Turn lane OK’d near Whirlpool

By JIM MAURER STAFF WRITER The Hancock County commissioners on Tuesday approved a plan to construct a turn lane along Hancock County 220 in front of Whirlpool Corp. B Hillz Excavating, Wayne, will complete the project for $77,224. Separately, the commissioners requested expense...

Oxley Post Office dedication ceremony to be held Oct. 28

The Findlay post office will be officially dedicated as the Michael Garver Oxley Memorial Post Office Building in a ceremony Oct. 28 at the Marathon Performing Arts Center. The 10 a.m. ceremony will also include the naming of a portion of U.S. 30 as the Congressman Michael G....

Longtime North Baltimore solicitor retiring

By ERIC SCHAADT STAFF WRITER NORTH BALTIMORE — North Baltimore Council is searching for a new village solicitor. After more than 40 years as legal adviser for the village, Chet Marcin will step down at year’s end. “We thank Chet for his many years of service to...

Pay hike for Carey council considered

By JIM MAURER STAFF WRITER Carey Councilman Chad Kin again suggested a pay raise for council members, which would double their pay when their next terms begin. Council members are paid $2,000 annually. During Monday’s regular council meeting, Kin suggested a $2,000 increase...

Fostorian honored by school officials

By MORGAN MANNS FOR THE COURIER FOSTORIA — Fostoria school board on Tuesday recognized Ellen Gatrell as a community hero for donating clothing to students. “I don’t mean a couple of things. She’s brought in (bags full of clothes) once or twice a...

Fostoria Council approves tax break for Tim Hortons

FOSTORIA — Fostoria City Council on Tuesday approved a 10-year, 50 percent property tax credit for Rensko Holdings to bring a Tim Hortons restaurant to the city by next summer. With 3rd Ward Councilman Jon Hay absent, council voted 6-0 to suspend the three-reading rule and...

Sales tax receipts up slightly for year

Hancock County sales tax receipts received in October are down slightly compared to October 2015, but for the year to date, receipts remain above last year’s total. Tax receipts received this month are about $1,161,369, down 1.15 percent from about $1,174,886 received in...

11 Japanese visitors get view of presidential race

By LOU WILIN STAFF WRITER Eleven Japanese government officials on Monday got a view of the U.S. presidential election through the eyes of University of Findlay students. The ugly 350-pound gorilla — fears of Russian election sabotage, cemetery precincts turning out on...
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