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Past articles by Lou:

St. Peter's Easter Bake Sale takes a month of preparation

Presale of cabbage rolls, pierogi will be 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 25 in the St. Peter's High School cafeteria. → Read More

No criminal charges to be filed against former Bucyrus officer, chief says

Bucyrus Schools' Superintendent Bob Britton said anyone with concerns is asked to contact the board office. → Read More

Mansfield Sister Cities friend Kosuke Maki of Japan dies at 89

Sister Cities organizer Ann Brown said Kosuke Maki will be missed and he accomplished so much in his life. → Read More

Man, 26, fatally shot at M&S Drive-Thru

Mansfield police have not identified the three individuals who were shot. → Read More

Land Bank: Ocie Hill demolition almost done

Ocie Hill building to be down in 2-3 weeks, Land Bank Manager Amy Hamrick said. → Read More

Mansfield teen succumbs to injuries following rollover crash on Lexington-Ontario Road

Abigail Carey loved animals, baking and hunting and fishing, her father said. → Read More

Patrol: Navarre man in custody after high speed pursuit in stolen car

Mansfield troopers successfully deployed stop sticks on U.S. 30 near Ohio 603 to disable suspect's vehicle. → Read More

Kids Music Festival set for Saturday

Wishes for Kids grants wishes for terminally ill children in Knox, Morrow, Richland and Ashland counties. → Read More

Mansfield past and present used as a backdrop in surrealistic film

Stephen Engh of Purple Glove Productions, says the movie is about 'two illiterate drifters' in the night. → Read More

Buckeye Bakery treats are made with love

Buckeye Bakery made 1,440 heart-shaped cookies for Valentine's Day, all cut out by hand. → Read More

Richland County assistant prosecutor presented with Trial Dogg award

Matt Metcalf tried more cases than anyone else in the Richland County Prosecutor's Office in 2022. → Read More

More than 4,700 Valentine's Day cards donated for foster youths

Community service project reaches foster youths, more after generous outpouring of love from community. → Read More

Going, going ... Westinghouse building almost gone

Former Westinghouse building on East Fifth Street will be demolished by March 1. → Read More

Cornerstone OB-GYN reopening Monday after winter storm damage

The OhioHealth Balgreen medical office building experienced water damage due to freezing temperatures on Dec. 24. → Read More

Clara's Pizza and Subs under new ownership

Jeffrey French, Phillip Helbig and Lynde Reedy now operate Clara's Pizza, 496 Indiana Ave. off Ashland Road. → Read More

Lack of snow in Mansfield doesn't stop winter fun

Ontario snow removal contractor Ron Speck said snowplow drivers this winter all took a "whooping." → Read More

Springfield Township fire chief steps down due to health

Tuesday, employees at the fire department said not everyone had received the letter about the chief's retirement. → Read More

Autopsy: RICI inmate's death ruled asphyxia due to choking after swallowing plastic bag

The October death of RICI inmate Jesus Chavez, 29, of Marion, was ruled as accidental choking. → Read More

New bridge railing on US 30 overpass welcomes drivers to Mansfield

The new overpass sign will be viewed by an average of 32,000 drivers on U.S. 30 daily. → Read More

Top stories of 2022: Bye bye Westinghouse, West Park Shopping Center and Kingsgate Cinema

Iron Pony had wanted to locate at site of old Kingsgate Cinema on the Miracle Mile but plans fell through → Read More