Deer harvest numbers low in Hancock, neighboring counties

Rain and mud may have discouraged deer hunters in northwestern Ohio during a two-day gun season this week. Hunters in Ohio checked 9,447 deer during the two-day season Monday and Tuesday, but the harvest numbers were low in Hancock and neighboring counties. The Ohio Department of...

Police shooting, flood plan top region’s 2015 stories

By DENISE GRANT STAFF WRITER The Courier’s top regional news stories of 2015 show that Findlay had some “big city” advancements during the year, but also encountered some “big city” problems. In what seemed to mirror the national debate over use of...

Blanchard River below flood stage

The rain-swollen Blanchard River and its tributaries receded in Hancock County on Wednesday night, and the river also had crested in Putnam County. The Blanchard River at Findlay was at 9.15 feet and falling as of 10 p.m. Wednesday, according to the National Weather Service,...

Country club plans $1.5 million project

Findlay Country Club will be undergoing $1.5 million in remodeling over the next few months. The 19th Hole bar, now on the east side of the building, will be moved west near the multi-level patio overlooking the Blanchard River and the golf course’s ninth green, said Joe...

President steps down at Tiffin University

TIFFIN — The Tiffin University Board of Trustees announced Wednesday that it has accepted the resignation of President Curtis B. Charles. A news release issued by the university said Charles’ departure was the result of a difference in views on strategic vision....

DeHaven property sold

The former DeHaven Home & Garden Showplace property, located at 15276 U.S. 224 East, has been sold for $1 million to One Findlay Co., of Cleveland. It is not clear what One Findlay will do with the property. The company has no phone listing under its name. One Findlay bought...

No newspaper on Friday

The Courier won’t be published on Friday, in observance of the New Year’s Day holiday. Courier offices will close early today, at 2 p.m., for the holiday. All newspaper offices will be closed Friday except the newsroom, which will begin work on Saturday’s...

Agency asked to take over flood project

By DENISE GRANT STAFF WRITER The Hancock County commissioners on Tuesday asked the Maumee Watershed Conservancy District to take over the Blanchard River flood-control project in Hancock County. In a letter dated Dec. 29, the commissioners asked the district, which is based in...
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