History & Tourism

When Mansfield Went Online: First Editions Of Local Websites

10 Jun , 2018  

It wasn’t that long ago that Richland Countians obtained local news and information almost solely via newspaper, radio, and television.

Everyone who has lived through some or all of the last twenty years knows the impact that the Internet has had on communication. In fits and starts, Mansfield businesses and organizations have joined local media in staking out an online presence. Today, it’s a standard part of doing business. More…



OSU Mansfield First-Years To Be Outfitted With Tech

28 Mar , 2018  

It’s not your grandparent’s college experience, or your parent’s, or even your older sibling’s. Now tech and textbooks will go hand-in-hand on the campus of The Ohio State University at Mansfield.

First-year students will be carrying technology in their book bags this coming autumn semester that will change the way they learn and prepare them for their future employment in a fast-paced, technological world. More…

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Small Fingers, Major Tech Skills

8 Feb , 2018  

Small fingers are accomplishing big things in the digital literacy labs in Mansfield City Schools’ elementary buildings.

Children in kindergarten through third grade are learning correct use of computer tablets and desktop computers, including keyboarding skills. Prospect, Sherman, Spanish Immersion and Woodland each have digital literacy labs equipped with desktop units and Google Chromebooks. Springmill STEM Elementary, which has 72 students in kindergarten and first grade, utilizes Chromebooks available from a portable cart. More…



Mansfield Schools Superintendent Addresses Families Of ECOT Students

24 Jan , 2018  

Mansfield City Schools Superintendent Brian Garverick has reached out to families of students affected by the closing of ECOT, the online Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow.

Thousands of former ECOT students statewide, including scores in the Mansfield area, suddenly face uncertainty about their education. Garverick has offered Mansfield City Schools’ assistance in the following letter to ECOT families: More…

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New School Year Brings New Online Academy

23 Aug , 2017  

The beginning of the new school year brings a new educational opportunity for students in Ontario.

Ontario Online Academy is a new educational program designed to open new opportunities to students in the Ontario Local School District that allows students to complete their education through a fully sponsored virtual school program. More…



Robot Stars At Education Celebration

1 May , 2017  

MECCANO, a robot that could spin around, tilt its head and wave its arms was a crowd favorite at last Thursday evening’s Celebration of Education in the Mansfield Senior High commons.

Hundreds of parents, grandparents and others turned out for the annual Mansfield School Employees Association event. The program, whose theme was “Wild About Our Tygers,” featured singing, presentations and displays by each district school. More…


All About Mansfield

Local Court Awarded Technology Grant

27 Apr , 2017  

The Mansfield Municipal Court has been awarded a technology grant, Court News Ohio has reported.

The site shared that the Ohio Supreme Court announced on Wednesday that 70 local court projects had been awarded over $2.8 million in grant funding. These projects are in 64 courts in 42 counties. More…

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All Things Business

Looking To Build A Small Business?

1 Oct , 2016  

The next installment of the Business Boot Camp Series at the Richland Area Chamber of Commerce takes place on Wednesday, October 5 from 7:30 AM to 9:00 AM. At that time, Beth Reitler at Spire Advertising will present on “How to Build an UNSTOPPABLE Small Business.”

In promotional material for the event, organizers share, “It’s normal to feel like you’re at the mercy of things you can’t control. You don’t have control over clueless politicians, or the strategic moves of your competition. But take heart. You have control over your small business. You built it against great odds, and this is NOT a time to hunker down, or let outside forces dictate your next move.” More…

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