Hancock-Wood Electric Co-op issues peak demand alert

Hancock-Wood Electric Cooperative has issued a peak demand alert from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. today due to cold temperatures. During those hours, Hancock-Wood is asking customers to reduce electricity use as much as possible. The period may be extended depending upon updated forecast...

Gov. Kasich to visit Findlay on Thursday

Gov. John Kasich will stop in Findlay on Thursday afternoon to meet with supporters. Kasich will be stopping at Coffee Amici, 328 S. Main St., at 4 p.m. Following this visit, Kasich will continue on to Bowling Green for the Wood County Republican Party Lincoln Day Dinner.

Judge takes out petitions for re-election

Joseph Niemeyer, Hancock County Common Pleas Court judge, took out candidate petitions today, said Jody O’Brien, elections board director. Niemeyer, a Republican, was first elected to the bench in 1990. He is finishing his fourth, six-year term as judge. A candidate for judge...

Propane retailers scrambling to find fuel during shortage

Frigid temperatures, breakdowns of distribution propane channels and wholesalers chasing big export profits has left hundreds of thousands of northwestern Ohio residents short on fuel to warm their homes. Prism Propane, in North Baltimore, and other area propane retailers are...
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Serious Snow Removal…

Milepost 794 No, this isn’t one of those rail mounted shore guns that you have seen pictures of from time to time but rather, a super-sized, jet-powered, mega snow blower! With the recent snowfall that blanketed the Midwest, there has been a lot of conversation about snow...

Lakota girls down Vanlue

KANSAS — Lakota opened the first quarter with a 13-4 lead and got 14 points from Morgan Mowry to defeat Vanlue 47-36 Tuesday night in nonconference girls basketball. The Raiders carried a 23-16 lead into halftime and led by as many as 20 points in the fourth quarter. Bree...

Royals hammer Redmen for first conference win

By MATT NYE SPORTS WRITER Elmwood looked to have taken a step forward Friday night with a 68-44 Northern Buckeye Conference blowout of host Fostoria High School. The Royals, like the Redmen, have little experience among their players, but 8-for-12 shooting from behind the 3-point...

Consultants to attend Ohio 53 safety session

By JIM MAURER STAFF WRITER A meeting on Ohio 53 safety issues is scheduled from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Jan. 31 in Tiffin. DLZ Consultants, Toledo, will be at the session at the North Central Ohio Educational Service Center on West Market Street to take input on specific areas...

Fostoria traffic stop yields suspected drugs, cash

Fostoria police seized suspected drugs and several hundred dollars Tuesday evening during a routine traffic stop on Perry Street. According to Fostoria Police Capt. Patrick Brooks, officers stopped a vehicle driven by Sean Goodluck, of Fostoria, at around 6:30 p.m. Tuesday near...
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