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UPDATE: CSX crossings reopen

CSX railroad crossings on East Sandusky and Lincoln streets in Findlay, which were temporarily closed after a tractor-trailer was strucky by  a train, reopened about 8:34 p.m. tonight According to police, a semitrailer was attempting to turn into Holtgreven Scale &...

Officials request snow removal near hydrants

The Findlay Fire Department has asked business owners and residents to remove snow from neighboring hydrants. Officials requested snow be cleared in a three-foot diameter around the hydrants so as to not delay emergency responses. Department workers are clearing hydrants on...

Woman sentenced in Putnam County for Medicaid theft

OTTAWA — An Indiana woman must repay thousands of dollars she stole from an Ohio assistance fund. Kellsey Lyle, 29, of New Haven, Ind., was ordered today in Putnam County Common Pleas Court to repay $69,900 taken through Medicaid eligibility theft. From September 2009 through May...

Volunteer seriously injured, Humane Society sets new safety rules

The Hancock County Humane Society has added safety measures after a volunteer was seriously injured by a pit-bull mix. Director Paula Krugh said the dog bit the volunteer while they were playing outside on Feb. 1. “He really didn’t attack her. He just kind of decided to turn her...

Volunteer seriously injured, Humane Society creates new safety protocols

The Hancock County Humane Society is putting more safety measures in place after a volunteer was bitten by a pit-bull mix earlier this month, and seriously injured. Director Paula Krugh said the dog bit the volunteer while they were playing outside on Feb. 1. “He really didn’t...

On Deck: Riverdale girls playing for NCC title tonight

There are 18 prep basketball games on the local sports schedule tonight and we’ll have the latest on all of the hardcourt action from around the region for you tonight here at The Courier. The big game of the night is in Mount Blanchard as Riverdale can win a share of the final...

Child star Shirley Temple dead at 85

See the obituary under “National News.”

Swiping away to better learning and communication

By SARA ARTHURS Staff Writer For many children, an iPad can be a fun toy to play with. For children with autism, though, it’s a way to learn academics and even to communicate. There are many iPad applications designed to help children with autism, some helping them with...

Letters to the Editor 02-10-14

TIME TO GET REAL In response to Robert Poe’s letter (Feb. 6), I think it is necessary that we take a look at reality. If we leave it in “God’s Hands” any longer, our kin will not have an earth to inhabit. Poe’s letter was a reckless use of religion...

Million Hearts campaign aims to save lives

By SARA ARTHURS Staff Writer Heart disease and stroke are among the nation’s, and Hancock County’s, leading causes of death, disability and health care costs — many of them preventable. The Findlay Health Department is joining a national campaign, Million...