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1 hr ago | TheCourier.com

ReStore conducting Earth Day donation drive

In celebration of Earth Day, Habitat for Humanity of Findlay-Hancock County's ReStore will hold a donation drive the week of April 21. Donations of gently used cabinets, appliances, furniture and household items are sought as a way to divert usable materials away from landfills.

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Related Topix: Findlay, OH

Tue Apr 15, 2014

TheCourier.com

Two indicted on assault charges

By RYAN DUNN staff writer A Hancock County grand jury on Tuesday handed up indictments charging two Findlay residents with assault.

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Related Topix: Findlay, OH, W., Drugs

TheCourier.com

Be on the watch for a super pigweeda

Farmers and gardeners know that weeds will become a serious problem if left to compete with the crop.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Opinion

Mon Apr 14, 2014

TheCourier.com

Commissioner candidates combative

By DENISE GRANT Staff Writer The two Republican candidates for Hancock County commissioner argued about flood control and a variety of other issues Monday at a forum held at the University of Findlay.

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Related Topix: Findlay, OH, 9, Natural Disasters, Flood

TheCourier.com

Mon. Apr 14th, 2014

The Fostoria Friends of the Library will host an afternoon with two mystery writers at 2 p.m. Wednesday in the McClean Room of the Kaubisch Memorial Library.

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Related Topix: Pandora, OH, Fitness, Yoga, Findlay, OH, Events, Carey, OH

Sun Apr 13, 2014

TheCourier.com

Exchange Club seeks award nominees

The Findlay Exchange Club is looking for nominees for its Proudly We Hail and Book of Golden Deeds awards.

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Related Topix: Findlay, OH, Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law

Thu Apr 10, 2014

TheCourier.com

Lane reduction planned on U.S. 224

U.S. 224 from just west of North Ridge Road to the interchange with Interstate 75 in Findlay will be reduced to one lane Thursday and Friday and possibly on Monday to allow for drainage work, according to the Ohio Department of Transportation.

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Related Topix: Findlay, OH

WCHI-AM Chillicothe

Portsmouth Bypass Included in ODOT Budget

It's the largest transportation budget in Ohio history: 936 project with a price tag of $2.5 billion.

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Related Topix: Ohio, US Governors, John Kasich, Portsmouth, OH, Scioto County, OH, Summit County, OH

TheCourier.com

Flood-control plans pushed back

By JOY BROWN STAFF WRITER The final report detailing Blanchard River flood-control plans may not be complete until 2016, a year later than previously announced, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Flood, Natural Disasters, Findlay, OH, Ottawa, OH, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Politics, Senator Rob Portman, Sherrod Brown

Wed Apr 09, 2014

WTOV9

Weir High students learn from mock crash scene

HANCOCK COUNTY, Ohio - A mock prom crash scene is something that can be a shocking and memorable event for teachers, parents, and students.

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Related Topix: Education Etc.

TheCourier.com

Prison sentence for man shot while burglarizing home

A McComb man was sentenced today to four years in prison after police said he was shot while burglarizing a village home.

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Related Topix: McComb, OH

Bradenton.com

Bowling Green fan's donation to hoops team grows

Most of the earnings from the trusts go to the Bowling Green basketball team while the rest goes toward community programs in Hancock County.

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Related Topix: Bowling Green State University

TheCourier.com

Findlay man gives $20 million to Community Foundation and BGSU

Frack announced today he will donate $20 million to the Community Foundation of Findlay-Hancock County, at least half of which will go to Bowling Green State University's men's basketball program.

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Related Topix: Findlay, OH, Bowling Green State University

TheCourier.com

Winter took its toll on Findlay drivers

By RYAN DUNN staff writer The recent warmer temperatures may cap a long stretch of snowy, icy weather, and that is welcome news for area drivers.

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Related Topix: Findlay, OH

Tue Apr 08, 2014

TheCourier.com

Trenton Avenue crash injures 3

The Hancock County Sheriff's Office reported that a 1989 Chevy pickup driven by Mitchell Stahl, 19, of Findlay, was stopped to turn into the Auto Zone store, 1275 W. Trenton Ave., at 9:07 p.m. when the truck was struck from behind by a Toyota driven by Jack Quisno Jr., 52, of Findlay.

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Related Topix: Findlay, OH

Toledo Blade

Findlay man accused of robbing pharmacy

A Findlay man was arrested Monday apparently after swallowing an unknown amount of pills and was accused of robbing a pharmacy in this Hancock County community, authorities said.

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Related Topix: Findlay, OH

TheCourier.com

Laying a foundation for the futurePosted on Tue. Apr 8th, 2014

CAMDEN DOSCH, 2, plays with a scarf during "Baby Story Time" while sitting on the lap of his mother, Natalie Dosch, at the Findlay-Hancock County Public Library.

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Related Topix: Findlay, OH, Dolly Parton, Country

Mon Apr 07, 2014

TheCourier.com

Treatment center to open in city

By RYAN DUNN staff writer Hancock County's first residential treatment center is expected to significantly boost drug recovery for area addicts.

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Related Topix: Findlay, OH, Drug Addiction (Substance Abuse), Health

TheCourier.com

Drug arrest made on South Main Street

An Alger man was arrested for drug possession early today after a traffic stop in the 100 block of South Main Street.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Findlay, OH

TheCourier.com

Speedway announces partnership to build natural gas fueling station in Findlay

Speedway and IGS CNG Services, of Dublin, Ohio, have announced plans to build a compressed natural gas fueling station in Findlay.

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Related Topix: Findlay, OH, Dublin, OH

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