Thiessen: The Democrats’ Obama trap

Thanks to Obamacare, Democrats just lost a special election in a Florida House district that President Obama won in 2012. So what do you think vulnerable Democrats in states and districts Obama lost in 2012 are thinking today? Answer: Run away! Marc A. Thiessen A fellow with the...
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If it says Nickel Plate, You KNOW that I’m Interested!

Milepost 812 This one is for real! While this is a drawing and not a photo, it is a drawing of a REAL Nickel Plate Line car. But note that it is not Nickel Plate Road; there is a difference. Back in the late 1800s, there were many, many small railroads and they weren’t...

Lifeguarding class signup under way

The Geary Family YMCA Lifeguarding class sign up has begun. Classes will be April 7, 8 10, 14, 15, 17, 21 and 22 for those 16 years of age and older. Classes will include water pre-test, class work, e-learnings, water skills, written tests, CPR /AED for the Professional Rescuer,...

Fostoria man shot

Police are continuing to investigate the shooting of a 19-year-old Fostoria man this weekend, despite limited cooperation by the victim and witnesses. According to Capt. Patrick Brooks, officers responded to the 1200 block of Beier Drive shortly before 4:30 a.m. Saturday and...

Public Record

Fostoria arrests Saturday: • Floyd A. Baker III, 37, 5473 N. TR 63 Lot 406, was arrested on a warrant out of Wood County Sheriff’s Office. • Derrick V. Harris, 42, 620 Lexington Ave., was arrested. No further information available. Friday: • Amber Michelle Wonder was...

Coyote sightings are on the rise

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER This winter’s treacherous weather has created difficulties for humans and animals alike. Local residents have reported seeing an abundance of coyotes this winter near and in city limits. According to Wildlife Communication Specialist John Windau...

Coyote facts

The state Department of Natural Resources staff work to inform and educate the public about the coyote and its presence in the state. Following is a list of coyote facts provided by ODNR: What’s in a name? Coyotes are part of the mammalian class in the animal kingdom. They...

East records sweep of local All-Star Games

By ANDY WOLF SPORTS WRITER Carey’s Hannah Draper launched a deep but unsuccessful 3-pointer as time expired and the East girls team survived 67-65 over the West in the 42nd annual Fostoria Athletic Boosters All-Star Basketball Games Sunday at Fostoria High School. In the...

Arcadia’s Cramer and Glick recognized in District 8

Arcadia’s Courtney Cramer and Molly Glick were honored in Division IV as the Ohio High School Basketball Coaches Association’s District 8 released its all-district selections for the 2013-14 season. Cramer, a senior, who averaged 18 points per game, was named to the...

Dorothy Norris

Dorothy Norris, 87 of Fostoria, died early Sunday, March 16, 2014 at Good Shepherd Home in Fostoria. Services are pending with Mann-Hare-Hoening Funeral Home, Fostoria; www.mann-harefh.com.