Watershed agency seeks continued support

By BRIAN LESTER STAFF WRITER BLUFFTON — Representatives from the Blanchard River Watershed Partnership spoke to Bluffton Council on Monday night, asking the village to renew its deal to provide funds to help with the agency’s efforts. The village has been giving...

Maintenance issues discussed

By ERIC SCHAADT Staff Writer ARLINGTON — Arlington Council handled an array of maintenance issues Monday, including repairs at the water plant’s clear well tank and at the village park. Minor cracks are being sealed this week on the clear well tank that holds finished...

Army Corps doing most work on flood study

By DENISE GRANT STAFF WRITER Most of the work on the Blanchard River flood study is being done by Army Corps of Engineers personnel. According to budget figures released last week by the corps, 64 percent of the $5.9 million already spent on the study has been for Army Corps...

Officials adopt plan to handle mass shooting

By RYAN DUNN STAFF WRITER First responders across Hancock County knew from their training how to effectively respond to a mass shooter. But until recently, they were far less certain what their peers in other agencies would do. “We do realize the problem is bigger than any...

Motorcyclist hurt in accident

A Findlay man was injured Saturday morning in a single-vehicle accident on Hancock County 180. Sean Farrell, 26, lost control of his motorcycle at 6:40 a.m. while traveling north on Hancock County 180, just south of Ohio 568 in Marion Township, according to the Hancock County...

Father, daughter injured in Saturday apartment fire

A father and daughter were taken to the hospital after a kitchen fire ignited in a Liberty Township apartment Saturday evening. David Castret and his 18-month-old baby were transported by Hanco Ambulance to Blanchard Valley Hospital, where they were treated and released, Liberty...

Weekly road report released

The following is the weekly report about construction and maintenance work on state highways in the region, provided by the Ohio Department of Transportation: ALLEN COUNTY • Interstate 75 reconstruction project: For the most recent information concerning the Interstate 75...

Public Meetings

The following public meetings will be held this week in the Findlay area: TODAY Arlington Council, 7 p.m., municipal building. Fostoria school board, 6 p.m., junior/senior high school. Carey Council, 7 p.m., council chambers, municipal building. Liberty-Benton school board, 6...
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