New graduation rules worry educators

By DANAE KING STAFF WRITER Findlay City Schools officials are worried that the Ohio Department of Education is “setting up our students to fail” with upcoming graduation requirements, and the Findlay officials are not alone. Superintendents across the state, including...

Supreme Court candidate stops in city

By DENISE GRANT STAFF WRITER Meet Judge Pat Fischer, the Republican candidate for the Ohio Supreme Court, and chances are good the encounter will include a civics lesson, maybe two. Fischer has served as judge on the Ohio First District Court of Appeals in Hamilton County since...

Projects underway at McComb water, sewage plants

By ERIC SCHAADT STAFF WRITER McCOMB — McComb Council on Monday received an update on projects at its water and sewage treatment facilities. Representatives of the Northwestern Water and Sewer District outlined $600,000 in current and future capital improvements to the two...

More tech help needed at new Carey school

By JIM MAURER STAFF WRITER CAREY — The Carey Education Association, the union which represents district teachers, and school administrators agree the district’s information specialist Nick Rider will need more help to manage the complexities of the new school...

Area superintendents seek more local control

By DANAE KING STAFF WRITER Control of education standards will soon rest more in the hands of state officials, a switch from largely federal control. Some local superintendents are hoping it goes a step farther and allows more district control. The change is due to the Every...

Wyandot County Fair to begin

UPPER SANDUSKY — Music, truck and tractor pulls, a demolition derby and harness racing will be featured during the 165th Wyandot County Fair, which opens Tuesday and runs through Sunday at the fairgrounds on Ohio 53 north of Upper Sandusky. With the theme “Wagon...

Actor to campaign for Hillary Clinton during local stop

Actor Tim Daly, a regular in the series “Madame Secretary,” will be in Findlay today to campaign for Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton. Daly, who also has appeared in “Hot in Cleveland,” “Private Practice” and “Wings,”...

Weekly road report released

State highway projects planned in the region by the Ohio Department of Transportation: HANCOCK COUNTY The Interstate 75 northbound exit ramp to Ohio 235 will be closed Thursday for two days for pavement joint repairs on the ramp. Ohio 12 from Findlay to Arcadia, and from the...
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