Sports

Mid-Ohio Announces 2020 Season Lineup

15 Nov , 2019  

Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexington will continue its tradition of showcasing one of the most diverse schedules in all of racing in 2020. Spectacular two- and four-wheel motorsports action will be featured at the North Central Ohio facility during its 59th season of racing. As announced previously to accommodate broadcast and cable television coverage of the upcoming Summer Olympics in Tokyo, the NASCAR Xfinity Series stop, the Mid-Ohio 170, moves earlier to May 29-30. The ARCA Menards Series returns to Mid-Ohio for the first time since 1965 as Friday’s headlining race of this major stock racing weekend. Then, Ohio’s largest motorsports event, The Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio headlined by the NTT IndyCar Series, shifts to a later summer date, August 14-16, to wrap up the 2020 schedule with the stars and cars of the Indianapolis 500. Read More

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All About Richland

Family, Free, And For Moms And Dads Fall Fun

17 Oct , 2019  

In case you haven’t already made your fall bucket list, Destination Mansfield is here to help! There is so much going on in our area and they don’t want you to miss out! Here is their list of 25 things to do this fall in Richland County including activities for your family, for free, and even for when you want to leave the little ones with a babysitter. Read More

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All About Richland

ODNR Encourages You To Go Leaf Peeping

6 Oct , 2019  

Even if you are not planning to go on a hike or pack up a tent and camp out this fall, you can take advantage of the easiest way to welcome fall with almost no effort required: leaf peeping. Leaf peeping is, simply put, just the act of looking at leaves to observe the color change that takes place during fall. This activity is so popular that the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR), in partnership with Ohio. Find It Here., maintains a Fall Color Forecast to help people find the best locations to view and enjoy the beautiful colors that accompany the onset of fall in Ohio. Read More

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History & Tourism

Summer Road Trip: Travel Ohio’s Newest Water Trail

9 Aug , 2019  

This year we’re continuing our weekly look at unique festivals, events, and attractions that are within an easy driving distance. We call these “Summer Road Trips.” Of course, we regularly feature the many extraordinary places to visit right here in Richland County and encourage our readers to get out and experience what is on offer in our own backyard. Today we’re turning our attention to a place where the beauty of nature joins opportunities for the whole family. Read More

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Downtown

Help Catch Grace The Giraffe For Fun And Prizes

16 Jul , 2019  

Do you remember Otis the Ostrich? How about Reginald the Rabbi? Both were visitors to downtown Mansfield in the last two years, each leaving traces that visitors found and recorded in an effort to play The Downtown Mansfield Scavenger Hunt. This year, Grace the Giraffe has been skating around downtown Mansfield, and local businesses need your help catching her. Read More

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All About Richland

Maple Syrup-ing At Malabar Continues This Weekend

7 Mar , 2019  

Is there anything better than a breakfast of pancakes or waffles smothered with delicious maple syrup? Eager to try homemade maple syrup this year? Warmer days and chilly nights are the ideal conditions to get sap flowing from Ohio’s maple trees, and Malabar Farm State Park provides an excellent place to experience how maple syrup is made (and to sample some as well, of course). Read More

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All About Richland

Snow Trails Opening Day Set For Friday; Kickoff Weekend Next Week

5 Dec , 2018  

It’s here! The 58th Season Opening Day for Snow Trails for skiing and for snowboarding has been set for this Friday, December 7. From 3 PM to 9 PM, enjoy special prices on lift tickets and equipment. Read More

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All About Richland

Here’s Your Chance To Try A Kayak

16 Aug , 2018  

Pleasant Hill Lake Park near Perrysville is offering the opportunity for you and yours to try something new. Kayak Try-It Days is a chance to try out a variety of different Pelican Brand kayaks. Double, single, sit-on, and sit-in style kayaks will be available for anyone to try. Read More

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History & Tourism

Looking Back And Forward At Cedar Point

16 Apr , 2018  

One of the world’s greatest amusement parks is located within a day trip’s drive of Richland County, and generations of locals have ridden its roller coasters, gotten wet on its water rides, and eaten delicious fair food. Recently, we came across this interesting 2016 article on Cleveland.com which looks at 13 of the best rides at Cedar Point that no longer survive. From the Pirate Ride to Disaster Transport, from the Space Spiral to the Demon Drop, these rides are remembered fondly by many visitors. Read More

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All About Richland

March Movies At Main

26 Feb , 2018  

The great lineup of free movies offered at the Main Branch of the Mansfield/Richland County Public Library continues next month, with several feature length films – one featuring a possible Academy Award winner, and several aiming at a young audience. These include the following. Read More

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All About Richland

Feed The Turtles, And The Snakes, And The Toads

13 Sep , 2017  

Did you know that the Gorman Nature Center is happy allow visitors to enjoy the unique experience of feeding the Center’s educational animals? Each and every Thursday, through the end of October, the Center allows you to join in the process of dishing out food to some pretty cool creatures. There are over 40 native animals on hand, used for display and educational purposes, and it takes a good deal of work to keep them happy and healthy. Read More

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