History & Tourism

Nominations Open For Ohio’s Most Endangered Historic Sites

11 Apr , 2019  

Preservation Ohio, the state’s original statewide historic preservation organization, is currently accepting nominations for the 2019 List of Ohio’s Most Endangered Historic Sites.

The annual List of Ohio’s Most Endangered Historic Sites has been issued on either a biannual or annual basis since 1993. The list highlights historically significant Ohio properties that face a risky future due to demolition, disinvestment or indifference. More…

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Meet Sam Corrigan, OSUM Student: Video

11 Apr , 2019  

Over the last several weeks, The Ohio State University at Mansfield has been sharing videos introducing you to members of its college family. Through these short films it is possible to get a sense for the types of students that OSUM attracts these days – and you also have the opportunity to meet some very interesting people.

Take senior Sam Corrigan, for instance. More…

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Keith Porch Named New Mansfield Chief Of Police

10 Apr , 2019  

On Tuesday, Mansfield Mayor Tim Theaker announced that after interviewing two qualified candidates and weighing all qualifications and aspects of the position, Assistant Chief of Police Keith Porch was offered and has accepted the position of Chief of Police. More…

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Schools

Help The Space Cows Make It To Florida

10 Apr , 2019  

When’s the last time you were able to make a difference in the life of a Space Cow?

This weekend’s your chance, as you can help the Mansfield Seventh Day Adventist School’s first place, award-winning robotics team, The Space Cows, get to a national competition in Orlando, Florida. More…

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Celebrate The Outdoors During Mohican Wildlife Weekend

10 Apr , 2019  

Want to experience the habitats of birds and bats, learn about fly-fishing, and hike in the great outdoors? Then you’re bound to enjoy  the 18th Annual Mohican Wildlife Weekend on April 26-28. This weekend-long event is a celebration of wildlife habitat, heritage, and natural history. Twelve program sites across Richland and Ashland Counties will offer workshops and demonstrations to interest beginners and experienced naturalists alike. It’s sure to be a fun and educational weekend for both families and nature lovers of all ages. More…

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Avenue Q On Park Avenue West Continues This Weekend

9 Apr , 2019  

The Renaissance Theatre’s 2018-19 Richland Bank Broadway Series continues this weekend with the second weekend of the award-winning, Avenue Q on the Renaissance stage. More…

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OSUM Play To Feature First-Time Student Director

9 Apr , 2019  

Anyssa Hanna first fell in love with the theatre when she was only five years old. She began acting in first grade in Cleveland. Now, as a freshman social work student at The Ohio State University at Mansfield, she will be directing her first play, For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow is Enuf by Ntozake Shange.

“The play is about seven African American women and each one of them has a struggle in their life,” Hanna explains. “It discusses how each one of the women got through their problems by talking and supporting one another.” More…

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Schools

Area High School Seniors Recognized For Academic Excellence

8 Apr , 2019  

Megan Supron, a senior at Mansfield Senior High School, is Mansfield City Schools’ 2019 Franklin B. Walter Scholarship Award nominee.

Supron and 15 other seniors from client districts of the Mid-Ohio Educational Service Center were honored at the recent scholarship awards dinner at Mid-Ohio, 890 W. Fourth St. Each was selected on the basis of their academic success and school and community service. More…

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All About Richland

ODOT Road Project Update: Week Of April 7

8 Apr , 2019  

Each weekend between now and the end of construction season this fall, we will be sharing the latest road project update from District Three of the Ohio Department of Transportation for work in Ashland, Crawford, and Richland Counties.

This is the project report for the work taking place during the week of April 7: More…

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OGS Free Summer Sessions Start This Week – Yes, Summer!

8 Apr , 2019  

As the days lengthen and the temperatures moderate, one local institution is already making reference to the “s” word.

No, not “spring.” How about “summer!?!”

The Ohio Genealogical Society has announced its lineup of free “summer sessions” which begin this month and continue through October at its Samuel D. Isaly Library near Bellville. More…

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Learn The Basics Of Backpacking

7 Apr , 2019  

Are you considering starting out on the trail to take a trail, but are unsure how to begin planning for that kind of trip?

First time backpackers can be overwhelmed with the amount of conscious, critical, and calculated decisions that come with planning a backpacking trip. Be it a segment of the 1,444 Buckeye Trail that rings the state, a weekend trip on the Appalachian Trail, or even a multi-week trip to conquer Mount Everest, gear selection is the first step in coordinating a successful trip.

Backpacking Basics for Beginners takes place from 10 AM to 2 PM on Saturday, April 27 at the Gorman Nature Center. More…

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Pond Fish Sale Continues Through April 19

7 Apr , 2019