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Greater Ohio Talks Legacy Cities, Including Mansfield

16 Mar , 2018  

This past week, Greater Ohio, the statewide think tank and advocacy center for statewide initiatives on revitalization and sustainable growth, published a retrospective on its work over the last decade. Greater Ohio’s areas of focus include the following: More…

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Breaking News: Toys “R” Us Is Closing

14 Mar , 2018  

Numerous sources are reporting tonight on Twitter and elsewhere that toy retailer Toys “R” Us is closing or selling all 800 of its stores across the country. This would include its store in Ontario.

Not surprisingly, the corporate newsroom is currently inaccessible online. A good overview of the announcement can be found here on CNN Money.

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Richland Bank Ribbon Cutting This Friday

13 Mar , 2018  

After a multi-month period of work, Richland Bank has announced that the renovation work at its Ontario banking office has been completed. In commemoration of that completion, a ribbon cutting will be held there this Friday at 7:30 AM. More…


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Business Expo Coming To The Fairgrounds

6 Mar , 2018  

Join the Richland Area Chamber of Commerce for the 13th Annual Business Expo on Thursday, March 22 from 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM at the Richland County Fairgrounds.

This will be the largest Chamber Expo ever, with over 100 local businesses and non-profit organizations exhibiting. A special ribbon cutting with local officials will be held at 10:45 AM to open the event. More…

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JobsOhio Shares 2017 Results

5 Mar , 2018  

From JobsOhio:

Companies across the United States and the world are recognizing that making Ohio home offers a competitive advantage. Last week JobsOhio, a nonprofit corporation designed to drive job creation and new capital investment in Ohio, released its 2017 results. More…

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Ohio Capital Bill Targets $4.5 Million For Richland County

3 Mar , 2018  

Earlier this week, Senate President Larry Obhof (R-Medina) and Speaker of the HouseClifford A. Rosenberger (R-Clarksville) introduced the state’s Capital Budget, a $2.62 billion investment in Ohio’s infrastructure and local community projects.

The legislature generally approves a capital budget every two years with the goal of funding needed improvements to public services and facilities across the state, including schools, roads and bridges, waterways and parks. The companion bills introduced today in each chamber also increase the capital investment in mental health and addiction services facilities. More…


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Everything You Always Wanted To Know About: US 30

26 Feb , 2018  

It’s the latest in our “Everything You Always Wanted To Know About” series — today looking one of the main transportation routes in Richland County and north central Ohio – US 30. More…

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Digital Marketing And Yes, There Were Great Donuts And Coffee

24 Feb , 2018  

As sessions got underway at Friday’s donuts + coffee + digital marketing event at Idea Works, it was clear that a wide cross-section of area businesspeople was in attendance.

Some came hoping to gain knowledge and resources needed to take their first tentative steps into the world of online marketing. Others were already conversant in many digital tools, eager to compare notes and move to the next level. Both seemed to benefit from the opportunity to meet like-minded individuals with the same goals. More…

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AK Steel In Mansfield Signs Seven Year Contract For Scrap Services

20 Feb , 2018  

Late last week, Harsco Corporation announced that its Metals & Minerals division has expanded its business relationship with AK Steel, a leading U.S. producer of flat-rolled steel products.  The agreement calls for the use of Harsco’s innovative ScrapMaster™ program for scrap management services including inbound scrap handling and inspection, basket preparation and hauling, and delivery route maintenance at AK Steel’s Mansfield site. More…

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Gorman Rupp Reports Fourth Quarter And 2017 Year End Results

10 Feb , 2018  

On Friday, the Gorman-Rupp Company reported financial results for the fourth quarter and year ending December 31, 2017.

Fourth Quarter 2017 Highlights

  • Current quarter earnings per share were $0.31 compared to $0.19 per share for the fourth quarter of 2016
  • Fourth quarter of 2016 included a non-cash impairment charge of $0.05 per share
  • Net sales increased 0.8% or $0.7 million. Excluding the PCCP project, net sales increased 1.3% or $1.2 million
  • Incoming orders increased 6% compared to the fourth quarter of 2016
  • The U.S. Tax Cuts and Jobs Act is expected to have a favorable impact on our future income tax rate


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Everything You Always Wanted To Know About: Richland Mall

1 Feb , 2018  

It’s the latest in our “Everything You Always Wanted To Know About” series — today looking at a shopping destination familiar to generations of Richland Countians: Richland Mall. More…


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Richland County Ends 2017 With Slight Unemployment Uptick

31 Jan , 2018  

There’s little question that the local unemployment rate remained historically low in Mansfield and Richland County in 2017. According to numbers recently released by the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services, the County’s rate saw a slight uptick as the year ended but still ended up with a rate below the December 2016 figure.

Overall, Ohio’s unemployment rate was 4.7 percent in December 2017, down from 4.8 percent in November 2017. More…

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