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Hand Picked Richland News: Monday

20 Aug , 2018  

Each day, 1812Blockhouse collects and shares the best writing and most important stories from other local media covering Richland County.

Mansfield Police to honor fallen officer in unique way
today on Richland Source (R)

Crisis preparedness day at Ontario HS and MS
today on WMFD

Police Calls: Man dies from heart attack after wreck
today on Mansfield News Journal ($)

September, October to feature entrepreneurship programs in Mansfield
today on Richland Source (R)

Air Force veteran profile
today on Mansfield News Journal ($)


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All About Mansfield

Farm Bureau Sets Safety Meeting, Annual Meeting Dates

20 Aug , 2018  

The Richland County Farm Bureau is joining with its counterpart in Crawford County in hosting a regional safety meeting this Saturday the Sunrise Cooperative facility near Crestline.

The two-hour session includes a grain bin safety session and extraction demonstration and Stop the Bleed with stations focusing how to control blood loss in emergency situations. A limited number of tourniquet kits will be given away and as well as a drawing for a grain bin rescue tube to be presented to one area fire department. More…

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History & Tourism

Mansfield’s Civil War General, “Fighting Bob”

20 Aug , 2018  

Today we’re re-posting a story about a Mansfielder who was well-known in his day, but about whom you have have heard little.

Throughout its past, Mansfield has been home to individuals who have played important roles in American history. The list of statesman, artists, authors, and others who are from here, or who have lived here, is a long and interesting one. More…

Schools

Ohio State Mansfield Shares New Promotional Video

20 Aug , 2018  

Under the new tagline “Will It Be You?,” The Ohio State University at Mansfield is seeking to promote its wide range of offerings and its great location with a brand-new video.

That video can be viewed below.

In the meantime, here’s a repeat of information included in our “Everything You Always Wanted To Know About The Ohio State University at Mansfield” which we shared back in April. More…

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Schools

Time And Change Show In Time Lapse Mirror Lake Video

19 Aug , 2018  

As the words of Carmen Ohio go, “Time and change will surely show…”

A video encapsulation of one year of work at the Mirror Lake area of The Ohio State University’s main campus shows exactly that. As a continuation of our stories about this project, shared based on Mansfield’s membership in the network of OSU campuses, we are pleased to share a video of the transformation. More…

All About Mansfield

Daylily Sale Sunday

19 Aug , 2018  

Called “the perfect perennial” due to its brilliant colors, its ability to tolerate drought and frost, and generally low maintenance, daylilies are a vigorous plant that last for many years in Ohio gardens with little care.

Here’s an opportunity to make them a part of your own plantings – the Ohio Daylily Society Plant Sale taking place today from noon until 3 PM at the Kingwood Center Gardens Exhibit Hall. More…

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All Things Business

The Other New Businesses Coming To Ontario; See Where Five Guys Will Be

19 Aug , 2018  

Somewhat lost in the publicity over the impending arrival of a Five Guys Burgers and Fries to north central Ohio was news that three additional retailers were among those to be opening locations at Lexington Pointe.

The new retail strip mall located at 944 Lexington-Springmill Road will replace the currently vacant Ocean Buffet building, north of Lowe’s. More…

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All About Mansfield

ODOT Road Construction Report For Week Of August 19-25

18 Aug , 2018  

This time of the year typically brings a great deal of road construction activity, and this August is no exception. In this week’s update from District 3 of the Ohio Department of Transportation, we share not only news of ongoing projects in Ashland, Crawford, and Richland Counties, and also some new and updated projects. More…

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Sports, Twitter

Tygers’ Winning Field Goal

18 Aug , 2018  

Twitter

Pics Of The New Building At Kingwood

18 Aug , 2018  

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All About Mansfield

It’ll Be Bluegrass And Country At The Fairgrounds

18 Aug , 2018  

One of the area’s largest bluegrass and music festivals is coming to Mansfield next week, and the lineup is joined by nightly family activities.

It’s the 2018 edition of the Mansfield JamFest, bringing more acts and fun to the Richland County Fairgrounds. This year’s JamFest runs from August 21 to 25. More…

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