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Monday | 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, Hancock County, OH, Lima, OH, Findlay, OH

Sun Jul 20, 2014

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: Hancock County, OH, Findlay, OH

Wed Jul 16, 2014

TheCourier.com

Wood County officials say meningitis not spreading in Cygnet area

Privacy laws prevented the Wood County Health Department from confirming or denying whether the girl died or her identity or age.

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Related Topix: Cygnet, OH

Toledo Blade

Tractor-trailer rig struck gas station pump

A person was injured when a tractor-trailer rig struck a pump at a gas station near this Wood County community today, authorities said.

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Related Topix: North Baltimore, OH

Tue Jul 15, 2014

TheCourier.com

Cygnet man sentenced for threatening NB Schools

A letter writer who called himself "The Olde Bastard" threatened in September to blow up North Baltimore Schools.

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Related Topix: Cygnet, OH, North Baltimore, OH

Mon Jul 14, 2014

Toledo Blade

Fifth Third Bank uses bus for education

Fifth Third Bank of Northwestern Ohio will send its financial education vehicle, the eBus, to five locations in Lucas and Wood counties this week, the bank said Monday.

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Related Topix: Lucas County, OH, Toledo, OH, Bowling Green, OH, University of Toledo

Toledo Blade

Perrysburg Schools fires worker

With some Perrysburg Board of Education members saying they were angry, the school board voted unanimously in a special meeting today to fire Eric Whitson, an employee who has been criminally charged with stealing $80,000 from the district.

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Related Topix: Bowling Green, OH

Sun Jul 13, 2014

Toledo Blade

Wood Co. committee seeks candidates

The Wood County Committee on Aging governing board is looking for nominees for the board election.

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Related Topix: Bowling Green, OH

Sat Jul 12, 2014

Salem News

Police Reports

The driver of the disabled vehicle, Colin C. Czerwiec, 21, Toldeo, was found to have an active warrant out of Wood County, Ohio, for a probation violation and was arrested as a fugitive of justice.

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Related Topix: Salem, OH

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Toledo Blade

Perrysburg man pleads to voting twice in 2012

A Perrysburg man pleaded guilty Friday to two counts of illegal voting for casting ballots in Ohio and Arizona in the 2012 general election.

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Related Topix: Perrysburg, OH

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Toledo Blade

Trove of coins, shotguns, liquor stolen from Bowling Green home

Police said two shotguns, collectible coins worth up to $20,000, and more than a dozen bottles of liquor were taken from a home.

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Related Topix: Bowling Green, OH

Toledo Blade

Theft suspect waives court hearing

Eric Whitson waived his preliminary hearing on two fourth-degree felony theft charges Thursday and his case will be before a Wood County grand jury within two months.

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Related Topix: Thomas Jane, Bowling Green, OH

Sat Jul 05, 2014

Toledo Blade

Northwood drug blitz a success

Sgt. Doug Baker searches a vehicle for drugs during an enforcement sweep in Northwood that included Oregon and Perrysburg Township police departments and the Wood County Sheriff's Office.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Northwood, OH, Oregon, OH, Marijuana

Thu Jul 03, 2014

Toledo Blade

B.G. man in court on robbery charge

A Bowling Green man was indicted this week on charges he robbed a pharmacy inside the Wood County Hospital Medical Office Building.

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Related Topix: Bowling Green, OH, Pemberville, OH

WTVG-TV Toledo

Perrysburg Employee faces theft charges

Whitson faces two grand theft charges, both are felonies. Wood County Prosecutor Paul Dobson tells 13 ABC, "both of those counts are related to 2 checks that were issued from the perrysburg school district into the bowling green athletic booster club."

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Related Topix: Perrysburg, OH

Toledo Blade

School employee charged with theft

Perrysburg Schools employee Eric Whitson has been arrested for theft and has been put on administrative leave pending the criminal investigation.

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Related Topix: Education Etc.

Mon Jun 30, 2014

WTVG-TV Toledo

Armed robbery suspect arrested in Wood Co. after search

UPDATE: The Wood County Sheriff's Office tells us suspect Matthew Stoughton has been arrested.

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Related Topix: Bowling Green, OH, Pemberville, OH, Bradner, OH

WTVG-TV Toledo

Archbold police ticket disabled man for driving scooter on sidewalk

According to the law director of the village, Miller's new, nearly $2,000 device simply can't be used on sidewalks or in streets.

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Related Topix: Archbold, OH, Pemberville, OH, Bowling Green, OH

TheCourier.com

Suspect sought in BG pharmacy armed robbery

Law enforcement officials in the Bowling Green area continue to search for a man believed to have robbed a pharmacy on the campus of Wood County Hospital.

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Related Topix: Bowling Green, OH, Pemberville, OH

WNWO-TV Toledo

Manhunt for pharmacy robber in Wood County

The suspect is believed to have fled the scene of the robbery by vehicle and exited on foot near Pemberville.

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Related Topix: Pemberville, OH

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