Land bank votes to join Shelby in legal action against Napoli's owner
October 22, 2018
The Richland County Land Bank plans to join the City of Shelby in any legal action against a Shelby business owner who allegedly hasn't paid either entity back for tearing down his crumbling building in 2015.
A massive pool, dancing and a wooden roller coaster: Locals share Seccaium Park memories
October 01, 2018
At a gathering on the grounds of Seccaium Park, which closed 70 years ago, some people were old enough to remember going there. Some remembered stories passed down from family members. Others just wanted to know what was with that wooden roller coaster that towered over Ohio 19 for decades.
Madison students get detention after criticizing superintendent on Twitter
September 14, 2018
Several Madison Local School District students and parents expressed outrage after nearly a dozen students received in-school detention after criticizing superintendent Shelley Hilderbrand on her Twitter account.
Community members gathered on the bank of the Clear Fork of the Mohican River to protest Houston-based Cabot Oil and Gas' plans for hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, in Richland, Ashland and Knox counties.
Opioid epidemic: Mansfield files lawsuit against pharmaceutical companies
March 14, 2018
The lawsuit accuses opioid manufacturers and distributors of misleading health care professionals and the public by marketing opioids as rarely addictive and as a safe substitute for non-addictive pain medications, such as ibuprofen.
Revised Mohican-Memorial forest plan approved by Forest Advisory Council
February 05, 2018
The Forest Advisory Council has officially accepted several changes to the five-year management plan for Mohican-Memorial State Forest that will permit the removal of existing pine trees to allow for the regeneration of native hardwood forests.
Residents voice concerns with possible Ashland County fracking
December 11, 2017
Residents voiced their concerns with a company's plans for possible fracking in Ashland County after Houston-based Cabot Oil and Gas Corporation began initial work in recent months for potential exploratory wells in Ashland County.
Forest Advisory Council agrees to tweak Mohican forest plan
December 07, 2017
The Forestry Advisory Council approved several changes to a proposed five-year management plan for Mohican-Memorial State Forest, including allowing some pine trees to remain in the forest and requiring management of invasive species before thinning trees, after decades of vocal community disapproval of the plan.
'Nothing more than an eyesore': Ontario council grills Adler Group on GM site
November 15, 2017
Ontario City Council members grilled representatives from the Adler Group during a nearly two-hour discussion after five years of apparent frustration with a lack of development at the former General Motors site.
Mansfield eliminates pit bull ban, discusses animal control officer
November 08, 2017
Mansfield City Council members voted to remove the city's breed-specific legislation, which banned American pit bull terriers, American Staffordshire terriers, Staffordshire terriers and any mixed breed of those dogs.