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Feds Sue Ohio Over Seclusion At Juvenile Jails

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The U.S. Department of Justice is seeking a court order to force Ohio juvenile detention facilities to stop what it describes as rampant use of seclusion to discipline boys with mental health disorders. A motion filed Wednesday in federal court in Ohio seeks...

Late Winter Storm Wallops Midwest, Northeast

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — A storm that swept through the Midwest and the Northeast just a week before the start of spring dumped more than 2 feet of snow on parts of northern New England and caused pileups on the Ohio Turnpike involving at least 40 vehicles, leaving three people dead...

On Deck: Ottawa-Glandorf vs. Huron in regional semifinals at Ohio Northern

A day later than expected, Ottawa-Glandorf’s boys basketball team will play in the regional semifinals tonight and we’ll have all of the action for you later today here at The Courier. Courier writers Dave Hanneman and Andrew Williams will be on hand at Ohio Northern University...

UPDATE: Two injured in three-vehicle accident on U.S. 224

Two people were injured in a three-vehicle crash at 9:27 a.m. today on U.S. 224 east of Hancock County 248 in Biglick Township, according to the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office. Rick Aurand, 59, of Findlay, was traveling east on U.S. 224 in a 2003 Honda SUV when he lost...

Authors and artists

Rebecca Fellrath Rebecca Fellrath of Findlay has written a romance novel, “A Lily at Dawn.” The story’s main character, Zuriel Rawson, is anticipating her upcoming marriage when her fiance dies in a car crash. As she enters into an unlikely romance with her...

Thursday calendar

TODAY Findlay Senior Center, 339 E. Melrose Ave.; fitness center open, 5 a.m.-9 p.m.; billiards, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.; EnhanceFitness, 9-9:50 a.m.; SilverSneakers yoga, 10-10:50 a.m.; reflexology, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., by appointment; book club meeting discussing “The Illusion of...

Book Cellar sets half-off book sale

The Friends of the Findlay-Hancock County Public Library’s used book shop, the Book Cellar, will hold a half-off book sale next week. Hours are 10 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Monday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday; and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. March 21. The Book Cellar is located in the lower...

Arlington honor societies to hold bake sale Friday

ARLINGTON — The Spanish and National Junior Honor societies at Arlington High School will hold a bake sale at the school from 7:30 a.m. to 8 a.m. Friday. Proceeds will benefit No Kid Hungry, a national campaign that encourages individuals to host bake sales in their...

Wine tasting to benefit guide dog program

Lodestar, a Findlay-based nonprofit that places guide dogs with blind and visually impaired children, will host a wine tasting from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. March 18 at the Wine Merchant, 540 S. Main St. To date, Lodestar has placed two guide dogs with blind children, one in Ohio and one...

Community Action Commission offers assistance to homeless

The Hancock Hardin Wyandot Putnam Community Action Commission is assisting the homeless in accessing Social Security disability benefits. Funding and resources are provided by the Coalition on Housing and Homelessness in Ohio. To be eligible, an applicant must be a resident of...