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2018 starts with record cold

By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Bone-chilling cold gripped much of the central U.S. as 2018 began Monday, breaking century-old records, icing over some New Year’s celebrations and leading to at least two deaths attributed to exposure to the elements. The National Weather Service...
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Five area fire departments battle home blaze

Five area fire departments were battling a house fire in the 4000 block of Stearns Road Monday evening. Firefighters from Fostoria, West Millgrove, Risingsun, Bloomdale and Bradner were all on hand at 4588 Stearns Road where the fire had erupted. The blaze was reported at 5:45...
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City finances top headlines in 2017

EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the first of a two-part series looking back on 2017 throughout the Fostoria area. From the inauguration of Donald Trump as America’s 45th president to the passage of a controversial tax increase aimed at getting Fostoria out of fiscal emergency,...