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Findlay Council OKs downtown grant application, Lye Creek project

Findlay City Council unanimously agreed Tuesday to allow administrators to apply for a grant that would help pay for downtown traffic and safety improvements. It also consented to a controversial Lye Creek project, which will also be paid for with grant money. It will return a...

Blaze damages Hancock County buildings

 WEST INDEPENDENCE — Fire damaged buildings in Hancock County’s Biglick Township  on Tuesday afternoon. The blaze damaged a garage, a stone building and a shed at 7138 Biglick Township 258, west of West Independence. The property is insured, according to the Washington Township...

Fire strikes Biglick Township residence

ALVADA — A fire damaged a Biglick Township home Tuesday afternoon. The fire struck a garage, stone building and shed at 7138 Big Lick Township 258. The property is insured, according to the Washington Township Fire Department. Jody Ewing owns the home, according to auditor’s...

Fire in apartment wall doused

Findlay firefighters responded at 1:36 p.m. today to a fire in the wall of an apartment at 1051 Hilary Lane, Apt. J. Firefighters put out the blaze within 30 minutes. The fire caused an estimated $12,000 in damage and its cause is still under investigation.

Hancock County may sue over courthouse work

Frustrated with renovation work to the third floor of the courthouse, Hancock County officials are considering a lawsuit. The commissioners moved into closed executive session this afternoon to discuss the problems with judges Joseph Niemeyer and Reginald Routson, representatives...

Seneca County EMS director proposes ambulance district changes

TIFFIN — Ken Majors, director of Seneca County Emergency Medical Service, made a proposal to the county commissioners Tuesday which will reduce the number of ambulance districts, but increase the manpower for better coverage. Ultimately, how ambulance service proceeds in the...

Voter registration deadline for May primary is Monday

The deadline for voter registration for the May 6 primary election is Monday. Election board offices throughout the state will be open from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday to accommodate voter registration. The Hancock County Board of Elections office is located at 201 E. Lincoln St.,...

Tiffin man admits 2 murders near Carey

UPPER SANDUSKY — A rural Tiffin man has admitted fatally shooting his girlfriend and a man inside a Wyandot County sportsman’s club. Richard L. Clark Jr., 65, pleaded guilty Monday in Wyandot County Common Pleas Court to two counts of aggravated murder, each an unclassified...

Findlay students to make up snow days through extended school hours

Findlay City Schools will make up its snow days by extending the school day by one hour for 11 straight days this month. The Findlay school board approved a make-up day calender today that would extend the school day from April 8 through April 23. Ohio school districts are...

Letters to the Editor 04-01-14

RIPE FOR AN UPSET? Ohioans will soon have the opportunity to vote in the May primary. As increased dissatisfaction in the current elected officials continues to grow, we are beginning to witness significant upsets in the Republican arena as constitutional conservatives are...