UPDATED: West Sandusky Street, Western Avenue intersection reopens

After two weeks of work on railroad crossing repairs, the intersection of West Sandusky Street and Western Avenue in Findlay has reopened this evening. The intersection had been closed since May 19 so that crews could replace two crossings operated by Norfolk Southern. Additional...

UPDATE: Toledo Blade will close printing plant, lay off more than 100

The Toledo Blade that the newspaper plans to shut down its downtown printing plant and its mailing facility, and will layoff about 131 people. In a recent letter to employees, Blade officials said the newspaper “has been losing money for many years, with losses exceeding...

Marathon reports tornado damage at Louisiana refinery

Marathon Petroleum Corp. said Friday that a tornado at its Garyville, Louisiana, refinery on Wednesday damaged a cooling water system and caused the No. 1 crude unit and other units to be taken off-line. Based on an initial assessment of the damage and repairs, the unit is...

VIDEO: Five Questions with Riverdale’s Sarah Hunter

  Five questions with Riverdale’s Sarah Hunter at the Div. III district track meet.

VIDEO: Five Questions with Arlington’s Willow Thompson

  Five questions with Arlington’s Willow Thompson at the Div. III district track meet.

VIDEO: Five Questions with Columbus Grove’s Tim Staley

  Five questions with Columbus Grove’s girls track coach Tim Staley at the Div. III district track meet.

I-75 traffic stops planned for nights next week

Motorists are advised to use caution while traveling on Interstate 75 near Findlay Monday and Wednesday night. Construction crews will make short-term stops in traffic between the hours of 11 p.m. and 6 a.m. Both northbound and southbound traffic will be affected on Monday night....

Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki resigns

WASHINGTON (AP) — Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki resigned Friday in a personal meeting with President Barack Obama, shortly after publicly apologizing for deep problems plaguing the agency’s health care system that Obama called “totally unacceptable.”...

Great gifts for grads

By SARA ARTHURS STAFF WRITER Graduation from high school is a rite of passage and a time of celebration and parents often want to mark the occasion with a special gift. After seeing a quilt someone had made as a graduation gift a few years ago, Betty Barwig decided that was what...