Reineke wins GOP nod for House seat

In a battle of write-in candidates, Bill Reineke Jr. won the Republican nomination Tuesday to represent the 88th District in the Ohio House. The district includes Sandusky County and most of Seneca County. Reineke will face Democrat William Young, of Green Springs, in November....

Additional votes counted, but outcome of races unchanged

Vote totals for State Central Committee races were adjusted by the Hancock County Board of Elections office late Tuesday, after one of the counties in the 1st Senate District submitted more votes. The additional 290 votes did not change the outcome of the races. The updated vote...

1 of 2 Tri-Rivers levies OK’d

MARION — Voters in the Tri-Rivers Career Center District, which covers portions of seven counties including Wyandot and Hardin, narrowly approved the renewal of a 1-mill continuing levy, but defeated a 2.1-mill replacement continuing levy Tuesday. The 1-mill levy was...

Village’s interim EMS chief resigns

By ERIC SCHAADT Staff Writer NORTH BALTIMORE — The interim chief of the North Baltimore Emergency Medical Service stepped down from the post this week, as village officials continue to consider revamping the ambulance service. Eric Larson, hired last month as interim,...

Findlay offering tours of water, sewer plants

Findlay’s Water Pollution Control Center at 1201 S. River Road and its Water Treatment Plant at 110 N. Blanchard St. will be offering tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday in recognition of Drinking Water Week. The week, recognized from May 4-10, is being promoted by the...

Council Legislation

May 6, 2014 Public Attendance: 15 ORDINANCES • 2014-30, second reading, by emergency, appropriating $3,344 from the self-insurance fund to a particular self-insurance fund account. • 2014-31, second reading, by emergency, appropriating $592,000 from the Ohio...

Riegle wins commissioner contest

By DENISE GRANT STAFF WRITER Voters in Hancock County handed Commissioner Phillip Riegle a solid win Tuesday. Riegle took 62 percent of the vote, winning the Republican nomination for county commissioner and easily defeating a two-time challenger, former Commissioner Steve Oman....

Voters reject Van Buren Schools bond issue

By MAX FILBY STAFF WRITER Van Buren School District residents voted down a $29.3 million bond issue on Tuesday that would have funded an expansion of the school’s campus. The issue was defeated with 853 votes, or 62 percent, voting against it, according to the Hancock...
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