Free water tests offered to 80 Findlay homes

By MAX FILBY STAFF WRITER About 80 Findlay households were sent a letter this week by Mayor Lydia Mihalik, notifying them that old lead service lines may be supplying water to their homes from a city water main. In the letter, Mihalik offered free testing of the lead levels in...

University of Findlay launches $23 million construction project

By DANAE KING STAFF WRITER The University of Findlay on Thursday launched a $23 million, 17-month construction project on campus. A ceremonial groundbreaking for the university’s new Center for Student Life and College of Business building was held near the construction...

HATS program offering free rides for Hancock County veterans

Hancock County veterans can receive free rides from the Hancock Area Transportation Services (HATS), courtesy of the corporate affairs group at Marathon Petroleum Corp. “HATS is honored to be partnering with the Veterans Service Office and Marathon Petroleum to bring free...

U.S. 224 crash hurts Findlay man

A Findlay man was injured Thursday night when the car he was driving struck a utility pole along U.S. 224, east of Findlay in Marion Township. Steffen R. Yarris, 31, was taken to Blanchard Valley Hospital by Hanco Ambulance, the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office reported. The...

UF hosting leadership series

The University of Findlay will host a new leadership series, called Fridays at Findlay. The executive speaker series will offer an opportunity to hear from leaders about their successful businesses. The first speakers will be James Dicke II and James Dicke III, a father and son...

Seneca commissioners OK justice center design

By JIM MAURER STAFF WRITER TIFFIN — The Seneca County commissioners approved a resolution Thursday which outlines a building design, building requirements and a more than $14.1 million estimate for the proposed 37,000-square-foot joint justice center, which will replace the...

Putnam sheriff seeks donations to buy K9 dog

OTTAWA — Putnam County Sheriff Tim Meyer is seeking donations to purchase a K9 dog for the department. About $15,000 is needed for purchasing the dog, training, police cruiser equipment, and equipment for the dog. The dog and handler undergo 11 to 14 weeks of training. The...

Farm Bureau still opposing flood project

By DENISE GRANT STAFF WRITER Gary Wilson, president of the Hancock County Farm Bureau, says it comes as no surprise that the estimated cost of constructing a 9.4-mile diversion channel on Findlay’s west side went up to $80 million. “We’ve been saying all along...
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