Campus police are trained to recognize ‘concerning behavior’

Chris Oaks spoke with Mike Campbell, interim police chief at Bowling Green State University. Q: I would imagine that whenever an incident of violence happens at any college campus, much less one so nearby like we saw at Ohio State this week, your heart skips a beat or two. A:...

Cooper buys interest in Chinese plant

By LOU WILIN STAFF WRITER Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. said Thursday it has completed its $87 million purchase of a joint venture with a truck and bus tiremaker in China. Cooper’s 65 percent owner interest in the Qingdao Ge Rui Da Rubber Co. (GRT) factory will increase...

Fostoria proposal: multiple tax hikes

By BRIAN BOHNERT FOR THE COURIER FOSTORIA — Fostoria City Council appeared to reach a compromise Thursday night on a financial recovery plan for the city, one that would increase both income and property taxes. Council was presented with three separate drafts of a five-year...

Civic Engagement Center planned

The University of Findlay, in partnership with United Way of Hancock County and the Findlay-Hancock County Community Foundation, will announce details about a new Center for Civic Engagement next Wednesday. The center is intended to foster collaboration between community agencies...

Commissioners OK vehicle purchases

By JIM MAURER STAFF WRITER The Hancock County commissioners on Thursday approved the purchase of a vehicle for the sheriff’s office and a forklift for the engineer’s office. A 2012 Honda Odyssey from Gene Stevens Honda for $23,000 will replace a van damaged in an...

Findlay woman injured in Main Street accident

A Findlay woman was injured Thursday in a two-car collision in the 500 block of North Main Street, the Findlay Police Department reported. Tonya Julien, 34, suffered a neck injury and was taken to Blanchard Valley Hospital by Hanco Ambulance, police said. Julien was driving a...

One person hurt in Fostoria Avenue crash

A Findlay woman was injured in a two-vehicle accident on Fostoria Avenue Thursday night. According to Findlay police, Norma Below, 55, of Findlay, was driving a 2006 Kia Spectra east in the 5200 block of Fostoria Avenue at 6 p.m. when she slowed to make a left turn into a private...

Marathon Petroleum vice president retiring

James “Jay” P. Heintschel II, vice president of business development for Marathon Petroleum Corp., will retire Jan. 1. Brian Partee, currently crude oil logistics and analysis manager, will succeed Heintschel as business development director. Heintschel joined...
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