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Freight train derails in Tontogany, 18 cars off track

TONTOGANY — A CSX train derailed Monday night in the Wood County village of Tontogany, and 18 cars were off the track, officials reported. The derailed cars were carrying scrap metal and no hazardous materials, according to Bill Gase, assistant chief of the Washington Township...

Challenge grant created

Camp Fire Northwest Ohio has announced the creation of a challenge grant designed to generate additional donor support for the organization. The Youth Development Challenge Grant at Camp Fire Northwest Ohio has been created by Kathy and Duane Jebbett of Findlay. The Jebbetts will...

Exit 159

It’s hard to see a light at the end of a tunnel, or, in this case, a bridge, before the bridge is even built. But the major construction project underway at Interstate 75 and U.S. 224 will one day do wonders for one of the busiest interchanges in this region. Traffic...

Tuesday calendar

TODAY Senior Center, fitness center open, 5 a.m.-9 p.m.; billiards, 8 a.m.-6 p.m.; EnhanceFitness, 9-9:50 a.m.; SilverSneakers yoga, 10-10:50 a.m.; blood pressure clinic, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.; SilverSneakers Splash, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Birchaven; lunch, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Senior...

Editor likens his craft to sculpting

By SARA ARTHURS Staff Writer On a film or television show, the role of the editor is like a sculptor, chiseling away from lots of footage to refine the story. That’s how Tyler Cook sees it. The lead editor for the CW network’s series “The Originals”...

Doris Kohli

BLUFFTON — Doris Kohli, 89, of Bluffton died February 17, 2014 at 5:30 am at the Mennonite Memorial Home, Bluffton. Doris was born November 9, 1924 in Allen County to the late Robert and Reva Shaffer Martz. On March 9, 1958 she married Francis Kohli and he preceded her in...

Agnes M. Fredritz

CAREY — Agnes M. Fredritz, 86, of rural Carey, died at 4:20 a.m. Sunday, February 16, 2014 at the Good Shepherd Home in Fostoria. Born on March 10, 1927 in Berwick, OH, she was the daughter of the late Nicholas and Margaret (Kieffer) Ariza. On February 4, 1948, she married...

JoAnn Brough

FOSTORIA — A memorial for JoAnn Brough, 85, of Fostoria, will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at Hope Lutheran Church, Fostoria, the Rev. Larry Knigga officiating. Burial will be in Fountain Cemetery, Fostoria. Visitation will take place one hour prior to the memorial Thursday...

Patricia Ann Miller

Patricia Ann Miller, 70, of Findlay, died at 8:25 a.m., Saturday, February 15, 2014. She was born on June 9, 1943, in Findlay to the late William and Henrietta Riley. She is survived by her son, Brian Miller. Patricia was a homemaker and a member of St. Michael the Archangel...

College wrestling: Pawlitz is OAC wrestler of week

ADA — Ohio Northern University’s Michael Pawlitz was tabbed Ohio Athletic Conference wrestler of the week after pinning Tyler Keating of Baldwin Wallace in 55 seconds at 197 pounds last Tuesday. Pawlitz is now 16-6 and has 11 pins on the season. The Polar Bears return...