Is Marathon pursuing Citgo?

By LOU WILIN STAFF WRITER Marathon Petroleum Corp. made a bid this year for Citgo Petroleum Corp., the U.S. refining arm of a Venezuelan state-owned company, Reuters News reports. At least three oil companies are still actively bidding for Citgo, Reuters reported this week, but...

Unemployment rates don’t count long-term jobless

By LOU WILIN STAFF WRITER Look out. Your mobile device and other gadgets are not the only things becoming obsolete: You can, too. When people lose their jobs, it usually takes longer to get a new one than it used to, said Jeff Korzenik, chief investment officer for Fifth Third...

Grant available for algae testing

By BRIAN BOHNERT FOR THE COURIER FOSTORIA — Fostoria is hoping to upgrade its testing equipment for harmful algae thanks to a grant through the state Environmental Protection Agency. Fostoria City Council passed a resolution Wednesday allowing city officials to apply for a...

Fostoria firefighters respond to two fires

FOSTORIA — Fostoria firefighters battled two blazes within 15 hours on Wednesday. Firefighters responded to a structure fire in the 500 block of McDougal Street at about 4:30 a.m. and later battled another blaze at about 7 p.m. at Lot 20 of Williams Mobile Home Park....

Former L-B teacher asks court to reinstate him

By RYAN DUNN Staff Writer Former Liberty-Benton School District teacher Mark Badertscher, fired after a student was choked in his classroom, has asked an appeals court to reinstate him. The school board failed to meet its required standard in dismissing Badertscher, according to...

Applications available for weatherization aid

Applications for the Home Weatherization Assistance Program are available through the Hancock Hardin Wyandot Putnam Community Action Commission. Weatherization provides cost-effective ways to reduce high energy costs for eligible families, especially during the winter heating...

Raid nets drugs, arrests

A police search of a Findlay home this week turned up drugs and cash, according to law enforcement officials. At 8:46 p.m. Tuesday, police executed a search warrant at 430 Findlay St., according to Detective Sgt. Justin Hendren of the Hancock METRICH Drug Enforcement Unit....

Council Legislation

Nov. 4, 2014 Public Attendance: 11 ORDINANCES • 2014-86, second reading, rezoning 2440 Bright Road from C2 general commercial to I1 light industrial. • 2014-87, second reading, rezoning 325 Emma St. from C2 general commercial to I1 light industrial. • 2014-90,...
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