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Ottawa plan meeting opposition

By DENISE GRANT STAFF WRITER GLANDORF — A Glandorf group calling itself “Concerned Citizens” plans to petition the Maumee Watershed Conservancy District to block part of Ottawa’s flood-control plan. About 25 people, mostly residents of the Glandorf area,...

WITH VIDEO: Students protest low voter turnout

By ABBEY NICKEL STAFF WRITER A group of Findlay High School students who waved signs high in the air as they rallied in front of the Hancock County Courthouse Tuesday afternoon say the low voter turnout in Hancock County during the May primary election sparked the idea. “We...

Marathon to pay $2.9M fine

Marathon Petroleum Corp. will pay a $2.9 million fine and spend another $2.8 million on pollution controls at its distribution terminals in Indiana, Kentucky and Ohio, the U.S. Justice Department said Tuesday. It is part of a settlement reached over allegations of Clean Air Act...

Commissioners abandon Litter Landing project

By ALISA WARREN Staff Writer Hancock County’s commissioners will soon be looking at more cost efficient alternatives for renovations at the Litter Landing recycling center. The commissioners voted Tuesday to abandon the current Litter Landing project, which had an estimated...

Seven indicted for 2014 assault

By ALLISON REAMER Staff Writer Seven people were indicted Tuesday for assaulting a Toledo man in Findlay last fall. Tanner S. Straley, 20, of North Baltimore; Eric R. Wilhelm, 36, of Custar; Tyler J. Adams, 25, of Findlay; Hayley R. Workman, 19, of Findlay; and Jayden M. Edwards,...

Publicizing overdose reports discussed

By ALLISON REAMER Staff Writer Prompted by the report of four,non-fatal heroin overdoses in the city within 24 hours last week, law and health officials Tuesday discussed ways to publicize such reports regularly. During the Hancock County Community Corrections Planning Board...

Elimination of tax credit proceeding

By ERIC SCHAADT Staff Writer NORTH BALTIMORE — North Baltimore Council is considering legislation to change the village income tax to help finance a revamped village emergency medical service. Council on Tuesday gave the second of three required readings to an ordinance...

City estimates $6.1M in revenues for 2016

By BRIAN BOHNERT FOR THE COURIER FOSTORIA — Despite a steady, yet dramatic drop in revenue throughout the past eight years, city officials are confident they can maintain business as usual heading into 2016. Just before the Great Recession drained pocketbooks all across the...
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