Schuld picked for vacant Fostoria council seat

By LYDIA BAULER FOR THE COURIER FOSTORIA — John Schuld was selected as the city’s new Second Ward council representative Tuesday night. Council members unanimously recommended Schuld for the empty council seat, and Mayor Eric Keckler accepted the recommendation. There...

Letters to the Editor 06-20-18

THE DEVIL IN DISGUISE It’s a crying shame what I see happening, separating kids from their parents at the border. The problem is, President Trump hates Mexicans, and he’s doing everything he can to dictate policies that disrupt their lives. When he was campaigning for...

Special Olympics Torch comes to Findlay today

Several members of local law enforcement agencies will escort the Special Olympics Torch down Findlay’s Main Street beginning at 3:30 p.m. today. The torch route will begin at the Findlay State Highway Patrol, 3201 N. Main St., at 3:30 p.m., then proceed south on Main...

Council staying out of workers’ comp struggle

By DENISE GRANT STAFF WRITER Findlay Council appeared ready at its regular meeting Tuesday to step out of the power struggle between Mayor Lydia Mihalik and Auditor Jim Staschiak over the city’s management of workers’ compensation. Councilwoman Holly Frische, R-1,...

Auditor honors Arcadia district

ARCADIA — The Arcadia School District has been recognized by state Auditor Dave Yost for having a clean audit report. The Auditor of State Award is presented to local governments and school districts upon the completion of a financial audit. Entities that receive the award...

5 Florida residents indicted here for meth sales scheme

By EILEEN MCCLORY STAFF WRITER Five Florida residents are accused of driving from their home state to Hancock County in early June in a scheme to sell about $100,000 worth of methamphetamine. Hancock County Prosecutor Phil Riegle said the amount of meth was between 8,000 and...

US leaving UN’s Human Rights Council, cites anti-Israel bias

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States is leaving the United Nations’ Human Rights Council, which Ambassador Nikki Haley called “an organization that is not worthy of its name.” It’s the latest withdrawal by the Trump administration from an...

House GOP gets little direction from Trump on immigration

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump told House Republicans he is “1,000 percent” behind their rival immigration bills, providing little clear direction for party leaders searching for a way to defuse the escalating controversy over family separations at the...

Commerce chief denies transactions involved insider trading

WASHINGTON (AP) — Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross made a trade betting that the stock in a shipping company with Russian-government ties would fall, a transaction coming just days after he learned of a possible negative news story about his investment in the company. Ross...

DC voters nominate mayor for another term, approve tips law

WASHINGTON (AP) — Washington, D.C., Mayor Muriel Bowser easily secured the Democratic Party nomination as she seeks a second term in office. Voters on Tuesday also approved a ballot initiative that will restructure the payment system for waiters, bartenders and other tipped...