All About Richland, All Things Business

Richland Gives And Gives Some More

30 Nov , 2016  

Richland Gives, the annual fundraising effort for dozens of area non-profits in conjunction with the Richland County Foundation, showed one thing clearly during its 12 hour run on Tuesday:

The Mansfield and Richland County community is alive, well, and cares about its future.

According to its website, the official total at the end of the day reflected a staggering $163,046 generated from 472 donors and 743 total donations. More…

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All About Richland, History & Tourism

They Walked This Land Before Us

29 Nov , 2016  

On Thursday, the Ontario branch of the Mansfield Richland Library will set the clock back a bit – thousands of years, in fact.

The library will host a discussion by Mark Hersman entitled “Ancient People who Walked the Lands of Ontario, Ohio.” Join Mark as he talks about artifacts and shares some hands-on material. A few special surprises will be included. More…

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Good And Bad News Results From Underage Purchase Checks

29 Nov , 2016  

The good news is that the vast majority of the 91 business in Richland County where underage alcohol or tobacco sales were attempted passed the test by refusing the purchase.

The bad news is that 15 of those establishments failed the test.

METRICH has released the following: More…

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Alpaca On The Loose

29 Nov , 2016  

So I'm thinking the electric fence is not on 😙! #alpacalife #alpacas #mansfieldohio

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2017 Brickyard Planning Underway

28 Nov , 2016  


December Events At Main Street Books

28 Nov , 2016  

Mansfield’s independent bookstore continues to welcome book lovers to its regular series of events. This month’s fare includes the following: More…



Legos At The Library

28 Nov , 2016  

All About Richland, Holidays

Tiny Tim Shoppe Spreads Christmas Cheer

28 Nov , 2016  

“”A Merry Christmas to us all, my dears. God bless us!” Which all the family re-echoed. “God bless us every one!” said Tiny Tim, the last of all.” From A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens

The spirit of Dickens lives on in modern day Mansfield with Downtown Mansfield, Inc.’s annual operation of the Tiny Tim Shoppe, a place where kids can shop for the people in their lives. This volunteer assisted Christmas shop is for children ages 12 and under, with gifts priced at $6.00 or less. Participating children fill out a shopping list with the help of their parents, and then are escorted through the shoppe with a volunteer who assists in making their selections. The volunteer then helps the children gift wrap and tag each gift before they leave the shoppe.

Upcoming dates for the Tiny Tim Shoppe at 124 North Main are:

Friday, December 2 from 5:30 PM – 8:00 PM
Saturday, December 3 from 10:00 AM – 4:00 pm
Saturday, December 10 from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Saturday, December 17 from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM

For more information, please contact Downtown Mansfield, Inc. at 419-522-0099 or This year’s sponsor for the Tiny Tim Shoppe is Richland Bank.


All About Richland, History & Tourism

A Different Kind Of Visitor

27 Nov , 2016  

Usually, stories of visitors to Mansfield and Richland County center on local attractions, shopping, and the like. The Mansfield/Richland County Convention and Visitors Bureau is an award-winning marketing effort that connects those who come to north central Ohio with our strong tourism assets.

That shared, there are other types of visitors who come and spend time and money here. One of those are seekers after family history information. More…