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Census Estimates Say Richland County Cities And Villages Continue To Slowly Shrink

25 May , 2018  

The three cities and larger villages in Richland County are continue to decrease in population, according to new population estimates released Thursday by the US Census Bureau. More…

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Tax Credit Approvals Give Area A Double Jobs Boost

22 May , 2018  

When the Ohio Tax Credit Authority (“TCA”) met on Monday to review economic development proposals brought to the board by JobsOhio and regional partners, Mansfield and the Richland County area received some generally good news. More…

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Texas Travelers To Hold Public Forum On Downtown Revitalization

20 May , 2018  

According to a Facebook Event post, the 15 Mansfielders involved in a trip to a conference in Austin, Texas will be hosting a public forum next week.

The visit to South by Southwest Interactive (often referred to as SXSW) was being funded by a grant from the Richland County Foundation (Richland Source story here). More…

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Statewide Leadership Network Releases Vision To Reinvent Ohio Cities, Including Mansfield

17 May , 2018  

To present a bold vision for the future of their communities, a bipartisan, cross-sector network of leaders from small legacy cities have released “A Vision for Ohio’s Reinvention Cities. Endorsed by more than thirty representatives of the private, public, nonprofit, and philanthropic sectors, this forward-looking agenda outlines achievable state policies that are key to ensuring the revitalization of Ohio’s Reinvention Cities – legacy cities with fewer than 65,000 residents that have lost population since their 20th century peaks. More…

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AK Steel Reports First Quarter Financial Results

5 May , 2018  

This past week, AK Steel reported its financial results for the first quarter of 2018.

First Quarter 2018 Highlights

  • Net income of $28.7 million, or $0.09 per diluted share
  • Adjusted EBITDA of $118.7 million, or 7.2% of sales
  • Revenues of $1,658.9 million, an 8.2% increase from first quarter 2017

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Gorman-Rupp Announces First Quarter Financials; Declares Divided

28 Apr , 2018  

The Gorman-Rupp Company has reported financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2018.

Highlights of that report included: More…

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Richland County Unemployment Numbers Continue To Fall

25 Apr , 2018  

Measured by unemployment rates, things are looking good for Richland County and the surrounding area.

Richland and neighboring Crawford Counties both registered 4.8 percent unemployment in March, according to figures released on Tuesday by the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services. For Richland County, that was down from 5.2 percent in February, and reduced from 5.8 percent one year ago. More…

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Richland Mall Sears Store Being Auctioned Online

12 Apr , 2018  

Both the Wall Street Journal and Business Insider reported on Wednesday that the Sears store at Richland Mall in Ontario is up for sale.

The local operation is one of 16 across the country which will be auctioned online, according to the article. This does not necessarily mean that the retailer itself will close here, however, as the article indicates that this could be a “sale and lease back,” in that Sears would be open to paying rent at each purchased location. More…

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Ohio Outmigration Changes, But Remains The Case For Richland County

23 Mar , 2018  

Early Thursday morning, population estimates were released by the United States Census Bureau for states, counties, metropolitan statistical areas, and micropolitan statistical areas across the country.

The news was good for the Buckeye State. With the current estimates, Ohio appears to have halted the outmigration of residents out-of-state, as the state had the largest net in-migration and the smallest domestic migration decrease in over seven years. More…

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Schools

OSU Mansfield Project Has Strong Upside Potential For Area

23 Mar , 2018  

Tyler Arter pulled weeds as he talked about the project Kent “Kip” Curtis will expand well beyond the borders of the parking lot where it’s located on the Mansfield campus of The Ohio State University. “I kind of overheard it,” said Arter, an Ashland resident who graduated a year ago from Ohio State Mansfield with a bachelor’s degree in psychology. I went to one of the first meetings, and I’ve been involved with it ever since.” More…

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Three Mansfield Census Tracts Recommended As Opportunity Zones

22 Mar , 2018  

When the analysis was completed, three census tracts largely encompassing the older areas of Mansfield were included in the recommendations made by Ohio Governor John Kasich to the US Treasury Department to be recognized as “Opportunity Zones.” More…

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Greater Ohio Talks Legacy Cities, Including Mansfield

16 Mar , 2018  

This past week, Greater Ohio, the statewide think tank and advocacy center for statewide initiatives on revitalization and sustainable growth, published a retrospective on its work over the last decade. Greater Ohio’s areas of focus include the following: More…

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