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Main Street Plaza set to open in early June

Evan Laux , NEWS & OPINION EDITOR April 23, 2021

At a recent city council meeting, Mayor Matt Miller announced that he anticipates the “Main Street Plaza” to be open by early June. The city accepted a $196,000 grant at the meeting, which will...

Second annual “Make Ashland Sparkle” cleanup approaching

Evan Laux, NEWS & OPINION EDITOR April 23, 2021

Volunteers in Ashland will spread out on April 24 for another city-wide cleanup in efforts to “Make Ashland Sparkle.” The beautification event is in its second year, and has volunteers painting...

Phi Psi made a trip out to the Ashland Fire Department to deliver the donation and tour the building.

Phi Kappa Psi donates to local fire, police departments

Avaerie Fitzgerald February 25, 2021

In a time where community building is essential to nearby businesses and community officials, AU’s Phi Kappa Psi fraternity showed support and appreciation to the local fire and police department through...

Phase 1B underway in Ashland County

Katie Harrigan February 21, 2021

As COVID-19 vaccines begin to be administered across the state of Ohio, several phases have been implemented, determining who is eligible to receive it. Phase 1B includes employees of K-12 schools,...

Mayor Matt Miller connects with the Salvation Army.

Gov. Dewine unveils “Investing in Ohio Initiative”

Lewis Markham, AU-TV 20 SPORTS PRODUCER February 19, 2021

As part of the Coronavirus relief program, Governor Mike Dewine has proposed a 1 billion dollar plan that would help Ohio’s economy recover from the pandemic.  In March of 2020, Ashland, Ohio was...

Update on trial for Mansfield man who murdered a woman in Ashland

Katie Foster, AU-Live Managing Editor February 16, 2021

The Ashland Police Department received a call on Jan. 26 at 2:15 a.m. concerning a possible murder in the area.  The victim was 41-year-old Tina Goad of Mansfield.  The suspect in custody is 30-year-old...

COVID map, February 2021

February COVID-19 update

Nate Powalie, Sports Columnist February 16, 2021

While COVID is still prevalent, the numbers have started to regress in Ashland County from the holidays. In a  release last Thursday from the Ohio Department of Health, Ashland County is still in the...

Ashland University Remembers Dr. Mark Hamilton

Katie Harrigan February 5, 2021

Ashland University mourns the loss of Dr. Mark Hamilton, Associate Professor of Philosophy in his 39th year of teaching, who passed away on Dec. 27 at age 67. The campus community reflects on his life...

President Carlos Campo recieved a four-year contract from the Board of Trustees.

Board of Trustees vote extends Campo’s contract through 2024

Christine Jenkinson and Alayna Ross November 13, 2020

Most people–students, faculty, residents— have heard the news of President Campo’s contract extension already. Carlos Campo has been the president of Ashland University since 2015, and can now add...

A Town Tap's Effen Good drink

A Town Tap comes to Main Street in Ashland

Hannah Witteman October 28, 2020

Ashland’s main street welcomed a new restaurant/bar, A Town Ta, on Tuesday, Oct. 13.  A Town Tap’s storefront was previously known as the Tap Room which did not serve food, but had food trucks...

The AU cheer and dance team in front of the Old  Freer home for the annual pumpkin glow

Ashland County Historical Society hosts socially distanced pumpkin glow

Lewis Markham, AU-TV 20 SPORTS PRODUCER October 27, 2020

During times of Covid-19, it can be hard as a community to get involved and remain together. Many people tend to stay inside the safety of their own homes. As the holidays grow closer, Ashland University...

Barnet for State Representative for the 70th District

Christine Jenkinson, AU-LIVE BREAKING NEWS REPORTER October 19, 2020

Kevin Barnet came from New York and has 15 years of experience working in a union, as well as five years working in management. 14-years ago, he moved to Ohio, opened a bed and breakfast (which lasted...

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