Cygnet man injured in Findlay crash

A 46-year-old man Wood County man was treated at Blanchard Valley Hospital on Wednesday night after a two-vehicle accident on North Main Street in Findlay. According to Officer Anthony Maher, Jessica Brickner, 30, of Findlay, was driving a van north on North Main Street at 6 p.m....

Findlay Police Department conducting citizens survey

The Findlay Police Department is conducting a citizens survey to determine how well the department is meeting the needs of the public. The intent of the survey is to gather residents’ perspective of the quality of service that the Police Department has provided. The survey...

Hunting helps control region’s deer population, keeps highways safer

By MAX FILBY STAFF WRITER Ohio drivers may not know it, but hunters are making their commutes a little easier and safer. Hunters in Ohio killed 165,361 deer in 2015. While the deer harvest was less than the 175,801 killed in 2014, hunting season serves as something of a...

Council committee favors giving $30,000 to workforce initiative

By MAX FILBY STAFF WRITER Findlay City Council’s Appropriations Committee recommended Tuesday that the city contribute $30,000 to the “Raise The Bar” workforce initiative. The city has been asked to provide $30,000 a year for five years to help establish a...

Cost of housing county inmates elsewhere higher than projected

At $95,000, Hancock County’s bill for housing convicts in jails outside the county is already double what was expected for the entire year. Hancock County Commissioner Phillip Riegle on Tuesday did not call for adding onto the existing county jail. But he voiced concern...

Truancy court entering second year

By DANAE KING STAFF WRITER After one year with a specialized truancy court in Hancock County, the program has seen success and is applying for certification through the Ohio Supreme Court. Juvenile Court Judge Kristen Johnson works with Findlay City Schools and Hancock County...

One person treated after North Main Street accident

One motorist was taken to Blanchard Valley Hospital and a pickup truck ended up on its side after a two-vehicle crash Tuesday afternoon on Findlay’s North Main Street. Ryan Whalen, 21, of Findlay, the driver of one vehicle, was taken to Blanchard Valley Hospital by Hanco...

HPD board OKs pay schedule

By JIM MAURER STAFF WRITER The Hancock Park District board approved changes to its employee pay schedule Tuesday, prompted in part by an upcoming change in federal labor regulations. The changes include an increase in base pay for three positions and changes in which employees...
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