The Richland County Donut Challenge

This challenge is not for the calorie-conscious or the faint of heart. If you’re looking to indulge in the richest treats in Richland County and settle a local debate for the ages, you’re in the right place. This is the Richland County Donut Challenge: first, sample each of our favorite local donuts then decide for yourself which fried confection reigns supreme as the best donut in Richland County....

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Cheers to History on the Wine & Ale Trail

Weaving through Mansfield and the surrounding area, the Wine & Ale Trail guides you to a mix of breweries, wineries, and wine bars each dedicated to honoring local history. Raise a toast to grand architecture in a historic bank vault, taste tradition in an old-world brewery, and pay homage to The Shawshank Redemption (filmed in Mansfield) with themed wines and ales....

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A Day in Plymouth: One Historic Town, Two Counties

The Village of Plymouth is one of the oldest communities in Richland County. A bit of an anomaly, the community of settlers sprang up along a military road and former Wyandot trail, now Ohio 603, in the early 1800s and grew into a village before Ohio’s official county lines were determined....

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Travel Without Breaking Healthy Routines

It’s no secret: travel can interrupt healthy routines. While there are plenty of times when we want to allow ourselves some healthy indulgence, if you’re just starting a new habit or made a New Year’s Resolution, experts say it takes an average of 66 days for a new behavior to become a habit. But traveling doesn’t have to reset the counter to zero. Whether you’re planning a road trip or staying close to home, there are many opportunities to get out of the house while sticking to your new healthy habit....

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The Richland County Locally Legendary Culinary Tour

We asked locals to help us identify the most iconic dishes in our community by completing the following statement: You haven’t been to Richland County until you’ve eaten [this dish] at [this local restaurant]! The answers we received form the “Locally Legendary Culinary Tour,” a calorie-dense smorgasbord of Richland County’s most comforting, most delicious, most loved (and sometimes most polarizing) menu items....

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11 Things for College Students to do Over Winter Break

Finally, the semester is over. For college students, this can mean less stress, but also more free time. Celebrate the end of finals with this list of fun activities to do in Richland County! If you are home for the holidays and looking for some winter fun, read about the interesting attractions Mansfield has to offer....

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A Day in Mansfield: Where Roots Run Deep and Wide

Mansfield is a place whose personality, present and future, cannot be separated from its past. To truly know this city, you must first get acquainted with its history because Mansfield’s roots run deep and wide....

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