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Write-in proposal for Fostoria elections blasted by council

By BRIAN BOHNERT FOR THE COURIER FOSTORIA — When Mathew Davoli proposed allowing write-in candidates in local elections, he didn’t consider what would happen if a cartoon character won a seat on Fostoria City Council. But when questioned by his fellow members of...

Carey tables substation contract

By JIM MAURER STAFF WRITER CAREY — Carey Council tabled a decision Tuesday on the contract for the electric substation construction near Continental Structural Plastics after a lengthy discussion between the village administration and representatives of two companies...

Grants help pay for North Baltimore projects

By ERIC SCHAADT STAFF WRITER NORTH BALTIMORE — Thanks to various grants, North Baltimore was able to finance some projects during 2016. During her annual state-of-the-village address Tuesday, Mayor Janet Goldner highlighted plans from last year, some of which will carry...

I-75 continues shoulder repair

Both the northbound and southbound lanes on Interstate 75 from Hancock County 60 near Rawson to the north edge of Findlay will be restricted during nighttime hours beginning Tuesday night and continuing through Friday for shoulder repair. The restrictions will likely affect the...

2-vehicle accident sends Findlay man to hospital

A Findlay man was taken by Hanco Emergency Medical Service to Blanchard Valley Hospital after a two-vehicle accident at 11:16 a.m. Tuesday, according to a Findlay police report. Joshua A. Bame, 21, was driving a 2001 Ford F-250 pickup west on Hancock County 99 when he stopped for...

Students honor King’s legacy

By BRIAN BOHNERT FOR THE COURIER FOSTORIA — On April 18, 1959, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. stood on the grounds of the Washington Monument and inspired 26,000 people to fight for equality. “Make a career of humanity. Commit yourself to the noble struggle for human...

L-B’s new interim superintendent addresses board

By KATHRYNE RUBRIGHT STAFF WRITER Liberty-Benton school board welcomed Larry Cook, the district’s interim superintendent, at its meeting Monday evening. “Information overload is still in existence, but it’s getting better,” Cook said. He told the board he...

Village seeks bids for pool repairs

By ERIC SCHAADT STAFF WRITER ARLINGTON — Swimming pool and village park projects dominated Arlington Council’s attention Monday. Council is grappling with finding competitive firms to fix bad concrete at the swimming pool. Alvada Construction has provided a quote of...
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