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Street, alley closings to aid UF project

By LOU WILIN STAFF WRITER The University of Findlay continues to lay groundwork, with Findlay city officials’ help, to build a $9 million, 5,000-seat lacrosse/football stadium off Trenton Avenue. Findlay City Planning Commission on Thursday recommended City Council close...

Killer’s parole hearing worries mother of young murder victim

By RYAN DUNN STAFF WRITER A decades-old photograph of Becky Potter’s family raises a difficult question. “When I look at my daughter, I always wonder, what would she look like now?” Potter said. The August 1979 murder of 9-month-old Monica Sue Williams remains...

City settles lawsuit over officer’s conduct

By JOY BROWN STAFF WRITER The City of Findlay last month settled out-of-court a civil rights lawsuit stemming from a police officer’s misconduct during a routine call in 2012. The city agreed to pay $15,000 to Carla Reeg, said city Law Director Don Rasmussen. The city also...

Terms of lawsuit settlement in Reeg case kept confidential

By JOY BROWN STAFF WRITER Terms of the settlement in the Carla Reeg civil rights case were “confidential,” but Findlay government’s monetary payments and attorney fees in the case are public matters, according to legal precedents. On April 8, Law Director Don...

Sewer line tap fees OK’d for new industrial park

By DENISE GRANT Staff Writer The Hancock County commissioners established tap fees Thursday for businesses connecting to the sewer line in the new Distribution Drive industrial park. Commissioner Phillip Riegle said the fees are the same as for any other sewer taps in the county....

University of Findlay honors GSW Manufacturing founder

The University of Findlay honored Kohei Suzuki, founder of GSW Manufacturing, and his son Joji “George” Suzuki, the company’s former president, during a ceremony at the Findlay Country Club on Thursday. The university awarded Kohei Suzuki with an honorary doctor...

Youth trapshooting competition slated

The Hancock County Young Guns will be competing with 11 other teams from Ohio and Indiana in a nationally-sponsored trapshooting competition on Saturday at Jaqua’s Fine Guns and Gun Club. Young Guns head coach Louie Scheiderer on Thursday said 274 youths were registered for...

Findlay teen dies in crash

A Findlay teenager was killed and another city teen was injured Wednesday night when a Jeep hit a deer and rolled over, just south of Findlay. Nathan McKee, 17, the driver, was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash, the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office reported. McKee...
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