Fostoria man killed in Seneca County crash

A Fostoria man was killed in a one-vehicle crash in Seneca County early Sunday, the Fremont post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol reported. Troy J. Schmitz, 25, was driving a 2012 Dodge Ram pickup south on Seneca County 7 when the vehicle went off the left side of the road around...

UPDATE 12:50 p.m.: Findlay roads closed by high water

The Findlay Police Department released a list of road closures due to high water at 12:15 p.m. Sunday. They are: Hancock County 300 at Denny’s restaurant Prentiss Avenue from Anna to Bolton streets Bolton Street from Rector to Lesa avenues 18th Street from Flowers Avenue to...

Findlay roads closed by high water

The Findlay Police Department released a list of road closures due to high water at 11:11 p.m. Saturday. They are: Swing Avenue from Main to Cory streets Hancock County 300 at Denny’s restaurant Prentiss Avenue from Anna to Bolton streets Bolton Street from Rector to Lesa...

Minor water issues reported on Interstate 75

The State Highway Patrol is reporting minor high-water issues on the southbound lanes of Interstate 75, north of Trenton Avenue, today. No serious accidents were reported, though drivers are advised of hydroplaning risks and traffic slowdowns, the patrol said. It is unknown when...

UF Oilers defeat Rams to advance in Division II playoffs

The University of Findlay football team earned its first-ever Division II NCAA playoff victory by defeating the No. 2-ranked Shepherd University Rams 29-17 in Shepherdstown, West Virginia, today. According to the official website of Oilers Athletics, Findlay trailed the Rams 17-9...

Wind advisory issued

The National Weather Service in Cleveland has issued a wind advisory from 7 p.m. today to 7 a.m. Sunday for Hancock, Seneca, Wood, Sandusky, Ottawa, and Lucas counties, according to a report at 7 p.m. Cities impacted include Findlay, Tiffin and Fremont. The wind advisory is...

Flood warning issued for Hancock, Seneca, Allen, Putnam, Henry counties

The National Weather Service in Cleveland has issued a flood warning for Hancock, Allen, Putnam and Seneca counties, and southeastern Henry County, until 5:15 a.m. Sunday. At 5:13 p.m., Doppler radar and automated rain gauges indicated that heavy rain had fallen over the area....

UPDATE 12 p.m.: Moderate flooding reported at Eagle Creek

The National Weather Service in Cleveland has issued a flood warning for Eagle Creek. A reported 2.66 inches of rain fell on Findlay as of midnight Saturday. At 10 a.m. Sunday, the creek level was reported to be 10.7 feet, which is considered moderate flooding. The creek’s...

UPDATE 11:50 a.m.: Blanchard River at Findlay reaches moderate flood stage

More than 2.6 inches of rain fell Saturday at Findlay, and the National Weather Service in Cleveland issued a flood warning for the Blanchard River at Findlay until Monday afternoon. The river reached moderate flood stage Sunday morning. At 10 a.m. Sunday, the river level at...

Putnam County sheriff warns against high water in roads

The Putnam County Sheriff’s Office said Saturday the county is experiencing flooding on roads. Officials are out putting up high-water signs, but there are not enough signs to place everywhere there is high water. The office says to avoid water on the roadways and warns...