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Advanced Drainage Systems plans for public stock offering

Advanced Drainage Systems, the world’s largest producer of corrugated plastic pipe, and growing, plans to make an initial public offering of stock. A date has not been set yet. Nor was the number of shares to be offered disclosed in a company filing with the Securities and...

Solicitation arrests made at area truck stops

Five men were arrested after a solicitation sting at area truck stops. The Wood County Sheriff’s Office today reported staging enforcement on April 24 with the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office and Perrysburg Township Police Department. The sting was at  truck stops located at the...

Marathon Petroleum Corp. announces dividend

Marathon Petroleum Corp. has announced that its board of directors declared a dividend of $0.42 per share on common stock. The dividend will be payable June 10 to shareholders of record as of the close of business on May 21. Marathon will be releasing its 2014 first quarter...

Four injured in Cygnet crash

CYGNET — Details of a Tuesday accident, which injuried four individuals including a child, continue to be determined, according to a Wood County Sheriff’s Office report. The accident, just west of the village, involved a car at the Interstate 75 exit failed to stop or slow down...

UPDATE: Record low temperature not broken in Findlay

This morning’s frigid weather came close to breaking the record low temperature in Findlay for Jan. 28, but fell short, according to Findlay’s Water Pollution Control Center. The lowest recorded temperature was minus 12, recorded at 6 a.m. The record for Jan. 28 is...

Wind chill warning remains through noon Wednesday

A wind chill warning issued by the National Weather Service remains in effect for northwestern Ohio until noon Wednesday. Temperatures below or near zero are expected for most of today and Wednesday morning, with winds blowing from the southwest at 10 to 15 mph. That wind is...

Hancock County unemployment rate drops in December

Hancock County’s unemployment rate declined to 5.2 percent in December from 5.7 percent in November, the state reported. Hancock County’s rate was the sixth lowest in Ohio for December. That improvement was a purely statistical creature, however, because fewer people were...

Garner Transportation president to accompany Latta at State of the Union

Sherri Garner Brumbaugh, president of Garner Transportation, Findlay, has been invited by Rep. Bob Latta, R-Bowling Green, to be his guest for tonight’s State of the Union address. “I am honored to have Sherri accompany me at the President’s 2014 State of the Uni...

Just what is a ‘snow roller’?

“Snow rollers” are being reported throughout Ohio and western Pennsylvania.  Just what are they? The Weather Channel defines them as the product of moist, cohesive snow that, when initiated by wind, rolls across the landscape, gathering snow until it can no longer...

McComb schools to make up for calamity days online

McComb Local Schools may not have to extend its school year too long, despite the district’s 13 snow days. The state recently approved a plan submitted by McComb to make up three additional calamity days online instead of tacking them on at the end of the school year. School...