Schools

Meet Jordan Brauchler: A Video Introduction

13 Mar , 2019  

From time to time, The Ohio State University at Mansfield introduces one of its students as a means of sharing stories of how the local campus is meeting the educational needs of a new generation. This week, the focus is on Jordan Brauchler of Lexington. More…

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Blooming Soon

13 Mar , 2019  

Kingwood Center Gardens is blooming soon — Opening Day is on April 1!

All About Richland, All Things Business

Local Unemployment Numbers Rise Slightly, And In Typical Fashion

12 Mar , 2019  

It’s a common occurrence. After the rush of a holiday season, post-season employment declines and unemployment rates rise.

That’s exactly what has happened across Ohio this year, and also the case for Mansfield and Richland County.

The Ohio Department of Job and Family Services released the January 2019 employment numbers this week, and reported that Ohio’s unemployment rate was 4.7 percent in January, up from a revised 4.6 percent in December. More…

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Schools

Former WWF Wrestler, Current Entrepreneur Speaking At OSUM

12 Mar , 2019  

Being seen fifteen million views on one YouTube video.

That’s one just thing that Dallas Page has accomplished. Page is the guest speaker later this month at The Ohio State University of Mansfield as sponsored by the National Society of Leadership and Success. More…

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All About Richland

Water Main Work To Close Wayne Street

12 Mar , 2019  

From the City of Mansfield Service Complex:

Due to water main repairs it will be necessary to close sections of the following road while work is being completed:

Wayne Street between Orange Street and Grace Street

The road will be closed Tuesday, March 12 at 8 AM and is expected to be re-opened by the end of the workday Friday, March 15 barring any unanticipated problems. More…

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History & Tourism

Landmarks Of Richland: Historic Downtown Plymouth

12 Mar , 2019  

One could say that the village center of Plymouth might be termed a “One-Half Landmark of Richland,” as Main Street, the downtown’s main thoroughfare, straddles the Richland County – Huron County line.

It would be hard to argue, however, that its downtown boasts one of the most intact sets of nineteenth century commercial buildings in north central Ohio. And, as of December of last year, it is also an area recognized as significant by its inclusion on the National Register of Historic Places. More…

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All About Richland

The Science Of Sound Is Next Teddy Bear Concert

11 Mar , 2019  

The Renaissance Theatre will hold its final Teddy Bear Concert of the 2018-2019 Mechanics Bank Education Series on March 31 at 2:30 PM.

In partnership with Little Buckeye Children’s Museum, the concert is entitled the “The Science of Sound” and will be held in Theatre 166, located at 166 Park Avenue West in Mansfield.  The audience will see, hear, and feel sound waves with this interactive concert featuring members of the Mansfield Symphony Orchestra. More…

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All About Richland

ODOT District Three Invites Comments On Bridge Projects In Richland, Huron, And Crawford Counties

11 Mar , 2019  

The arrival of warmer temperatures in the coming weeks signals the beginning of area road work, including that to be performed by the Ohio Department of Transportation.

ODOT seeks to perform maintenance on current bridges located in the following places: More…

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All About Richland

College And Trade Scholarship Applications Deadline Approaching

11 Mar , 2019  

The deadline for Richland County Foundation college and trade school scholarship applications for the 2019-20 school year is rapidly nearing.

New applicants and high school seniors must have at least a 2.5-grade point average (GPA), college students and returning applicants must have at least a 2.0 GPA, attend an accredited school on a full-time basis and be a resident or high school graduate of Richland County. The deadline for college scholarship applications is April 1. More…

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All Things Business

NECIC Launches Second Round Of Business Plan Writing Classes

10 Mar , 2019  

The North End Community Improvement Collaborative, Inc. (NECIC), as part of its microbusiness development program to support entrepreneurs and small business owners, is starting its second round of business plan writing classes on March 19.

Completing the 8-session course will make participants eligible to apply for microloans. The loans start at $500 and, depending on available funding, may range up to $1,000. The goal is to assist potential low-income and minority small business owners in exploring the concepts of entrepreneurship and determine if entrepreneurship is a pathway out of poverty. More…

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All About Richland

The Case Of Mansfield’s Buried Barbie

10 Mar , 2019  

Barbie – as in the doll – turned 60 on Saturday.

According to Wikipedia, Mattel has sold over one billion Barbie dolls in that period of time.

Last September, the well-known national satirical media company The Onion shared a tale of a Mansfield girl who mangled and buried a Barbie in her backyard. The story tells of an eight year old girl held in connection with the crime, and even references the Richland County Coroner. More…

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Mansfield Youth Theatre Production To Take Audience To The Caribbean

10 Mar , 2019  

What better way to celebrate the start of spring than with a short, enjoyable getaway?

The Mansfield Youth Theatre will perform the Tony Award-winning Once On This Island on the stage of the Renaissance’s Theatre 166 March 21 through 24, as a part of the Mechanics Bank Education Series. Performances will take place at 7:00 PM, Thursday through Saturday, and Sunday at 2:30 PM. Dauphne Maloney directs the show with musical direction by Brian K. Nabors. Tickets are $15, general admission, and on sale now at the Renaissance Box Office, via phone, and online at MansfieldTickets.com. More…

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All Things Business

Space Age Shopping Hits Mansfield

9 Mar , 2019  

A bit of the future of retailing has arrived at the Possum Run Walmart.

It’s called a “Pickup Tower,” and it operates almost like a vending machine for goods.

With the Pickup Tower, customers can purchase items online and select “Pickup” while checking out. Walmart associates place the items in the tower, and when the customer is notified that pickup is available, a simple smartphone barcode scan will release their item. More…

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Bye Bye, Y!

9 Mar , 2019  

Video taken Friday afternoon of demolition in progress for the former Mansfield YMCA on Park Avenue West.