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Alcohol considered factor in serious snowmobile crash

UPPER SANDUSKY — A Harpster man is in critical condition after crashing his snowmobile. Alcohol is believed to have contributed to the crash of James D. Herring at about 11:10 p.m. Friday near Wyandot County 110, north of Country Road 58, according to the Wyandot County Sheriff’s...

Public landfill fee hearings to begin this week

Public hearings on a proposal to increase tipping fees at the Hancock County Landfill begin this week. Hearings will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Thursday and again on Jan. 28, in the offices of the Hancock County commissioners, 514 S. Main St., Suite C. The hearings allow for...

Hancock voters approve ADAMHS levy

Hancock County voters have approved a 1.3-mill replacement levy for the Hancock County Board of Alcohol, Drug Addiction and Mental Health Services by a 2-1 margin. With all precincts counted, the levy was approved by a margin of 23,210 votes to 11,393, according to the Hancock...

Class action lawsuit filed against Cooper Tire

A securities class action lawsuit against Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. and some senior executives on behalf of investors has been filed in U.S. District Court in Delaware. The complaint claims that Cooper Tire violated federal securities laws by issue a series of misleading...

Carey firefighters respond to house fire

CAREY – The Carey Fire Department was called to a fire at a residence on Brayton Street in the village. The fire was reported shortly after 9 p.m. tonight, and flames were visible. No other details were available Monday night.

Kentucky woman facing drug charges

OTTAWA — A Kentucky woman was arrested on drug charges following a traffic stop in Putnam County Thursday afternoon. The Putnam County Sheriff’s Office reported a 2010 Toyota Camry was pulled over on a traffic stop at 3:23 p.m. at the intersection of Ohio 15 and Road 19 in Monroe...

Upper Sandusky teen injured in sledding accident

MARSEILLES — A 14-year-old Upper Sandusky girl was injured in a sledding accident Monday at the Killdeer Upground Reservoir. Shyane Green was flown by medical helicopter to Toledo Hospital about 2:30 p.m., according to the Wyandot County Sheriff’s Office. Green was injured when...

Coroner: Man found in truck died of natural causes

A Toledo man, who was found dead Friday in a pickup truck in a Findlay McDonald’s parking lot, died of natural causes. Brian Domanski, 39, died from an acute coronary artery dissection, Hancock County Coroner Dr. Mark Fox reported. Domanski died around Jan. 4, meaning his body...

Man indicted for allegedly causing drug-related death

A Findlay man was charged on Tuesday by a Hancock County grand jury for allegedly causing the drug-related death of a city man in January. Nathan S. Brown, 28, was charged in relation to the death of Jarrod Barger, 24, in Liberty Township, according to the indictment. Brown is...

Propane retailers scrambling to find fuel during shortage

Frigid temperatures, breakdowns of distribution propane channels and wholesalers chasing big export profits has left hundreds of thousands of northwestern Ohio residents short on fuel to warm their homes. Prism Propane, in North Baltimore, and other area propane retailers are...