Weekend: Freeze holiday dinner leftovers safely for future meals

By ASHLIE OLKOSKI and SHAWN OCHS Most families have a large amount of leftovers after holiday dinners. Instead of losing them to the back of your refrigerator, package them up and put them in the freezer for meals on nights you are snowed in. You can freeze them as they are, or...

Brazilian company buying Dow plant

By JIM MAURER STAFF WRITER A Brazilian company said Friday it is purchasing Findlay’s Dow Chemical Co. plant at 3441 N. Main St. Dow had planned to close the polyolefin films factory this month. The buyer, Valfilm North America, is expected to double employment at the...

Detroiters left out of Marathon home buyouts feel neglected

By JIM LYNCH The Detroit News Detroit — A small pocket of Detroit’s 48217 ZIP code is surrounded by things most homeowners choose to avoid. Eight lanes of Interstate 75 frame the western side of this area in the city’s southwestern corner — part of the...

Armes: Cooper gets ‘no respect,’ but company plans more growth

By MAX FILBY STAFF WRITER Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. Chief Roy Armes thinks his company is “the Rodney Dangerfield of tires.” “Nobody knows who we are, and we get no respect,” Armes joked Friday during a Hancock County Republican Party lunch. Fixing that...

Fostoria protects historic ‘Tommy gun’

By BRIAN BOHNERT FOR THE COURIER FOSTORIA — On May 3, 1934, notorious outlaw John Dillinger laid siege to the First National Bank of Fostoria, escaping a hail of gunfire with thousands of dollars. In response, Fostoria City Council authorized the purchase of two Thompson...

Sheriff: Skeletal remains are of missing Mich. man

DESHLER (AP) — Authorities have confirmed that skeletal remains found in an empty grain storage barn near Deshler are of a Michigan man who had been missing since June. The Putnam County Sheriff’s Office on Friday said the remains found earlier this week are of...

Company changes name

Findlay Implement Co., a longtime John Deere dealer, is now known as FIC Dealerships. The company also owns Wood County Implement, Bowling Green; Northwest Tractor Co., Ottawa; Bay Tractor & Turf, Gibsonburg; Wyandot Tractor, Upper Sandusky; and Tiffin Ag & Turf, Tiffin....

Lawyer: Get legal help for pipeline negotiations

Chris Oaks spoke with property rights attorney Bill Goldman of Goldman & Braunstein LLP, Columbus. Q: The planned route of the Rover Pipeline that would carry natural gas from Eastern Ohio to Defiance, and eventually into Michigan and Canada, would cut through parts of...
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