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Live Music Venue Opens Friday

13 Oct , 2016  

It’s the Mansfield area’s newest live music venue. Whiskey Warehouse, located at 1400 West Fourth Street, opens its doors this Friday.

Performances will include the groups Autumn Burning, Xero, and Dirty Rotten Scoundrels. There will be a $5 cover charge. Autumn Burning has announced that they will be performing several selections from their upcoming album, with a show starting at 8:30 PM.

For more details, visit the Whiskey Warehouse Facebook page.

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Voting Begins

13 Oct , 2016  

Early voting began in Ohio on Wednesday in Mansfield and across the state.

The Richland County Board of Elections has announced the following hours for its early voting location at the Longview Center, 1495 West Longview Avenue, Lower Level Classroom: More…

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Kingwood Will Be Aglow This Weekend

13 Oct , 2016  

This weekend, the paths and promenades of Kingwood will take on a rather orange-y hue. The Sixth Annual Great Pumpkin Glow takes place this Saturday (5 to 10) and Sunday (5 to 9).

The Great Pumpkin Glow is a fun event for people of all ages. Kingwood’s grounds will be decorated in a Fall Harvest theme, and decorated with nearly 1,000 carved and lit pumpkins as well as gourds, mums, hay bales, corn stalks, holiday lights and other glowing decorations.

Food vendors will be set up in the Trimble Road parking lot selling a variety of different things to eat. More…

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Puppet Show Pics

12 Oct , 2016  

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The Story Of The Carrousel District – Video

12 Oct , 2016  

It was a bold experiment in urban engineering unlike any other seen in the area. In the early 1990s, Mansfield government and civic leaders developed the vision not only for a major attraction to bring visitors to the center of the city – what became Richland Carrousel Park – but also to concentrate revitalization activities in what is now known as the Carrousel District.

Shortly afterwards, the story of that transformation as told in words and photos was put into a ten minute video. More…

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While The Kids Are Away, The Teachers Will — Learn

12 Oct , 2016  

Students were not in class on Friday, Oct. 7, but there was a flurry of educational activity underway throughout Mansfield City Schools.

It was the second of five professional development days scheduled primarily for teachers and administrators to focus on teaching techniques, concepts and strategies to improve student achievement. In cooperation with Ohio State University-Mansfield, the district scheduled more than 40 sessions in various buildings.  More…

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Macedonia Comes To Mansfield

12 Oct , 2016  

A bit of the Balkans comes to north central Ohio this Sunday as the annual Macedonian Fest takes place at Kostas, 924 West Fourth Street.

Everyone is invited to this culural celeration. Admission is $5.00, and kids under 12 are free. This is a potluck event and although not necessary, attendees are asked to bring a covered dish. The band Makedonija will be featured with Mansfield’s own Baje Bozinovski. A cash bar and Kebapi will be available.

Come enjoy an afternoon of fellowship, live music, dancing, great food and drinks.

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Tuesday Night, North Main

12 Oct , 2016  

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Police Issue Overdose Reminder

12 Oct , 2016  

The Mansfield Police Department sent out the following notice earlier this week:

“The Mansfield Police Department, Richland County Sheriff’s Office, Richland County Coroner’s Office, and the Richland County Prosecutor’s Office are reminding county residents of an increase in drug overdoses and deaths involving possibly contaminated heroin. Over the course of the last several days there were six overdose deaths in the county. More…

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Heart Of Ohio Magazine Features Area Stories

11 Oct , 2016  

The September October 2016 edition of Heart of Ohio magazine contains a number of stories showcasing our community and its residents. Each can be read on the online version of Heart of Ohio, freely accessible at this link.

Articles this issue with local connections include the following:

Falling for Festivals – A review of area festivals includes a look at the Prairie Peddler in Butler.

The Chef’s Table – The regular column by Trey Doherty, Chef at Mansfield’s Westbrook Country Club, includes recipes for Margherita Pizza with Sausage and for Shrimp, Brie, and Artichoke Pizza. More…

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Teaching Woodland Stewardship

11 Oct , 2016  

The Ohio Woodland Stewards Program will hold an Improving Your Woodland workshop on Oct. 14 on the Mansfield campus of The Ohio State University.

The workshop will help participants determine goals and objectives for their woods, such as producing timber and providing wildlife habitat, and the best ways to go about achieving them. “We’ll spend the morning inside exploring these issues and the afternoon outside putting the ideas to work,” said Kathy Smith, coordinator of the stewards program and one of the workshop’s instructors. She’s forestry program director in Ohio State’s School of Environment and Natural Resources, which runs the stewards program. More…