I-75 injury crash near Bluffton

BLUFFTON — A Michigan woman was injured in a one-vehicle crash on Interstate 75 near the Ohio 103 exit Monday night. The Findlay post of the State Highway Patrol reported Janet Knepper, 62, of Saginaw, Michigan, was driving a 2008 Ford E-150 van north at 8:21 p.m. when she...

School chief: Common Core useful, but too much testing

By ABBEY NICKEL STAFF WRITER Findlay City Schools Superintendent Ed Kurt says he isn’t against Common Core standards, but he does have a problem with the amount of state testing that educators are being forced to conduct in the classroom. During a presentation to Findlay...

Hartman travel request denied

By ALLISON REAMER STAFF WRITER Jerrod Hartman’s request to travel out of state for business prior to his murder trial was denied Monday by Judge Joseph Niemeyer. Hartman, 25, of Findlay, is charged with an unclassified felony count of murder and a second-degree felony...

Four injured in I-75 crash

BLUFFTON — Four people were injured in a rollover crash on Interstate 75, about four miles north of Bluffton, about 2:25 a.m. Monday. Jeffrey Compton, 54, of Romulus, Michigan, fell asleep while driving a 1999 GMC sport utility vehicle northbound on I-75, the State Highway...

Rollover crash hurts city woman

A Findlay woman was taken to the hospital after a rollover accident Monday night on icy Howard Street. Micaela E. DeLeon, 59, a passenger in the vehicle, was taken to Blanchard Valley Hospital by Hanco Ambulance after the 9:46 p.m. crash, Findlay police reported. Police said Juan...

Joint fire district talks continuing

By ERIC SCHAADT Staff Writer McCOMB — Discussions are continuing about forming a joint fire district covering Portage and Pleasant townships, and the village of McComb. McComb Council on Monday met with township representatives during a session of council’s Police,...

Troopers find pot, loaded gun during stop

State Highway Patrol troopers found more than $4,400 worth of marijuana and a loaded 9 mm handgun during a traffic stop on Interstate 75 in Findlay last week. Troopers said they stopped a rented 2014 Toyota Camry, with Illinois license plates, for a speed violation on I-75 near...

Auditor calls hotel stay ‘excessive’

By ABBEY NICKEL STAFF WRITER Four Van Buren School officials spent three nights in downtown Columbus in a “trendy fashion-forward loft-style hotel with luxurious amenities,” costing the district an average of $319 per person per night, the state auditor says. Auditor...
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