Owens’ nursing program receives state approval

By DANAE KING STAFF WRITER The Owens Community College nursing program has once again received full approval from the Ohio Board of Nursing, another positive sign for a program that lost its national accreditation in 2009. Though Owens regained its national accreditation in 2013,...

Strategic planning underway for Blanchard Valley Center

By DENISE GRANT STAFF WRITER Blanchard Valley Center Superintendent Kelli Grisham met with the Hancock County commissioners Thursday to ask their help in identifying goals for the center’s strategic plan. The plan, which could cover up to five years of operations at the...

Findlay woman found unconscious in yard

A Findlay woman was taken to the hospital after she was found unconscious in a yard in the 100 block of Tioga Avenue Thursday morning, Findlay police reported. The 27-year-old woman, whose name was not released, was found by a resident of the neighborhood around 7:43 a.m....

Two hurt in three-vehicle, chain-reaction accident

Two people were injured in a three-vehicle accident on Findlay’s Western Avenue Thursday morning. Findlay police said a southbound 2011 Chevy Malibu driven by Curtis A. Devore, 55, of Findlay, struck the rear of another 2011 Chevy Malibu driven by Becky J. Macke, 26, of...

Driver hits pole on city street

A Findlay woman was injured when her car struck a utility pole in a single-vehicle accident Thursday morning. Shannon F. Lowd, 18, of Findlay, was traveling north at 7:27 a.m. in the 1700 block of Western Avenue, approaching Lake Cascades Parkway, when she lost control of her...

Electric cooperative seeks Findlay’s help in quarrel with AEP

By MAX FILBY STAFF WRITER Officials at Hancock-Wood Electric Cooperative want Findlay City Council to help the company preserve some of its service area in the city. While American Electric Power of Ohio has a franchise agreement to serve all of Findlay, Hancock-Wood’s...

Whirlpool plans $40M expansion at Findlay plant

Whirlpool Corp. will add about 50 jobs after it constructs a $40.6 million, 86,400-square-foot expansion of its dishwasher plant in Findlay, Dow Jones Newswires reported Wednesday. Further details were not available from the company, which is based in Benton Harbor, Michigan. The...

District working to fill principal openings

By DANAE KING STAFF WRITER Findlay City Schools is preparing to hire three principals for the next school year. Interim principals now hold the jobs. “The interim (principals) gave us time to catch our breath and go through an aggressive hiring process,”...
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