NEWS


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Weather spotter training March 1 in Galion
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Russ Kent: A single finger can save your life
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Apply now for Freese grants
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Galion’s Sleep Inn ready for customers
Tigers head to BGSU with state swim meet on their minds

Tigers head to BGSU with state swim meet on their minds

GALION — The Galion Tigers will see plenty of action at the district swim meet Friday at the Bowling Green State University campus. Galion will send...

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


Galion school board OKs next year’s calendar

Galion school board OKs next year’s calendar

GALION – The Galion school board has approved the calendar for the 2017-2018 school year.The opening day for students in grades kindergarten thr...

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


Colonel Crawford swimmers eye state meet berths

Colonel Crawford swimmers eye state meet berths

NORTH ROBINSON — The Colonel Crawford swim teams is sending 12 swimmers to the district tournament at Bowling Green State University on Friday after...

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


Galion drug bust nets arrest; drug, cash seizures,

Galion drug bust nets arrest; drug, cash seizures,

GALION — The Galion Police Department, Bucyrus Police Department, Crawford County Sheriff’s Office and the Crawford County Special Response Team ...

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


Galion rule-breaker ends up back in court

Galion rule-breaker ends up back in court

BUCYRUS — A Galion man was back in court last week to face allegations that he has violated his probation. Golden G. Wilson, 36, 218 Second Ave.,...

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


$500,000 bond for  Crestline man arrested in Galion

$500,000 bond for Crestline man arrested in Galion

BUCYRUS — A man arrested by Galion Police and state marshals last week was arraigned in Crawford County Common Pleas Court on Monday. Joshua L. P...

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


SPORTS


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Galion swimmers qualify for state meet
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Presidents start fast, don’t let up vs. Galion
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Ontario defense shines in 53-37 win over Crawford
Northmor boys win MOAC wrestling title

Northmor boys win MOAC wrestling title

By Rob Hamilton MCSSports@civitasmedia.com In the final year of the Mid-Ohio Athletic Conference as it is, Northmor was able to add to their col...

February 18th, 2017 updated: February 18th, 2017. |  


Colonel Crawford outlasts Buckeye Central

Colonel Crawford outlasts Buckeye Central

NORTH ROBINSON — The Colonel Crawford boys basketball team beat Buckeye Central on Friday, 58-51. With the victory, Colonel Crawford bumps its r...

February 18th, 2017 |  


Deer season dates proposed for 2017-18

Deer season dates proposed for 2017-18

Hunters checked 182,169 white-tailed deer throughout Ohio’s 2016-2017 deer season, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources. Last year,...

February 18th, 2017 updated: February 18th, 2017. |  


Galion swimmers await at-large berths to state swim meet

Galion swimmers await at-large berths to state swim meet

BOWLING GREEN — At the crowded Cooper Pool on the Bowling Green State University campus, hundreds of Ohio high school swimmers took to the water for...

February 18th, 2017 updated: February 19th, 2017. |  


Eagles hoping for at-large invites to state swim meet

Eagles hoping for at-large invites to state swim meet

BOWLING GREEN — At the crowded Cooper Pool on the Bowling Green State University campus, hundreds of Ohio high school swimmers took to the water for...

February 18th, 2017 updated: February 19th, 2017. |  


Northmor boys claim first league title with thrilling win at Highland

Northmor boys claim first league title with thrilling win at Highland

SPARTA -- In their final year as part of the Mid-Ohio Athletic Conference, the Northmor boys’ basketball team claimed at least a share of their firs...

February 17th, 2017 updated: February 17th, 2017. |  


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LIFE


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Weather spotter training March 1 in Galion
Kayley Gimbel is Galion’s student of the month

Kayley Gimbel is Galion’s student of the month

GALION – Kayley Gimbel, a junior at Galion High School, is the January 2017 Student of the Month. The positive character trait for January was “sh...

February 17th, 2017 updated: February 19th, 2017. |  


Galion man headed to jail on sex-related charges

Galion man headed to jail on sex-related charges

BUCYRUS — A Galion man was sentenced to jail in Crawford County Common Pleas Court this week after pleading guilty to sexual-related charges. Jam...

February 17th, 2017 updated: February 19th, 2017. |  


Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Through FEB. 25LOVE IN BLOOM ART SHOW — Brush and Pallette Art Gallery featuring the show of work by local artists. Call 419-468-2944 or 419-468...

