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This Year It’s Fireworks; 103 Years Ago There Were“Small Cannon And Bombs” In Mansfield

30 Dec , 2021  

By 1812Blockhouse

Local New Year’s Eve revelers may have had a dry evening for planned festivities, which include a planned ball drop and fireworks on the Square in downtown Mansfield.

One hundred three  years ago, on December 31, 1918, the scene was somewhat similar in Mansfield. According to the News Journal of, January 2, 1919, “Mansfield kicked off a year and a half of war restraint in giving 1919 a noisy welcome. New year’s eve was celebrated with more than ordinary noise and joyousness.

Although there was a steady downpour of rain during the evening, the streets in the business section were filled and the revelers were gay and happy despite the fact that many of them were drenched.”



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Soil And Water Conservation District Celebrates

10 Nov , 2019  

Conservation was celebrated in Richland County at the Richland Soil and Water Conservation District (Richland SWCD) Annual Celebration held on Thursday, November 7. The evening included a buffet dinner catered by The Vault and the public election to elect one board supervisor. Fred Cooke was re-elected to a three-year term beginning January 1, 2020, and will join other current Board Supervisors Brian Alt, Aaron Dearth, Lanny Hopkins and David Krichbaum. More…

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Farm Bureau Celebrates Centennial

20 Oct , 2019  

Richland County Farm Bureau recently celebrated the Farm Bureau Centennial at the Annual Meeting held at the Ontario Event Center. Seventy-one members and special guests enjoyed a buffet dinner. President Luke Wittmer thanked the 15 dinner sponsors for their continued support of Farm Bureau.

The OFBF Centennial video started things off after dinner. Wittmer then introduced the guest speakers, Norman Jones and Kip Curtis, who spoke about the OSU-Mansfield microfarm project and Gro-Op (urban farm support). More…

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