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Hand Picked Richland News: Weekend Edition

18 Nov , 2018  

Each day, 1812Blockhouse collects and shares the best writing and most important stories from local and other media covering Richland County. For tweets from over 100 local sources, visit Richland Tweets (left sidebar on desktop, scroll down on mobile).

Weather for Sunday

Hi 40º | Snow up to 1″ turning to rain| Turning warmer for Thanksgiving


Clear Fork playoff run ended by St. Mary’s
this weekend on WMFD

Fire Destroys Barn, Causing Nearly $200,000 Loss
this weekend on WMFD

State of Richland County: Future looks good, Vero says
this weekend on Richland Source (R)

Tiny Tim Christmas Shoppe opens in downtown Mansfield
this weekend on Richland Source (R)

Area clergy team up to distribute Thanksgiving turkeys
this weekend on Richland Source (R)

Icy weather knocks out power to more than 3,000
this weekend on Mansfield News Journal ($)

Lucas falls short in heartbreaking loss to Trimble
this weekend on Mansfield News Journal ($)


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All About Richland

Ohio Attorney General’s Office Shares Holiday Shopping Tips

18 Nov , 2018  

Consumers are expected to spend an average of about $1,000 during this year’s holiday season, according to the National Retail Federation, and complaints about shopping (both in stores and online) are one of the most common types of complaints filed with the Ohio Attorney General’s Office. Commonly reported problems include refund issues, complaints about products not being delivered, and billing disputes. More…

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Richland County Road Work Winds Down

18 Nov , 2018  

You may have noticed that the arrival of chilly temperatures and snowy roads has not completely eliminated work on local streets and throughfares. The Ohio Department of Transportation is winding down its program of 2018 work, but a limited number of projects remain to be completed, including two in Richland County. More…

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All About Richland

Customer Service Certification Program Being Offered: Updated

18 Nov , 2018  

NOTE: This article has been updated with additional information

A collaboration between North End Community Improvement Collaborative, Inc. (NECIC), Temp2Higher, North Central State College, and the Mansfield/Richland County Public Library will bring a free Customer Service Certification program to the NECIC/Temp2Higher training facility. The class will begin December 3.

The intensive, week-long training will be taught by instructors from North Central State College, and will cover all aspects of customer service, from communication to defusing critical situations and handling conflict. More…

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Riffe Gallery Exhibition Includes Work Of Mansfield Artist

17 Nov , 2018  

Through the end of the year, an exhibition at downtown Columbus’ Riffe Gallery will feature the work of a Mansfielder.

The Ohio Arts Council’s Riffe Gallery in collaboration with the Ohio Art Education Foundation presents a juried exhibition showcasing art educators as artists. Members of the Ohio Art Education Association divisions of Elementary, Middle, Secondary, Higher Education, Museum, Supervision Policy and Administration, and Emeritus were invited to participate. Jurors for Art Educators as Artists include Carol Stewart, Elsie Sanchez, and Michael Seiler, who have selected 68 artworks from 46 Ohio educators. More…

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New Drug Take-Back Bin Now Located At Avita Ontario Hospital

17 Nov , 2018  

Residents of Ontario, Bucyrus, and the surrounding communities now have additional locations to drop off unused, unwanted, or expired prescription drugs 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Through a partnership with the METRICH Enforcement Unit, Crawford County Sheriff’s Department, and the Ontario Police Department, secure drug collection receptacles have been placed in the main lobbies of Avita Ontario Hospital and Bucyrus Community Hospital. More…

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Schools

OSU Mansfield Celebrates First Generation Students

17 Nov , 2018  

Being the first in your family to travel a new path isn’t always easy, but it’s an amazing accomplishment for first-generation students. At The Ohio State University at Mansfield, a third are first-generation. That means their parent(s) or legal guardian(s) have not completed a bachelor’s degree. They are the first in their family to attend a four-year institution. More…

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Fuse Factory Exhibition Continues At The Conard

16 Nov , 2018  

The juried exhibition by Columbus’ The Fuse Factory continues through November 29 at the Pearl Conard Gallery on the campus of OSU Mansfield.

The Fuse Factory is an art and technology initiative based out of Columbus focused on cultivating artistic production, research, and experimentation with digital media and electronic tools. More…

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INKCARCERATION Back At OSR For A Second Year; Dates Announced

16 Nov , 2018  

Numerous sites reported on Thursday that the INKCARCERATION Music and Tattoo Festival will be back for a second year this coming summer, again at the Ohio State Reformatory in Mansfield. More…

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Winter Weather Advisory Issued For Today

15 Nov , 2018  

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for the north central Ohio area, including Richland County, for today (Thursday) from 5 AM to 7 PM.

Mixed precipitation is expected. Total snow accumulation of up to one inch and ice accumulations of a light glaze are expected. More…

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A Murder In Mansfield’s Collier Landry Appears On Dr. Phil

15 Nov , 2018  

On Wednesday, Collier Landry, the son of Dr. John Boyle whose 1990 conviction is profiled in “A Murder in Mansfield,” appeared on Dr. Phil.

According to the show’s website, Landry talks about his memories of the murder, the trial, and his coming to terms with the event. More…

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Renaissance Launches Annual Fund Campaign Drive

15 Nov , 2018  

The Renaissance Performing Arts Association has invited community members and companies to lend their support toward the 2018 Annual Fund Campaign Drive, which officially launched on Tuesday, November 13.

The organization has between now and the end of the year to reach its campaign goal of $100,000. More…

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Mansfield Police Share Reminder About Children And Firearms

14 Nov , 2018  

Earlier this week, the Mansfield Division of Police issued a press release on the subject of children and their access to firearms. In it, they shared:

The Mansfield Division of Police would like to remind parents in our community to speak to their children concerning the dangers of firearms and what to do, should one be found by a child. More…

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