Stricter rules for agriculture debated
The algae-induced water crisis that rendered Toledo's tap water undrinkable the first weekend of August has intensified the debate over how livestock facilities classified as Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations, or CAFOs, should be regulated.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
Arrest Warrant Out for Homeless Man Who Accepted Miley Cyrus' VMA
The Cinderella story of the homeless youth who Miley Cyrus sent to accept her MTV VMA award on Sunday night now has an ugly twist: the 22-year-old, Jesse Helt , has a police record and is currently a wanted man.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
Northwood faces steep increase in road salt
Northwood this year is facing a 400 percent increase in the cost of road salt compared to last year's price.
Bihn wants federal standard for microcystin levels
Former Councilwoman Sandy Bihn urged city officials on Monday to support the need for federal standards for acceptable levels of microcystin in the water.
Retired policeman delivered flowers
Kenneth D. Steedman, Sr., a retired police officer for the city of Oregon who delivered arrangements for florists in retirement, died Wednesday in Hospice of Northwest Ohio, Perrysburg Township.
Sun Aug 24, 2014
Oregon weighs use of levy funds
A senior center at the Challenger Learning Center on Seaman Road would have enough space for a kitchen or gym, Oregon official Mike Beazley said.
Monster haul crawls to Oregon
A reactor, followed by a third stage separator, are moved by the Deep South Heavy Lift and Transport Solutions company along Front Street in East Toledo.
Top Workplaces deadline extended
Companies that want to get involved in The Blade's Top Workplaces competition have been given a little more time.
Sat Aug 23, 2014
E. Toledo street parking prohibited for big move
Parking will be prohibited on part of an East Toledo street Sunday evening and night and traffic on several connecting streets will be disrupted while trucks haul two huge pieces of equipment from the Port of Toledo to the Toledo Refining Co.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
Volunteers aid GAF after fire
Volunteers peel potatoes - again - for potato salad at the festival after the first 1.5 ton-batch stored in a trailer was destroyed by fire.
26 people accused in drug conspiracy
Law enforcement officials say the defendants have conspired since 2010 to bring large amounts of heroin, cocaine and marijuana to Toledo from Arizona, California, Illinois and Mexico.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Flora Poad: 1921-2014; Lucas County resident loved library work
Flora Benton Poad, 92, supervisor of libraries in the Oregon City Schools, died Monday in her Oregon home.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Man in prison for unlicensed driving
Lucas County Common Pleas Judge Frederick McDonald sent a Curtice, Ohio, man who served seven years in prison for a fatal drunken driving crash back to prison for a year Tuesday for repeatedly driving without a license.
German-American Festival: 49 Years, 49 Beers
The beer is chilling, the brats are ready for grilling, the potatoes are being peeled and the strudels are calling your name! This weekend, Aug. 22-24, the German-American Festival will take place at Oak Shade Grove, 3624 Seaman Road, Oregon, Ohio.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Federal funding headed to NW Ohio to improve water quality
Bill Myers and his family members have been growing beans, corn, alfalfa hay and wheat on their 2,000 acres since the 1800's at Myers Farms in Oregon.
Kenny Chesney's Flora/Bama Jama Thrills Over 40,000
There was a pirate ship, inflatable crafts, yachts, shrimp boats, skidoos and paddle boards when the No Shoes Nation took the beach behind the legendary Flora-Bama Lounge.
Oregon to improve its water treatment process
Oregon council on Monday approved a contract with ARCADIS, US Inc., for additional design engineering services for raw water treatment improvements for the water treatment plant for $295,000.
After intense search woman reunited with her dog
Gerathy had been looking for her dog, Tikaani, since it wandered from her home on Pickle Road in Oregon on July 26. She distributed fliers about the eight month old husky throughout Oregon and East Toledo with no success.
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40,000 Fans Party With Kenny
They came by way of inflatable crafts, yachts, shrimp boats, ski-doos, paddle boards and even a pirate ship when Kenny Chesney took the stage on Saturday on the beach at the Flora-Bama Lounge.