More snow possible today

The National Weather Service’s winter storm warning for the region continues until 5 p.m. Wednesday. Another 1-3 inches of snow could fall Wednesday, the weather service said. Expect north winds of 10 to 20 mph, the weather service said. There could be some blowing and...

Morning Rotary’s fundraiser luncheon postponed

Due to the threat of severe weather, Flag City Morning Rotary has postponed its Shop with a Cop fundraiser luncheon with Chief David Oliver of the Brimfield Police Department that was scheduled for Wednesday. The event has been moved to 11:30 a.m. March 12 at the Findlay Country...
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VIDEO: Marathon Petroleum announces Findlay campus expansion

Marathon Petroleum Corp. CEO Gary Heminger announced an expansion of Marathon’s downtown Findlay campus during a speech at Monday’s Findlay Rotary Club meeting. The expansion will include new office space, a multi-use facility, two new parking garages, green space,...

UPDATED: Marathon Petroleum announces $80 million downtown expansion

Findlay’s downtown will get a major boost in the next three years thanks to Marathon Petroleum Corp. Marathon CEO Gary Heminger announced Monday that the company will spend $80 million to add two office buildings to its complex, two multi-story employee parking garages, and green...

Weather sets no records, yet

Even with piles of snow and bone-chilling temperatures, this winter hasn’t broken records in Findlay and Hancock County — yet. With the National Weather Service predicting another 6 to 10 inches of snow on the ground by Wednesday morning and more snow this weekend, February could...

Fire damages Blanchard Township residence

A fire recently left significant smoke and heat damage to a Blanchard Township home. A wood burning stove caused the fire at about 10:13 p.m. on Sunday at 11735 Hancock County 12, said Robert Schoonover, chief of Blanchard Township Fire Department. No injuries were reported. The...

METRICH to receive state grant

The multi-county METRICH Enforcement Unit today will receive a large grant to fight drug crime. The Ohio Department of Public Safety will present $112,500 to METRICH from its Edward R. Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant program. METRICH serves more than 550,000 residents...

Local officials heading to D.C. to lobby for flood study funds

Mayor Lydia Mihalik, Hancock County Commissioner Brian Robertson and Findlay-Hancock County Alliance economic development director Tony Iriti are expected to fly to Washington, D.C. today to lobby the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Congressional members for more flood study...

UPDATE: Winter storm warning issued

A winter storm warning is in effect for Hancock, Seneca, Wood and Wyandot counties from 7 p.m. Tuesday until 5 p.m. Wednesday, according to the National Weather Service A winter storm watch is in effect for the rest of northwestern Ohio from Tuesday afternoon through Wednesday...

Foster care numbers declining

By DENISE GRANT STAFF WRITER Hancock County’s renewed effort to keep children out of foster care is showing results. In 2013, Hancock County Job & Family Services hired a part-time worker dedicated to finding relatives to help troubled families.  Diana Hoover, assistant...