UPDATE: Closings, high water on Hancock County roads

As of 9:30 p.m. Sunday, the following roads in Hancock County have been closed by high water, according to the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office: – Marion Township 208 from Marion Township 241 to Marion Township 234 – Hancock County 86 from Blanchard Townshi...

UPDATE: Findlay road closings

Due to flooding, the following Findlay roads have closed, according to the Findlay Police Department: South River Road — from Broad Avenue to Hancock 140 Howard Street — between Board Avenue and west Walmart entrance Stanford Parkway ­ — from Westfield Drive to South River Road...

Rain, then snow predicted

The National Weather Service says a mixture of rain and snow will fall tonight, turning to all snow before morning. One to 3 inches of snow could fall overnight, followed by less than a half-inch of snow on Sunday, the weather service says. Tonight’s low is predicted to be...
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Editorial: Richmond’s hell-no Republicans

VIRGINIA REPUBLICANS, having been swept from power at the hands of an electorate alienated by their tilt toward extremism, retain just one bastion in Richmond: the state House of Delegates. From that redoubt, they have resorted to political stunts and budgetary gimmicks as a...
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Editorial: Mr. Kerry’s futile Syria initiative

NOW THAT the “Geneva 2” conference on Syria has collapsed, Secretary of State John F. Kerry is trying to distance himself from the wreckage of an initiative that he made the focus of the Obama administration’s Syria policy for nine critical months. Last Sunday, after the...

UPDATE: Blanchard River level falls

The Blanchard River in Findlay is receding. By 8 p.m. Sunday, the river was down to 11.39 feet, which is considered minor flood stage The river crested in Findlay at 6:45 a.m. Sunday at 12.19 feet, just above moderate flood stage. At the 11-foot level, floodwaters reach areas in...

Five from area gain spots in semifinals

BOWLING GREEN — Four area wrestlers advanced to the semifinals and 10 others remained alive Friday in the Division III district wrestling tournament at Bowling Green State University’s Stroh Center. In the Division II district event, three Fostoria High School...

Ryan Lommerse propels Chieftains past Tigers, 63-37

BASCOM — Ryan Lommerse amassed 25 points, 10 rebounds, five steals and three assists in Hopewell-Loudon’s 63-37 win over Seneca East on Friday night in Midland Athletic League play. The Chieftains used a 24-7 run in the second quarter to take a 33-11 lead at halftime...

Eagles soar past Redmen

By MATT NYE SPORTS WRITER PEMBERVILLE — Slow starts have been a problem for Fostoria High School most of this season, and against Eastwood Friday night, it was no different. The Redmen fell behind 22-6 after one quarter and never caught up in a 77-33 loss in Northern...
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SW ends MAL era with win

By SHANNON DOVE sports writer Senior night was bittersweet for St. Wendelin’s boys basketball team. The Mohawks won decisively over Midland Athletic League foe Bettsville — 87-35, in a game that did not count in the league standings. But in addition to the final game...
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