Fire in grain bin reported

NEVADA – Wyandot East firefighters were called to the scene of a grain bin fire at Mennco Grain in Nevada Monday night. The initial report came at 9:03 p.m., according to the Wyandot County Sheriff’s Office. Pitt Township and Upper Sandusky fire departments were...

Kurt named Findlay superintendent

Edward Kurt will be the next superintendent of Findlay City Schools. The Findlay school board named Kurt as the district’s next school chief on Monday, concluding a search that started in October 2013. Kurt is currently the superintendent of Margaretta Local Schools and is...

On Deck: Monday prep hoops

There are five girls and three boys high school basketball games on the local sports schedule tonight and we’ll have the latest on all of the action for you here at The Courier. Findlay High School’s girls basketball team travels to Lima Senior for a Three Rivers Athletic...

Special weather statement issued ahead of subzero wind chills tonight

The National Weather Service has issued a special weather statement for northwestern Ohio as cold air remains in place for the next few days. The statement, not a warning, advises that while winds will be light tonight, overnight lows between zero and minus 5 will result in wind...

Heminger: Campus expansion based partly on flood control ‘progression’

Gary Heminger, Marathon Petroleum Corporation’s CEO, said the company’s $80 million campus expansion plan is based in part on flood control “progression,” which he impressed upon federal officials in Washington, D.C. during a visit two weeks ago. Heminger said he thinks there is...

Hanco EMS to open second station in May

Hanco EMS will open a second station in May on the northeast side of Findlay. The company announced today that renovations are underway at 1155 Croy Drive. “Having a station on the north side of the Blanchard River ensures we have strategically located vehicles and resources to...

Joan Rall

UPPER SANDUSKY — A funeral mass for Joan A. Rall, 93, of Upper Sandusky, will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at St. Peter’s Catholic Church, Upper Sandusky, the Revs. J.R. Hadnagy and Robert Schneider officiating. Burial will be in the parish cemetery. Visitation will...

Robert Gerken

HAMLER — Robert V. Gerken, 58, of Hamler, died Saturday at Henry County Hospital, Napoleon. Arrangements are pending at Rodenberger Funeral Home, Deshler.

James Baughman

James C. Baughman, 68, of Bellevue, Ky., formerly of Findlay, died at 10 a.m. Sunday at Hospice Care of St. Elizabeth Healthcare, Edgewood, Ky. Arrangements are pending at Coldren-Crates Funeral Home.

Sara Wildman

Sara L. Wildman, 87, died Sunday morning at Fox Run Manor. Arrangements are pending at Harrold-Floriana Funeral Home, Fostoria.