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VIDEO: 2014 Calf Scramble

Contestants got down and dirty in the 2014 Hancock County Fair Calf Scramble, which took place Thursday evening.

Accidents block southbound I-75

CYGNET–A series of accidents has blocked the southbound lanes of Interstate 75, north of Cygnet. Emergency workers were reported to be responding about 8:45 p.m. today. More details will be reported when they become available.
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VIDEO: Take Five with Hopewell-Loudon’s Derek Runion

Courier Sports present Take Five, a video series featuring Sports Editor Jamie Baker asking five questions to area athletes. Celebrating the upcoming high school football season,Take Five asks questions today to Hopewell-Loudon quarterback Derek Runion:  

Findlay man sentenced for assault

A Findlay man was sentenced this afternoon to community control sanctions after a fight and stabbing in the city. Dustin W. Lanagan, 33, was found guilty in Hancock County Common Pleas Court of felonious assault, a second-degree felony, after a May 3 incident at 1801 Blaine St....

On Deck: Big Thursday of local sports

It’s a big day of high school sports around the region and we’ll have the latest on all of the action for you today here at The Courier. Findlay travels to Toledo Central Cathoic for a key early-season game in the Three Rivers Athletic Conference while Upper Sandusky visits...

UF sees 8.5 percent enrollment increase

The University of Findlay’s enrollment is up 8.5 percent from a year ago. The university announced today that it now has 3,956 compared to 3,645 a year ago. The increase includes a 6.5 percent rise in first-time, full-time students, a 20 percent increase in graduate students and...

‘Bait dumping’ may be latest threat to the lakes

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) – A scientific paper released today says the bait fish trade represents a serious threat for spreading invasive species in the Great Lakes area. Researchers say they tested water samples from tanks containing small fish for sale as bait at more...

Husted: Expect absentee voter applications next week

 COLUMBUS – Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted today said voters should get absentee ballot applications within the next few days. He said, “Voters who take advantage of this convenient option will be able to cast their ballot from the comfort of their own homes and help to...

Letter to the Editor 08-28-14

THEY’D LIKE A ‘QUICK FIX,’ TOO It would have been a nice gesture by city and school officials to consider the residents of Howard Street when making the decision to reroute some of the city school buses into our neighborhood. School Superintendent Ed Kurt stated...

Fair pavilion, flower shop fire

Hancock County fair officials have had ambitious ideas before, most notably one several years ago to relocate the fairgrounds to county-owned land just west of Findlay. The thought was, by moving to higher ground, flooding issues would be eliminated during fair week. There would...