New Riegel man suffers gunshot wound to the head

A New Riegel man has suffered a gunshot wound to the head. He was transported to Tiffin hospital by New Riegel EMS and then taken to St. Vincent hospital via air ambulance. No further details are available at this time.

Peggy S. Distel

Peggy S. Distel, 72 of Fostoria, passed away 6:50 p.m. Saturday, January 27, 2018 at Birchaven Village, Findlay. She was born January 8, 1946 in Marshall, Arkansas, to the late Vernon and Bonnie (Tilley) Caldwell. Surviving are three daughters, Tammy Shultz of Findlay, and Lisa...
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Public Record

Fostoria arrests Tuesday: • Officer relayed with Risingsun Police Department with subject on warrant. citations Tuesday: • Officer issued a verbal warning for equipment on South Main and East Fourth streets. • Officer issued a warning for a traffic violation at...
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Flu still rampant throughout area

Flu is still rampant in northwestern Ohio and around the country. Blanchard Valley Health System reported that, as of Friday, it has seen 673 confirmed influenza cases with 54 individuals being hospitalized. The influenza cases reflect both Blanchard Valley and Bluffton...
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Community supports FJSHS

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Since the temporary closing of the Fostoria Junior/Senior High School, its band members have been practicing in a different facility, many with different instruments. Students whose instruments were left in the building overnight when a small fire...
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Ladies GO RED for heart health

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER More than 150 area women filled the St. Wendelin Parish Life Center Friday in an effort to Go Red for Women. The 14th annual Fostoria Red Dress luncheon brought ladies from all over the tri-county area decked out in various shades of ravishing red...
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Fostoria’s Autolite plant closes

By LINDA WOODLAND and MORGAN MANNS Fostoria’s Autolite Spark Plug plant workers left the factory at 1600 N. Union St. for the last time Friday, putting a reported 62 people out of work. The company reported the planned closing to the state Dec. 4. Bob Teeple, former...

Fostoria’s Autolite plant shuts down

FOSTORIA — Autolite Spark Plug workers left the Fostoria factory at 1600 N. Union St. for the last time Friday as the plant closed, putting a reported 62 people out of work. The company reported the planned closing to the state on Dec. 4. Bob Teeple, former president of UAW Local...