Ottawa River cleanup project approved

By DENISE GRANT STAFF WRITER The Joint County Board of Commissioners opened bids Thursday on a maintenance project that would clear log jams and fallen trees along the Ottawa River in Allen and Putnam County. The joint board includes Allen, Auglaize, Hancock, Hardin and Putnam...

Cooper facing OSHA fines

Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. could face $38,900 in federal fines for worker injuries and exposing workers to other injuries. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration cited two separate instances in which a Cooper employee burned his hands while changing tread segments on...

Sheriff issues teen drinking warning

High school graduation should be a happy time to celebrate the accomplishments of students, but it can also be a time when poor choices can be made. The Hancock County Sheriff’s Office is reminding families that underage drinking and the consequences associated with teen...

Patrolman praised for ‘most humane act’

By ALLISON REAMER STAFF WRITER As police continue to receive criticism nationwide, one rookie Findlay police officer was praised for an act of kindness on Wednesday. A resident in the 600 block of East Pine Street, who wished to remain anonymous, said she witnessed Findlay...

Local man charged with eluding officer

TIFFIN — A Findlay man was arraigned Wednesday morning in Tiffin-Fostoria Municipal Court on a felony charge in connection with a high-speed chase in Seneca County Monday. Dale J. Lanagan, 22, of Findlay, was charged with failure to comply with an order of a police officer,...

Seat belt enforcement to be stepped up

The Hancock County Sheriff’s Office is reminding motorists to “Click It or Ticket” ahead of Memorial Day weekend. As part of the national seat belt enforcement campaign, law enforcement agencies around the country will be stepping up enforcement beginning Monday...

One person hurt in interstate crash

An Iowa woman was injured in a traffic accident on Interstate 75 north of Hancock County 99 at 11:19 p.m. Tuesday. A 2004 Ford Taurus driven by Sarah Korneisel, 25, of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, was stopped with car trouble on the side of southbound I-75 about a mile north of Findlay...

Arcadia board discusses technology upgrades

By ERIC SCHAADT STAFF WRITER ARCADIA — Classes are coming to an end for this school year, but the Arcadia school board Wednesday took a crash course on classroom technology. Gregg McKee, technology coordinator for the school district, outlined some needs in the...
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