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Youth Opera Theatre To Perform ‘Thespis’ and ‘Hercules

16 May , 2019  

Directed by Lori Turner, the Renaissance Youth Opera Theatre will perform Gilbert and Sullivan’s operatic extravaganza, Thespis the piece that gave the legendary duo their start, and Hercules composed by the Renaissance’s Artistic Director, Michael Thomas on May 25 at 7:00 PM and May 26 at 3:00 PM. More…

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All Things Business

Generations Change At Helm Of Mansfield Company

16 May , 2019  

Minnich Manufacturing, a manufacturer of concrete vibrators, vibrator monitoring systems and concrete dowel pin drills, has announced that owner Jim Minnich has retired after more than 25 distinguished years with the company.

Jim Minnich led an era of innovation and expansion at Minnich Manufacturing, the business his father started out of a Mansfield gas station in 1968. Under Jim’s ownership, Minnich Manufacturing introduced several innovative technologies, grew to more than 40 employees and moved into a larger manufacturing facility in Mansfield—all with an unwavering focus on meeting customer needs. More…

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All About Richland

Better Check That Bus Schedule!

15 May , 2019  

After weeks of planning, Richland County Transit is ready to make a change.

Starting on Monday, May 20, RCT will be initiating new routes and schedules. What was formerly 15 separate routes have now been combined into 9 with an expanded set of stops and coverage areas. Bus times and frequencies have also changed. More…

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All About Richland

A Super Summer At Marshall Park

15 May , 2019  

The City of Ontario has announced the lineup for the Summer 2019 Concerts in the Park.

All concerts are held at the Marshall Park Band-Shell from 6:00-8:00 PM with a rain date of the following Tuesday. Food vendors will be available.

This is the second year that an Open Mic night will be included. More…

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History & Tourism

Destination Mansfield–Richland County Recognizes Tourism Excellence

15 May , 2019  

Destination Mansfield – Richland County held its 2019 Annual Meeting earlier this month at the Mid-Ohio Conference Center. The event was presented by Alta Florist & Greenhouse and Avita Health System.

Attendees learned how the Destination Marketing Organization (DMO) for the county will continue to expand the local economy as well as raise the positive profile of Mansfield and the Richland County area on a local, state, national and even international level. TourismOhio Chief, Matthew MacLaren (who was a special guest) updated the gathering about the state’s tourism marketing efforts. This includes the new TourismOhio microsite roadtrips.ohio.org, which features two attractions of our own: The Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course and The Ohio State Reformatory. Other local spots are included as suggested places to stay, eat, and explore. More…

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All About Richland

Hepatitis A Outbreak Continues To Concern State Officials; Has Local Impact

14 May , 2019  

The Ohio Department of Health (ODH) and affected local health departments are investigating an increased number of hepatitis A cases in Ohio.

This includes a number of cases in Richland County.

ODH has declared a statewide community outbreak of hepatitis A after observing an increase in cases linked to certain risk factors since the beginning of 2018.  Outbreaks of hepatitis A are occurring in several states across the U.S., including neighboring states of Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan and West Virginia. More…

Schools

Ohio State Mansfield Receives Grant To Launch $2 Million Food Project

14 May , 2019  

The Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research (FFAR) awarded a matching grant to The Ohio State University at Mansfield to launch a $2 million dollar urban sustainable food system project that will increase access to fruits, vegetables and other specialty crops while supporting the local economy. The project was developed and is being managed by Associate Professor of Environmental History Kip Curtis. More…

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All About Richland

The Last Act Is Last Of The Season At Theatre 166

13 May , 2019  

The Renaissance Performing Arts Association’s new performance space, Theatre 166, will present its final production, The Last Act, on May 17 & 18 at 8:00 PM, and May 19 at 2:30 PM. The Last Act is part of the Richland Bank Broadway Series. More…

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State, Local Government Recognizing Police Week

13 May , 2019  

Both state and local governmental entities are recognizing Police Week over the next several days.

For example, the Ohio Turnpike and Infrastructure Commission (OTIC) has joined the Light Ohio Blue campaign to show support for law enforcement personnel who protect our communities throughout the state of Ohio. More…

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All About Richland, History & Tourism

Malabar Farm Arrives Downtown

9 May , 2019  

Little Buckeye Children’s Museum and the Malabar Farm Foundation are proud to announce the grand-opening of a new Malabar Farm exhibit at Little Buckeye Children’s Museum. The exhibit will be open to the public starting on Wednesday, May 15. More…

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Cosi Fan Tutte Begins This Weekend

9 May , 2019