Findlay not on Target’s radar, Iriti says at Rotary

Shoppers’ protracted pining for a Target will drag on, Findlay-Hancock County Economic Development Director Tony Iriti said Monday. Iriti and his predecessors have been asked for over a decade when Findlay will get an outpost of the reputed upscale discounter. “The honest answer...

UF proceeding with stadium financing efforts

The University of Findlay is still in the process putting together the finances its future lacrosse/football stadium. Athletic Director Steven Rackley said an announcement on stadium financing is expected to be made in the near future, with the hope that work could start in early...

Former Bluffton police officer sentenced to prison

LIMA — A former Bluffton auxiliary police officer was ordered to serve four years in prison for sex with a teenage girl. Andrew Probst, 24, of Bluffton, engaged in sexual conduct with the girl who was between the ages of 13 and 15, said Assistant Prosecutor Terri Kohlrieser....

Prep tennis: Findlay places sixth at Lexington

LEXINGTON — Max MacDonald placed fifth at No. 2 singles and Findlay High’s tennis team had three sixth-place finishes at the Lexington Invitational on Saturday. MacDonald followed a first-round 6-0, 7-5 loss to Lexington’s Matt Youse with wins over James Sophia...

Prep track: Upper boys win two events at Swankhouse Invite

UPPER SANDUSKY — Upper Sandusky’s Dominic Solis and Alec McMillan both won races to highlight the day for area track teams at Saturday’s Gerald Swankhouse Memorial Invitational. River Valley edged Celina 138½-133½ for first place in the boys meet. Upper Sandusky...

Prep baseball: Fostoria wins Lucadello Tourney

FOSTORIA — Fostoria pounded out 16 hits, including two singles and a double from Lance Smith and the sophomore picked up the victory on the mound as the Redmen defeated North Baltimore 12-7 in the championship game of the Tony Lucadello Memorial Tournament at Lucadello...

Prep track: Stratton paces Bluffton boys at Krause Invitational

TIFFIN — Bluffton’s boys track team put together a strong performance against a large-school field at Saturday’s Bill Krause Invitational at Frost-Kalnow Stadium. The Pirates picked up wins in three events and runner-up finishes in four others to finish fifth...

Prep track: Grove boys place second at Ayersville

AYERSVILLE — Columbus Grove’s boys track team won just one event but had a solid all-around performance to finish second in the team standings at Saturday’s Ayersville Bob Diller Invitational. Archbold outscored the Bulldogs 102-79½ for first place. Patrick...

Public Meetings

The following public meetings will be held this week in the Findlay area: TODAY McComb Council, 6:30 p.m., municipal building. Vanlue Council, 7 p.m., town hall. Blanchard Valley Center, 5:30 p.m., school cafeteria. Vanlue school board, 6:30 p.m., library/media center. Riverdale...

Program offering on baby ducks

Hancock Park District program assistant Chris Allen will present a program about baby ducks during a “Wee Ones in the Park” program at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Monday, May 19, in the Discovery Center at Oakwoods Nature Preserve. The same program will be offered each time....