Weekend: Teens discuss the impact 4-H had on their skills

By CASSIE ANDERSON We all get a start somewhere. For many kids and adults, it can be traced back to 4-H or another youth program. The experiences kids have as they grow up can have dramatic impact on how they think about themselves and what kind of adults they will be. Earlier...

Weekend: Get Out!

Events PUMPKIN TRAIN AND HAUNTED ENGINE HOUSE Through Oct. 23 Northwest Ohio Railroad Preservation opens its fall season with the Pumpkin Train. The Haunted Engine House also returns with the Riverside Train running concurrently. The haunted house is not appropriate for small...

State EPA to evaluate county recycling program

By DENISE GRANT Staff Writer Lorain County’s recycling program, including the recycling of glass bottles, is a model for Ohio, according to the state Environmental Protection Agency. The key is the public’s determination to recycle in the first place, said Keith...

Marathon leader: Environmental, economic progress can go together

By LOU WILIN STAFF WRITER Values lead to business success, and economic and environmental progress can go together, Gary Heminger, Marathon Petroleum Corp. chairman and chief executive officer, said Friday. It was a speech that differed from what one might expect from a leader in...

Family Center a model for others

Chris Oaks spoke with Katherine Kreuchauf, president of the Community Foundation of Findlay and Hancock County. Q: Earlier this month, you celebrated the 10th anniversary of the Family Center. For those who don’t remember, explain the history of the facility. A: Gladly. The...

Woman accused of assaulting retired priest

CLOVERDALE — A Napoleon woman remains behind bars after being accused of assaulting a retired priest. According to WTOL-TV, Frances Wilhelm, 65, of Napoleon, was indicted by a Putnam County grand jury this week on charges of felonious assault and attempted murder after...

Contract approved for village sidewalks

A contract with Quinn Concrete Construction Co., Toledo, for sidewalk installation in Mount Cory and Rawson was approved this week by the Hancock County commissioners. The company’s bid of more than $35,100 was the lowest of two received for the work. The project will be...

Collision injures Red Cross director

Hancock County’s Red Cross director was injured Friday night when his car was rear-ended on Bigelow Avenue, Findlay police reported. Todd James, 53, of Findlay, had neck and back pain and was taken to the hospital by private vehicle after the 9:13 p.m. crash, police said....
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