Galion Inquirer- RSS NEWS Feed http://galioninquirer.com/section/NEWS http://galioninquirer.com/section/NEWS Tue, 30 Sep 2014 21:37:35 EST 1800 Galion alumni back the Tigers http://galioninquirer.com/news/news/150000370/Galion-alumni-back-the-Tigers Standing near the current Galion High School cheerleaders Friday night was a more experienced group. Tue, 30 Sep 2014 20:34:06 EST Businesses remain optimistic despite road construction http://galioninquirer.com/news/news/50816812/Businesses-remain-optimistic-despite-road-construction Construction for the Portland Way widening project began in mid-May, and drivers and business owners alike have been experiencing its effects ever since. Tue, 30 Sep 2014 14:53:02 EST Galion Police Calls: Sept. 9 - 18 http://galioninquirer.com/news/blotter/50812601/Galion-Police-Calls:-Sept.-9---18 September 9· 400 block Kroft St. , report of stranger outside house· Hetrick Dr./Fairview Ave., traffic stop, verbal warning issued for speed Tue, 30 Sep 2014 11:03:07 EST Gary Frankhouse, Jr. to serve as Economic Development Coordinator http://galioninquirer.com/news/business-news/50813358/Gary-Frankhouse-Jr.-to-serve-as-Economic-Development-Coordinator BUCYRUS — The Crawford County Partnership for Education and Economic Development (The Partnership) announced the addition of a new member to its team. Beginning October 1st, Gary Frankhouse, Jr. will serve Crawford County as Economic Development... Tue, 30 Sep 2014 09:33:04 EST Apron Free Cooking ~ Garden Flatbread http://galioninquirer.com/news/lifestyle-lifestyle-food/50812661/Apron-Free-Cooking-~-Garden-Flatbread Once in a while I get tired of having the same sandwiches with my soup. Since I've been on a bit of a soup trend lately, the sandwiches have also been on the menu. Tonight, I made something a bit different to serve beside the soup. This simple... Tue, 30 Sep 2014 09:15:05 EST Pioneer to host community, alumni appreciation day http://galioninquirer.com/news/community_news-news_education/50812944/Pioneer-to-host-community-alumni-appreciation-day SHELBY – Pioneer Career and Technology Center is hosting a Community and Alumni Appreciation Day to be held Thursday, October 2nd from 4:00 – 7:00 p.m.. This FREE event will feature a car show, free food, activities for kids, cornhole,... Tue, 30 Sep 2014 09:07:06 EST Prairie Peddler brings crowds together http://galioninquirer.com/news/news/50812004/Prairie-Peddler-brings-crowds-together Duke and Laurel Wagoner has seen a lot after 27 years of exhibiting at the Prairie Peddler Festival Arts and Crafts Festival in Butler. Mon, 29 Sep 2014 23:46:17 EST Joint Boards of Health meeting tomorrow http://galioninquirer.com/news/719-news/50803402/Joint-Boards-of-Health-meeting-tomorrow The Galion Board of Health will hold a special meeting on Sept. 30 at 5 p.m. This is a joint meeting with the Crawford County General Health District Board to discuss the future of public health in Crawford County. It will be held in City Council... Mon, 29 Sep 2014 14:48:02 EST Two-vehicle crash on SR 598 http://galioninquirer.com/news/news/50797572/Two-vehicle-crash-on-SR-598 Deputies from the Crawford County Sheriff's Office and members of the Jefferson Township Volunteer Fire Department and Galion Fire Department responded to a two-vehicle injury crash on Sept. 28 at 6:58 p.m. The accident occurred on the bridge of... Mon, 29 Sep 2014 09:42:07 EST Galion’s unique spinoff of a fair: Oktoberfest http://galioninquirer.com/news/news/50779144/Galions-unique-spinoff-of-a-fair:-Oktoberfest Last week, I discussed five things that seem to be very common with fairs. For the Galion Oktoberfest, though, I noticed a lot of new developments in keeping the crowd interested (mainly in the food). Sat, 27 Sep 2014 10:43:06 EST 10 events to know about today http://galioninquirer.com/news/community_news-news/50781384/10-events-to-know-about-today Connections Weekend Sept. 27 Sat, 27 Sep 2014 08:08:04 EST City traffic expected to be tricky http://galioninquirer.com/news/news/50782475/City-traffic-expected-to-be-tricky With the increased traffic in town for Oktoberfest and Connections Weekend, drivers may be confused on how to navigate the detours caused by the events and ongoing road projects. Fri, 26 Sep 2014 15:29:02 EST Local FX studio contributes to new film “Tusk” http://galioninquirer.com/news/home_top-news/50768673/ “Tusk,” a new film from writer/director Kevin Smith, premiered Thursday — and there's a local connection. Thu, 25 Sep 2014 19:10:07 EST Fire burns down Whetstone Township facility http://galioninquirer.com/news/news/50770565/Fire-burns-down-Whetstone-Township-facility The main building of a long-time Whetsone Township business caught fire and burned to the ground Thursday afternoon. Thu, 25 Sep 2014 17:04:07 EST Prairie Peddler Festival offers food, fun and live entertainment http://galioninquirer.com/news/news/50765024/Prairie-Peddler-Festival-offers-food-fun-and-live-entertainment Outside of Butler, against the backdrop of autumn's fall leaf color show, organizers will hold the 27th Annual Prairie Peddler Festival, on Sept. 27-28, and Oct. 4-5. Thu, 25 Sep 2014 16:39:15 EST Class of 1944 meets http://galioninquirer.com/news/community_news/50767483/Class-of-1944-meets The members of GHS Class of 1944 met for their 70th class reunion luncheon on the sunporch of Galion Country Club Saturday, Sept. 20. Fifteen class members and six guests enjoyed reminiscing and viewing albums of previous reunions. Thu, 25 Sep 2014 14:04:07 EST Celebrate Connections Weekend with traditions old and new http://galioninquirer.com/news/news_education/50672855/Celebrate-Connections-Weekend-with-traditions-old-and-new This year's Connections Weekend opens tomorrow. Wed, 24 Sep 2014 14:11:04 EST Galion enters mutual aid agreement with Jefferson Township http://galioninquirer.com/news/news/50749467/Galion-enters-mutual-aid-agreement-with-Jefferson-Township Galion residents on the northern section of town will see some extra services soon, thanks to a mutual aid agreement with Jefferson Township, approved by City Council during Tuesday night's meeting. Wed, 24 Sep 2014 10:49:02 EST Pet of the Week http://galioninquirer.com/news/pets/50748753/Pet-of-the-Week Dizzy Lizzy is a 2 year old, female, Husky/ Shepherd mix. Dizzy weighs 35 pounds. She has jaw dropping blue eyes. Dizzy is very receptive to attention. She shys away from the raised hand and is not jumpy. Dizzy just needs a little training and lots of... Wed, 24 Sep 2014 10:02:04 EST Road closures for Oktoberfest start today http://galioninquirer.com/news/news/50748698/Road-closures-for-Oktoberfest-start-today If you are looking to get through Harding Way today in Galion, you are going to need to get creative. Wed, 24 Sep 2014 09:54:02 EST