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VIDEO: Farewell Fly-over

Family and friends said goodbye to Kraig Niswander, of Findlay, who worked for Marathon Petroleum Corp. as a pilot, on Friday. Marathon honored Niswander by performing a fly-over of the cemetery with one of their corporate jets. Niswander died Monday at Blanchard Valley Hospital...

Truck accident near I-75 overpass at Trenton Avenue.

There are unconfirmed reports of a tractor-trailer blocking traffic on or very near the U.S. 224 overpass at Interstate 75.  It was not known how I-75 traffic was being affected.

Stuck vehicle delays traffic

A stuck semitrailer on U.S. 224 at Interstate 75 in Findlay is delaying traffic. The southbound U.S. 224 ramp is closed and overpass is blocked, according to the Findlay post of the State Highway Patrol. Westbound traffic on U.S. 224 is being diverted onto northbound I-75. No...

North Baltimore’s Whistle Stop Inn restaurant closes

NORTH BALTIMORE — Whistle Stop Inn restaurant, which reportedly drew out-of-towners to North Baltimore with its prime rib, steaks and burgers, closed Tuesday. Residents fear it will not reopen and leave the town starved for the traffic and money it has lured for years....

Paving work in Findlay continues through early next week

Work on milling and paving three Findlay streets will continue on Saturday and Monday, weather permitting, according to Findlay’s engineering department. On Saturday from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m., North Main Street from Bigelow Avenue to Hancock County 99 will have lane reductions...

I-75 crash injures Findlay woman

A Findlay woman was injured this morning in a single-vehicle crash on Interstate 75, about a mile north of the U.S. 224 interchange,  the State Highway Patrol’s Findlay post reported. Amy Stevens, 24,  was taken by Hanco Ambulance to Blanchard Valley Hospital with...

Kenton woman injured in Hancock County 140 crash

A Kenton woman suffered minor injuries in a single-vehicle accident this morning on Hancock County 140, northwest of Findlay, the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office reported. Alexandria Johansen, 19, was taken by Hanco Ambulance to Blanchard Valley Hospital, where she was treated,...

40 for the 40th

By SARA ARTHURS STAFF WRITER As it approaches its 40th anniversary, Children’s Mentoring Connection is looking to recruit new mentors — 40, to be exact. The organization matches children with mentors, who generally work one-on-one. There is also a school mentoring...

Community Foundation awards over $42K in grants

FOSTORIA — The Greater Fostoria Community Foundation, Inc. has awarded grants totaling $42,742 to five area organizations. Geary Family YMCA has received a $25,000 grant to be used for the operation of Foundation Park this year. This is the third-year installment of a...

Wharton Park fundraiser set

WHARTON — A fundraiser for the Wharton Community Park will be held June 28. A barbecued chicken dinner, catered by Harlan’s, will be served from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at the Wharton Park shelter house. Dinners are $8 and include a half chicken, scalloped potatoes,...