Army Corps ‘didn’t really do anything’

EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the third in a seven-day series of stories that look back, and attempt to look forward, at the issue of flood control in Hancock and Putnam counties. The stories have been written in recognition of the 10-year anniversary of the disastrous flood of...

Findlay cleans up racist graffiti

Findlay police are used to finding graffiti around the city, but not the sort discovered Sunday morning at Riverside Park. Vandals spray painted “White Power” on the wall of the bath house building, and swastikas and other marks on the bottom and side of the pool. The...

Findlay schools canceled some eclipse activities

Some Findlay schools purchased eclipse glasses that were not NASA-approved, Superintendent Ed Kurt said Monday, and activities involving those glasses were canceled. He said he did not know how widespread the problem was or which buildings were affected. Findlay City Schools made...

Findlay school board approves $90.8M budget

By KATHRYNE RUBRIGHT Staff Writer Findlay school board on Monday approved the district’s $90.8 million budget for fiscal year 2018, up about $1 million from last year. “This is probably one of the more difficult budgets I’ve had to put together in my time...

Harpster bank robbed

HARPSTER — The Wyandot County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s help in tracking down a man who robbed the First Federal Bank in Harpster on Monday. The robbery happened at about 12:30 p.m. The robber was described as a white male, about 5 feet, 7 inches...

Arlington pool season ending

By ERIC SCHAADT Staff Writer ARLINGTON — Pool hours at the Arlington community swimming pool have been set for the end of the season, Village Council was told Monday. Today through Thursday, pool hours will be 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. It will not be open Friday. The pool then will...

Carey Council approves tax break for potential company

By JIM MAURER STAFF WRITER CAREY — Carey Council approved an “enterprise zone” tax break Monday for a company that would invest more than $51 million and hire up to 50 individuals in three years. Initial payroll would be an estimated $2.2 million annually. JM...

Hammer attack injures Findlay man

Police have located a suspect after a Findlay man reported being assaulted with a hammer during an argument Sunday night. According to Findlay Police Lt. Robert Ring, officers were called to the emergency room at Blanchard Valley Hospital after the assault victim, identified as...
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VIDEO: Eclipse brings fans out across Findlay

The total solar eclipse tracking across the United States brought many people outside in Findlay and Hancock County on Monday — even though Findlay was only getting a partial eclipse under somewhat cloudy conditions. Next time, though, residents of Findlay and Hancock...

Flood Portal page: Wealth of information

Looking for information on river levels across the region, what flood stages mean, and which roads are closed during flooding? Are you seeking information on area agencies to help with recovery after flooding? All these things and more can be found on The Courier’s website,...