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Marathon Petroleum announces dividend increase

Marathon Petroleum Corp.’s board of directors have declared a dividend of $0.50 per share on common stock, a 19 percent increase in its quarterly dividend. The dividend is payable on Sept. 10 to shareholders of record as of the close of business Aug. 20. “This is the...

UPDATE: Boil water advisory lifted

A boil water advisory has been lifted for several businesses near the intersection of Tiffin Avenue and Bright Road. The advisory had been in effect since Wednesday afternoon.  
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GREAT NEWS! The W&LE Station at Kent will be Saved!

Milepost 857 You may recall a few posts back, I commented on the ongoing saga of the W&LE Railroad station in Kent, Ohio, and how it was being threatened with demolition. Well, just a few days ago, I received word that it has been purchased and is being moved to a new...

Hard lesson

There is much to be learned from the case of the Riverdale School kindergarten teacher whose teaching career all but ended when she was caught physically confronting a 6-year-old student in a school hallway in May. What happened then may never have come to light had the...

Homeowners sought for ‘little library’ project

Marathon Petroleum Corp.’s corporate health, environmental, safety and security department and the University of Findlay’s Clubhouse Reading Center are partnering to offer “Little Free Libraries” in four neighborhoods in Findlay/Hancock County. A Little...

Vendors sought for craft show

OTTAWA — The Friends of the Putnam County District Library in Ottawa is accepting vendor applications for its seventh annual Autumn Harvest of Crafts Show. The show will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 18 at Ottawa-Glandorf High School, 630 Glendale Ave., Ottawa, a week...

Circle accepting memberships

The Handbags That Help women’s giving circle is accepting renewal and new memberships through Sept. 10, when the first meeting of the membership year will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at the Findlay Inn and Conference Center. A second meeting will be held at 4:30...

Wednesday 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.; SilverSneakers Splash, 8:30-9:30 a.m., Birchaven; low-impact cardio toning class, 9-9:40 a.m.; conversation and needlecraft, 9-11 a.m.; SilverSneakers, 10-10:50 a.m.;...

Bowersox family to hold reunion

MOUNT CORY — The 100th Bowersox family reunion will be held at 12:30 p.m. Sunday in the community building at Mount Cory Community Park. A carry-in dinner will be served.

Virgil Bogard

UPPER SANDUSKY — Virgil J. Bogard, 83, of Upper Sandusky, died at 9:01 p.m. Monday at Riverside Methodist Hospital, Columbus. Arrangements are pending at Bringman Clark Funeral Home, Upper Sandusky.