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Spring blooms?

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A late April snow on Wednesday morning left fully blooming tulips dusted in snow.

Cities may lose health offices

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LISBON — As the state is looking at its upcoming budget, something proposed in Ohio House Bill 110 could change the way health departments operate in our local area. There are currently 113 health departments in Ohio’s 88 counties. In Columbiana County there are three — the General ...

Columbiana seeks funding to expand industrial park

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COLUMBIANA — City Manager Lance Willard notified city council Tuesday that he had sent an application for project funding from a special congressional program, specifically local Congressman Bill Johnson. The funding was reserved to complete infrastructure projects which can be applied to ...

ESC to dedicate building in name of late superintendent

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LISBON — The Columbiana County Educational Service Center building will be dedicated as the Paul A. Hood Center of Excellence, in honor of the late Paul Hood and the many years of his life he dedicated to the ESC. Superintendent Anna Marie Vaughn announced the dedication to the board ...

Career Center selected to run pilot internship program

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LISBON — The Columbiana County Career and Technical Center has been named one of 12 schools in the state to act as a pilot site for a paid internship program for students. The program is through the Governor’s Office of Workforce Transformation and will create internships for students ...

Columbiana honors its difference makers

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COLUMBIANA — The Columbiana Area Chamber of Commerce last weekend presented awards to what City Manager Lance Willard described as the “difference makers.” WFMJ meteorologist Andrew DiPaolo presented awards celebrating the entrepreneurial resiliency of businesses throughout Columbiana. ...

He knew risks of living with bears

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BILLINGS, Mont. — Grizzly bears are part of life in the gateway communities bordering Yellowstone National Park, and backcountry snowmobile guide Charles “Carl” Mock knew well the risks that come with working, hiking and fishing among the fear-inspiring carnivores, his friends said. Mock ...

Ohio Republicans aim to rename state park after Donald Trump

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COLUMBUS — A GOP-backed bill introduced Monday would change the name of an Ohio state park to honor former President Donald Trump. The bill primarily sponsored by freshman state Rep. Mike Loychik to rename Mosquito Lake State Park to Donald J. Trump State Park is the latest attempt by Ohio ...

Lisbon prom

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The Lisbon David Anderson High School junior/senior prom will be held at Drake’s Landing on April 30. A senior king and queen and a junior king and queen will be crowned following the parade of fashions at the school. This year’s senior prom court consists of (from left) Tyler Welsh, ...

West Branch will hold in-person graduation

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BELOIT — West Branch graduates will have an in-person commencement this year. Superintendent Micki Egli reported this week the graduation ceremony will be held at 2 p.m. June 6 at Clinton Heacock Stadium, with rain dates of 7 p.m. June 7 and 8. Egli said the ceremony is scheduled for ...