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Report: Big chill brings new threat — property damage

The deep freeze gripping the area continues today creating a new potential problem — property damage. According to a report released by Dan Stahl, director of Seneca County Emergency Management, studies have shown when the daily average temperature runs 12 degrees below...

Public Record

Fostoria accidents Monday: • 9-1-1 caller reported her vehicle was just struck in the parking lot of an East Lytle Street business at 7:13 p.m. citations Tuesday: • Officer issued a citation for failure to yield following a non-injury crash near a Perry Street location. thefts...

Unemployment rate dips in throughout area

Hancock County’s unemployment rate declined to 5.2 percent in December from 5.7 percent in November, the state reported. That improvement was a purely statistical creature, however, because fewer people were employed last month than in November, the state Job and Family...

Bernadine Rae Hendryckx

Bernadine Rae Hendryckx, 91, formerly of Bloomdale, passed away Friday, January 24, 2014 at The Springs in Carroll, Ohio. She was born to the late Ray Hopkinson and Ree Pauline Slotterbeck. She married Leon Hendryckx November 16, 1944 in Bloomdale and he preceded her in death...

Dog license deadline looms

Seneca County Auditor Julie Adkins reminds dog owners the deadline to purchase dog licenses is Jan. 31. Dog licenses can be purchased at Seneca County Auditor’s Office, 109 S. Washington St. Suite 2206, Tiffin. In addition, the Seneca County Dog Warden will be in Fostoria...

Youth hoops tourney slated

North American Youth Sports will conduct a youth basketball tournament in 10 different brackets April 4-6 at Bowling Green High School. Boys and girls teams will compete in the following groups: grades 5-6, grade 7, grade 8, grades 9-10 and grades 11-2. The grades are based on...

Coaches follow Babers to BGSU

BOWLING GREEN (AP) — New Bowling Green State University football coach Dino Babers has retained secondary coach Nick Monroe from the 2013 Mid-American Conference championship team while bringing the remainder of his staff with him from Eastern Illinois. Babers has appointed...

Comeback concerned Manning

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — When Peyton Manning returned to the NFL after a series of neck operations that sidelined him for the entire 2011 season, there was plenty of talk about when — and even whether — he would return to the level of play that earned four MVP awards...

Sherman goes beyond the rant

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Richard Sherman couldn’t wait to start talking Tuesday. No surprise there. Even before his allotted hour began at Super Bowl media day, Seattle’s polarizing cornerback started answering questions from a podium set up in the middle of a hockey...