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Richland News: Monday

9 Dec , 2019  

Each day, 1812Blockhouse collects and shares the best writing and most important stories from local and other media covering Richland County. For tweets from over 100 local sources, visit Richland Tweets (left sidebar on desktop, scroll down on mobile).

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All Things Business

Have A Business Idea? 2020 Startup Weekend Is Almost Here

9 Dec , 2019  

After last year’s success, Idea Works is back with the second edition of Startup Weekend Mansfield.This event is organized with the group Techstars Startup Weekend.

Entrepreneurs, designers, college students, experienced managers – everyone is welcome. The background of attendees is roughly 50% technical (developers, coders, designers) and 50% business (marketing, finance, law). Whether you are a serial entrepreneur or new to the startup scene, if you motivated to build a product or startup and open to new ideas
you’ll fit right in. More…

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Downtown, Holidays

Christmas Shopping in Richland County

9 Dec , 2019  

If you still need to purchase gifts for the holidays, look no further than local Richland County businesses. This is not just a way to find the perfect gift, but also to support your local economy. There are far too many businesses and services to include all of them, but here are a few of our favorites: More…

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All About Richland

Prettyman Re-Elected Treasurer Of Ohio Farm Bureau Federation

8 Dec , 2019  

Cy Prettyman has been re-elected treasurer of the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation at the organization’s 101st annual meeting held December 4-5 in Columbus. He holds the third-highest elected office in the state’s largest and most inclusive farm and food organization. Prettyman was elected to the board of trustees in 2012 and represents members in his district that encompasses Crawford, Marion, Morrow and Richland counties. More…

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Sports

Lucas Ends Season As State Runners-Up

8 Dec , 2019  

Battling against a Marion Local team that has numerous state championship trophies in its post-2000 trophy case, the Lucas Cubs performed admirably in a 28-6 loss in the Division VII Championship Game Saturday afternoon.

One of the highlights for the Cubs was an extraordinary 96 yard kickoff return by Carson Hauger.

This evening, 1812Blockhouse will post below a roundup of social media reactions to the game. More…

History & Tourism

Richland County’s 2019 Tourism Success Shared

8 Dec , 2019  

Though the year is not quite over, the local tourism bureau Destination Mansfield has analyzed the value of the tourism dollars spent in Richland County this year, and the numbers are very exciting for our local economy.

Destination Mansfield – Richland County recently reported that, led by the Shawshank 25 Anniversary weekend, Inkcarceration, Studebaker Drivers Club International Meet and the National Auto Sport Association (NASA) National Championships, close to 100,000 visitors from 43 states and at least 6 countries came to Richland County. In all, events generated nearly $10 Million in spending. More…

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History & Tourism

New Ohio State Park Reservation and Registration System Coming Soon

7 Dec , 2019  

Richland Countians are certainly fans of Ohio’s many state parks, particularly those close to home. Visitors should take note that the way you reserve rentable amenities in this parks is about to change.

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) will roll out the new Ohio Reservation and Watercraft Registration System (ORRS) starting Friday, December 20. The online system will reduce reservation fees for customers, improve the user experience, and enhance the Ohio Parks rewards program. More…

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All About Richland

Arts Integration Workshop For Teachers Will Be Offered

7 Dec , 2019  

The Mansfield site of the Kennedy Center’s Partners in Education program will offer a free arts integration professional development workshop, titled Helping Students Develop and Tell Their Stories, for teachers in January at the Mansfield Arts Center. Judy Thibault-Klevins, a Kennedy Center Teaching Artist and drama educator, will lead the workshop, which is most beneficial for teachers of grades 3-7. More…

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All About Richland

Mansfield Senior Falls In Close Contest

7 Dec , 2019  

There are thousands of proud fans around north central Ohio this weekend after the Mansfield Senior Tygers played a great game though falling in overtime to Trotwood-Madison in the OHSAA Division III State Foootball Championship game, 14-7.

The overtime was forced when a 19 yard field goal was blocked by the Tygers with three seconds left in the game.

Throughout the evening, 1812Blockhouse will be posted updates, reactions, and more below about the game and the team. More…

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All About Richland

Renaissance Artistic Director Honored In NYC

6 Dec , 2019  

Michael Thomas, the Renaissance Theatre’s Artistic Director, and his writing partner Jeff Richmond created Melancholy Baby more than 15 years; it was an inventive musical about Shakespeare’s Hamlet that, as part of the storyline, was purported to have been written over sixty years earlier by the legendary duo Jezba Heinsplatt and Arturo DeSelza. In 2002, it was also the first show produced on the stage at Ars Nova, a nonprofit theater in New York City. More…

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All About Richland

Road, Street Repairs Begin This Weekend

6 Dec , 2019  

Two projects will impact local thoroughfares beginning this weekend.

Bowman Street, Mansfield. Due to Sewer Department, repairs the city of Mansfield will close Bowman Street between Park Avenue West and West Third Street. Motorists should note that Park Avenue West from Grimes Alley going west will be a single lane. More…

All About Richland, Downtown

Two Visitors Will Be On Hand As Mansfield Welcomes The Holidays

6 Dec , 2019  

Two guests will be visiting downtown Mansfield on Friday night.

Who are they? Here’s a hint – one of them will be wearing red and white and the other has been known to wear a crown.

December 6 is not only the monthly First Friday Shop Hop in downtown Mansfield, it’s also the official kickoff to the holiday season. This annual community gathering is full of holiday fun and spirit. More…

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All About Richland

Community Support Evident Through ‘Richland Gives’ Campaign

5 Dec , 2019  

The results are in, and the Richland County Foundation has announced that the 2019 Richland Gives campaign was a success.

Over $316,000 was raised by almost 800 donors through the campaign, which culminated on Giving Tuesday, December 3.

After all donations and additional grant prize money was tabulated, the Lucas Community Center was the nonprofit that raised the most money, a little over $30,000. More…

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All About Richland

Mansfield Welcomes Three New Firefighters

5 Dec , 2019  

Steven J. Strickling, Mansfield’s Fire Chief, has invited the public to a swearing in ceremony on December 9, which will recognize three new firefighters.

The ceremony will be held at 10:00 AM at the Mansfield Fire Department, Station #1, 140 E. Third Street. More…