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Fire damages Wharton home

WHARTON — Fire damaged a home near Wharton on Monday, according to the Wyandot County Sheriff’s Office. The house at 19167 Township 42 was fully engulfed in flames when firefighters arrived, the sheriff’s office said. The blaze was reported at 4:09 p.m. Mutual aid was provided to...

McComb issues snow emergency

McCOMB – Because of the anticipated amount of snow and high wind, the village of McComb has issued a snow emergency, effective at 10 p.m. The emergency prohibits parking of vehicles on any designated snow emergency route. The parking ban helps street crews in their snow...

VIDEO: Rep. Jordan talks GOP plans, flood insurance

  Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Urbana, visited The Courier on Monday to discuss changes to flood insurance, the Republican Party’s plans in Congress and more.

VIDEO: House fire in McComb

  McComb and Allen Township fire departments responded to a house fire on Monday at 224 E. Perrin Ave., McComb. No one was home at the time of the fire, which was first reported around noon.

Updated: Fire damages McComb home

McCOMB — Fire severely damaged an East Perrin Avenue home in McComb, fire officials reported Monday. The blaze at 224 E. Perrin Ave. displaced the family of Matt and Cristy Cramner and two children. No one was home when the fire was reported at 11:58 a.m., and no injuries were...

UPDATED: Boil advisory lifted

A boil advisory that had been issued for small portions of Lincoln, East and East Lima streets has been lifted.

Ahead of expansion, Marathon Petroleum asks for street closures

In preparation for its downtown campus expansion, Marathon Petroleum Corp. is requesting that the city allow it to seal off its property to the public. On Findlay City Council’s Tuesday agenda are the company’s initial requests to vacate portions of two streets and an alley that...

Property purchased for residential treatment center

Century Health has purchased a Crystal Avenue building for a residential treatment center. Sale of the property, 2627 Crystal Ave., Findlay, was completed Friday, said Tina Pine, executive director of Century Health. The center will offer substance abuse treatment to the eight...

Lt. Gov. Taylor to speak at Lincoln Day Dinner

Ohio Lt. Gov. Mary Taylor will be the guest speaker at tonight’s Hancock County Republican Party Lincoln Day Dinner. The dinner starts at 6 p.m. at the Hancock County Agency on Aging, 339 E. Melrose Ave. Taylor is expected to deliver her remarks at around 6:45 p.m.

Update: Winter weather advisory issued

The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for northwestern Ohio until 4 a.m. Tuesday, as another storm hits the Midwest. Snow and sleet have fallen, and snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches is possible overnight in Hancock County, the weather servic...