Hancock County unemployment rate drops in December

Hancock County’s unemployment rate declined to 5.2 percent in December from 5.7 percent in November, the state reported. Hancock County’s rate was the sixth lowest in Ohio for December. That improvement was a purely statistical creature, however, because fewer people were...

Wind chill warning remains through noon Wednesday

A wind chill warning issued by the National Weather Service remains in effect for northwestern Ohio until noon Wednesday. Temperatures below or near zero are expected for most of today and Wednesday morning, with winds blowing from the southwest at 10 to 15 mph. That wind is...
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More on Snow Removal

Milepost 796 With the recent cold weather and additional snowfall, my post a while back about snow removal has prompted some of you to write. As noted in the responses to that post, there is an article in a recent RAILROAD MODEL CRAFTSMAN about the jet snow blower. I also got a...
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Troike, Mohawks blitz Cardinals

By ANDY WOLF SPORTS WRITER Kamryn Troike fought through countless double teams throughout the entire first half and still dominated the paint to lead St. Wendelin with 20 points and 10 rebounds for the night. Even with Cardinal Stritch focusing on the 6-foot-3 sophomore, the...
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Brothers under fire

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER The death of two Toledo firefighters has brought a greater meaning to life to northwest Ohio residents and a greater respect for those who protect it. Toledo firefighters Stephen A. Machcinski, 42, and James Dickman, 31, died Sunday due to injuries...

Daisy A. Dieter

Daisy A. Dieter, 76, formerly of Fostoria, passed away Sunday, January 26, 2014 at Autumnwood Care Center in Tiffin. She was born on May 28, 1937 in Wayne to the late Elmer and Thelma (Boyce) Dieter. She is survived by a brother, Charles Dieter, of Fostoria. Funeral service will...
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Deep freeze reaches deeper still

FROM STAFF REPORTS A sub-zero temperature forecast has closed schools in Fostoria and throughout the area. In addition to Fostoria and St. Wendelin schools, other districts closing today include Arcadia, Bettsville, Blanchard Valley School, Elmwood, Hopewell-Loudon, Lakota,...

ABLE classes are scheduled

Orientation for Adult Basic Literacy Education classes for those wanting GED certification for completion of high school requirements will be conducted from 8:30 to 1:30 a.m. and 5 to 8 p.m. Feb. 3 and 5 at the Fostoria Junior/Senior High School in room 121. The entrance is on...
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Public Record

Fostoria arrests Sunday: • Bryan D. Bethel, 47, of Fostoria, was arrested by Findlay PD on an active warrant out of Fostoria. citations Monday: • Officer issued a citation for assured clear distance ahead following a non-injury crash at a Van Buren Street location....
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Drake’s in need of a Home for Keeps

Seneca County Dog Warden’s office is featuring a mixed breed for this week’s Home for Keeps. Drake has brindle markings and a white chest. Drake will sit for treats and appears to be a fast learner. He is immediately available for adoption. Because Drake is a stray,...
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