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UF spring quarter enrollment grows

The University of Findlay has seen a spike in enrollment for the spring 2015 semester, increasing 8.4 percent over spring 2014. Currently, 3,876 students are enrolled this semester compared to 3,578 for spring 2014, according to the university. The university said enrollment...

One seriously injured in I-75 accident

VAN BUREN — One person was seriously injured when a commercial truck rolled over at around 1:15 a.m. Tuesday on Interstate 75 in Hancock County, a mile north of Ohio 613. The crash blocked the northbound lanes for three hours. The Findlay post of the State Highway Patrol...

NB Council criticizes snow removal work

By ERIC SCHAADT Staff Writer NORTH BALTIMORE — Snow removal by village workers in North Baltimore drew criticism Tuesday from Village Council. Village Administrator Donna Dettling, expressing frustration, said the issue would be addressed. “The safety of the citizens...

Fostoria Council OKs capital improvements

By BRIAN BOHNERT for the courier FOSTORIA — Fostoria City Council on Tuesday approved its capital improvements spending for this year. A total of $139,000 is to be spent on capital improvement projects in 2015, including an upgrade to the Fostoria Police Department’s...

Marathon’s construction project boosts economy

By LOU WILIN STAFF WRITER Marathon Petroleum Corp.’s $80 million addition of two office buildings and two parking garages downtown is boosting the area economy. Ninety percent of the work and materials are being purchased from contractors within 60 miles, Don Malarky,...

Man arrested after gunfire, police standoff

By DENISE GRANT STAFF WRITER A Findlay man was arrested early Monday after a seven-hour standoff with police, who responded to a report of several gunshots being fired in a Washington Street neighborhood at about 7:26 p.m. Sunday. Michael J. Bennett, 23, of 230 Washington St.,...

Ada man killed Monday in car-truck accident

BEAVERDAM — An Ada man was killed Monday morning in a car-semi accident on U.S. 30 in Allen County. The Lima post of the State Highway Patrol reported a 2004 Toyota driven by Paul E. Risner, 76, of Ada, was southbound on Hancock Road at about 8:26 a.m. when he failed to...

Forest man killed in crash on Hancock County road

WILLIAMSTOWN — A Forest man was killed in a single-car crash Sunday night east of Williamstown, the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office reported. Ronald Tangeman, 65, was pronounced dead at the scene after the 9:41 p.m. crash, the sheriff’s office said. Tangeman was...
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