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Civil service meeting scheduled

The Findlay Civil Service Commission will meet at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday in Conference Room 1 on the third floor of the Findlay Municipal Building.

Wheat fields require nitrogen

Algae blooms in Lake Erie and the drinking water concerns in Toledo have many looking for a quick fix. Phosphorus and nitrogen entering the lake is one component of a complex issue. Raising food requires these nutrients to be added to fields. Fertilizers are expensive, so farmers...

Boom town

A community’s progress can be hard to get a handle on. But it’s clear this area has pulled out of the recession better than most. Story after story in Progress 2015, The Courier’s annual update of area business activity published Friday, reported examples of...
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Joe Biden in Guatemala to talk Central America funding

U.S. Vice President Joe Biden speaks during his visit to the Museo Ixchel in Guatemala City, Monday, March 2, 2015. Behind, from left, are Honduras’ President Juan Orlando Hernandez, Guatemala’s President Otto Perez Molina and El Salvador’s President Salvador...

Ohio Sues BP For More Than $33M In Cleanup Of Storage Tanks

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio is suing BP for more than $33 million, alleging the company double dipped by taking state funds and money from insurers to clean up accidental leaks from underground storage tanks at hundreds of its gas stations around the state. The state’s...

CBJ Trade Wisniewski, Leopold, Sign Atkinson To 3-year Deal

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A slow NHL trade-deadline day for the Columbus Blue Jackets gained some major momentum near the end. The club dealt top defenseman James Wisniewski and a third-round pick in 2015 to the Anaheim Ducks on Monday for left wing Rene Bourque, center William...

Sentences Reduced For Amish Jailed In Beard-cutting Attacks

CLEVELAND (AP) — Sentences were reduced Monday for the leader of a breakaway Amish group and seven of his imprisoned followers who chopped off the hair and beards of Amish people with whom they disagreed. The victims were awakened in the middle of the night in 2011, restrained...
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Toronto Police: men built mystery tunnel to use as man cave

In a Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015 photo, Toronto’s Deputy Police Chief Mark Saunders explains evidence photos as he speaks to the media about a tunnel found near one of the venues for this year’s Pan American Games, at a press conference in Toronto. Police said Monday March...

Southern California beach turned white by hail from storm

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. (AP) — The beach at Southern California’s “Surf City” has been turned white by a dumping of hail from a fast-moving storm. The National Weather Service says at least an inch of icy pellets coated the sand at Huntington Beach...
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Woman with slain Putin critic says she didn’t see his killer

In this photo taken on Aug. 28, 2012, Anna Duritskaya poses for a photo for a modeling portfolio in Kiev, Ukraine. 23 year old, Duritskaya was the one witness of the killing of Boris Nemtsov, a fierce critic of Russian President Vladimir Putin who was gunned down not far from the...