Senate candidates campaigning hard

By LOU WILIN STAFF WRITER It’s 14 months before Ohio voters elect either Democrat Ted Strickland, Republican incumbent Rob Portman or someone else as their U.S. senator. But already, Portman and Strickland are campaigning hard and both have made pitches to unionized workers...

Crawford St. parking plan not yet OK’d

By MAX FILBY STAFF WRITER A plan to make Crawford Street in Findlay a one-way street with reverse-angle parking has never been formally approved. When the changes were announced in August, Findlay officials said the plan was already approved by the city’s Traffic...

It’s fair time in Hancock County

Are you ready for competition, cattle and cotton candy? The 2015 edition of the Hancock County Fair kicks off this morning and continues through Labor Day. Fair judges will be hard at work this morning, deciding a variety of competitions, including farm products, horticulture,...

Candidates plan fair presence

By MAX FILBY STAFF WRITER They’ll be in a booth instead of on a soapbox, but Findlay City Council candidates will still be trying to win votes at the Hancock County Fair this week. The four-way race for three at-large City Council seats is the only contested city race this...

Board appointments draw questions

By DENISE GRANT Staff Writer Appointments made to the Hancock County Board of Alcohol, Drug Addiction and Mental Health Services board continue to raise questions and tempers. The Hancock County commissioners met with Precia Stuby, director of the agency, and board Chairman Brian...

Lehmann named school treasurer

By MORGAN MANNS for the courier FOSTORIA — Fostoria school board hired former employee Sue Lehmann as the district’s next treasurer during a special meeting Sunday. She will replace Norman Elchert, who resigned to return to his home district of Lakota. Lehmann is...

Fostoria to join checkbook program

By BRIAN BOHNERT for the courieR FOSTORIA — Fostoria will soon join a host of other Ohio cities by participating in the state’s online checkbook program. The checkbook, spearheaded by state Treasurer Josh Mandel, is an online database that provides a comprehensive...

NB administrator’s post draws 20 candidates

By ERIC SCHAADT Staff Writer NORTH BALTIMORE — About 20 candidates have submitted resumes to become North Baltimore’s next village administrator, Village Council learned Tuesday. The current administrator, Donna Dettling, is planning to leave in November and will...
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