Funding approved for Carey project

By JIM MAURER STAFF WRITER CAREY — Carey has received approval for a $235,000 grant and a $167,500 zero-interest loan to extend a stormwater culvert in the downtown. Administrator Roy Johnson on Monday said the Ohio Public Works Commission is providing the funds toward the...

Arlington may raise sewer rates this summer

By ERIC SCHAADT STAFF WRITER ARLINGTON — Sewer rates are expected to be raised in Arlington to keep the sewer fund out of the red, Village Council reported Monday. Currently, water customers pay a base rate of $15.70 per each two-month billing cycle for the first 1,000 gallons...

Area voters head to polls Tuesday

By LOU WILIN STAFF WRITER Hancock County voters on Tuesday will decide a Republican county commissioner race, and help determine the winner of a three-way Republican contest for state senator. Residents of the Van Buren School District will vote on a 6.9-mill, 37-year bond issue....

Nine area candidates unopposed in primary

By JOY BROWN STAFF WRITER Nine local or regional candidates are unopposed in Tuesday’s primary election in Hancock County. Four of them won’t face opposition in November, either, unless an independent candidate suddenly appears. Today is the deadline for independent...

City police hold bike rodeo

By RYAN DUNN STAFF WRITER Dozens of area children learned some safety tips while testing their bicycle skills this weekend. Findlay police on Saturday held their third annual Bike Rodeo at the Marathon Petroleum Corp. parking lot. The event offered bicycle inspections, helmet...

Findlay man facing assault charge

Findlay police arrested a local man after responding to a report of an assault around 1:28 a.m. Sunday near Blaine Street. Dustin Lanagan, 33, of Findlay, was arrested on a charge of aggravated assault and was being held in the Hancock County jail Sunday night. When police...

Two people injured in Hancock County accident

Two people were injured in a two-vehicle accident just before 2 p.m. Sunday at the intersection of Ohio 568 and Hancock County 330 in Biglick Township. Maria Kolarik, 50, of Upper Sandusky, and her passenger Nancy L. Kolarik, 79, of Upper Sandusky, were taken to Blanchard Valley...

Weekly road report released

The following is the weekly report of construction and maintenance work on state highways from the Ohio Department of Transportation: HANCOCK COUNTY The U.S. 224 interchange with Interstate 75 is currently being reconstructed. The project began in February and is expected to be...
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