Wheat harvest yields increase

By JIM MAURER STAFF WRITER Farmers in the region aren’t planting as much wheat as in years past, but those who did enjoyed “a good harvest” this month with strong yields and no plant disease, reports Ed Lentz, agriculture/natural resources educator for Ohio...

McComb funeral home changes hands

McCOMB — A Findlay funeral home has purchased the Hartley Funeral Home in McComb. Lehtomaa Funeral Home in Findlay is the new owner, and will operate the Hartley-Lehtomaa Funeral Home at 370 Park Drive South in McComb. Joann and Brent Hartley sold the McComb funeral home,...

Health system weighs options in McComb

McCOMB — Blanchard Valley Health System is considering options for replacing a physician at a McComb medical office. Dr. James Doone will be leaving the Hancock County area and the McComb Family Practice in September, according to the health system. Dr. Doone has been at...

Chung joins Cooper as vice president

Mark Chung has been named vice president of strategy and business development for Americas operations at Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. Chung is responsible for leading the development and execution of Cooper’s North and South America business strategy, spearheading business...

Business collects donations to replace damaged flags

A Toledo flag retailer has put out a cash bucket to buy new U.S. flags for Findlay after vandals damaged six flags on North Main Street earlier this week. “This sort of crime affects all of us in some way,” Joe Stoll, president and CEO of Toledo Flags, said Wednesday....

Travel site honors Dietsch Brothers

There’s some sweet news for Dietsch Brothers ice cream shops in Findlay. Travel site TripAdvisor rates them the second-best ice cream parlor in the country, according to Fox News. TripAdvisor says its rating is based on “millions” of traveler reviews. Of...

Auditor hosting CAUV program

OTTAWA — A program about Ohio’s Current Agricultural Use Value will be hosted by Putnam County Auditor Robert Benroth at 7 p.m. Aug. 12 in the auditorium at Ottawa-Glandorf High School, Ottawa. Speakers will include Richard Hoffman, with Appraisal Research Corp. of...

Carey firefighters plan fundraiser

CAREY — The Carey Fire Department wants to improve its training capabilities and is planning an October fundraiser to raise money for constructing a “training house” on village-owned land. Fire Chief Chad Snyder addressed Carey Council this week because there...
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