is here as well. In this week’s artic...

November 21st, 2016 |  


Tips for properly cooking venison

Tips for properly cooking venison

The deer gun season is arriving shortly and by the number of bucks I’ve seen running lately, the rut is here as well. In this week’s artic...

November 21st, 2016 |  


Russ Kent column: Just bite your tongue!

Russ Kent column: Just bite your tongue!

The sky is blue. A beach on the ocean is my favorite place to vacation. I wish that’s where I lived. Autumn leaves are beautiful, until they f...

November 11th, 2016 updated: November 15th, 2016. |  


BUSINESS


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Public forums planned to discuss Galion’s parks
County agency receives award from state auditor’s office

County agency receives award from state auditor’s office

COLUMBUS – Ohio state auditor Dave Yost has awarded the Auditor of State Award to the Crawford County Metropolitan Housing Authority, based on its c...

December 1st, 2016 updated: December 1st, 2016. |  


In Galion, there’s no business like food business …

In Galion, there’s no business like food business …

GALION — Work is continuing this week on four eating establishments in Galion. The parking lot and entrance at Arby’s, off Ohio 598, are still ...

November 30th, 2016 updated: November 30th, 2016. |  


Longstreth Memorials moving, but staying in Galion

Longstreth Memorials moving, but staying in Galion

GALION — The oldest business in Galion is moving to a new location, within the city limits.The doors to Longstreth Memorials opened Jan. 6, 1868...

November 30th, 2016 updated: November 30th, 2016. |  


Polk Township trustees call ’emergency’ meeting

GALION -- Polk Township trustees will have an 'emergency' meeting' tonight at 8 p.m. to vote on the 2017 budget. The meeting is at Central Garage, 625...

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


Russ Kent: The election is over; the acrimony remains

Russ Kent: The election is over; the acrimony remains

As you read this, the 2016 presidential election is over. I hope as I write this Tuesday morning that were no delays or scandals or terrorist attac...

November 9th, 2016 updated: November 10th, 2016. |  


Galion area meeting, business briefs

Galion area meeting, business briefs

North End Garden Club meets GALION — The North End Garden Club met at First Lutheran Church with president, Shirley Fearn presiding. A letter ...

November 7th, 2016 updated: November 7th, 2016. |  


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