Dow Chemical to close Findlay plant in December

Dow Chemical Co. will close its Findlay plant, which employs 70, in mid-December, the company reported today. The plant manufactures plastic films used in construction, automotive, packaging and medical uses and products. “Decisions of this kind are difficult. Dow has been proud...

Army Corps says tentative flood plan to be presented

The Blanchard River Flood Mitigation Project is about to hit a big milestone, according to Lt. Col. Karl D. Jansen, commander of the Buffalo District of the Army Corp of Engineers. Jansen said a tentatively selected plan will soon be presented to Army Corps leaders. “… This...

ODOT presents update on I-75 construction

The significant construction work on Interstate 75 is expected to continue in the area until summer 2016, a state spokeswoman said this morning at the Findlay Country Club. Construction is required due to deteriorating roads and will help improve business in the area, said...

On Deck: Big Tuesday night of local sports

There’s a big day of local sports on tap today and we’ll have the latest on all of the action around the region for you here at The Courier. In volleyball. Findlay High School will be at home tonight with a nonconference match against Defiance. Upper Sandusky will try and...

New Findlay compressed natural gas station opens Wednesday

The first publicly accessible compressed natural gas station in Findlay will open at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday during a ribbon-cutting held by Clean Fuels Ohio, in partnership with CNG Fuel, of Fort Wayne, Ind. The station is at 5343 Distribution Drive in Findlay’s Ohio Logistics...

Updated: 1 hurt when truck hits farm tractor on Ohio 613

One person suffered minor injuries Tuesday when a tractor-trailer struck a farm tractor on Ohio 18, about halfway between Fostoria and Van Buren. Matt Mathias, 29, of Kansas, Ohio, the driver of the tractor, was taken by Washington Township Emergency Medical Service to Blanchard...

U.S. News and World Report names ONU as Midwest’s 2nd-best college; UF tied for 49th

Ohio Northern University was named the second-best college in the Midwest region, according to the U.S. News and World Report’s 2015 Best College rankings that were released on Tuesday. “The No. 2 ranking is a tribute to the hard work and accomplishments of our extremely...

Officials detonate suspicious device

An area in the 600 block of Findlay’s Lawn Avenue was cleared Tuesday evening after Findlay police received a report of a suspicious device. Officers who were called to the scene about 5:54 p.m. found a plastic bottle that contained a foaming substance, according to police....

Time Warner Cable looking to hire 20 for direct sales

Time Warner Cable is looking to hire more than 20 employees for full-time direct sales positions in the Findlay and Tiffin, Ohio markets. Company representatives will be on hand to interview qualified candidates for sales positions from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday at 205 Crystal...

Oops: Too many certificates sold for restaurant deal

Due to a technical problem and overwhelming demand, The Courier and other Findlay Publishing Co. web sites this morning sold too many CLUB HALF certificates to the Greek Garden restaurant in Findlay. CLUB HALF deals offer a limited number of half-price certificates to various...