Adopt-A-Tree applications available

Findlay’s annual Adopt-A-Tree program has applications available for fall planting. Designed to reforest particular parts of the city and keep Findlay attractive and shaded, city residents are eligible to “adopt” trees for $25 each and plant them in pre-approved...

Area man killed in ATV accident

Andrew Altenburger, 28, of Cloverdale, died in an all-terrain vehicle accident at about 2:20 a.m. Friday. Putnam County Sheriff’s deputies reported they received an emergency call stating Altenburger had crashed in a field west of road 23-L south of Cloverdale. He had...

McLane paid $2.4 million for distribution center site

McLane Co. paid $26,853 per acre, or a total of $2.4 million, for the 88 acres south of Hancock County 212, on which it will build a $38 million grocery distribution center. McLane on Friday temporarily transferred ownership of the construction site to the Blanchard Valley Port...

Recent ruling doesn’t doom Affordable Care Act

Chris Oaks spoke with Trey Daly, state director for Enroll America in Ohio. Q: You are among those crying foul at the (District of Columbia) Circuit Court’s ruling this week that insurance policies purchased through the federally-run health care exchange are not eligible...

Van Buren trying again for school work

By MAX FILBY STAFF WRITER VAN BUREN — Come November, Van Buren School District residents will have a chance to show support or vote down a $28.7 million bond issue for school improvements. The Van Buren school board on Thursday night approved sending the 7-mill, 30-year tax...

L-B seeks combined tax for new school

By MAX FILBY STAFF WRITER The Liberty-Benton school board is asking district voters in November to support a combined property tax and income tax to pay for construction of a new kindergarten through eighth-grade building. With four of the five board members voting at a 7 a.m....

Democratic candidates make local appearance

By RYAN DUNN staff writer Two Ohio Democrats hoping to unseat incumbents outlined their campaigns on Thursday for area voters. Judge John O’Donnell described his run for the Ohio Supreme Court as a push to increase judicial independence. Congressional candidate Bob Fry...

Three hurt in accident

MORTIMER — Three people were injured in a three-vehicle crash late Wednesday on Hancock County 220, north of Findlay. Taken to Blanchard Valley Hospital by Hanco Ambulance were Richard Dillingham, 59, of Findlay, and two Deshler women, Danielle Rader, 20, and Ciera Roe, 19,...
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