Maintenance of river discussed

By JIM MAURER STAFF WRITER Philip Howard on Tuesday joined the list of individuals who have voiced their displeasure to the Hancock County commissioners about maintenance of the Blanchard River. In a back-and-forth with Commissioners Brian Robertson and Tim Bechtol during the...

North Baltimore school board OKs supplemental contracts

By ERIC SCHAADT Staff Writer NORTH BALTIMORE — The North Baltimore school board on Tuesday adopted some supplemental contracts for next school year. A dozen positions were filled, including varsity boys basketball coach Adam Burris, varsity baseball coach Marty Gazarek,...

Lottery millionaire arrested on drug possession charges

UPPER SANDUSKY — A Seattle, Washington, man who won a Mega Millions jackpot last year was arrested on drug and gun charges after a traffic accident near Upper Sandusky Sunday evening. The Wyandot County Sheriff’s Office reported Michael Goines was driving a 2016 BMW...

Boil advisory issued on Sixth Street

The city of Findlay issued a boil advisory Tuesday night for the 1400 block of Sixth Street as a result of repair work to a water main. Affected addresses on Sixth Street include 1401, 1405, 1409, 1415, 1416, 1420, 1421, 1425 and 1431. Residents are urged to vigorously boil water...

Reineke acquires Honda franchise

The Reineke Family Dealerships has acquired Findlay’s Honda franchise from Gene Stevens. Stevens is retiring after 55 years in the auto business and 40 years as a car dealer. The Honda dealership will remain at its current location, 1033 Bright Road, and Scott Stevens, son...

New St. Wendelin principal named

FOSTORIA — After two years back at her alma mater, St. Wendelin Catholic School Principal Cathy Krupp will step down from her position to make way for another alumna. Krupp, a 1973 graduate of St. Wendelin Catholic School, will retire Friday. Teresa Kitchen, a 1995 St....

Marathon completes 50-mile pipeline in northwestern Ohio

By DENISE GRANT Staff Writer A new 50-mile pipeline, constructed between Harpster in Wyandot County and Lima in Allen County, is operational and will supply fuel to 10 Midwestern refineries. The new line is a project of Marathon Pipe Line, a subsidiary of MPLX. On Tuesday,...

Bridge replacement to begin July 5

Findlay’s Osborn Avenue bridge over the Blanchard River, between East Main Cross and Center streets, will be closed beginning Wednesday, July 5, for construction of a new bridge. Construction is expected to be done by Nov. 26, according to Chris Long, Hancock County...

Findlay Schools to add classrooms at Millstream

By KATHRYNE RUBRIGHT Staff Writer Findlay school board on Monday approved a $231,100 bid from Helms & Sons to add two classrooms to Millstream Career Center this summer. Millstream was designed so classrooms could be added above automotive and shop bays, Superintendent Ed...

Former Carey school property to be auctioned soon

By JIM MAURER STAFF WRITER CAREY — The auction of the former Carey school property on East South Street is moving ahead, Superintendent Mike Wank and Matt Walter, with Walter Brothers Auctioneers, told the school board Monday. Walter showed the school board three potential...