District Girls Basketball: Rymer’s bucket lifts Carey past Arcadia

By ANDREW WILLIAMS Staff Writer GIBSONBURG — Carey’s Ali Rymer caught the ball in the high post on the left elbow. Normally a routine play for the 5-foot-9 senior, except in this instance there was less than 25 seconds to play and the Blue Devils were deadlocked with...
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VIDEO: Liberty-Benton vs Ottawa-Glandorf Div. III Region 10 District Finals

Liberty-Benton hits the court fast for an early lead and takes it all the way to the end for a Div. III District Finals win over Ottawa-Glandorf, 72-58.

On Deck: Girls District finals set for today

District championships and regional tournament berths will be up for grabs for a number of area girls basketball teams and we’ll have the latest on all of the hoops action from around the region for you tonight here at The Courier. Courier writer Ted Radick will head to Elida as...

UPDATE: Oh, no! More snow!

The National Weather Service says a total of 2 to 5 inches of snow could fall on Hancock and most surrounding counties tonight and Sunday. The snow is expected to taper off early Sunday afternoon. For Findlay specifically, the weather service says 1 to 3 inches of snow is...

College Track: Oilers have 3 top seeds in GLIAC

The University of Findlay has three athletes with top-seeded marks heading into today’s Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference indoor track and field championships which begin Saturday at Hillsdale’s Margot V. Biermann Athletic Center. Grand Valley State is...

Progress: Big industries add workers

By LOU WILIN STAFF WRITER Employment grew at several of Hancock County’s major industries last year, and it was stable among most of the rest. Whirlpool Corp. led the way, adding nearly 200 jobs to meet increased demand for dishwashers. Marathon Petroleum Corp. added 100...

Progress: Marathon makes plans for Findlay’s downtown

By LOU WILIN STAFF WRITER Findlay’s downtown will get a major lift in the next three years when Marathon Petroleum Corp. spends $80 million to add two office buildings and two multi-level parking garages to its complex. To make room, the former Elks building at 601 S. Main...

Progress: Alliance plans 350-acre industrial park

By LOU WILIN STAFF WRITER It has no name yet, so it lacks some style as industrial parks go. But there is business substance to the 350 acres south of Hancock County 212, west of Hancock County 18, east of the CSX Railroad and north of Bigelow Avenue. It’s near Interstate...

Progress: Downtown undergoing a transformation

By JOY BROWN STAFF WRITER Downtown Findlay is continuing to experience a makeover, with a focus on younger and future generations. Infrastructure improvements are being considered, too. The goal is to make the downtown more inviting for years to come. The Findlay-Hancock County...

Progress: New Jobsolutions navigator helps workers make changes

By LOU WILIN STAFF WRITER It could be a win-win-win. Win for employers needing good people for hard-to-fill jobs. Win for those with a good work ethic but facing barriers to employment: a criminal past, mental health issues, mounting child support bills, child care concerns, or...