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County commissioner defeats challenger

By DENISE GRANT STAFF WRITER Hancock County Commissioner Brian Robertson on Tuesday handily won the GOP nomination in his re-election bid, then blasted his opponent and the local Republican Party. Robertson defeated challenger John Harrington with more than 60 percent of the...

Coldren wins recorder contest

By DENISE GRANT STAFF WRITER Tracy Coldren, a deputy county recorder, won the Republican party nomination for the Hancock County recorder’s office on Tuesday, defeating challenger Heather Pendleton with 57 percent of the vote. The vote tally was Coldren, 8,205 votes, and...

Strickland, Portman trounce challengers in Senate primaries

Associated Press CINCINNATI (AP) — A former Ohio governor Tuesday turned back a challenge from an upstart Cincinnati councilman to claim the Democratic U.S. Senate nomination, while a political newcomer won the GOP nomination in the race for former House Speaker John...

Commissioners approve lawsuit settlement

By DENISE GRANT STAFF WRITER A settlement agreement, approved by the Hancock County commissioners Tuesday, will pay $15,000 to a Findlay man who suffered brain injuries after being hit by a road reflector that was scraped off of Hancock County 220 by a snowplow in January 2013....

Some old waterlines still may be lead

By MAX FILBY STAFF WRITER Some old waterlines used in Findlay may be made out of lead, City Council was told Tuesday. Because of poor record keeping, city officials are unsure whether some old waterlines, connecting water mains to private homes, were ever updated to modern...

Sprague easily wins primary

By MAX FILBY STAFF WRITER Robert Sprague has again defeated challenger Kevin Rettig for the Republican nomination for the 83rd District seat in the Ohio House. “I think I was running on my record and it means people are happy with what we’re doing down in the...

HPD replacement levy gets approval

By JIM MAURER STAFF WRITER Hancock Park District’s 0.8-mill, eight-year replacement levy was overwhelmingly approved by Findlay and Hancock County voters Tuesday by a 2-1 margin. With all 60 precincts reporting, there were 14,864 votes, or 66 percent, for the levy, and...

Stacy, Thomas win commissioner races in Seneca County

By JIM MAURER STAFF WRITER TIFFIN — Seneca County Republicans nominated an incumbent for one county commissioner seat on Tuesday, and a former banker for another. According to the Seneca County Board of Elections, Commissioner Holly Stacy of Green Springs, who is finishing...
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