Weekend: Use phenology, not calendar to determine planting times

By BILL JONES To me, the longer days and the warmth of the sun on my back signals an inner urge to get dirt under my fingernails and to imagine all of the possibilities as I visit the many garden centers in the area. Spring is the season of hope and new life and it makes every...

City judges: Treatment needed in OVI cases

By JOY BROWN STAFF WRITER Rather than ordering drunken drivers to sit in jail, Findlay’s municipal judges want to sentence them to a place that treats them. “Everyone is in agreement that we should start on the OVI offenders and then expand to others. That’s a...

Funds in place for I-75 projects

A potential lack of money in the federal Highway Trust Fund is not expected to affect three large road projects in the Findlay area, the Ohio Department of Transportation reports. Current work on the U.S. 224 bridge at Interstate 75, planned work on the U.S. 68/Ohio 15...

Commissioner race on Seneca ballot

By JIM MAURER STAFF WRITER TIFFIN — Republican voters in Seneca County will nominate a county commissioner candidate on May 6. It is the only county race on the primary ballot, according to the Seneca County elections board. Philip Frankart, 49, of 4720 S. Seneca County...

Stock market: Average investor will be ‘just fine’

Chris Oaks spoke with Fox Business Channel reporter Adam Shapiro. Q: The stock market rebounded somewhat this week after a very bad week last week — why all the market volatility this month? A: Well, the tech stocks were selling off last week because investors recognized...

Survey says Marathon’s workers ‘most satisfied’

By LOU WILIN STAFF WRITER Marathon Petroleum Corp. has the most satisfied workers in the U.S., Business Insider website, based in New York, reported Thursday. Marathon was competing with nearly 400 companies among the Fortune 500, based on employee survey responses. Marathon...

UF replacing downtown mural

By MAX FILBY STAFF WRITER Work will begin Monday on a new mural, to be painted on the side of First Federal Bank on South Main Street in downtown Findlay. The University of Findlay is in charge of the project. The mural will feature images of the university’s Old Main...

VB voters to face bond issue

By MAX FILBY STAFF WRITER Van Buren School District is asking residents to approve a $29.3 million bond issue to expand its campus. If voters approve the 37-year, 6.9-mill package on the May 6 ballot, it would pay for building 37 new classrooms and a new gym at the middle school...
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