Fire reported at Nevada grain bin

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...

Library to close

FOREST — The Forest-Jackson Library will be closed Monday in observance of Presidents Day.

Pork virus spreads to 20 states

Pork producers are facing a virus that causes young pigs to die in large numbers. It is the Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus, first detected in the United States last year. It has quickly spread to 20 states, including Ohio. The virus is not new. It was first observed in England...

Meeting planned

The Hancock County Board of Elections will meet at 1 p.m. today at the board office, 201 E. Lincoln St., rear.

Carey board reviews new school plans

By JIM MAURER STAFF WRITER CAREY — The schematic drawings for the new Carey school show a structure with separate two-story academic wings for junior/senior high school and elementary students, two gymnasiums and an auditeria — a cafeteria with a stage and 150 fixed...

Findlay school chief named

By MAX FILBY STAFF WRITER Edward Kurt will be the next superintendent of Findlay City Schools. The Findlay school board voted Monday to name Kurt as the district’s next school chief, concluding a search that started in October. Kurt is currently superintendent of Margaretta...

Marathon counting on flood control

By JOY BROWN and DENISE GRANT STAFF WRITERS Marathon Petroleum Corp.’s president said Monday his company’s planned $80 million expansion in downtown Findlay assumes there will be “progression” on flood control, which he impressed upon federal officials...

Seizure blamed for I-75 truck accident

BLUFFTON — A southbound tractor-trailer drove across both northbound lanes of Interstate 75 near Bluffton Monday evening after the driver suffered an apparent seizure. The Findlay post of the State Highway Patrol reported the truck driven by William Frederick, 56, of Chatham,...

12 Cleveland Firefighters On Leave Plead Guilty

CLEVELAND (AP) — A dozen Cleveland firefighters accused of illegally paying co-workers to cover their shifts have pleaded guilty to misdemeanor charges. They pleaded guilty Monday to charges of complicity to receiving unlawful compensation. The judge suspended their six-month...