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Prism Propane to burn off excess gas in NB tanks

North Baltimore residents may see some flames at Prism Propane Services of Ohio’s facility Wednesday morning, but they will be no cause for alarm as the company burns off the remaining propane gas in two emptied tanks. Starting at around 9 a.m. Wednesday, Prism is burning...

Putnam County may pull out of flood study

Putnam County officials are considering pulling out of the Blanchard River flood study due to frustrations in working with the Army Corps of Engineers. On Monday, a source close to the situation called it a “distinct possibility.” Over the years, the design of the I-9 bridge in...

Thiessen: Tragedy of Warsaw repeats itself in world’s current conflicts

By Marc A. Thiessen August 4 at 9:05 AM WARSAW Most Americans know the story of the “boys of Pointe du Hoc,” the brave Army Rangers who scaled the cliffs of Normandy and liberated France from Nazi occupation. But 70 years ago, the city of Warsaw was liberated by actual boys and...

How will ideology influence court rulings on Obamacare?

August 4 at 11:28 AM The recent appellate decisions on the Affordable Care Act highlight how the partisanship undermining the legislative and executive branches of government has infected the branch that should save us from the others’ excesses. It seems no coincidence that...

Toledo mayor: Water ban is lifted

TOLEDO (AP) — Toledo Mayor D. Michael Collins says that the water ban in place this weekend has been lifted, and that drinking water is safe. Toledo warned residents not to use city water early Saturday after tests at one treatment plant showed readings for microcystin above the...

Time for student vaccinations

Wood County Health District is urging parents to start thinking about getting students vaccinated. August is National Immunization Awareness Month and the health district is offering immunizations from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays. • If you have a child...

FHS gradtraded in Frontier League

The Washington Wild Things traded Fostoria High School graduate Alex Kaminsky to the Joliet Slammers of the Frontier League for a 2nd-round draft choice and a player to be named later. The trade marks Kaminsky’s fourth team in three seasons of playing in the Frontier...

Public Record

Fostoria accidents Saturday: • Caller reported she was just involved in an accident at 11:28 a.m. at an East Lytle Street location. Officer issued a citation for failure to yield. • Wood County Sheriff’s Office advised of an accident at the intersection of Stoner Road and...

Michael ‘Mike’ Scherger

Michael Paul “Mike” Scherger, 55, of Fostoria, passed away Thursday afternoon, July 31, 2014 at The Cleveland Clinic, in Cleveland. He was born February 5, 1959 in Fostoria to the late Paul and Phyllis (Cook) Scherger. He married Shari Lou Tackett on January 29, 1993...

John D. Sweet

John D. Sweet, age 66, of Fostoria, died early Sunday morning at St. Catherine’s in Fostoria. Services are pending with MANN-HARE-HOENING FUNERAL HOME, Fostoria. www.mann-harefh.com.
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