Wittwer candidate for Allen County ESC position

Findlay Schools Superintendent Dean Wittwer, who is retiring from that post in July, is being considered for the superintendent job of Allen County’s Educational Service Center. Wittwer said he was asked to come talk to officials in Allen County about the job last week....

City, county agencies developing active shooter response plan

By JOY BROWN STAFF WRITER First responders throughout Hancock County are developing plans for how they should react to a school shooting incident. According to Mayor Lydia Mihalik, a committee comprised of various emergency personnel has been meeting every two weeks since...

Marathon funding firefighter training

By JOY BROWN STAFF WRITER Marathon Petroleum’s pipeline subsidiary, MPLX LP, will be paying for three Findlay firefighters to attend a hazardous materials training course at a Texas academy in May. Tuition for Williams Fire and Hazard Control’s annual “Extreme...

One person hurt in city accident

One person was injured in a two-vehicle accident Wednesday afternoon on North Main Street. According to the Findlay Police Department, Larry L. Hollar, 43, of Van Buren, was taken to Blanchard Valley Hospital by Hanco Ambulance with minor injuries. Police reported Hollar, who was...

Council Legislation

April 1, 2014 Public Attendance: 30 ORDINANCES • 2014-17, third reading, authorizing the service-safety director to sign and execute a Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Upper Blanchard Watershed grant agreement with the Environmental Protection Agency and the Great Lakes...

Findlay board lengthens 11 school days

By MAX FILBY STAFF WRITER Area school districts are deciding how to make up days missed during a winter that closed some schools for three weeks. Findlay City Schools will make up two missed days by extending the school day by one hour for 11 straight days. The school board on...

Council OKs seeking grant for downtown

By JOY BROWN STAFF WRITER Findlay City Council unanimously agreed Tuesday to allow administrators to apply for a grant that would help pay for downtown traffic and safety improvements. It also consented to a controversial Lye Creek project, which will also be paid for with grant...

Tiffin man admits killing two people

By RYAN DUNN STAFF WRITER UPPER SANDUSKY — A rural Tiffin man has admitted fatally shooting his girlfriend and a man inside a Wyandot County sportsman’s club. Richard L. Clark Jr., 65, pleaded guilty Monday in Wyandot County Common Pleas Court to two counts of aggravated...
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