All About Richland

Neighborhood Walk And Talk This Sunday

7 Mar , 2017  

Join Just Walk Richland this coming Sunday for a Neighborhood Walk and Talk at First Congregational Church.

Dave Humeston, a Lexington High School graduate hiked 2,650 miles along the Pacific Crest Trail and will be talking about his journey. The talk will be preceeded by a two mile walk through the adjacent neighborhood.  More…

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All Things Business

Richland Economic Development Efforts Profiled

6 Mar , 2017  

The online journal, Business in Focus, has profiled local economic development efforts for their national audience.

According to the publication, “At Business In Focus, we take pride in bringing our readers a comprehensive view of North American business, month after month. Our online editions keep you on top of the latest news and events across multiple industries, and highlight the nation’s leaders in their respective fields. More…

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Help DMI Build The Brickyard

5 Mar , 2017  

Are you a Final Friday fan? Are concerts in downtown Mansfield a vital part of your summer routine?

Here is a chance for you to help in building a bigger and better Brickyard so that those and similar events can continue and grow. For the very first time, Downtown Mansfield, Inc. is offering brick pavers to give you the opportunity to be a part of the Build the Brickyard. More…

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Schools, Sports

Funds Sought For Tyger To Make Big 10 Visits

4 Mar , 2017  

A GoFundMe campaign is underway to provide funds for a Mansfield Senior High School football standout and his coach to visit two Big Ten schools.

The visits would be made by junior Jornell Manns and head football coach Chioke Bradley. “Jornell is an outstanding junior student athlete. He has been blessed with many offers to continue his education and football career in college,” Bradley said. More…

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All About Richland

CHIP Loans Available

3 Mar , 2017  

The City of Mansfield’s Office of Community Development seeks eligible homeowners within the City of Mansfield for participation in the Community Development Block Grant Program. This program offers interest free rehabilitation loans to eligible homeowners within the City. In order to qualify you must meet the income guidelines based on household size. These limits are outlined below. More…

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All Things Business, Downtown

Celebrating Twenty Years of Books

2 Mar , 2017  

For two decades, Mansfield has enjoyed something which is increasingly rare in cities of almost any size – its own independent bookstore.

And, as with any birthday, the best way to celebrate is with a party, cake, and a surprise. Main Street Books at 104 North Main Street is hosting its 20th Birthday Party this Friday evening beginning at 6:00 PM. More…

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All About Richland

OSU President To Speak In Mansfield

1 Mar , 2017  

This Friday, OSU Mansfield, together with the Richland Area Chamber of Commerce, Richland Community Development Group, and Destination Mansfield, present a Leadership Luncheon with Micahel V. Drake, MD, President of The Ohio State University. More…


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OSR Announces Spring & Summer Special Events

28 Feb , 2017  

Regular tours and ghost hunts at Mansfield’s Ohio State Reformatory complex take place throughout the year. Every so often, these are joined by special events that take advantage of the landmark’s location, unique spaces, and ambiance.

During the spring and summer of 2017, those special events will include the following: More…


All Things Business

OhioHealth Emergency Care Construction Underway In Ontario

26 Feb , 2017  

The competition for healthcare services continues unabated west of Mansfield, as construction of a new OhioHealth facility is underway at the same time that Avita Health Ontario Hospital has opened to the public. More…

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All About Richland

Mansfield Consumer Research Fair Coming In March; Exhibitors Sought

25 Feb , 2017  

Catholic Charities is hosting the 7th Annual Richland County Consumer Resource Fair, Saturday, March 11, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Richland Mall, part of National Consumer Protection Week (NCPW).

30 free exhibitor spaces are available on a first-come first-served basis; an 8-foot table, table cover & 2 chairs are provided. To reserve space, contact Diane Bemiller, Catholic Charities Crisis Navigator, at 419.524.0733, ext. 228, or email More…

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All About Richland

Spring At The Renaissance

23 Feb , 2017  

As February winds down to a close, it seems a great time to take at least mention the “s” word (spring, that is). Here’s what is coming to the Renaissance Theatre in downtown Mansfield from now through the end of April. More…

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History & Tourism

Malabar And Maple Syrup

22 Feb , 2017  

As the weeks of winter wind on, even though the one we’re in the middle of one which is a bit warmer than normal, the sap is flowing nonetheless through the maple trees of north central Ohio.

What better time, then, for a Maple Syrup Festival – this one at Malabar Farm State Park.

For the 41st time, festivities take place on the first two weekends in March, from 12:00 noon to 4:00 PM each day. More…

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History & Tourism

Is Mansfield The Next Pizza Capital Of The World?

21 Feb , 2017  

The online world can be a rather unusual thing here in the second decade of the 21st century. With the increasing demand for content, a number of sites have arrived which literally “manufacture” content out of, well, limited ingredients.

Speaking of which, we ran across this headline at 1812Blockhouse earlier this week, and it obviously caught our eye – “The Ohio Town That’s The Next Pizza Capital Of The World.” When we saw the gazebo in the top photo, well, we had to read on. More…


All About Richland, All Things Business

Richland Cities, Villages, Townships Would See Increases Under Kasich Budget

19 Feb , 2017  

Some localities dislike the idea; others stand to benefit.

Whichever the case, the proposed biennial budget submitted by Governor John Kasich suggests a continuation of the roller coaster ride of local governments over the last ten years in terms of state funding. More…

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