History & Tourism

Richland Roots: The Man Who Followed Lewis And Clark

7 Apr , 2019  

Over the last two centuries, Richland County has produced a remarkable set of individuals who have led lives of discovery. In the nineteenth century, that included men and women who traveled west where they were engaged in the exploration of areas of the country that were not then well known to Americans.

Once such individual was Olin Dunbar Wheeler. More…

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Shelby, Sports

Shelby Basketball Great To Be Inducted Into Hall Of Fame

6 Apr , 2019  

On May 18 in Columbus, a former Richland County basketballer will join the ranks of those recognized as Ohio’s best.

On that date, Jodi Roth-Korbas will be inducted into the Ohio Basketball Hall of Fame at the organization’s 14th Annual Ceremony. More…

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All About Richland

Legendary Disney Vocal Artist To Grace Stage At The Renaissance

6 Apr , 2019  

The singing voice of two Disney Princesses and an official Disney Legend, Lea Salonga will grace the Renaissance stage on Monday, April 29 at 8:00 PM as a part of the Avita Health System Concert Series. Tickets start at $20 and are on sale at the Renaissance Box Office, via phone at (419) 522-2726 and online at MansfieldTickets.com. More…

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All About Richland

Airmen From Mansfield Join In Constructing Camp Facility In Mississippi

5 Apr , 2019  

The 200th RED HORSE Squadron (200RHS), an Ohio Air National Guard unit based out of Camp Perry and its Detachment in Mansfield, is conducting a Deployment for Training (DFT) to assist in the construction of Mississippi’s first fully accessible year-round camp facility for children and adults with serious illness, physical and mental challenges, and other special needs through the Department of Defense’s Innovative Readiness Training (IRT) Program. More…

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Mansfield Y, NECIC Ask For Your Input On Community Parenting Survey

5 Apr , 2019  

Do you have a child or multiple children under the age of 12? Do you have unmet childcare needs that you want to see addressed?

The Mansfield Y and the North End Community Improvement Collaborative (NECIC) are calling on the community’s parents and caretakers to tell them about these needs by completing a survey. The survey is completely anonymous and will take only 5 minutes. More…

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All About Richland

“Transformational Day” As Kingwood Breaks Ground For $10 Million Center; Project Blog Launched

5 Apr , 2019  

A light rain fell as local civic leaders joined Kingwood Center Gardens officials and community members for a momentous event on Thursday afternoon.

After years of planning and fundraising, groundbreaking took place for the Garden Gateway Center project, described by one speaker as a project which while “…transformational to Kingwood, it’s also transformational to the community.” More…

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All About Richland

Home And Garden Show This Weekend

4 Apr , 2019  

The North Central Ohio Home and Garden Show makes its annual run this Friday, Saturday, and Sunday at the historic Ohio State Reformatory.

Featuring a number of new vendors this year, the cost of admission is just $2 per person or two non-perishable goods per person – with food given to local food pantries. Those who pay the $15 regular general admission price for OSR will be admitted at no additional charge. More…

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All About Richland

Three Mansfield Streets Closed Through Next Monday

4 Apr , 2019  

From the City of Mansfield Service Complex:

Due to sanitary main repairs it will be necessary to close sections of the following streets while work is being completed: More…

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History & Tourism

RichHistory Weekend Approaching; Attractions Prepare

4 Apr , 2019  

The annual RichHistory Weekend will be taking place on May 4 and 5 across Richland County.

An updated list of participating venues and happenings, including a calendar of events, is accessible on the RichHistory Alliance website (can be read here). This year, the Weekend includes a new Passport to History adventure for students. More…

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Schools

Three Year Window Project At Malabar Nears Completion

3 Apr , 2019  

A three-year window replacement project at Malabar Intermediate School will be completed this summer with new windows for classrooms and the library bordering the rear courtyard.

Last month the Mansfield Schools Board of Education authorized treasurer Robert Kuehnle to seek bids for the work. “I expect that this third phase of Malabar window replacement will not exceed $100,000,” Kuehnle said. More…

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Carriage House Renovation Project Underway At Oak Hill Cottage

3 Apr , 2019  

The Carriage House at Oak Hill Cottage is undergoing a renovation. The goal is to create a space for meetings, teas, and other events. The finished product will almost double the space’s capacity and aid in bringing people to the Oak Hill complex.

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They’re Hidden From View: Richland County Letterboxes

3 Apr , 2019  

Note: Published in 2017, this article has been updated for spring/summer 2019.

Some 160 years ago, visitors to the Dartmoor region of southwest England began to do something rather peculiar. Those hiking on the moors would place a letter or postcard inside a designated box along the trail as a mark that they had visited. Those who would come after them would, in turn, post letters back to those who had left them. Soon, these “letterboxes” were carefully hidden so that they would be difficult to discover. More…

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Tickets Available For Youth Mental Health Speaker

2 Apr , 2019  

Buffi Williams will be the speaker at the upcoming AALI Speaks event on Monday, April 8 from 12-1:30 PM.

Williams will talk about solution-focused thinking, strengths-based leadership, mindfulness, and the link between mental health and educational success for youth. The state of the education system and the academic struggles of our children are popular topics in the public discourse today, which is why NECIC is making them the focus of this month’s AALI Speaks event. More…

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History & Tourism

It’s Time For An Awesome April!

2 Apr , 2019  

From our friends at Destination Mansfield:

The clocks have sprung forward and we have more and more sunlight to enjoy each day. The April calendar is filling up with lots of events to get you out of the house and into those warming temps. End your winter hibernation with outdoor festivals, special art exhibits, book talks, and featured performances that are sure to be worth your time. More…

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