Traffic stops on I-75 slated

Motorists traveling on Interstate 75 through Findlay late Monday and Wednesday night may be subject to short-term stops as part of the U.S. 224 interchange project. Construction crews will be temporarily stopping traffic between the hours of 11 p.m. and 6 a.m. on both nights....

Glenwood painters remain unpaid

By MAX FILBY STAFF WRITER Workers hired to paint at Glenwood Middle School in Findlay before it opened in January 2013 have gone unpaid for more than a year. Joseph Edinger, a parent of one of the four unpaid painters, has spoken out about the issue to try to get his son the...

FHS graduation to be held today

Findlay High School will hold graduation ceremonies at 10:30 a.m. today at the University of Findlay Koehler Center. The valedictorian for the class of 2014 is Nicholas Goldacker, and the salutatorian is Liza Praprotnik. The list of graduates is as follows: Mahailia Tiana Adams,...

National leadership blamed for VA failures

Chris Oaks spoke with Jacob Gadd, deputy director for health affairs for the American Legion. Q: In addition to calling for the resignation of Veterans Affairs Secretary Shinseki, the American Legion has said the undersecretary for health and the undersecretary for benefits at...

Blade to close printing plant, mailing facility

The Toledo Blade announced publicly on Friday that it will close the newspaper’s downtown printing plant and mailing facility, and will lay off about 131 people this summer. In a recent letter to employees, Blade officials said the newspaper “has been losing money for...

Tornado hits Louisiana Marathon refinery, crude units taken offline

Marathon Petroleum Corp. says a tornado at its Garyville, Louisiana, refinery on Wednesday damaged a cooling water system and caused the No. 1 crude unit and other units to be taken off-line. Based on an initial assessment of the damage and repairs, the unit is anticipated to be...

Cooper revives technology center plan

By LOU WILIN STAFF WRITER Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. celebrated its 100th anniversary Thursday with the news it will resume plans to locate a $40 million global technology center in Findlay and add 40 high-quality jobs. “We’re really, really happy about being able...

Fine arts wing to honor Wittwer

By MAX FILBY STAFF WRITER Outgoing Findlay Superintendent Dean Wittwer will be leaving the school district this summer, but his name will remain here. The Dr. Dean and Pat Wittwer Fine Arts Wing at Findlay High School will open next fall, the school board announced at...
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