All About Richland

Bellville Star Ceases Print Publication; Announces Merger With Galion Inquirer Product

29 Mar , 2019  

In a Thursday announcement shared on its website, The Bellville Star announced that its Thursday edition was its last in print format.

According to the post, which can be read here, Bellville News will begin to appear in the Galion Inquirer online and in a supplement on Wednesdays. The Bellville Star website will also be re-directed to that of the Inquirer, which is at: www.galioninquirer.com. More…

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All About Richland

National Health Survey Shows Challenges And Positives For Richland County

28 Mar , 2019  

Douglas County, Colorado is the healthiest community in America, according to the 2019 Healthiest Communities rankings by U.S. News & World Report, released this week in collaboration with the Aetna Foundation.

While Richland County did not place in the top 500 counties nationwide, more than one metric which went into the rankings scoring model shows the county in a favorable position when compared to state and/or national averages. More…

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All About Richland, Schools

Student Artwork Showcased In Exhibit

27 Mar , 2019  

Creativity is key when it comes to student artwork at The Ohio State University at Mansfield. Freshman art major Abby Vincent (pictured) exudes creativity and originality in her artwork.

She has been chosen to participate in the 2019 Student Exhibition beginning Tuesday, April 2 through April 16 at the Pearl Conard Gallery located in Ovalwood Hall. The annual student exhibition showcases artwork created by students during the academic year. More…

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All Things Business, Downtown

Mansfield Rising Plan: Considering Easton Part Two

26 Mar , 2019  

If you missed Part One of our two-part series on Mansfield and Easton, it can be found here.

So let’s answer that question. Can Easton’s obvious success provide important lessons for downtown Mansfield revitalization?

Before we delve into that, we’re going to address the 800 pound gorilla in the room. Obviously, Easton and downtown Mansfield are competitors, as both draw — or could draw — specialty retail shoppers from this part of Ohio. More…

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All About Richland, Downtown

Mansfield Rising Plan: Considering Easton Part One

25 Mar , 2019  

Here’s an intriguing question – could a development which is barely 20 years old provide relevant lessons which could be used in another location which has been around for over 200 years?

Over the next two days, we’ll share some ideas on that topic. More…

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All About Richland

It’s Bald Eagle Nesting Season In Ohio; First Richland County Sighting Made

24 Mar , 2019  

It’s nesting season for bald eagles in this part of the country, and one has already been spotted in Richland County.

Female bald eagles in Ohio typically lay one to three eggs sometime in mid-February or late March. Eggs are incubated by both parents for about 35 days, and the young eagles leave the nest about three months later, usually before the Fourth of July. More…

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All About Richland

Academic Challenge Tournament Held; Area Teams Place

23 Mar , 2019  

Thirty-six teams participated in the High School Winter Academic Challenge tournament on Thursday from Ashland, Bucyrus, Colonel Crawford, Crestview, Highland, Hillsdale, Lexington, Loudonville, Madison, Mansfield Christian, Mansfield Senior, Mapleton, Ontario, Plymouth-Shiloh, Shelby, St. Peter’s, and Tiffin Columbian high schools.

Mansfield Senior team members were captain Aubreion Chatman, Ford Amsbaugh, Breanne Blevins, Khyra Johnson, Blair McClenathan, Tony Oliveri, Zander Perrigan, Olivia Snyder, Megan Supron and Reese Vaught. More…

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Schools

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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All About Richland

County, Region Health Care Picture Continues To Change – Daily

21 Mar , 2019  

You might label them the “big three,” and two of them have made major moves in the space of two days.

OhioHealth, Avita Health System, and University Hospitals are continuing to stake out positions all across Richland County and the surrounding area. More…

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All About Richland

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 cleveland.com. This list updates the last edition, issued three years ago. More…

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All About Richland

Governor’s Proposed Budget Includes Commitment To 179th Airlift Wing

19 Mar , 2019  

When Governor Mike DeWine’s first proposed budget was released recently, the Air National Guard presence in Mansfield and three other Ohio communities was referenced as a specific budget objective.

According to a press release from the Governor’s office, the budget “…focuses on investing in Ohio’s children families, workforce, infrastructure, mental health and addiction recovery, and natural resources.” When it came to specific recommendations for funding for the Ohio Adjutant General’s Department, those recommendations led to a proposed 6.9% total increase from fiscal year 2019 to fiscal year 2020. More…

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Downtown

Mansfield Rising Plan: Other Cities Have Seen Success

18 Mar , 2019  

Since March 1, “action items” from the Mansfield Rising downtown revitalization plan have been profiled daily on Richland Source.

Our first post on the plan can be read here.

As of Sunday, some 17 items have been shared, ranging from free downtown wi-fi, volunteer coordination, and branding to re-developing the large vacant municipal parking lot along East Fourth Street between North Main and North Diamond. More…

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All About Richland

New Akron Children’s Hospital Mansfield Center Holding Public Open House

16 Mar , 2019  

Next Saturday, take a few minutes to tour the newest addition to Richland County health care offerings.

Akron Children’s Hospital brings together pediatric primary care, urgent care, nearly a dozen of its most in-demand pediatric specialty care practices, and rehabilitation services in one conveniently-located medical building at 1029 S. Trimble Rd.

The Akron Children’s Mansfield Health Center is one of several such centers planned throughout the region, recognizing the priority parents place on having the highest quality pediatric care for their children in a convenient location, close to home. More…

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History & Tourism

Richland County Included In List Of New Ohio Visitors Experiences For 2019

15 Mar , 2019  

This week, when TourismOhio announced its list of new visitors experiences which can be enjoyed across the state in 2019, Richland County was included.

With a full slate of exciting new developments and experiences, Ohio has lots to celebrate in 2019. From iconic anniversaries and exciting expansions, to lodging updates and new cultural offerings, there will be even more for visitors to enjoy in Ohio during 2019. More…

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