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Prep track: Thompson inching toward 12 feet

  By TED RADICK staff writer VAN BUREN — The best athletes are often their own worst critics. Arlington senior pole vaulter Willow Thompson finds herself in a dilemma that way. She has her goals in mind and wants to reach them, and at the same time she has to remind herself...

Construction will close Glessner Ave.

Findlay’s Glessner Avenue will be closed to through traffic from West Sandusky to Putnam streets beginning at 7 a.m. Monday for a waterline replacement project. Road closures will continue on the street, from West Sandusky to West Main Cross streets, from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m....

Biologists use electrofishing to test health of fish

Americans spend nearly $48 billion annually fishing for fun, and they like knowing what’s in the water with their bait. To provide answers to that question, fisheries biologists conduct studies by “electrofishing.” A boat is equipped with fiberglass arms that...

$2.5 billion plan sets record for Ohio road construction

COLUMBUS (AP) — State transportation officials say they are spending a record $2.5 billion on road construction projects this year. The Ohio Department of Transportation announced the plan for 936 projects Thursday for this year’s construction season. The agency said...

National Library Week events scheduled

The Findlay-Hancock County Public Library will celebrate National Library Week from April 13-19, with the theme “Lives Change @ Your Library.” A Readers Advisory Class will be held on Monday from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. that will review readers’ advisory websites,...