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Fostoria expanding barn quilt trail

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Driving throughout the tri-county area, many may see slabs of wood painted to look like quilts hanging on the sides of various buildings. More than 80 of these barn quilts are displayed at residences and businesses throughout Hancock, Seneca and Wood...
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Local students honor shooting victims

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Roughly 100 Fostoria Junior/Senior High School students walked out of school Wednesday morning to honor the lives lost during a Florida school shooting last month as well as demand stricter gun laws and an end to gun violence. In a show of unity and...
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Firefighters receive recognition

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Fostoria’s firefighters work everyday to serve the community. And while many would say it’s a thankless job, Fostoria’s fire chief wanted to put recognition where it was due. Chief Brian Herbert nominated members of his crew for two...
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Do you know the signs of heroin/opioid use?

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Signs for heroin and opioid use may be hidden in plain sight. A grassroots organization looking to spread awareness and education on the heroin and opioid epidemic locally has set out to help parents and guardians better identify these signs they may...
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Fostoria’s Dairy Queen — more than an ice cream shop

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER A local family is continuing to invest in Fostoria. A sister-brother duo, with their own separate businesses in town, have taken over operations of their parents’ business — Fostoria’s Dairy Queen — giving the shop more purpose...
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Ace hardware store opening soon

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Fostoria will soon have a hardware store again. Great Lakes Ace Hardware plans to open its doors at 1656 N. Countyline St. within the coming weeks. “We’re ready,” said Becky Killarney, director of marketing. “We’re...
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Celebrate an absolutely incredible kid

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Camp Fire Northwest Ohio is asking area adults to celebrate the incredible youngsters in their lives. Absolutely Incredible Kid Day, a Camp Fire National holiday, will take place March 15. AIKD is an annual event that provides adults the opportunity...
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Luck o’ the Saints!

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Community members may be feeling the luck of the Irish this St. Patrick’s Day. The 34th annual St. Wendelin Catholic School Action Auction, Luck o’ the Saints!, is scheduled March 17 in the north gym of the school, 533 N. Countyline St.,...
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United Way tops 2017 campaign goal

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER For the first time in six years, the United Way of Fostoria surpassed a monetary milestone. During the annual United Way of Fostoria membership meeting and awards luncheon on Wednesday, officials announced the campaign reached 103 percent of the...
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Groundbreaking planned for April

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Fostoria City Schools is one step closer to witnessing a dream-come-true. Representatives with Garmann Miller & Associates and Shook Touchstone gave a brief presentation on the building project during Wednesday’s board of education meeting....