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Richland County Expands Its Online Presence

27 Jan , 2020  

It’s an updated image for an important resource -- the official Richland County website has a new look and feel these days thanks to a major facelift by the web design company revize. According to its website, the Troy, Michigan-based revize believes in “...making government beautiful,” and has some 1,400 clients. In addition, this past month the County introduced a new Facebook Page, which can be found here. Read More

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Richland County Farmers To Share Breakfast With The Community

26 Jan , 2020  

On Saturday, February 29, Richland County Farm Bureau invites the community to attend the annual Richland County Farm Bureau Farmers Share Breakfast. Breakfast will be served in the Shelby High School Cafeteria from 7:00 AM to 10:30 AM. The Richland County Farm Bureau is requesting a donation for the breakfast which includes omelets, pancakes, fresh whole hog sausage, local eggs, orange juice, milk and coffee. The breakfast offers not just great food, but also fellowship. Read More

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Improv Class To Be Offered Again For Area High School Students

26 Jan , 2020  

The Renaissance Education Department has announced that it will again offer its Improv Underground program, a free theatre improvisation course which is part of the Mechanics Bank Education Series. Improv Underground classes focus on building basic improv skills through group activities, and are open to all students between the ages of 14 and 19. Students are guaranteed to gain self-confidence, improve communication skills, and have fun. Read More

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Girls Who Code Club Forming

25 Jan , 2020  

Mid-Ohio Educational Service Center (MOESC) has announced that the first meeting of the Girls Who Code Club will be held on January 30 at 4:00 PM at MOESC (​890 West Fourth Street, Mansfield)​. Nationally, ​Girls Who Code clubs are free programs for girls, broken into 3rd-5th grades and 6th-12th grades, that allows girls to be part of a group of supportive peers as they learn and use computer science to change the world. Read More

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Alcohol Ink Pottery At The MAC

25 Jan , 2020  

Alcohol Ink Pottery

Eventbrite – Mansfield Art Center presents Alcohol Ink Pottery – Sunday, January 26, 2020 at 700 Marion Ave, Mansfield, OH. Find event and ticket information.

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Pizza Parlor In The Library?

25 Jan , 2020  

Little Buckeye Children's Museum has proudly announced the debut of a new traveling exhibit thanks to the generosity and support of The Shelby Foundation. This new traveling exhibit is a pizza parlor exhibit, which opened  to the public in the children’s department of the Marvin Memorial Library in Shelby on January 22. The Shelby Foundation Traveling Pizza Parlor Exhibit consists of a kitchen workspace, the front counter where “customers” can place their order, and a brick pizza oven. Read More

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The Year Of The Rat At MRCPL

24 Jan , 2020  

This Saturday, January 25, is the Chinese New Year. The day is China’s largest holiday and it is celebrated by more than 20 percent of the population worldwide. In Chinese culture, each year is characterized by one of 12 animals; and 2020 is the Year of the Rat, which symbolizes wealth and the beginning of a new day. Youth interested in learning more about Chinese culture have a wonderful opportunity locally; the Mansfield/Richland County Public Library has organized a Chinese Culture Series for grades 6-12. Read More

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An Opportunity To Do Citizen Science

24 Jan , 2020  

If volunteer work was on your list of New Year’s Resolutions, or even if it wasn’t, consider helping the Richland Soil and Water Conservation Districts (Richland SWCD) by joining the Precipitation Monitor Team! The next training and orientation session for Richland SWCD Volunteer Precipitation Monitors will be held on Tuesday, February 4 at 2:00 PM at the Richland SWCD office (1495 W. Longview Avenue, Suite 205B, Mansfield). Read More

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Comments Sought On Asphalt Project On SR61 and SR96

23 Jan , 2020  

Comments are being sought by ODOT District 3 on an upcoming project. The proposed project is to perform maintenance on existing pavement in the form of smoothseal in Richland County on SR61, 0.03 miles north of Shelby corporate limits to the 13.18 mile marker at the Plymouth corporate limit, and on SR96 from the Shelby corporate limit to SR 13. Read More

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Flu Season Arrives In Richland County

23 Jan , 2020  

Flu Season Arrives

Richland County, OH – According to data compiled by Public Health Nursing at Richland Public Health, flu season has arrived in Richland County. “We have started to see positive test results and hospitalizations due to influenza in the past three weeks,” says Emily Leedy, Epidemiologist at Richland Public Health.

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Mansfield Symphony Partners With Youth Orchestra

23 Jan , 2020  

The Mansfield Symphony Orchestra will present its fourth concert of the 2019-2020 OhioHealth Symphony Series, “Revolutions” on Saturday, February 8 at 8:00 PM at the Renaissance Theatre in Mansfield, Ohio. Under the direction of Octavio Más-Arocas, the event will feature a program celebrating Russian-themed masterworks of some of the world's greatest composers. The Mansfield Symphony Youth Orchestra, under the direction of Randy Heidlebaugh, will join the symphony. Together, the groups will perform Sibelius’ Finlandia, "Bacchanale" from Saint-Saens’ Samson and Delilah, and end with the rousing, revolutionary Shostakovich Symphony No. 12. Read More

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Humane Society Fundraiser Has A 1920s Feel

22 Jan , 2020  

There’s going to be plenty of time this decade to make word plays out of the Roaring 20s (referencing the decade that began 100 years ago), but there’s no reason not to start now. The Richland Young Professionals and the Humane Society of Richland County have partnered in a 1920s-themed fundraising event that will be held at the Ohio State Reformatory. Read More

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Free Radon Testing Kits Available

22 Jan , 2020  

In recognition of National Radon Action Month, the Ohio Department of Health (ODH) is encouraging Ohioans to test their homes for the radioactive gas and take steps to reduce risk if elevated levels are detected. Richland Public Health is helping to make that possible. “Long-term exposure to high levels of radon is the second leading cause of lung cancer overall and the top cause of lung cancer among nonsmokers,” said ODH Director Amy Acton, MD, MPH. “Running this easy, inexpensive test is an important first step in protecting your family from a devastating disease that kills thousands of Ohioans each year.” Read More

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Take A Winter Hike For Health

21 Jan , 2020  

2020 Winter Hike for Health is Feb. 8

Richland County, OH – Richland Public Health’s annual “Winter Hike for Health” on Saturday, February 8, will be at two locations. In addition to the traditional hike at Malabar Farm State Park, Gorman Nature Center in Mansfield is joining in the day’s healthy fun.