On Deck: Big night of prep hoops

There are 19 boys and a pair of girls basketball games on the local sports schedule tonight here at The Courier. Courier writer Dave Hanneman will be at Findlay High School tonight as the Trojans host Toledo St. John’s in a Three Rivers Athletic Conference boys basketball game....

Latta unchallenged in May primary

There will be no primary election for the 5th Congressional District, as U.S. Rep. Robert Latta, R-Bowling Green, begins his campaign for reelection. However, Latta will face two challengers in November. Latta, along with Democrat Robert Fry of Toledo, and Libertarian Eric...

Marathon Petroleum to buy Cincinnati biodiesel plant

Marathon Petroleum Corp. has signed an agreement to buy a biodiesel production plant in Cincinnati from Felda Iffco Sdn Bhd, Malaysia. The plant currently produces several products including biodiesel and glycerin. Its production capacity is 4,100 barrels per day. The transaction...

Findlay City Schools closed

After an initial two-hour delay, Findlay City Schools are closed today after a rapid drop in temperature this morning. A full listing of all schools with delayed starts or that have cancelled classes today can be found here.

College Basketball: Beavers hold off Manchester

NORTH MANCHESTER, Ind. — Bluffton University’s men’s basketball team was outscored 32-26 in the second half against Manchester University, but the Beavers held on for a 58-54 Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference win on Thursday. Austin Rohde had a team-high...

College Basketball: Royal tosses in 16 in ONU victory

ADA — Dominique Royal dropped 16 points to lead Ohio Northern University over Otterbein 88-74 in an Ohio Athletic Conference men’s basketball game Thursday. Lucas Pennington and Branden Rushton each added 12 points for Ohio Northern, which improved its record to 11-9...
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Street scrapers

Findlay city workers scoop up snow from Main Street curbs and haul it away Thursday, making more room for parking and traffic downtown. A storm Tuesday and Wednesday dumped 8.8 inches of snow on the city, according to measurements taken at the Water Pollution Control Center....

Teams forming for annual bowling fundraiser

Teams are now forming for Children’s Mentoring Connection’s 31st annual Bowling for Kids fundraiser. The event will be held March 8 and 9 at Sportsmen’s Lanes. Bowlers collect pledges for donations and will receive a free game of bowling, shoe rental, T-shirt...

Friday calendar

TODAY Senior Center, fitness center open, 5 a.m.-9 p.m.; billiards, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.; SilverSneakers classic, 9-9:50 a.m.; Bible study, 9-10:30 a.m., free and open to the public; SilverSneakers yoga, 10-10:50 am.; SilverSneakers classic, 11-11:50 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.,...