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NECIC To Host Discussion About Racial Inequality

9 May , 2019  

Dr. James Jones III will be the speaker for the upcoming AALI Speaks event on Monday, May 13 from 12-1:30 PM. He will talk about racial inequality and how it impacts communities, especially boys of color. More…

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Summer Theatre Program Registration Open

8 May , 2019  

Registration has opened for the Renaissance’s annual “Broadway Camp!” summer theatre program for students ages 8-13. The popular summer camp sessions will be held at the Renaissance June 17-21; and June 24-28. More…

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All About Richland

We’ll Be Back In A Jiffy

5 May , 2019  

We’re doing great things here at 1812 Blockhouse, and we’ll be returning before you can say “Go Bucks!” In actuality, we’ll be back as good as ever on Monday.

History & Tourism

It’s Time For Magnificent May!

5 May , 2019  

There’s something about May in this part of Ohio. It’s the month of springtime, flowers, rainstorms, and best of all, warm temperatures without the summer mugginess! This month’s calendar will be packed for sure, but the area is opening the month with a bang. Here are the major events happening the first weekend in May. There’s something for everyone, but how will you choose? We sure don’t know how! More…

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History & Tourism

Richland Roots: Lloyd Garrison Wheeler: Part One

2 May , 2019  

Shortly before his death in 1909, a husband and wife from Chicago boarded a train and headed south, their destination a relatively new place of higher education in rural Alabama. The couple was no stranger to southern life, having spent years living in Arkansas some three decades before. On this occasion, however, the man was leaving behind a set of business difficulties and accepting a position which had been offered to him by a long-time friend. More…

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History & Tourism

Richland Roots: Lloyd Garrison Wheeler: Part Two

2 May , 2019  

Part One of our first Richland Roots profile on Mansfield native Lloyd Garrison Wheeler can be accessed here.

When Lloyd and Ranie Wheeler made their move to from Illinois to Arkansas in 1870, they had good timing. Just one year later, 3.3 square miles of the central part of Chicago were destroyed by fire.

On the other hand, Reconstruction-era Arkansas was a very difficult location for Wheeler as he set out to establish a law practice. Family legend says that a billy club found within his effects after his death was protection in case he might become the target of Ku Klux Klan activity. More…

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Schools

Path To An OSU Degree Set To Change

2 May , 2019  

The path to a degree at The Ohio State University, including at the Mansfield campus, may be changing soon.

The University Senate has overwhelmingly approved the first major overhaul of Ohio State’s General Education curriculum since its creation more than 30 years ago.

The university will now begin working on detailed implementation plans so that the new GE program can launch in Autumn Semester 2021, providing a cohesive academic foundation for a generation of future Buckeyes. More…

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History & Tourism

RichHistory Weekend: If I Could Turn Back Time

1 May , 2019  

This week we’ll be looking at events at a handful of the venues participating in this coming weekend’s RichHistory Weekend. Fifteen Richland County sites are participating in this edition, and History for Children is the focus of this year’s lineup of family-friendly events. A “Passport to History” is being distributed to fourth grade elementary school history classes, with teacher information packets. Each site will have prizes, and students obtaining passport stamps from four different sites will be entered in a prize drawing.

Several of the sites, in addition to Oak Hill Cottage and the Secret City Tour, will give participants the opportunity a first-hand opportunity to experience the sights, sounds, and activities of days past. Those include the following: More…

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Fathers And Sons Play Catch

1 May , 2019  

Schools

Mansfield Students Competing In Washington D.C.

30 Apr , 2019  

When the National Math Festival opens Saturday morning in downtown Washington, D.C., a six-member team of Mansfield Middle School students will be ready to compete in The Flagway Game.

More than 20,000 people are expected to participate in the festival, which will offer a day of free varied public math activities at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center. More…

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Yellow Signs Of Spring At Kehoe

30 Apr , 2019  

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RichHistory Weekend: Secret City Tour

30 Apr , 2019  

This week we’ll be looking at events at a handful of the venues participating in this coming weekend’s RichHistory Weekend. Fifteen Richland County sites are participating in this edition, and History for Children is the focus of this year’s lineup of family-friendly events. A “Passport to History” is being distributed to fourth grade elementary school history classes, with teacher information packets. Each site will have prizes, and students obtaining passport stamps from four different sites will be entered in a prize drawing.

A part of RichHistory Weekend since its first year, Downtown Mansfield, Inc. (DMI) will hold its 2019 Secret City Tour on Saturday, May 4 beginning at 10:00 AM. More…

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Highway Patrol Academy Graduation Includes Locals

29 Apr , 2019  

The Ohio State Highway Patrol’s 165th Academy Class graduated this past week after 26 weeks of intense training.

Included among the graduates was Cody Gullett of Shelby and Calvin Redden of Plymouth. More…