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Free coyote seminar at Gorman Nature Center
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Galion and Bucyrus Police reports-April 24
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Community prayer service at uptown Galion gazebo May 4
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Gallery: 2017 County Track Meet: Photos by Erin Miller
Learn how to protect yourself at May 1 program in Crestline

Learn how to protect yourself at May 1 program in Crestline

CRESTLINE — Crestline Public Library will present a program on Personal Safety on May 1, at 6:30 pm. at the library. Lt. Lynn Sterling of the Galion...

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. |  


Galion Middle School launches robotics club

Thirty students have met criteria to join GALION — Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) has become one of the fastest growing areas i...

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


Galion and Bucyrus Police

Galion and Bucyrus Police

Galion Police April 18 2:16 a.m.-A South Market Street resident reported receiving harassing phone calls from someone they know. 10:25 a.m.-A...

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


Rob Portman: Mail delivery of synthetic heroin must stop

Rob Portman: Mail delivery of synthetic heroin must stop

It happens daily, but we can stop it Every day, poison is being shipped from China and other nations into our communities through our mail system. ...

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


SPORTS


Galion beats Pleasant in low-scoring softball game

Galion beats Pleasant in low-scoring softball game

GALION — On Friday, Galion shut out Pleasant 3-0 in Mid-Ohio Athletic Conference softball action to improve to 11-5 on the year.The two teams co...

April 24th, 2017 |  


County bowlers take part in special Marion event

County bowlers take part in special Marion event

MARION — The Clearwater Athletic League sponsored its fourth annual Bowling Match on April 18 at Cooper’s Bowl in Marion.The counties invo...

April 24th, 2017 |  


Free coyote seminar at Gorman Nature Center

Free coyote seminar at Gorman Nature Center

MANSFIELD — Whether reviled or revered, coyotes are very clever and adaptive animals. Learn more about the lives of coyotes during a free informatio...

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


Gallery: 2017 County Track Meet: Photos by Erin Miller

Gallery: 2017 County Track Meet: Photos by Erin Miller

[caption id="attachment_18533" align="alignnone" width="650"] Crawford County Track Meet 2017. Photo by Erin Miller[/caption] [caption id="attachme...

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


Galion track teams win at county meet; Eagles finish second

Galion track teams win at county meet; Eagles finish second

BUCYRUS — Galion's track teams show their dominance at Friday's Crawford County Track and Field Meet at Wynfod High School. The Tigers won the boys ...

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


Aydan Reyes wins another youth wrestling title

Aydan Reyes wins another youth wrestling title

BATTLE CREEK, Michigan — Aydan Reyes, a youth wrestler for the Northmor Golden Knights wrestling program, stays busy because there is no offseas...

April 22nd, 2017 |  


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LIFE


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Community prayer service at uptown Galion gazebo May 4
8:12 am
Updated: 8:13 am. |    
Gallery: 2017 County Track Meet: Photos by Erin Miller
Relay for Life is June 17 at Wynford High School

Relay for Life is June 17 at Wynford High School

GALION — The Relay for Life of Crawford County board met Thursday at Galion Community Hospital to finalize plans for this year’s event. One big...

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


Learn how to protect yourself at May 1 program in Crestline

Learn how to protect yourself at May 1 program in Crestline

CRESTLINE — Crestline Public Library will present a program on Personal Safety on May 1, at 6:30 pm. at the library. Lt. Lynn Sterling of the Galion...

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. |  


Galion Middle School launches robotics club

Thirty students have met criteria to join GALION — Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) has become one of the fastest growing areas i...

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


Rob Portman: Mail delivery of synthetic heroin must stop

Rob Portman: Mail delivery of synthetic heroin must stop

It happens daily, but we can stop it Every day, poison is being shipped from China and other nations into our communities through our mail system. ...

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. |  


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


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PTO efforts enhance student learning opportunities
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. |  


Galion bakery called Cake and Icing opening soon

Galion bakery called Cake and Icing opening soon

GALION — A new bakery, Cake and Icing, will open soon in Galion and owner Laura Johnson said the timing is perfect. The mother of four, along wit...

April 19th, 2017 updated: April 19th, 2017. |  


Veterans Hall of Fame backers get an early look at monument

Veterans Hall of Fame backers get an early look at monument

GALION — A permanent monument for the Crawford County Veterans Hall of Fame is nearing completion and is on schedule to be open to the public this s...

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


Community Calendar

Community Calendar

April 12 PRAYER BREAKFAST— The Men’s Group at Woodlawn United Church is hosting a Men’s Breakfast on Wednesday, April 12 at 7 a.m. The breakf...

April 13th, 2017 updated: April 13th, 2017. |  


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