UPDATE: WITH VIDEO: Five injured in series of accidents on I-75

Five people were injured, two seriously, and a section of Interstate 75 was shut down for two hours after a series of accidents on the highway Monday, the Findlay post of the State Highway Patrol reported. The string of accidents began at 11:29 a.m., the patrol said. A 1999 BMW...

Courier customers can use entrance on Hardin Street

Customers of The Courier and Allegra printing should use the newspaper’s entrance at West Hardin Street and Western Avenue during construction on West Sandusky Street. There is no access from West Sandusky. Signs direct customers to parking near the building’s entrances.

‘Social story’ strategy to be discussed at autism summit

BOWLING GREEN –The 13th annual autism summit, hosted by Bowling Green State University, will be held from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 6 in the Bowen-Thompson Student Union ballroom on the BGSU campus. The summit will focus on the “social story,” a strategy for helping...

Tuesday calendar

TODAY Findlay Senior Center, 339 E. Melrose Ave., fitness center open, 5 a.m.-9 p.m.; billiards, 8 a.m.-6 p.m.; outdoor pickleball, 9-11 a.m., pavilion; SilverSneakers yoga, 10-10:50 a.m., blood pressure clinic, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.; SilverSneakers Splash, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.,...

Arlington board meeting planned

ARLINGTON — Arlington school board will meet at 6:30 p.m. today in the school’s second-floor conference room.

Tuesday’s scoreboard

PREP SOFTBALL State Coaches Poll Division I SCHOOL (1st-place votes) PTS 1, Lebanon (12) 120 2, North Canton Hoover 89 3, Brecksville-Boradview Heights 85 4, Marysville 77 5, Oregon Clay 65 6, Gahanna Lincoln 56 7, Delaware Hayes 50 8, (Holland) Springfield 29 9, Centerville 25...

Pedal power

Last Friday was National Bike to Work Day, which is held during National Bike Month each May to encourage people to park the car and bike to work. But it was just another day for Findlay’s Jon Opperman. Opperman is a Hancock County employee who has pedaled from his home...

Prep tennis: Southview tops Trojans in OTCA tourney

SYLVANIA — Three wins in earlier matches had already earned Sylvania Southview a win over Findlay on Monday in the Ohio Tennis Coaches Association team tournament. Findlay’s Max MacDonald wasn’t going away easily, though, rallying from a second-set loss to...

Prep softball: Elmwood claims sectional crown

By ANDY WOLF for the courier BLOOMDALE — With her team trailing 2-0 in the bottom of the first inning, junior Rebecca Harvey launched a three-run homer over the left field fence to give Elmwood the lead. From there, it was all Royals. Harvey later doubled and singled, and...