NEWS


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Splash park will cut hours starting Wednesday
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Russ Kent: More heroin deaths; no solution in sight
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Russ Kent: It’s that time of year
Galion and Bucyrus Police

Galion and Bucyrus Police

Galion PoliceAug. 161:12 a.m.-Adam Riley was arrested for operating a vehicle under the influence, driving under suspension and expired registration w...

August 20th, 2016 |  


Saturday art walk showcases local artists

Saturday art walk showcases local artists

GALION — The Brush & Palette Art Club has been around since about 1960, but not a whole lot of people are familiar with its members, nor what th...

August 20th, 2016 updated: August 22nd, 2016. |  


Locals get rolling on mission to help pets with special needs

Locals get rolling on mission to help pets with special needs

GALION — Adopting a special needs dog has inspired a Galion man to form an organization to help others.Last fall, John Lizotte and his wife Noel...

August 19th, 2016 updated: August 20th, 2016. |  


Galion and Bucyrus Police reports-Aug. 19

Galion and Bucyrus Police reports-Aug. 19

Galion PoliceAug. 182:25 a.m.-Branden Campbell was issued a citation for a stop sign violation in the 500 block of North East Street.10:43 a.m.-A fire...

August 19th, 2016 |  


Galion man sentenced to prison for failing to register as sex offender

Galion man sentenced to prison for failing to register as sex offender

BUCYRUS — A Galion man was sentenced to prison in Crawford County Common Pleas Court this week for failing to report his new address to authorities....

August 19th, 2016 updated: August 19th, 2016. |  


Bratwurst Festival off and running

Bratwurst Festival off and running

BUCYRUS — The Bratwurst Festival kicked off at noon Thursday with an opening ceremony at the AEP stage on West Rensselear Street. The first day ...

August 19th, 2016 |  


SPORTS


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Tiger golfers look for improvement over 2015
Galion Area Sports Roundup

Galion Area Sports Roundup

Northmor volleyball team beats Clear Fork, LucasGALION — Northmor beat Clear Fork in three games Saturday, 23-25, 25-20, and 30-28.In that match...

August 22nd, 2016 |  


Galion comes up short in non-league tennis

GALION — Clear Fork beat Galion Saturday in a non-league tennis match at Heise Park, 3-2.The Tigers’ Katherine Talbott won her first singl...

August 22nd, 2016 |  


Squirrel season opening soon

Squirrel season opening soon

Sept. 1 marks the opener for squirrel season in Ohio and there is no better way to introduce a youngster to hunting. Ohio offers a very liberal and lo...

August 22nd, 2016 |  


Soccer era starts at Galion High School

Soccer era starts at Galion High School

MARENGO — The first soccer season in Galion High School history has officially.The Tigers took on Highland on Friday — all of Galion’...

August 22nd, 2016 |  


Russ Kent: It’s that time of year

Russ Kent: It’s that time of year

It’s been some 20 years since I’ve covered any athletic events as an employee of the Galion Inquirer. I did that for maybe 15 years, ending someti...

August 22nd, 2016 updated: August 22nd, 2016. |  


Galion struggles in final football tuneup

Galion struggles in final football tuneup

GALION — Galion’s final tuneup prior to this week’s football season opener showed the Tigers need a little work before taking on Buc...

August 22nd, 2016 |  


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LIFE


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Nazarene church giveaway a big success
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Hey Caiti: Will it happen to you?

Harvest Festival looking for Queen’s Pageant contestants

CRESTLINE — The Crestline Harvest Festival is accepting applications for the Queen’s Pageant that that takes place Sept. 15 at 7 p.m.Conte...

July 15th, 2016 |  


Community Calendar

Through Aug. 31 — The Brush and Palette Art Gallery’s exhibit ” In the Good Ol’ Summertime” features the artwork of area...

July 13th, 2016 updated: July 15th, 2016. |  


Community Calendar

July 12COUNCIL MEETING —The Galion City Council will meet at 7 p.m. council chambers, 301 Harding Way East, Galion.July 13PARKS COMMITTEE —...

July 8th, 2016 |  


Leona Hoffman just turned 91GALION — Leona Hoffman celebrated her 91st birthday Wednesday.She was born in Mansfield on July 6, 1915 to the late ...

July 8th, 2016 |  


Merle Teetrick turns 90 this monthGALION — Merle Teetrick will celebrate his 90th birthday July 18.He was born in Galion, Ohio on July 18, 1926 ...

July 8th, 2016 |  


OPINION


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Squirrel season opening soon
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Russ Kent: More heroin deaths; no solution in sight
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Hey Caiti: Will it happen to you?
‘Shawshank Redemption’ 1, Summer Games 0

‘Shawshank Redemption’ 1, Summer Games 0

Some decisions are easy. The “Shawshank Redemption” was on TV last weekend. It’s on pretty often. But the Olympics are on every four years...

August 17th, 2016 updated: August 17th, 2016. |  


Good or bad, kids emulate their parents

Good or bad, kids emulate their parents

Every child picks up behavior they learn at home. They may model their parent’s positive behavior — like saying please and thank you. They...

August 13th, 2016 |  


I’m a Baby Boomer? No way!

I’m a Baby Boomer? No way!

Well … that’s disappointing. I started to right a column for the next edition of Galion Inquirer and while doing a little research — yes, at ...

August 12th, 2016 updated: August 13th, 2016. |  


One more column about my favorite topic

One more column about my favorite topic

If you follow me on Facebook or on Twitter @russkent — and why wouldn’t you? — you already know a great deal about me. In person, I&...

August 10th, 2016 |  


Dove hunting has challenges

Dove hunting has challenges

It is hard to believe with all this hot and dry weather we have been having that hunting season is right around the corner. Before you know it, the ni...

August 8th, 2016 |  


BUSINESS


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Galion, Bucyrus hospitals ‘average’ in new ranking
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Galionites open antique store uptowne
New Galion business will produce ammo, 10 jobs

New Galion business will produce ammo, 10 jobs

GALION — An ordinance passed by Galion City Council on Tuesday evening opens the door for a new manufacturing business to operate at 601 South St. ...

August 10th, 2016 updated: August 22nd, 2016. |  


Schilling Graphics celebrates 50 years of growth

Schilling Graphics celebrates 50 years of growth

With three expansions, two acquisitions and nearly 100 employees across the nation, growth has been the major theme for Schilling Graphics Inc. as it ...

June 24th, 2016 updated: June 24th, 2016. |  


North Central Ohio area unemployment down in May

North Central Ohio area unemployment down in May

The year-to-year jobless rate for counties in the North Central Ohio area dropped in May.The unemployment rate for Crawford County was 5.2 percent las...

June 21st, 2016 |  


May housing sales up in Crawford County

Year-to-year housing sales in Crawford County increased in May.There were 30 homes sold countywide last month compared with 27 in May 2015, according ...

June 20th, 2016 |  


Former country club begins new era

Former country club begins new era

New ownership of the former Galion Country Club are planting the seeds for the property to bloom in 2017.It’s a period of transition for the 90-...

June 16th, 2016 |  


Shareholders approve merger of FirstMerit into Huntington

Shareholders approve merger of FirstMerit into Huntington

FirstMerit Corp. and Huntington Bancshares Inc. announced Monday that each company’s shareholders have approved the proposed merger of FirstMeri...

June 14th, 2016 |  


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