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Cooper Tire reports lower profits for first quarter of 2014

Cooper Tire & Rubber Co.’s profit declined 19 percent from a year earlier to $45.4 million last quarter. Earnings amounted to 72 cents per share, down from 89 cents per share in the January-March quarter a year earlier. Sales declined 7.6 percent to $796.5 million. “Cooper is...

Fifth Third Bank donates $250,000 to performing arts center

Fifth Third Bank today donated $250,000 to the Hancock County Performing Arts Center, the governing board of the Marathon Center for the Performing Arts. Bob LaClair, president of Fifth Third Bank in northwestern Ohio, presented a check to the board at a press conference held at...

On Deck: L-B can clinch BVC baseball title today

There’s a big Friday of local sports set for today and we’ll have the latest on all of the action from around the region for you here at The Courier. There is plenty of softball out at the Marathon Diamonds as the University of Findlay hosts the Great Lakes Intercollegiate...

On Deck: Big day of Saturday sports

There’s a big day of local sports on tap and we’ll have the latest on all of the action for you tonight here at The Courier. Reporter Brian Lester is covering the University of Findlay women’s softball team as the Oilers host the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference...

Area children show bike safety in morning event

Findlay police held the third annual city bike rodeo today. Dozens of children rode their bikes through safety and obstacle courses. The event was held at the Marathon Petroleum Corp. parking lot, 539 S. Main St. “Each year, we seem to get more and more kids and more and...

Injury crash reported at Mortimer

A two-vehicle minor injury crash was reported on Hancock County 220 at Mortimer about 11:40 p.m. Saturday. The Hancock County Sheriff’s Office and Allen Township EMS responded.

Findlay police investigating aggravated assault

Findlay police arrested a local man after responding to a report of an assault around 1:28 a.m. Sunday near Blaine Street. Dustin Lanagan, 33, of Findlay, was arrested on a charge of aggravated assault and is being held in the Hancock County jail. When police arrived at Lanagan’s...

2 injured in Biglick Township crash

Two were injured in an accident that occurred just before 2 p.m. at the intersection of State Routes 568 and State Route 330 in Biglick Township. Maria Kolarik, 50 , of Upper Sandusky, and her passenger Nancy L. Kolarik, 79, of Upper Sandusky, were transported to Blanchard Valley...

District softball, baseball pairings

We’ll be updating the district baseball and softball pairings from throughout NW Ohio here today. PREP SOFTBALL District Pairings Division I MAUMEE DISTRICT MONDAY’S MAY 12 GAMES Fremont Ross at Toledo Start, 5 THURSDAY’S MAY 15 GAMES UPPER BRACKET Toledo...

On Deck: League championships up for grabs today

There’s a big Monday night of local sports on tap tonight and we’ll have the latest on all of the action for you tonight here at The Courier. There are 21 prep baseball and 20 prep softball games on the local sports schedule. In baseball, Liberty-Benton can win its first outright...