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Clearfork Afternoon

20 Oct , 2019  

Taken Sunday afternoon at Clearfork Reservoir; click on photo for a full-sized image.

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Farm Bureau Celebrates Centennial

20 Oct , 2019  

Richland County Farm Bureau recently celebrated the Farm Bureau Centennial at the Annual Meeting held at the Ontario Event Center. Seventy-one members and special guests enjoyed a buffet dinner. President Luke Wittmer thanked the 15 dinner sponsors for their continued support of Farm Bureau. The OFBF Centennial video started things off after dinner. Wittmer then introduced the guest speakers, Norman Jones and Kip Curtis, who spoke about the OSU-Mansfield microfarm project and Gro-Op (urban farm support). Read More

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Ohio Receives Large Literacy Grants

20 Oct , 2019  

The Ohio Department of Education has announced that it has been awarded two competitive grants by the U.S. Department of Education — for a combined total of $43,200,000. These grants focus on improving student literacy from birth through grade 12. The Comprehensive Literacy State Development Grant provides funding to establish model literacy sites across Ohio in preschools and elementary, middle and high schools. The model sites will concentrate on implementing practices consistent with Ohio’s Plan to Raise Literacy Achievement. The grant also will support professional learning and coaching. Read More

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ODOT Road Project Update: Week Of October 20

19 Oct , 2019  

Each week through the end of construction season, we share the latest road project update from District Three of the Ohio Department of Transportation for work in Ashland, Crawford, and Richland Counties. While the season is winding to a close, many projects are still underway. This is the project report for work taking place during the week of October 20. It shows ongoing work as well as updates and new projects. Read More

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Listen To Thursday’s Mansfield Mayoral Debate

19 Oct , 2019  

Weren’t able to catch Thursday’s debate between the two candidates for Mansfield Mayor? WMAN has that stream available on demand. Visit the link below.

Listen to the WMAN News Episode – Mansfield Mayoral Debate 2019 on iHeartRadio | iHeartRadio

News from 1400/98.3 WMAN Mansfield, OH … Show More October 17, 2019 * 88 min Mansfield’s largest, and perhaps most significant political debate is was held Thursday October 17 at the Renaissance Theatre. The debate featured incumbent Mayor Tim Theaker and Democratic challenger Councilman Don Bryant. Original airdate: 10/17/19.

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Reminder: Ohio’s Tobacco 21 Law Now In Effect

18 Oct , 2019  

Ohio’s new “Tobacco 21” law took effect this week, raising the age to purchase cigarettes, other tobacco products and alternative nicotine products such as e-cigarettes and vaping products from 18 to 21. It is now also illegal to give such products to others under the age of 21. Read More

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City Announces Leaf Collection Program

18 Oct , 2019  

The City of Mansfield has announced the start of the 2019 leaf collection program. The City will utilize two collection sites this year: Sterkel Park on Hollywood Lane and the Service Complex at 480 Park Avenue East. The Service Complex is currently accepting leaves seven days a week from 7:00 AM to 4:00 PM. The collection site at Sterkel Park will open Monday November 4. The hours of operations for the park drop-off sites are from 7:30 AM to 3:00 PM Monday thru Friday. Read More

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Family, Free, And For Moms And Dads Fall Fun

17 Oct , 2019  

In case you haven’t already made your fall bucket list, Destination Mansfield is here to help! There is so much going on in our area and they don’t want you to miss out! Here is their list of 25 things to do this fall in Richland County including activities for your family, for free, and even for when you want to leave the little ones with a babysitter. Read More

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St. Peter’s Music Series Continues with “The Thirteen”

16 Oct , 2019  

Famed A Cappella Choir “The Thirteen” will present Tallis Through the Looking Glass at St. Peter’s Church in Mansfield on Tuesday, October 22 from 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM (cost: $10). Thomas Tallis, who is considered one of England’s greatest composers, lived in the sixteenth century and performed his works for royalty including Henry VIII. Read More

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Mansfield Fugitive Case Featured on “Have You Seen This Man?” Podcast

16 Oct , 2019  

More than 40 years ago, one of the most notorious prisoner escapes in Ohio history occurred. Lester Eubanks, convicted of murdering 14-year old Mary Ellen Deener of Mansfield, walked away from his handlers while serving out his life sentence. On December 7, 1973, prison officials took Eubanks to a shopping center in Columbus, and allowed him to shop unescorted as a reward for good behavior. When Eubanks failed to return to his scheduled pick up location, he was reported as an escapee, and has eluded authorities ever since. Read More

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NECIC Hosting Paint, Sip and Vibe

15 Oct , 2019  

The North End Community Investment Collaborative (NECIC) is hosting a Sip'n Paint social as part of its AALI (African American Leadership Initiative).  The event will take place on Friday, October 25 from 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM. For just $15 ($10 for AALI members) NECIC will provide painting supplies and a free drink. Read More

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Time For A Flu Shot; Available At Local Clinics This Month

15 Oct , 2019  

With the arrival of flu season, the Ohio Department of Health (ODH) is recommending that all Ohioans six months and older get a flu shot now. Flu activity usually begins to increase in October and can last as late as May, with cases typically peaking between December and February. Every season the flu sickens millions of Americans, hospitalizes hundreds of thousands, and kills tens of thousands, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). During last year’s flu season, Ohio reported 9,851 flu-associated hospitalizations and four flu-associated pediatric deaths. Read More

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Meet OSU Mansfield’s Sesquicentennial Scholars

15 Oct , 2019  

Ohio State awarded 150 Sesquicentennial Scholarships to students across the university for the 2019-20 academic year in honor of the sesquicentennial. The Sesquicentennial Student Scholar Leadership Program is one part of the university’s sesquicentennial celebration and demonstrates a commitment to increasing access and affordability while recognizing students’ academic and non-academic accomplishments and diverse interests. Here is a look at each of the five Sesquicentennial Scholars attending The Ohio State University at Mansfield: Read More

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Phantom Of The Opera, With Organ, At The Ren

14 Oct , 2019  

It doesn’t get more October and Halloween-ish than this! Step back in time at the Renaissance Theatre next month. The theatre will be showing the 1925 classic silent film “Phantom of the Opera,” underscored by the Mighty Wurlitzer Theatre Organ, on Friday, November 1 at 7:00 PM. Read More

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