I-75 widening in Findlay may start in 2016: ODOT

By MAX FILBY STAFF WRITER The Interstate 75 widening project through Findlay may be moved up a year, from 2017 to 2016, state Department of Transportation officials said Monday. State plans to resurface portions of Ohio 12, Ohio 613, Ohio 15, and Interstate 75 in Hancock County...

ROTC program at Findlay proposed

By ABBEY NICKEL STAFF WRITER Findlay School District could be offering an Army Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps program for high school students in the near future. At the city school board meeting Monday, Denny Bash of Findlay detailed the process of applying for a JROTC...

Arlington Main Street work needed

By ERIC SCHAADT STAFF WRITER ARLINGTON — As warmer weather arrived Monday, Arlington Council gave attention to street repairs, pool matters and village festival plans. After the recent thaw, village officials said, several spots where pavement repairs are needed are visible...

Carey approves bid for substation work

By JIM MAURER STAFF WRITER CAREY — Carey Council on Monday approved a more than $1.26 million bid from Vaughn Industries, Carey, for the Ogg Street electric substation voltage conversion project. GPD Group, Akron, an electrical architect/consultant overseeing the project,...

Bluffton water concerns discussed

By HANNAH DUNBAR Staff Writer BLUFFTON — Bluffton’s water contains more of a chemical compound than it should, according to a notice given to Village Council members on Monday. The notice said the water, which Bluffton gets from Ottawa, contains too many total...

Two Fostoria graduates named to district positions

By MORGAN MANNS for the courier FOSTORIA — Two Fostoria High School alumni were hired to administrative positions in the district during Monday night’s board meeting. The board approved the employment of Drew Bauman, who currently serves as assistant principal at...

Sign of spring: Potholes aplenty

By MAX FILBY STAFF WRITER Road crews for Findlay, Hancock County and the state are already filling potholes left by snow and low temperatures. A temporary fill of stone and oil will be used until asphalt companies ramp up production this spring. Pothole repair using asphalt will...

Congress honors former resident for WWII exploits

By DENISE GRANT STAFF WRITER A former Findlay resident, the late Stephen Michael Pasztor, has been awarded the Congressional Gold Medal, along with other members of the First Special Forces, a special unit that served during World War II. The entire unit, nicknamed the...
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