VB Schools audit finds mistakes

By ABBEY NICKEL STAFF WRITER A recent state audit of Van Buren Schools revealed overpayments to several district employees, prompting Ohio Auditor David Yost to issue findings for recovery against the district treasurer and three school board members. The audit covered July 1,...

‘Safe Rides’ starting Saturday

By ERIC SCHAADT STAFF WRITER Those who party too much during the St. Patrick’s Day celebration can phone for a “Safe Ride Home” in Hancock County and Findlay, starting Saturday. Organizers of “Safe Ride Home” have announced a schedule for the free...

Rain, melting snow raise river level

The Blanchard River level is rising as warmer temperatures melt snow and ice around the region, but the biggest flooding threat may come from ice jams along the river, according to the National Weather Service. The rising river was predicted to crest this morning at 8.5 feet,...

Attorney general sues contractor

KENTON — Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine has filed suit against a Lakeview home improvement contractor accused of failing to deliver promised services to consumers in Hardin, Wyandot and Allen counties. The lawsuit accuses Kelly E. Lange, doing business as KL Topsoil...

Collision on U.S. 23 kills Walbridge man

BRADNER — A 23-year-old Walbridge man was killed Wednesday when his van ran into the rear of a tractor-trailer on U.S. 23 near Bradner, the Fremont post of the State Highway Patrol reported. Jacob Byington was pronounced dead at the scene, the patrol said. Troopers said...

Camp registrations to start

Registrations will be accepted for “Camp Discovery: A Hands-on Experience with Science and Technology,” and “Camp World: A Multi-Cultural Experience” beginning Wednesday from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Findlay City Schools Administration...

Scott to speak at Heminger lecture

Veronika Scott, a Detroit entrepreneur who developed a product that helps the homeless and whose humanitarian organization employs them, will be speaking at the University of Findlay this week as part of the Heminger Business Ethics Lecture Series. Scott’s presentation,...

Findlay expands street resurfacing plans

By MAX FILBY STAFF WRITER Findlay City Council’s Appropriations Committee on Tuesday recommended spending $1.3 million to resurface up to 13 more roads this year. If the full City Council agrees, the city will repave Candlewick Drive from Melrose Avenue to 19th Street;...
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