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5 hrs ago | 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

21 hrs ago | 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

TheCourier.com

Hanco chief pleased with second station

By DENISE GRANT Staff Writer Hanco Emergency Medical Service's second station on Croy Drive is improving response times, Hanco Director Rob Martin told the Hancock County commissioners on Thursday.

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Related Topix: Liberty Township, OH, Findlay, OH

Thu Jul 17, 2014

TheCourier.com

Findlay bicyclist hurt in accident

A Findlay man was injured when his bicycle was struck by a vehicle late Thursday near McComb.

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Related Topix: Findlay, OH, McComb, OH, Carey, OH

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Toledo Blade

Drowning reported in Fostoria

A Hancock County coroner has been called to the scene after one person drowned in a Fostoria water reservoir today, according to a representative from the Fostoria Fire Department.

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Related Topix: Fostoria, OH, Seneca County, OH

TheCourier.com

Coroner called after body found in Fostoria reservoir

Emergency personnel have recovered a body from Reservoir 2 in Fostoria after getting a call about 6:10 p.m. of a male jumping in and not resurfacing.

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Related Topix: Fostoria, OH, Risingsun, OH, Bascom, OH

Tue Jul 15, 2014

TheCourier.com

City, township firefighters plan new pact

By JOY BROWN STAFF WRITER Findlay firefighters will be entering into an automatic aid agreement with the Allen Township Volunteer Fire Department to provide assistance with confirmed commercial and residential building fires.

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Related Topix: Findlay, OH, Fire

Mon Jul 14, 2014

TheCourier.com

Hunger initiative receives grant to purchase truck

The Toledo Community Foundation has approved a grant of $28,890 from the ProMedica Advocacy Fund to United Way of Hancock County's Halt Hunger Initiative.

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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, Hardin County, OH

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