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05/24/17 – 9:28 P.M. The Findlay Water Distribution Department announced more hydrant flushing will take place on Thursday. The area is from County Road 236 east to Township Road 568 and North to State Route 12. If you have any questions, contact the Water Distribution Department at 419-424-7192. [...]
Wed, May 24, 2017
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05/24/17 – 9:24 P.M. A Wednesday morning crash injured a Leipsic woman after she crashed into a semitrailer in Findlay. The Courier reports that the accident happened around 7:30 a.m. on Hancock County 99. 34-year-old Jill Gilgenbach of Leipsic drove through a red light at the Speedway Drive intersection on 99. [...]
Wed, May 24, 2017
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05/24/17 – 8:57 P.M. Stantec and the Maumee Watershed Conservancy District held a meeting about the proposed flood mitigation efforts. Project Manager Steve Wilson said that the improvements to the Blanchard River are similar to proposed plans from 1990. Steve Wilson Wilson said that he hopes to get to work soon. Steve Wilson [...]
Wed, May 24, 2017
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05/24/17 – 5:39 P.M. New sediment cleaning technology is being unveiled in Hancock County soon. Blanchard River Watershed Partnership's Phil Martin said that the technology is easy to use. Phil Martin The device takes the sediment and removes harmful nutrients before putting it back. Martin said that this will help save billions by [...]
Wed, May 24, 2017
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05/24/17 – 4:59 P.M. Caffeine has some useful properties for adults but recently killed a South Carolina teen due to an overdose. Registered Dietitian Rachel Snyder from Blanchard Valley Health System said that caffeine has a lot of side effects. Rachel Snyder She added that the list goes on and can be worse [...]
Wed, May 24, 2017
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5/24/17 – 10:51 A.M. Colleges in our area faired well in new rankings put together by a higher education website. College Choice listed four local universities in its top 25 colleges in Ohio. The University of Findlay ranked 19th on the list. The website highlighted Findlay's large international student population and help [...]
Wed, May 24, 2017
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5/24/17 – 5:12 A.M. A Fostoria woman will compete for the title of Miss Ohio later this year. The Review-Times reports Kristy Ressler won the Miss Heart of Ohio contest earlier this month in Columbus to qualify. The Miss Ohio competition takes place in November in Springfield. Ressler tells the newspaper she's [...]
Wed, May 24, 2017
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5/24/17 – 5:06 A.M. A North Baltimore man pleaded guilty to sex crimes earlier this month. The Sentinel-Tribune reports 41-year-old Stephen Rock was facing several charges including rape. He pleaded guilty to two counts of gross sexual imposition on May 12. He'll learn his sentence on July 7. The Wood County grand [...]
Wed, May 24, 2017
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5/24/17 – 4:57 A.M. An anonymous donor is once again paying for school supplies in North Baltimore. The Courier reports the $10,000 donation pays for things like pens, crayons, and paper. It's the eighth straight year someone has made the donation to students at Powell Elementary School. MORE: The Courier [...]
Wed, May 24, 2017
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5/24/17 – 4:50 A.M. A big donation means parents in Fostoria won't have to pay for a summer recreation program for their kids. The Courier reports the summer rec program made the announcement on their Facebook page Monday. The organization didn't give any other details about the donation. Earlier this month Geary [...]
Wed, May 24, 2017
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05/23/17 – 5:59 P.M. Hydrant flushing in Findlay will continue Wednesday according to the Water Distribution Department. They will flush the hydrants from County Road 236 east to Township Road 242. The work will continue from State Route 568 north to State Route 12. Please contact the water distribution department at 419-424-7192 [...]
Tue, May 23, 2017
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05/23/17 – 5:51 P.M. An organization called GoRail came to Findlay to talk about using rail to transport freight from the Hancock County. GoRail's Michael Gaynor (Gain-er) explained that you can save money and energy by using rail lines over airplanes and trucks. But there is a downside to using rail. Gaynor [...]
Tue, May 23, 2017
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05/23/17 – 5:36 P.M. The Hancock County Convention and Visitor's Bureau updated the County Commissioners on 2016. Commissioner Mark Gazarek said that the CVB had a good year. Mark Gazarek The CVB's revenue exceeded theirexpensesbyover $47,000 in2016. They also shared plans of updating their online presence to get the county more views. Gazarek said [...]
Tue, May 23, 2017
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05/23/17 – 3:40 P.M. The Hancock County Sheriff's Office announced a hefty donation to their BOOT project. The Findlay-Hancock County Community Foundation donated $40,000 for their efforts. The Sheriff's Office will use this grant to install the BOOT in city and county schools. It is a metal device that can block [...]
Tue, May 23, 2017
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5/23/17 – 12:05 P.M. An aging sanitary sewer line is adding to the cost of the ongoing drainage project at the Hancock County Courthouse. The county commissioners approved a change order to the drainage contract Tuesday. It allows crews to replace the line on the north side of the facility. The change [...]
Tue, May 23, 2017
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