February 17th, 2017 updated: February 18th, 2017. |  


Galion school board OKs next year’s calendar

Galion school board OKs next year’s calendar

GALION – The Galion school board has approved the calendar for the 2017-2018 school year.The opening day for students in grades kindergarten thr...

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


Galion drug bust nets arrest; drug, cash seizures,

Galion drug bust nets arrest; drug, cash seizures,

GALION — The Galion Police Department, Bucyrus Police Department, Crawford County Sheriff’s Office and the Crawford County Special Response Team ...

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


Arts council making plans for Feb. 28 Mardi Gras Party

Arts council making plans for Feb. 28 Mardi Gras Party

BUCYRUS — The Crawford County Arts Council (CCAC) is calling on all local artists, musicians and writers to present their work at the fourth annual ...

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


OPINION


8:22 pm
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Russ Kent: A single finger can save your life
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Deer season dates proposed for 2017-18
11:13 am
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Guest column: Get facts right before making accusations
Deer season dates proposed for 2017-18

Deer season dates proposed for 2017-18

Hunters checked 182,169 white-tailed deer throughout Ohio’s 2016-2017 deer season, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources. Last y...

February 13th, 2017 |  


Winter can’t end soon enough

Winter can’t end soon enough

I’ve had better weeks.Since Monday evening, I’ve been operating at a lot less than 100 percent.Whatever nasty bug/virus/bacteria is going ...

February 11th, 2017 updated: February 13th, 2017. |  


Russ Kent: The truth is hard to decipher on social media

Russ Kent: The truth is hard to decipher on social media

I study people all the time. I do it at sporting events, while getting groceries, while I’m perusing social media, if I’m looking for kitchen g...

February 8th, 2017 updated: February 8th, 2017. |  


Paula Durbin: City council needs to monitor Freese money

Paula Durbin: City council needs to monitor Freese money

The Egbert M. Freese Foundation was founded by his son, Horace Freese, in memory of his father. The will of Horace Freese states that the monies are t...

February 4th, 2017 updated: February 4th, 2017. |  


Assistance for storm damage available

Assistance for storm damage available

COLUMBUS — Ohio will assist residents, businesses and local officials in their recovery from winter storms.Residents may visit www.insurance.ohi...

February 4th, 2017 |  


Ohio failing in efforts to reduce tobacco use

Ohio failing in efforts to reduce tobacco use

COLUMBUS — The American Lung Association’s “State of Tobacco Control” report found that in 2016 Ohio failed to do enough to implement proven-e...

February 3rd, 2017 updated: February 3rd, 2017. |  


BUSINESS


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Galion’s Sleep Inn ready for customers
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Arts council making plans for Feb. 28 Mardi Gras Party
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Guest column: Get facts right before making accusations
Galion adds another police officer

Galion adds another police officer

GALION — The Galion Police Department has a new officer. Andrew Rehm took his oath of office during the Galion City Council meeting Tuesday eveni...

February 15th, 2017 updated: February 15th, 2017. |  


Galion school board to meet three times this month

GALION — Galion City School’s school board will have three meetings in February.The first two meetings are Monday, Feb. 13, 2017, beginnin...

February 11th, 2017 |  


PPG named official paint sponsor for Green Savoree Racing Promotions

Green Savoree Racing Promotions announces a new partnership with PPG Industries, naming the company as the official paint sponsor of all three GSRP ra...

February 10th, 2017 updated: February 11th, 2017. |  


Fairway Preschool earns 5-Star Rating from Ohio Department of Education

Fairway Preschool earns 5-Star Rating from Ohio Department of Education

BUCYRUS — Fairway Preschool, part of the Crawford County Board of Developmental Disabilities, received a 5-star rating from the Ohio Department ...

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


State Farm office in Galion moves to Portland Way North

State Farm office in Galion moves to Portland Way North

GALION -- Cori Kreger State Farm Insurance has moved its office to 416 Portland Way North. The Galion-Crestline Chamber of Commerce had a ribbon cutti...

February 9th, 2017 updated: February 10th, 2017. |  


Galion students get more real-world experience during bank visit

Galion students get more real-world experience during bank visit

GALION — Community service has become a focus for Galion City Schools the past two years. District-wide, students and staff members are finding new ...

February 8th, 2017 updated: February 8th, 2017. |  


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