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8 hrs ago | TheCourier.com

VB board likely to put tax on ballot

By MAX FILBY STAFF WRITER VAN BUREN - The Van Buren school board today will consider a proposal to officially place a $28.7 million school construction bond issue on the November ballot.

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12 hrs ago | TheCourier.com

Wheat harvest yields increase

By JIM MAURER STAFF WRITER Farmers in the region aren't planting as much wheat as in years past, but those who did enjoyed "a good harvest" this month with strong yields and no plant disease, reports Ed Lentz, agriculture/natural resources educator for Ohio State University Extension.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Ohio State University, Findlay, OH

17 hrs ago | TheCourier.com

Library upgradePosted on Thu. Jul 24th, 2014

Cody Callis, center, and his brother Kyle Callis, right, install a new circulation desk this week at the Findlay-Hancock County Public Library.

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Related Topix: Findlay, OH

21 hrs ago | TheCourier.com

Preserving our agricultural heritagePosted on Thu. Jul 24th, 2014

MARK METZGER is shown by the sign that marks his Hancock County farm as one of Ohio's Century Farms, meaning that his family has maintained operation of the farm for at least 100 years.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Findlay, OH, Jenera, OH

Yesterday | TheCourier.com

Community Foundation awards over $146K

The Findlay-Hancock County Community Foundation board of trustees approved grants totaling $146,032 at the July board meeting.

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Related Topix: Findlay, OH, Fire, McComb, OH

Wed Jul 23, 2014

TheCourier.com

3 hurt in crash on Hancock County 220

Three motorists were injured in a three-vehicle crash late Wednesday on Hancock County 220, north of Findlay.

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Related Topix: Findlay, OH, Deshler, OH

WTOV9

Hancock County Auto to open Monday

WTOV9.com HANCOCK COUNTY, Ohio -- You may have noticed signs going up in Newell for Hancock County Auto.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

TheCourier.com

Distribution center gets big tax break

By LOU WILIN STAFF WRITER McLane Co., which will open a $38 million grocery distribution center in northern Findlay in 2016, will avoid more than $750,000 in sales taxes by temporarily ceding ownership of the construction site to the Blanchard Valley Port Authority.

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Related Topix: Findlay, OH

Toledo Blade

Boy injured in Hancock County crash

A 4-year-old boy is in critical condition today because of injuries he suffered during a single-vehicle crash in Hancock County's Allen Township.

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Related Topix: Fostoria, OH

Mon Jul 21, 2014

TheCourier.com

Weekly road report released

The weekly report about construction and maintenance work on state highways in the region, provided by the Ohio Department of Transportation: Allen County Interstate 75 reconstruction project: For the most recent information concerning the Interstate 75 reconstruction project through Lima and Allen County, visit www.odotlima75.org Hancock County ... (more)

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Related Topix: Ohio, Allen County, OH, Lima, OH, Findlay, OH, Wood County, OH

TheCourier.com

New speed limit has little impact

AUTHORITIES SAY the 70 mph speed limit enacted for sections of I-75 was not to blame for the slight increase in accidents during the past year.

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Related Topix: Findlay, OH, Wood County, OH

TheCourier.com

What is the building near the tracks?

Q: There is a gray building at the railroad tracks on West Front Street, Findlay, with a barred door and windows.

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Related Topix: Findlay, OH, Prison, Theater, Jersey Boys, Frankie Valli & the Four Seasons, Rock-N-Roll, Nashville, OH, Opinion

TheCourier.com

Curling up with a cat and a good bookPosted on Mon. Jul 21st, 2014

KADIN CRAWFORD,10, of Findlay, reads the book "Puppy Place" while bonding with Shelly, a cat at the Hancock County Humane Society.

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Related Topix: Findlay, OH, Fostoria, OH

Sun Jul 20, 2014

TheCourier.com

Fostoria man killed in weekend accident

A Fostoria man was killed and three other people were injured Saturday night in a fiery collision of two SUVs at the intersection of Hancock County 23 and Washington Township 218, just south of Fostoria.

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Related Topix: Fostoria, OH, Alvada, OH

Toledo Blade

Boil advisory in McComb

About 1,600 residents in the Village of McComb, in Hancock County, are under a boil advisory today that will last until Tuesday and possibly longer, said village administrator Kevin Siferd.

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Related Topix: McComb, OH, Findlay, OH

Sat Jul 19, 2014

WTVG-TV Toledo

Deadly crash leaves man dead, children injured in Hancock County

A man is dead and two children and a woman are injured after a crash Saturday night in Hancock County.

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Related Topix: Alvada, OH

WTVG-TV Toledo

10-year-old killed in golf cart crash identified

Authorities have identified the 10-year-old girl who died in an off-road vehicle crash in western Michigan.

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Related Topix: Prison, Drugs, Ohio, Social Software

TheCourier.com

Man injured in single-vehicle accident

An Arcadia man was transported Blanchard Valley Hospital Saturday morning after a single-car accident on Hancock County 216 near Cass Township 247 just north of Findlay.

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Related Topix: Arcadia, OH, Findlay, OH

Fri Jul 18, 2014

TheCourier.com

Jammed jail: Some progress reported

By JOY BROWN STAFF WRITER On July 7, Betty Taylor's 19th attempt at being admitted to the Hancock County jail to serve a 10-day sentence was successful.

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Related Topix: Prison, Findlay, OH

TheCourier.com

Pie purchasePosted on Fri. Jul 18th, 2014

Suzanne Cramner, left, of Findlay, buys a cherry pie from Kasie Benitez of Heritage Pies at the Hancock County Farmers Market at the county fairgrounds Thursday afternoon.

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Related Topix: Findlay, OH, Baked Goods, Life, Dessert, Food, Pies

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