Sports

Football Friday Nights Are Around The Corner

18 Jul , 2018  

We’re only a month and a week away before the 2018 fall football season begins for Richland County teams. There’s still plenty of time left for summer fun – but with the idea of planning in mind, we thought we’d share this initial look at high school football schedules for upcoming weeks. More…

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All About Mansfield, History & Tourism

Buckeye Roads Scholars Tour Visits North Central Ohio

17 Jul , 2018  

When Buckeyes from Columbus traveled the state last week, north central Ohio stops were on the itinerary.

Faculty, staff and students from The Ohio State University‘s Main Campus hit the road this week for the annual Roads Scholars Tour, a two-day bus tour showcasing university partnerships across Ohio. More…

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All About Mansfield

Neos Dance Theatre To Perform During Art In The Alley

16 Jul , 2018  

When Neos Dance Theatre comes to town on August 4, art will mean business.

For the fifth consecutive summer, Neos brings dance, art, and music to The Brickyard along with an opportunity to treat yourself to fine foods & drinks — even cigars and cognac, thanks to Suzy’s Smokeshop. More…

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History & Tourism, Landmarks of Richland

Landmarks of Mansfield: The Colonial

15 Jul , 2018  

The Colonial has graced the southeast corner of Park Avenue West and Benton Street since 1905 with its imposing three story front portico.

The building was erected by local businessman Edward William Dann. Dann, who lived from 1869 to 1950, was initially engaged in the fruit business, and moved to Mansfield from Columbus in the latter years of the nineteenth century. He would eventually become a board member and then president of the Richland Mutual Insurance Company. More…

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All About Mansfield, History & Tourism

Bromfield In Paris

14 Jul , 2018  

Today marks Bastille Day in France, commemorating the 229th anniversary of the storming of the famous prison in Paris. In honor of that event, and of France’s upcoming World Cup soccer final match on Sunday, we thought we would join north central Ohio and north central France for a special story today.

So are Mansfield and Paris similar in any way? At first glance, one may not find that to be the case. Nearly one hundred years ago, however, the two had something in common. More…

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History & Tourism

Shelby Bicycle Days Rolling Through Saturday

13 Jul , 2018  

People-powered transportation with two wheels, and occasionally three wheels or even one wheel, are being celebrated this week as the annual Shelby Bicycle Days welcomes visitors to Black Fork Commons.

Each summer for over two decades, the streets of downtown Shelby have come alive with a celebration of local history, particular the city’s own Shelby Bicycle Company, which operated from 1921 through 1953. More…

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History & Tourism

Summer Road Trips: Learn About Pickpocketing, Bodysnatching, And Dress Smuggling

12 Jul , 2018  

This year we’re continuing our weekly look at unique festivals, events, and attractions that are within an easy driving distance of the Mansfield area. We call these “Summer Road Trips.” Of course, we regularly feature the many extraordinary places to visit right here in Richland County and encourage our readers to get out and experience what is on offer in our own backyard. More…

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History & Tourism

Malabar Farm Foundation Establishes Endowed Fund; Donations Welcome

11 Jul , 2018  

The Malabar Farm Foundation recently established an endowed fund at the Richland County Foundation.

Malabar Farm Foundation Vice President Bob Berry said the fund is to help plan for the future of the beloved Malabar Farm State Park. “There was a time when the Foundation board was scrambling to have enough money to mail membership applications for the Louis Bromfield Society, a membership program established to raise funds to support the mission of the Foundation. More…

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All About Mansfield

Absentee Voting Starts Today For Special Congressional Election

10 Jul , 2018  

The Office of the Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted has reminded voters that the start of absentee voting in the August 7 Special 12th Congressional District General Election is today, July 10, for all registered Ohio voters. More…

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History & Tourism

Pow-Wow Time Is Nearly Here

9 Jul , 2018  

This weekend experience Native American history, culture, and lifestyle first-hand as the Great Mohican Pow-Wow returns for its 34th year.

For three days, July 13, 14, and 15, Mohican Reservation Campground and Canoeing will be busy with traditional Native American ceremonies and activities. Rated as a top 100 show in the United States, this event is taking place this weekend and again this coming September. More…

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Schools

Madison Hosting Public Forums This Week And Next

8 Jul , 2018  

Madison Local School District will be holding a public forum for question and answer at Madison Middle School from 6-8 PM on the following dates. More…

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Schools

Buckeye Destiny: From Big City To Small Campus

7 Jul , 2018  

Last year, Destiny Hill drove from Cleveland to Mansfield with her family for her very first orientation. This year, as a Buckeye Ambassador, she is sharing her experience with incoming freshman. Hill grew up surrounded by city lights but knew the smaller campus encompassed by nature and wetlands was where she wanted to continue her education after high school. More…

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