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New program promoting creativity at Fairway-Waycraft
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Probation for Crestine drug-trafficker
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Galion and Bucyrus Police reports-March 22

CRA helps bring $4.3 million in investments, 78 jobs to Galion

GALION -- The City of Galion continues to focus on economic growth in 2017. One tool implemented last year was the Community Reinvestment Area, which ...

March 20th, 2017 updated: March 22nd, 2017. |  


Jordan pitches ACA repeal

Jordan pitches ACA repeal

GALION — The Affordable Care Act was passed during President Barack Obama’s term with a lot of fanfare.But there were also a lot of questi...

March 20th, 2017 |  


Mural painting project aims to help end stigma of mental illness

COLUMBUS — On Saturday, March 18 a group of volunteers from three counties gathered at a Columbus art studio to paint a “traveling” ...

March 20th, 2017 |  


Sunday evening crash causes power outage in part of Galion

Sunday evening crash causes power outage in part of Galion

GALION — A crash on Parson Street Sunday evening caused a power outage in part of the city. According to Galion Police Chief Brian Saterfield, th...

March 20th, 2017 updated: March 22nd, 2017. |  


Galion and Bucyrus Police reports-March 20

Galion and Bucyrus Police reports-March 20

Galion Police March 17 6:44 a.m.-A Cherry Street resident reported their vehicle vandalized. 9:10 a.m.-A South Union Street resident reported...

March 19th, 2017 updated: March 22nd, 2017. |  


Gallery: Snow Trails, March 18, 2017. Photos by Deborah E. Mayton

Gallery: Snow Trails, March 18, 2017. Photos by Deborah E. Mayton

MANSFIELD — Despite a late-season cold spell, ironically the week before Spring official arrived in north central Ohio, the ski and tubing season is...

March 19th, 2017 updated: March 22nd, 2017. |  


SPORTS


Northmor eyeing continued track success in 2017

Northmor eyeing continued track success in 2017

GALION — With the success of Northmor’s winter sports teams, the track and field teams for the Golden Knights are hoping to keep the momentum aliv...

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


Russ Kent: Good and bad, all actions have consequences

Russ Kent: Good and bad, all actions have consequences

Colin Kaepernick is a professional quarterback without a team. I’m OK with that. About six months ago, Kaepernick became more famous for his p...

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


Clark Kellogg guest speaker at April 15 Resurrection Breakfast

Clark Kellogg guest speaker at April 15 Resurrection Breakfast

MANSFIELD — Former Ohio State great Clark Kell0gg will be the guest speaker at the 30th Greater Mansfield Area Resurrection Breakfast on Saturday, A...

March 21st, 2017 updated: March 22nd, 2017. |  


Colonel Crawford track squads expect another successful season

Colonel Crawford track squads expect another successful season

NORTH ROBINSON — Much like the Colonel Crawford’s cross country teams, the Eagles’ track and field squads also have a rich tradition...

March 20th, 2017 |  


Baseball Bulldogs return lots of experience for 2017

Baseball Bulldogs return lots of experience for 2017

CRESTLINE — Steve Garberich is heading into his fifth season as the head coach of the Crestline Bulldogs baseball team. In his first four years,...

March 20th, 2017 |  


Optimism high for Lady Bulldogs’ softball team

Optimism high for Lady Bulldogs’ softball team

CRESTLINE — The Crestline Lady Bulldogs softball team, led by head coach Patti Huber and assistants Larry Booth and Megan Eshelman, are entering...

March 20th, 2017 |  


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LIFE


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New program promoting creativity at Fairway-Waycraft
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Crawford Park District schedule for April
Gallery: Snow Trails, March 18, 2017. Photos by Deborah E. Mayton

Gallery: Snow Trails, March 18, 2017. Photos by Deborah E. Mayton

MANSFIELD — Despite a late-season cold spell, ironically the week before Spring official arrived in north central Ohio, the ski and tubing season is...

