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New site, same goal for United Way
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Gleaners Society visits school
United Way 6th annual Radiothon — Photos by Anthony Conchel

United Way 6th annual Radiothon — Photos by Anthony Conchel

[caption id="attachment_37100" align="alignnone" width="300"] Sixth annual Radiothon to benefit United Way of Morrow County.[/caption] ...

April 15th, 2021 |  


Frances Turner had a heart for Hospice

Frances Turner had a heart for Hospice

MOUNT GILEAD — Pastor Kristin Santiago recalled the home visits she made with Hospice Director Frances Turner at the bedside of hospice patients...

April 14th, 2021 |  


CARDINGTON-LINCOLN HONOR, MERIT ROLLS

CARDINGTON-LINCOLN HIGH SCHOOLHONOR AND MERIT ROLLSTHIRD QUARTERGRADE LEVEL 13: Brandon Cassady, All A’s.GRADE 12 HONOR ROLL ALL A’S: Ryan...

April 13th, 2021 updated: April 13th, 2021. |  


Ohio officials pause use of Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine

Ohio officials pause use of Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine

In a joint nnouncement today, Gov. Mike DeWine, Ohio Department of Health Director Stephanie McCloud, and Ohio Department of Health Chief Medical Offi...

April 13th, 2021 |  


Palace to hold auditions for ‘Happy Days’

MARION — Happy days are here again. Palace Theatre Executive Director Bev Ford announces the theatre’s season will open with a local produ...

April 13th, 2021 |  


SPORTS


Baseball: Highland, Cardington get great pitching in wins

By Rob Hamiltonroberthamilton@aimmediamidwest.comHighland rode a strong pitching performance by Blake Jodrey to beat Fredericktown by a 4-1 margin Wed...

April 15th, 2021 |  


Baseball: East Knox rolls past Northmor, 13-3

Baseball: East Knox rolls past Northmor, 13-3

HOWARD — East Knox picked up its first Knox-Morrow Athletic Conference baseball victory of 2021 on Wednesday, defeating Northmor 13-3.The Bulldo...

April 14th, 2021 |  


Cardington girls hold off Highland

Cardington girls hold off Highland

It took five days, but Cardington was able to close out a 2-1 win over Highland in softball on Tuesday.The teams initially met on Friday, but the game...

April 14th, 2021 |  


Cardington track teams get second at Crestline

By Rob Hamiltonroberthamilton@aimmediamidwest.comBoth Cardington track teams finished second in the seven-team John McDonough Invitational, hosted by ...

April 14th, 2021 |  


Cardington girls outscore Highland

By Rob Hamiltonroberthamilton@aimmediamidwest.comCardington picked up a 10-2 win at Highland on Monday to stay unbeaten in softball.Genevieve Longsdor...

April 13th, 2021 |  


Highland picks up pair of wins over Cardington

By Rob Hamiltonroberthamilton@aimmediamidwest.comThe Highland baseball team earned a sweep over Cardington on Monday.In the first game, which was cont...

April 13th, 2021 |  


LIFE


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Blue Donkey Auction nets money for food banks
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2020 Wedding Planner flipbook
Week 1 football game between Northmor and Mount Gilead cancelled

Week 1 football game between Northmor and Mount Gilead cancelled

MOUNT GILEAD —Although Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine has given the OK for football games to go in Ohio this fall, that does’t mean smooth sailing for fall...

August 20th, 2020 updated: August 20th, 2020. |  


Richland County moves back to Level 2 (Orange); Crawford, Morrow counties remain at Level 1 (Yellow)

Richland County moves back to Level 2 (Orange); Crawford, Morrow counties remain at Level 1 (Yellow)

COLUMBUS — The Ohio Department of Health today released the weekly Ohio Public Health Advisory System update.Mercer County has reached Level 3 (...

August 6th, 2020 |  


Three charged after traffic stop nets drugs, money

Three charged after traffic stop nets drugs, money

MARENGO — Morrow County Sheriff’s Deputies on Wednesday, July 29 stopped a motor vehicle at the entrance of The Cardinal Center located at...

