The 2021 McGowan Courage Awards
A 10-part series highlighting the 2021 McGowan Courage Award nominees. Brought to you by the Mansfield Rotary Club.
Courage at Work
Mechanics Bank presents the Courage at Work series recognizing it takes incredible courage to start and run a business. This series will present 9 local stories highlighting some of the unsung heroes of local businesses.
Seeing Life More Clearly
Supported by the award-winning team of doctors and vision professionals at Ohio Eye Associates.
It's the beginning of a public/private effort that could result in the cleanup of the Westinghouse property, or the demolition of a community eyesore.
EDITOR'S NOTE: This story was originally published on Richland Source in 2018.
MANSFIELD – The late actor Michael K. Williams, 54, who passed away on Labor Day of a suspected drug overdose, was very candid about his struggle with addiction as well as an advocate for those seeking sobriety.
Breakfast-for-dinner is a fun way to add creativity and healthy options to your evening meal.
The Unstoppables Youth League will host soccer skills camps on Sept. 18 and Oct 9. from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The camps will take place on the Slack Field at Lexington’s Patriot Park. The league is also looking for team sponsors for the fall 2022 soccer season.
MANSFIELD -- According to his family, Alex Switzer was a kind, generous person who loved kids, senior citizens, dogs, and fishing. He died in a car accident in May, he was just 23 years old.
Navigating change in your career can sometimes feel like being lost in the wilderness. After all, at some point you likely were filled with excitement and optimism at the potential and opportunity that was set in front of you. But, as the dust settles and as time marches on, sometimes we fin…
MANSFIELD – Since the beginning of the pandemic, new information continues to roll out each week about coronavirus, its variants and the vaccines to help defend against it. However, the sharing of misinformation across social media platforms can often spread faster than the truth.
BUCYRUS – The Bucyrus Rotary Club announces and congratulates its second Memorial Scholarship recipient of this year, Delaney Strickland.
Editor's Note: This article is sponsored by Ohio Eye Associates.
We had breakfast this weekend at the home of some dear friends. As a final summer hurrah as we all prepare for the school year to start, we allowed our children to play together while we enjoyed a delicious meal, sipped our coffee and caught up on the summer vacations and adventures. Our tim…
MANSFIELD – Cheri New’s favorite type of protein bite is called Monster Cookie — the fun-size energy snack she offers at her new (no pun intended) business venture, Madd Nutrition.
We took our children to the Columbus Zoo this past weekend. As we prepare for the start of the school year, we wanted to squeeze just a little more fun out of the summer with them. It’s already been an incredibly fun summer, packed with everything the best summers are full of: friends, food,…
Jim Hooker is shown here practicing a jump at a private lake near Malabar Farm.
MANSFIELD – The South Central Local School district received a generous donation of 70 tote bags filled with school supplies, starting the first week of school back on a high note.
Featured chefs demonstrate an easy recipe that can be made with ingredients from the farmers market.
This past week, I was in a four-day-long training session on Zoom. Each day, I spent around six or seven hours on a group Zoom call on which my colleagues and I were learning from experts on a topic, mostly listening while staring at our screen.
Editor's note: This article is sponsored to you by Little Buckeye Children's Museum.
Sweet, juicy peaches just scream summer! We are lucky to be able to get local peaches here in north central Ohio. From the Lake Erie area to Amish country, it’s easy to find a fruit farm that’s not too far away.
MANSFIELD -- Mansfield’s streets got musical last week, when 93-year-old Beulah Jones was treated to a surprise concert from the Renaissance Theatre’s cast of Hairspray the Musical on her front lawn.
MANSFIELD – Lucy Amsbaugh’s theme for her 90th birthday party this year was the “carrousel of life.”
LOUDONVILLE -- The Loudonville Village Youth Building, which first opened in 1955, was built entirely by volunteers, according to archives of The Cleo Redd Fisher Museum in Loudonville.
Michelle Giess has a plan she hopes will help uncover the "buried treasure" available in Sterkel Park.
Artist renderings of plans for a revitalized Sterkel Park in Mansfield. (Submitted artwork)
Brittany Elswick began to notice odd behavior from her son Owen, 5, when he was 3 years old. He started having mood swings, and Elswick couldn’t find the root of the issue on her own. It was only until Owen failed a vision screening at school that she realized her son was experiencing vision…
Photos taken Wednesday morning showing the current state of Sterkel Park in Mansfield.
A few years ago, I went through a health program that really transformed my life. It changed the way I thought about nutrition, it gave me a deeper understanding of how my body works and responds to different foods and I felt the best I’ve ever felt. Then, during the difficult year that 2020…
MANSFIELD – After reopening last month for the first time in a year, Little Buckeye Children’s Museum picked up right where it left off bringing children and parents, both new and returning, together in an environment to learn and develop.
A few years ago, a friend of mine went on vacation with her extended family. Each summer for most of her life, they’d rented a beach house and spent the week on the beach. It was a much anticipated relaxing annual time away for their family. As a brand new mom, she had been excited to bring …
ONTARIO – When Dale Warren came back from combat after the Vietnam War, he needed something that would help him adjust back into civilian life and being in America again. His brother suggested he try yoga, and since then he’s become an avid yoga enthusiast.
MANSFIELD — The Richland County Youth Substance Use Coalition (RCYSUC) wants youth, parents, and other caretakers to know of all the wonderful activities and programs that are available for kids to do this summer.
FREDERICKTOWN -- Walt Farlee said he is humbled and honored to be the 2021 Fredericktown Tomato Show Parade Marshal.
Aaron Issler is only 18, but he’s already fought and won an intense battle. The teen from Prospect, Ohio, was diagnosed with Hodgkin's Lymphoma during his junior year of high school.
I’ll be honest: our house has gotten pretty cluttered over the past year. Prior to COVID, one of the greatest motivators for me to stay on top of housekeeping tasks was that we regularly had people over to our home. But, the traffic into our home has slowed considerably to really just includ…