Bill will end dumping of sediment into lake

COLUMBUS (AP) — Lawmakers in the Ohio House and Senate on Wednesday approved legislation meant to improve water quality and reduce the toxic algae in Lake Erie. Key items in the bill: REGULATING FARMERS AND MANURE Bans farmers in much of northwestern Ohio from putting...

County plans resurfacing, bridge work

By DENISE GRANT Staff Writer Almost nine miles of roadway will be resurfaced in Hancock County this year at a cost of $1.32 million. Another $153,000 will be spent on asphalt patching of 5.5 miles, and almost 20 miles will be seal-coated at a cost of $295,000, according to the...

Lincoln Elementary School marking 100th anniversary

By ABBEY NICKEL Staff Writer If the walls of Findlay’s Lincoln Elementary School could talk, they would tell a century’s worth of stories about the thousands of students who have walked the hallways. The school on West Lincoln Street is celebrating its 100th...

County drug court holds first session

By ALLISON REAMER Staff Writer Two people agreed to participate in the Hancock County Common Pleas Court Drug Court program during the court’s first session Tuesday. During appearances before Judge Joseph Niemeyer, Wendy L. Martinez, 46, and Daniel M. Kirk, 30, both of...

4 people indicted on forgery charges

By ALLISON REAMER Staff Writer Four Toledo residents were charged Tuesday after allegedly cashing forged checks at Findlay Great Scot grocery stores, according to Hancock County Assistant Prosecutor Elizabeth Smith. Anthony R. Erd, 25, and Ashley Zambrano, 25, were each indicted...

NB board approves parking lot paving

By ERIC SCHAADT Staff Writer NORTH BALTIMORE — A Toledo company was awarded a contract Tuesday to lay asphalt on part of a parking area at the North Baltimore High School/Middle School. North Baltimore school board will pay Schoen Inc. $54,250 to pave some of the parking...

Woman hurt in McComb crash

McCOMB — A Leipsic woman was injured Monday night when her sport utility vehicle rolled over on icy Ohio 613, just west of McComb, the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office reported. Ivonne De Garza, 40, was taken to Blanchard Valley Hospital by PMP Emergency Medical...

Upper Sandusky crash hurts 1

UPPER SANDUSKY — An Upper Sandusky man was injured in a rollover accident around 5:10 p.m. Monday north of the city. Leonard Hooper, 40, was driving his 2003 Ford F-150 pickup north on Wyandot County 107, near County 42, when the truck went off the left side of the road,...
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