July 29th, 2020 updated: July 30th, 2020. |  


OHSAA releases Return to Play guidelines and sport specific recommendations

OHSAA releases Return to Play guidelines and sport specific recommendations

COLUMBUS — The COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic has presented the OHSAA with a myriad of challenges. the executive director’s office, with su...

July 22nd, 2020 |  


2020 Bratwurst Festival is on, but without parades and outdoor musical entertainers

2020 Bratwurst Festival is on, but without parades and outdoor musical entertainers

BUCYRUS — The Bratwurst Festival in Bucyrus will go on this year, from Aug. 13 to Aug. 15, but due to rules and regulations necessitated by the COVI...

July 7th, 2020 updated: July 7th, 2020. |  


More than 500 doctors tell Trump shutdown is creating ‘mass casualty incident’ nationwide

More than 500 doctors tell Trump shutdown is creating ‘mass casualty incident’ nationwide

(The Center Square) – More than 500 U.S. physicians sent a letter to President Donald Trump describing the coronavirus shutdowns as a “mas...

May 29th, 2020 |  


OPINION


Turkey season about ready to start

Turkey season about ready to start

Ohio’s 2021 turkey season is almost here. The youth turkey hunting season is April 17 and 18. Following the youth season, Ohio is divided into t...

April 12th, 2021 |  


Reflections: Aprils of the past

Reflections: Aprils of the past

Reading through some of the old newspapers I have in my possession I want to share some of the more interesting stories. For instance, in the April 18...

April 9th, 2021 |  


Preacher’s Point: Easter is over; now what?

Preacher’s Point: Easter is over; now what?

After every significant event, there comes the moment when someone has that “Whew! It’s over!” moment.With Christmas, it comes late ...

April 9th, 2021 |  


Reflections: Snippets from past newspapers

Reflections: Snippets from past newspapers

From time to time I like to share pieces of news items from past newspapers. What was considered news in early years seems to me to be what our elders...

April 2nd, 2021 |  


Without public notices in newspapers, public will be last to know

Without public notices in newspapers, public will be last to know

Did you ever wonder why government entities have to put a legal notice into the newspaper?For one, it is a method of properly notifying interested par...

April 2nd, 2021 |  


Preacher’s Point: Mass shootings and church’s influence

Preacher’s Point: Mass shootings and church’s influence

Since the recent Colorado shooting, arguments about what to do to stop the carnage have reached a fever pitch.There are many opinions out there. The g...

April 2nd, 2021 |  


BUSINESS


Riordan McClain column: It’s time to get back to work

Riordan McClain column: It’s time to get back to work

As we progress through this coronavirus pandemic, we continue to learn both from the experience of others around the world and from our own personal e...

April 16th, 2020 |  


Deadline to apply for disaster relief is April 1

Deadline to apply for disaster relief is April 1

ATLANTA — The U.S. Small Business Administration is reminding small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, small businesses engaged in aqu...

March 5th, 2020 |  


Local craft beer returning to Galion after 100 Years; 1803 Brewery & Taproom launches beer Jan. 18

Local craft beer returning to Galion after 100 Years; 1803 Brewery & Taproom launches beer Jan. 18

GALION — The city’s brewing legacy begins a new chapter this year as the 1803 Brewery & Taproom arrives on the craft beer scene.After ...

January 8th, 2020 |  


Beach retires as president/CEO of First Federal Bank

Beach retires as president/CEO of First Federal Bank

GALION — First Federal Bank of Ohio has announced the retirement of David Beach and the appointment of Joseph Clime as succeeding president and ...

January 7th, 2020 |  


Northmor students learn car-care basics from Galion auto-technician

Northmor students learn car-care basics from Galion auto-technician

GALION — Northmor JOG students learned in October that your vehicle will take you where you need to go every day, but it needs more than just a ...

November 20th, 2019 |  


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