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Two courts, one community

By BRIAN BOHNERT staff writer Judge Mark Repp spoke Monday on the newly-created Tiffin-Fostoria Municipal Court, offering a glimpse behind the curtain at what brought the two neighboring communities together for a more comprehensive justice system. During Monday afternoon’s...

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...

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...

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....

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,...