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Marathon Petroleum Corp. declares dividend

Marathon Petroleum Corp.’s board of directors has declared a dividend of 42 cents per share on common stock. The dividend is payable March 10 to shareholders of record as of Feb. 19.

UPDATE: 2 Toledo firefighters killed

TOLEDO (AP) — A veteran firefighter and a rookie comrade killed in an apartment blaze faced rapidly deteriorating conditions once inside the building, Toledo’s fire chief said today. Radio calls from inside indicated that the fire Sunday afternoon was getting worse quickly,...

VIDEO: Carey bank robbed

Authorities are looking for a man who robbed the First Citizens National Bank in Carey at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday.

I-75 lane closures near North Baltimore

Interstate 75 will be restricted to one lane in both directions until 6 a.m. today between the Wood County-Hancock County line and Oil Center Road, according to the Ohio Department of Transportation. The restrictions are so that crews can work on pavement in the area. All ramps...

Judge sentences former Findlay Publishing Co. employee for theft

A former Findlay Publishing Co. employee must repay funds after an investigation found she stole $25,000 from her employer. Mary E. Wolford, 46, of Findlay, was sentenced Wednesday on a fourth-degree felony charge of theft, for cashing checks through Findlay Publishing Co., owner...

On Deck: Senior night for Findlay High swimmers

Findlay High School’s swimmers will host Kenton and Tiffin Calvert in their senior night meet tonight and we’ll have the latest on that event and more here at The Courier. The Trojans and Presidents will swim against one another tonight beginning at 6:30 p.m. at the University of...

Former fire chief dies

Former Findlay Fire Chief Maurice “Buzz” Boecker, 72, died on Monday at his Findlay residence. Boecker served as fire chief from May 10, 1984 through March 28, 1992. During his tenure as chief, Boecker was credited with providing the Fire Department the necessary...

Bar association honors Wilder

The Findlay-Hancock County Bar Association on Wednesday honored one of its members and filled leadership positions. J. Michael Wilder received the Jackson E. Betts Professionalism Award. He serves as vice president, general counsel and secretary of Marathon Petroleum Corp....

Double-murder suspect competent to stand trial

A rural Tiffin man charged with killing two people inside a Carey sportsman’s club has been deemed competent to stand trial. A mental evaluation of Richard L. Clark Jr., 65, determined he is capable of standing trial and understanding the charges against him, according to the...

Findlay crash injures woman

A Findlay woman was injured when a car hit a tree at 4:19 p.m. Wednesday on Bright Road near Windsor Place, city police said. Judith Boyle, 70, was transported with non-life-threatening injuries to Blanchard Valley Hospital, police said. She was a passenger in a Pontiac Grand...