Finalists for new fire chief announced

By BRIAN BOHNERT for the courier FOSTORIA — The city may be just weeks away from naming its 10th fire chief. Mayor Eric Keckler said Tuesday a selection committee has narrowed its list to three. The final candidates for the job include Robert Kiser of De Pere, Wisconsin;...

Rezoning of old school site moving forward

By ERIC SCHAADT Staff Writer NORTH BALTIMORE — Reineke Motors’ plan to add parking spaces at the site of the former North Baltimore High School is moving forward. Village Council on Tuesday was informed the village Planning Commission had approved an application for...

Motor home, three vehicles burned after Dunkirk crash

DUNKIRK — Four people were hurt in a two-vehicle crash Monday that caused a fire at Dunkirk’s Marathon gas station, 441 S. Main St. All four people suffered minor injuries and were treated and released from Hardin Memorial and Blanchard Valley hospitals, the Hardin...

December trial date set for ex-Riverdale teacher

A December trial date has been set for a former Riverdale School District teacher charged with child endangerment. Barb Williams is scheduled for a Dec. 15 trial in Findlay Municipal Court on the first-degree misdemeanor charge. Williams was videotaped in May shoving a 6-year-old...

Fostoria woman sentenced for fatal house fire

By BRIAN BOHNERT FOR THE COURIER TIFFIN — A Fostoria woman was sentenced Monday to life in prison, with parole possible after 25 years, for starting a Memorial Day house fire in Fostoria that killed two people and seriously injured a third. Shey L. Weiker, 32, wept as she...

Five injured in fiery Dunkirk crash

DUNKIRK — Five people suffered minor injuries in a multiple-vehicle crash Monday afternoon that resulted in a fire at Dunkirk’s Marathon gas station, 441 S. Main St. According to the Hardin County Sheriff’s Office, two people were transported to Blanchard Valley...

Findlay clears up FEMA concerns

By MAX FILBY STAFF WRITER Findlay has avoided being put on probation by the National Flood Insurance Program. After submitting documents to the Federal Emergency Management Agency, city officials cleared up more than 100 issues the federal agency had with the city meeting...

Bluffton council OKs fire truck, gear

By BRIAN LESTER STAFF WRITER BLUFFTON — Bluffton Fire Chief Jon Kinn on Monday asked Village Council for new equipment and a new fire truck. Kinn asked council to approve funds for new hose, turnout gear, and a fire truck. Council authorized all three. The fire truck will...
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