Program planned on workers’ comp

Important changes with the Bureau of Workers’ Compensation’s upcoming transition to a prospective billing system and related changes will be reviewed from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday at Findlay Country Club. Jim Wyse, of the Bureau of Workers’ Compensation,...

Litter Landing renovations: bids opened

By DENISE GRANT STAFF WRITER Bids on major renovations planned at the Litter Landing recycling center, 1720 E. Sandusky St., came in under estimate. The Hancock County commissioners opened the bids Thursday. The project is meant to address building and traffic flow problems at...

Funnel cloud seen, sirens wail in county

By ALLISON REAMER STAFF WRITER Tornado sirens shrieked throughout Findlay and Hancock County on Thursday afternoon after a funnel cloud was spotted in the northern part of the county. No touchdown was reported, according to Lee Swisher, Hancock County Emergency Management Agency...

River reaches ‘action stage’

The rain-swollen Blanchard River rose Thursday night to its 8-foot “action stage,” but was not expected to reach minor flood stage, which starts at 11 feet at Findlay. The National Weather Service predicted the river’s rise would stop at 9.6 feet this morning....

Rape suspect seeks continuance

By ALLISON REAMER STAFF WRITER A Rawson man who has sought to withdraw his guilty pleas to multiple charges of rape on Thursday requested the case be continued so a psychiatrist can testify on his behalf. Gary A. Martin, 56, who is charged with four counts of first-degree felony...

City planning commission OKs two warehouse projects

Findlay Warehousing Co. will be adding 80,000 square feet to its 200,000-square-foot warehouse at 8556 Hancock County 140 in coming months. It also will be adding “a few” employees to the 50 it has currently, said Keith Aerni, human resources and safety director for...

City police close investigation on WORC facility allegation

Findlay police said Thursday they have closed an investigation into an allegation of sexual harassment at the Work Opportunity & Rehabilitation Center because of a lack of evidence. According to police, a man arrived at the work-release center from his job about 4:30 p.m....

Truck crashes into building, driver injured

KENTON — A Michigan truck driver was injured Thursday when his tractor-trailer went off a Kenton street and crashed into a building at Cahill Automotive, 201 W. Espy St., according to the Findlay post of the State Highway Patrol. Paul M. Doute, 73, of Lincoln Park,...
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