UF’s first 25 years marked by growth

By MICHAEL BURWELL STAFF WRITER The University of Findlay has seen growth in its enrollment, campus, and academic programs in its first 25 years as a university, UF President Katherine Fell told the Findlay Rotary Club on Monday. Enrollment numbers have increased from 2,215 in...

Van Buren school bond issue on ballot

By MICHAEL BURWELL STAFF WRITER VAN BUREN — Van Buren School District Superintendent Tim Myers is working to get information out about the district’s 7-mill, 30-year bond issue on the Nov. 4 ballot. The tax would fund a $28.75 million school building project. After...

Grant to enable Owens to meet employers’ needs

By MICHAEL BURWELL STAFF WRITER Owens Community College will be able to assist employment needs of Findlay-area businesses with the help of a $1 million grant from the U.S. Department of Labor. The grant, announced earlier this week, will allow Owens, at its Findlay and...

UF unveils sonography facilities

By MICHAEL BURWELL STAFF WRITER What used to be a warehouse will be the University of Findlay’s home for its newest academic program. The university’s College of Health Professions formally announced the sonography program Tuesday at a ribbon-cutting ceremony and open...

New crisis intervention plan to be reviewed in January

By MICHAEL BURWELL STAFF WRITER A suicide/crisis intervention procedure, started by Findlay City Schools this school year to help students who might be experiencing mental health problems, will be re-evaluated in January to discuss how it’s being used by district principals...

New Arlington school building talk resurfaces

By MICHAEL BURWELL STAFF WRITER ARLINGTON — Arlington school board members on Thursday discussed when the district should to go to voters again with another bond issue request for a new school building. Voters have turned down school building bond issues four times in the...

Report cards grade area’s school districts

By MICHAEL BURWELL STAFF WRITER Some area school districts, including Findlay, improved their grades, while others saw their grades slip when the state Department of Education released its annual report cards for Ohio school districts. The report cards, which changed last year to...

Teacher departures concern McComb residents

By MICHAEL BURWELL STAFF WRITER McCOMB — Several McComb School District residents voiced concern Wednesday about the number of teachers who have left the district in the past year. McComb hired eight new teachers for the current school year. Fifteen total personnel left the...

City schools create procedure for suicide/crisis intervention

By MICHAEL BURWELL STAFF WRITER Findlay City Schools has begun a suicide/crisis intervention procedure meant to help students who might be experiencing mental health problems. The procedure will allow school principals to contact an appropriate public or private agency if a...

Area Golf: Workers up early to keep courses in top shape

By MICHAEL BURWELL Staff Writer Lawnmowers, sand, and early-morning wake-up calls. It’s not a typical day at the beach, or a relaxing time trimming the yard. Instead, these things are a part of what could be a pressure-packed few hours of work. Maintaining a golf course...