Water projects bill hailed by Latta

By DENISE GRANT STAFF WRITER U.S. Rep. Robert Latta, R-Bowling Green, voted Tuesday in favor of a $12 billion water projects bill that Latta said will reform the Army Corps of Engineers’ planning process. The U.S. House voted 412-4 to approve the Water Resources Reform and...

County’s jobless rate drops to 4 percent

Hancock County’s unemployment rate dropped to 4 percent in April from 4.7 percent in March, the state Job and Family Services Department reported. Jobless rates declined in all of Ohio’s 88 counties last month. But Hancock County’s rate is the sixth lowest in...

Agency board gets raise

By DENISE GRANT STAFF WRITER Hancock County commissioners agreed Tuesday to give Hancock County Veterans Service board members a $100-a-month raise. Board members approached the commissioners last week, asking for the pay hike. The veterans commission has five board members, and...

Fostoria Council approves Stearns Road widening

By BRIAN BOHNERT for the courier FOSTORIA — Fostoria City Council on Tuesday approved an agreement between the city and the state Department of Transportation, paving the way for the long-awaited Stearns Road project. The project, which has been in the planning stages for...

Council hears utility bill complaints

By ERIC SCHAADT Staff Writer NORTH BALTIMORE — North Baltimore residents expressed frustration Tuesday about increases in water and sewer bills, even for those who are using less water. Residents had braced for higher bills in the wake of a recent hike in sewer rates, but...

More students reach test goal

The number of Findlay City Schools students who have not achieved the third-grade reading guarantee goal has dropped from 156 to 25. The school district received results Tuesday from an alternative test called Terra Nova that effectively decreased the number of students who...

Fostoria woman injured in county accident

A Fostoria woman was injured Tuesday when the GMC Suburban she was driving hit a railroad crossing gate and then overturned on Hancock County 18, northeast of Findlay. Tamme Morehart, 40, was taken to Blanchard Valley Hospital by Hanco Ambulance, the Hancock County...

City schools update mental health policy

By MAX FILBY STAFF WRITER Findlay City Schools is expected to start offering mental health assessments to students beginning next fall. Clinicians from the Family Resource Center and Century Health will be available periodically at the schools, Superintendent Dean Wittwer said at...
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