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Heartbeat of 'Great Mohican Pow-Wow' returns with hoop dancing, traditional acts

JEFFERSON TOWNSHIP — The heartbeat of the Great Mohican Pow-Wow roared to life again on Friday after a year of silence. The 36th annual, three-day event held at the confluence of Ashland, Holmes and Knox counties kicked off Friday morning with traditional music of the Andes Mountains by Malkuri, a hallmark act of the event.
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State patrol OVI checkpoint planned in Ashland County on Friday evening

ASHLAND -- The Ohio State Highway Patrol announced Thursday that there will be an OVI checkpoint in Ashland County on Friday evening. The OVI checkpoint, funded by federal grant funds, is planned to deter and intercept impaired drivers. “Based on provisional data, there were 637 OVI-related fatal crashes in which...
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Ashland coach, eMTB racer one of 1st American women to represent USA on world stage

ASHLAND — A Mansfield woman became one of the nation’s first women to represent the U.S. in an overseas electric mountain bike race in late August. Ashley Hendershot, 33, of Mansfield was one of the first two American women selected to compete in the women’s e-MTB race during the 2021 Val di Sole Mountain Bike World Championships in Trentino, Italy on Aug. 27.

Ohio 60 culvert replacement scheduled for completion on Sept. 21

ASHLAND – The following construction projects are anticipated to affect highways in Ashland County next week, according to the Ohio Department of Transportation. All outlined work is weather permitting. U.S. Route 30 resurfacing – U.S. 30, from SR 603 to SR 511, will have lane closures in each direction for...

Patrol investigates Tuesday morning fatal crash in Lorain County

NORTH RIDGEVILLE -- A truck driver was killed early Tuesday morning after a two-vehicle collision on the Ohio Turnpike, according to the Milan Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol. Paul G. Rodak, 37, of Carol Stream, Illinois, died in the incident. The Ohio State Highway Patrol’s Milan Post is...

Dillon Carr recaps news in Ashland

Ashland Source reporter Dillon Carr stopped by the WRDL Studios on Thursday, September 16 for Ashland Source’s weekly segment on The Early Bird’s Word. Carr covered various topics during his interview, including a recent Ashland City Schools Board of Education meeting that involved a vote regarding quarantine procedures and mask mandates, a “reshuffling” of the area’s labor force, and the upcoming Ashland County Fair. All previous interviews with Ashland Source can be heard on the WRDL Soundcloud page.
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It's Complicated: North Central Ohio Navigates the Future of Work

Why am I having so much trouble finding workers? What should I do with my career? What the heck happened to the job market?. Watch now for a conversation with Report for America corps member and Ashland Source/Knox Pages reporter Emma Davis. She’s be joined by:. • PJ Glandon, Ph.D.,...

Ashland Eagles continue supporting Hospice of North Central Ohio's mission

ASHLAND -- For the past 10 years the Ashland Fraternal Order of Eagles #2178 and the Ashland Eagle Riders have organized annual events to raise funds in support of Hospice of North Central Ohio. These fundraising events have included car shows, auctions, poker runs, specialty dinners and other activities designed...

Hospice of North Central Ohio announces staff additions

ASHLAND — Hospice of North Central Ohio has announced the following additions to its organization. “We are excited to add Tori, Noah and Leti to Hospice of North Central Ohio," said executive director William Kahl. "They bring great experience and expertise to our organization and will help us to better serve our clients and markets while allowing us to continue to support our mission.

Ashland County Parks District acquires 20th park

POLK — Ashland County Parks District celebrated Sunday the acquisition of its 20th park — 18-acres of mainly wooded land with ravines. The district acquired the park, which will be called Hrouda Woods, through a partial donation from Debra and Benjamin Hrouda and a Clean Ohio Grant. “Most of our...

U.S. 30 will be impacted by ODOT construction throughout the region

MANSFIELD — The following construction projects are anticipated to affect highways in Richland County next week. All outlined work is weather permitting. U.S. Route 30 major rehabilitation – U.S. 30, from State Route 309 to just east of the 5th Avenue ramps, will have single lane closures for a major rehabilitation project. Traffic will always be maintained.

ODNR offers 7th annual Ohio Women's Outdoor Adventures Weekend Sept. 17-19 at Salt Fork State Park

COLUMBUS – The 7th annual Ohio Women’s Outdoor Adventures weekend will kick off on Friday, Sept. 17 and run through Sunday, Sept. 19 at Salt Fork State Park. This annual event held by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) combines boating, fishing, and outdoor skills with other activities focused on nature and conservation activities.

Ohio AG warns against Instagram Youth, urges parents to put on 'big, parenting pants'

MANSFIELD — The state’s top law enforcement officer said parents should put on their “big, parenting pants" and be OK with invading their children’s privacy. Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost, in an exclusive interview with Richland Source, offered the strong suggestion ahead of Facebook’s inevitable release of Instagram Youth. The...

Ashland sorority celebrates 100 years

ASHLAND -- Sororities used to be a part of the fabric of high school life in Ashland County, one of which was “Amicae per Annos,” which means “friends through the years.”. Five friends established the nationally affiliated high school sorority in Ashland in 1920. The school system banned high school...