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Lions and tigers and bears ... nope. It's 'The Life and Adventures of Santa Claus' at the Mansfield Playhouse

By Carl Hunnell, City Editor

MANSFIELD -- The mind of L. Frank Baum was a wonderful, busy, crowded world -- a three-pound organ best know for producing "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz" and all of its sequels. Read more

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Community health clinic to host free holiday event celebrating sobriety on Dec. 8

From Third Street Family Health Services, Special to Richland Source

MANSFIELD -- The fourth annual celebrating sobriety holiday party is set for Thursday, Dec. 8 from 6 to 8 p.m. at 41 Bowman St., in Mansfield. Read more

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Area Agency on Aging presents awards at annual meeting

From the District 5 Area Agency on Aging, Special to Richland Source

ONTARIO -- The Ohio District 5 Area Agency on Aging, Inc. annual meeting took place on Thursday, Dec. 1, 2022, at the Mid-Ohio Conference Center in Mansfield. Read more

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Wygant honored with ‘Freedom From Selfishness’ philanthropy award

From the Ashland County Community Foundation

ASHLAND – The Women’s Fund Steering Committee of Ashland County Community Foundation has named Norma Wygant the 2022 recipient of the “Dr. Lucille G. Ford ‘Freedom from Selfishness’ Award.” Read more

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Here are tips for camping during winter like a pro

By Kelly Schoessling

Most people save camping trips for spring and summer. However, you can forgo the crowds and enjoy the great outdoors by camping during winter like a pro. Read more

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Plymouth celebrates 7th annual 'Christmas in the Village'

By Grace McCormick, Staff Reporter

PLYMOUTH -- The Plymouth town square hopes to bring a "Hallmark Christmas movie feel" to all of its visitors, said mayor Cassaundra Fryman. Read more

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‘We’re giving back’: North End North Pole celebrates Christmas at North Lake Park

By Grace McCormick, Staff Reporter

MANSFIELD -- Local children were welcomed into the North Lake Park pavilion Saturday with the sounds of jingling reindeer antler headbands, Christmas music and crinkling candy cane wrappers. Read more

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Oak Hill Cottage announces additional nighttime tours

By Katie Ellington Serrao, Staff Reporter

Oak Hill Cottage, a historic Gothic mansion in Mansfield, will open for its Ghosts of Christmas Past tour on Saturday and additional tours Dec. 4, 9, 11, 16 and 18. Read more

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The Open Mic Podcast: Tom finds your dad's new favorite band with Star 77

Richland Source

Welcome Ladies and Gentlemen to another episode of The Open Mic Podcast! With your host Tom Hirst, brought to you by Richland Source and Newsroom After Hours! Read more

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In-school clinic to mark its 3rd anniversary with new services for the community

From Third Street Family Health Services, Special to Richland Source

MANSFIELD -- Issues such as illness, behavioral health, housing challenges, and financial instability can negatively impact a child's school attendance and performance. Read more

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Evergreen Bookshop to host used books sale Dec. 2 & 3

From the Mansfield/Richland County Public Library

MANSFIELD — The Mansfield/Richland County Public Library (MRCPL) Evergreen Bookshop will be open for the monthly Friends’ Used Book Sale on Friday, Dec. 2 from 2 to 6 p.m. and Saturday, Dec. 3 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Read more

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Ohio's week-long deer gun hunting season is underway

From the Ohio Department of Natural Resources

COLUMBUS – Ohio’s annual white-tailed deer gun hunting week is off to a good start, with hunters checking 17,193 deer on Monday, Nov. 28, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Division of Wildlife. Read more

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Self-defense tip of the week: Escape a bear hug from behind

Special to Richland Source

Coach Foster is joined by coach Daniel to show you what to do if someone grabs you from behind with a bear hug. Read more

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GALLERY: Scenes from 'The Life and Adventures of Santa Claus'

By Carl Hunnell, City Editor

Images from a Monday night dress rehearsal of "The Life and Adventures of Santa Claus" at the Mansfield Playhouse. The show opens Friday ev… Read more

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GALLERY: Fredericktown Christmas Walk 2022

By Grant Ritchey, Report for America Corps Member

Fredericktown held its annual Christmas Walk and Auction on Dec. 3, 2022.  Read more

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GALLERY: Oak Hill Ghosts of Christmas Past 2022

By Grace McCormick, Staff Reporter

About 20 volunteers dressed as former residents and staff of the Oak Hill Cottage Dec. 3 for the annual event "Ghosts of Christmas Past." Read more

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GALLERY: Richland Academy dancers set to perform The Nutcracker Ballet on Dec. 2 & 3

By Brittany Schock, Engagement & Solutions Editor

The talented dancers of Richland Academy of the Arts will bring Richland County its most celebrated holiday tradition with the seventh-annu… Read more

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