L-B board expected to place school building issue on ballot

By MAX FILBY STAFF WRITER The Liberty-Benton school board is expected to vote Thursday to place a combination of tax issues before voters to finance a new school. The $19.7 million needed to build a new kindergarten through eighth-grade building would come from a 5-mill property...

Fostoria Council approves $6.2 million budget for 2015

By BRIAN BOHNERT FOR THE COURIER FOSTORIA — Fostoria City Council passed an emergency resolution Tuesday night, adopting a city budget for the 2015 fiscal year that calls for roughly $6.2 million in general fund spending. Council gave next year’s fiscal plan the fast...

Mount Cory man indicted on multiple felony charges

By RYAN DUNN staff writer A Hancock County grand jury on Tuesday indicted a Mount Cory resident on a myriad of charges, including possessing drugs and a homemade explosive device. According to the indictments, John T. Miles III, 28, allegedly committed the following offenses on...

NB board OKs ‘blizzard bag’ use

By ERIC SCHAADT Staff Writer NORTH BALTIMORE — As the mercury reached 90 degrees Tuesday, the North Baltimore school board was discussing blizzard bags. During the recent harsh winter, Ohio schools exceeded the limit of “calamity days” allowed by state law....

Ohio 613 crash injures 2 people

Alcohol is suspected as a factor in an early morning crash near Van Buren that injured two people Tuesday, the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office reports. The single-car accident was reported about 1:13 a.m. on Ohio 613, east of Hancock County 140 in Allen Township. The...

Retired auxiliary bishop of Toledo diocese dies

TOLEDO — The Rev. Robert W. Donnelly, a retired auxiliary bishop in the Roman Catholic Diocese of Toledo, died Monday in his home in West Toledo, said Sally Oberski, the diocese’s director of communications. Donnelly, 83, served as the third auxiliary bishop of Toledo...

City expects big general fund balance

By JOY BROWN STAFF WRITER With Findlay’s general fund balance expected to be more than $9 million at year’s end, city officials seem to have come to a consensus on the need for long-term fiscal planning. For three years, Auditor Jim Staschiak has advocated at least a...

Vandals damage flags on Main Street

Flag City’s flags are being vandalized along North Main Street. According to Karl Kuhlman, who, along with Nick Moser, buys and displays flags along North Main, just north of the Findlay Downtown Improvement District’s boundary, six flags have been sliced. The...
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