The top 10

  By JOY BROWN STAFF WRITER The region’s top news stories in 2013 included two double murders, a corporate takeover battle, plans for a $10 million performing arts center, and a story about a dead man who wasn’t. These are the region’s top 10 stories of the...

Officials preparing for 16.5-foot flood

By JOY BROWN STAFF WRITER Findlay and Hancock County officials are still preparing for a 16.5-foot Blanchard River flood crest, despite the National Weather Service’s lower official prediction. As of Friday afternoon, the weather service’s Ohio River Forecasting...

‘Major’ flood in the forecast

By JOY BROWN STAFF WRITER The Blanchard River in Findlay is predicted to reach major flood stage and crest at 16.5 feet overnight Sunday, the National Weather Service said Thursday. A storm front moving from the southwest will bring heavy rain on Saturday night and continuing...

City Council agrees to pay freeze

By JOY BROWN STAFF WRITER With other city employees facing pay freezes and layoffs, Findlay City Council members decided Tuesday not to approve raises for themselves and the city treasurer for the next two years. Facing a final reading on legislation that, if passed,...