March 19th, 2017 updated: March 22nd, 2017. |  


GHS soccer teams planning youth camp in April

GHS soccer teams planning youth camp in April

GALION — The Galion High School boys and girls soccer teams will be holding a youth soccer camp from Monday April 3 through Thursday April 6. The Ga...

March 19th, 2017 updated: March 22nd, 2017. |  


Jeffrey Turner named Secretary of the Ohio Developmental Disabilities Council

Jeffrey Turner named Secretary of the Ohio Developmental Disabilities Council

BUCYRUS — Crawford County Board of Developmental Disabilities Board member Jeffery Turner has been appointed Secretary of the Ohio Developmental Dis...

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


Galion students winners in art competition

Galion students winners in art competition

GALION — Two Galion High School students are regional winners in the Ohio Governor’s Youth Art Exhibition, the premier student art competition in ...

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


Colonel Crawford students running for new playground equipment

Colonel Crawford students running for new playground equipment

NORTH ROBINSON — On Friday, the gymnasium at Hannah Crawford Elementary School will be filled with teachers, students and excitement as the second a...

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


City council meeting focuses on parks

City council meeting focuses on parks

Rental prices set; funding pondered for Amann upgrade; pool, tennis course maintenance GALION — The fees have been set for area park rentals and ...

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


OPINION


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Russ Kent: Good and bad, all actions have consequences
Russ Kent: The less bother, the better!

Russ Kent: The less bother, the better!

I’m at the age where my motto is: The less bother, the better.I was thinking about that during a recent haircut.I’d just as soon not have ...

March 20th, 2017 |  


Ken Parrott column: Deer, Turkey Expo in Columbus this weekend

Ken Parrott column: Deer, Turkey Expo in Columbus this weekend

Deer and turkey hunters have the opportunity to attend a pretty neat show this month with a chance to see the latest technology and gadgets in their s...

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


Guest column: We must connect students with jobs

Guest column: We must connect students with jobs

There are more than 100,000 jobs available in Ohio right now. Yet there are more than 280,000 Ohioans who are out of work. One important reason is ...

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


Clinger’s Corner: The long and short of it

Clinger’s Corner: The long and short of it

Another week down and what a week it was! This last week marks the completion of all of the winter sports for the area high schools that I try my b...

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


Clinger’s Corner: It was a great week!

Clinger’s Corner: It was a great week!

For this week’s installment of Clinger’s Corner, I have decided to recap the last week in area high school sports and also provide a look ahead to...

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


Russ Kent: I can’t do it, but I love it!

Russ Kent: I can’t do it, but I love it!

As a former high school wrestler — sort of — I’m an admirer of anyone who takes up that sport. I’m even more impressed when a high school w...

March 7th, 2017 updated: March 7th, 2017. |  


BUSINESS


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New program promoting creativity at Fairway-Waycraft
Crawford County Property Transfers

Crawford County Property Transfers

These property transferswere recorded in Crawford County during February 2017: Kurt A. Fankhauser to Austin T. Smith, 3140 Mt. Zion Rd., Bucyrus, $...

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


Jeffrey Turner named Secretary of the Ohio Developmental Disabilities Council

Jeffrey Turner named Secretary of the Ohio Developmental Disabilities Council

BUCYRUS — Crawford County Board of Developmental Disabilities Board member Jeffery Turner has been appointed Secretary of the Ohio Developmental Dis...

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


Tilson joins First Federal Bank of Ohio board of directors

Tilson joins First Federal Bank of Ohio board of directors

GALION — First Federal Bank of Ohio recently appointed Steve Tilson as a member of its board of directors.Tilson hails from Nashville, Tennessee...

March 15th, 2017 |  


Community Calendar

Community Calendar

March 4 Through March 30 STUDENT ARTWORK ON DISPLAY — The Brush & Palette Art Gallery is displaying artwork from Galion City Schools students...

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


Board of Developmental Disabilities starts Creative Abundance Art Program

Board of Developmental Disabilities starts Creative Abundance Art Program

BUCYRUS — Thanks to a matching grant from the Ohio Arts Council called Breaking Down Walls for a Creative Community, The Crawford County Board of De...

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


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