All About Richland

Women’s Fund Seeks Nominations for the JoAnn Dutton Award

10 Sep , 2019  

The Richland County Foundation has announced that the Women’s Fund is accepting nominations for the JoAnn Dutton Volunteer Community Service Award. The award, given each November, celebrates and honors women leaders who devote a significant amount of time and energy in a meaningful way to local charitable organizations. A nomination form is available at and is due by Friday, October 4. More…

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Area Agency On Aging Dining Program Wins National Award

14 Aug , 2019  

The Ohio District 5 Area Agency on Aging, Inc. announces that the Campus Dining Program recently received recognition from the National Association of Area Agencies on Aging (n4a) with a 2019 Aging Innovations Award, the highest honor presented by n4a to member agencies. The awards program is supported by WellCare Health Plans. Campus Dining Program was among the top 16 of 48 local aging programs to receive honors during the n4a Annual Conference & Tradeshow, July 27-31, New Orleans. More…


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ODNR Seeks Nominations for the Ohio Natural Resources Hall of Fame

6 Jun , 2019  

Nominations are now being accepted for the Ohio Natural Resources Hall of Fame through the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR).

For more than 50 years, the Ohio Natural Resources Hall of Fame has been the state’s top honor for individuals who have improved the quality of life in Ohio through natural resources management, environmental education or scientific achievement. More…


History & Tourism

Destination Mansfield–Richland County Recognizes Tourism Excellence

15 May , 2019  

Destination Mansfield – Richland County held its 2019 Annual Meeting earlier this month at the Mid-Ohio Conference Center. The event was presented by Alta Florist & Greenhouse and Avita Health System.

Attendees learned how the Destination Marketing Organization (DMO) for the county will continue to expand the local economy as well as raise the positive profile of Mansfield and the Richland County area on a local, state, national and even international level. TourismOhio Chief, Matthew MacLaren (who was a special guest) updated the gathering about the state’s tourism marketing efforts. This includes the new TourismOhio microsite, which features two attractions of our own: The Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course and The Ohio State Reformatory. Other local spots are included as suggested places to stay, eat, and explore. 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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OSU National Championship Receiver Keynoting OSUM Alumni Event

22 Mar , 2019  

A member of a collegiate football national championship team is coming to Mansfield.

Jamal Luke took a chance on chasing his dream, and it made him a national champion. Luke left Tiffin University and walked on to the Ohio State football team because he knew he needed to pursue his dream of being a Buckeye. More…

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Who Has The Best Pizza In Richland County?

20 Mar , 2019  

Congratulations are in order for a well-known local restaurant that serves a well-loved product.

This week saw publication of the 2019 edition of “The best pizza shop in each of Ohio’s 88 counties” list on This list updates the last edition, issued three years ago. More…

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Another Year, More Tyger Art Winners

15 Mar , 2019  

Mansfield Senior High School has continued its tradition of having several students among the state winners in the annual Ohio Governor’s Youth Art Exhibition.

The works of eight Tyger artists were judged state winners from among approximately 11,500 high school entries at 15 regional competitions. More…

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Care Awards Nomination Deadline Approaching

14 Mar , 2019  

Richland Newhope/Richland County Board of Developmental Disabilities continues to seek nominations for its new CARE awards recognizing those who support individuals with developmental disabilities in Richland County.

The award categories are Direct Support Professional, Self-Advocate, Community Partner, and Hero with Heart. More…


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Richland Newhope Seeking CARE Award Nominations

17 Feb , 2019  

Richland Newhope/Richland County Board of Developmental Disabilities is now seeking nominations for its CARE Awards recognizing those who support individuals with developmental disabilities in Richland County.

CARE stands for Compassion, Advocacy, Respect, and Excellence. The award categories are: Direct Support Professional, Self-Advocate, Community Partner, and Hero with Heart. More…


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Snyder Honored For Outstanding Service To The Richland County Fair

22 Jan , 2019  

Forty-four individuals and one group were recently recognized at the 94th Ohio Fair Managers Association convention at the Greater Columbus Convention Center for outstanding service to their local fairs.

Ohio Department of Agriculture Interim Director Tim Derickson presented each winner with a certificate.

Included among the recipients was Jason Snyder, President of the Richland County Agricultural Society that holds the fair each year. More…


All Things Business, Downtown

DMI Announces Fall Storefront Design Contest Winner

17 Oct , 2018  

As a part of its Beautifield program, designed to create a brighter and more festive downtown, Downtown Mansfield, Inc. has announced that the winner of the Fall Storefront Design Contest is What Goes ‘Round Thrift Shoppe. More…

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Spanish Immersion School Recognized On US Senate Floor

13 Oct , 2018  

On the Senate floor this week, U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown recognized and congratulated the 16 Ohio schools that were awarded with the ‘Blue Ribbon School’ distinction by the U.S. Department of Education. This year, the 16 Ohio schools awarded the Blue Ribbon distinction were among the 349 schools across the country that received this award. This honor recognizes the hard work of students, teachers and parents in communities across Ohio working to make these schools a success. More…

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All About Richland, History & Tourism

Little Buckeye Wins Six Awards at Ohio Conference on Travel

28 Sep , 2018  

Little Buckeye Children’s Museum was honored at the 2018 Ohio Conference on Travel at Hotel Breakers in Sandusky with four Citations of Excellence and two of the Ohio Travel Association’s coveted Ruby Awards.

This annual conference recognizes and rewards top-notch and innovative ways of marketing by the Ohio Travel Association, and it is Little Buckeye’s second year bringing home the hardware. More…