Utility asks electricity conservation this week

Due to higher temperatures, Hancock-Wood Electric Co-op says it will likely conduct load control from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Tuesday,  Wednesday ...

Fostoria police seeking information in Saturday trailer fire

Saturday’s mobile home fire at Nye’s Trailer Park has officially been ruled an arson, officials announced this afternoon. In a news...

UPDATED 5 P.M. Injury car-motorcycle crash reported near Van Buren

VAN BUREN — Allen Township Fire Department responded to a reported injury car vs. motorcycle crash at the intersection of Hancock County 142 and...

Semi hauling cattle overturns near Fostoria

FOSTORIA — A Fostoria man was injured when he lost control of a tractor-trailer that was hauling cattle Friday morning on Ohio 12 between...

River cleaning project could be ready for bid by fall

A project that would clear dead ash trees from the Blanchard River may be ready for bid by this fall. The Hancock County commissioners met today...

Fostoria Fire Department awarded federal grant

FOSTORIA – The Fostoria Fire Department has been awarded more than $19,000 for training, support and protection. The department has been awarded...

Portman visits union hall, talks tire tariffs

Republican Sen. Rob Portman, of Ohio, was welcomed as a “friend” and “ally” by unionized Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. workers at their union hall...

Unemployment rates hold steady

Hancock County’s unemployment rate was 3.9 percent in July, unchanged from June, the state reported. Hancock was tied for seventh lowest...

Corps details flood plan changes, still faces some opposition

The Army Corps of Engineers explained details of its new, cheaper flood control plan today, but still faced emotional opposition from a handful...

Rowmark buys engraving company

Rowmark, a Findlay maker of plastic sheets for signs, plaques and other uses, has bought LaserBits, headquartered in Phoenix. LaserBits is a...

Patrol plans OVI checkpoint in Wood County

The State Highway Patrol has announced today on its website that it will be conducting an OVI checkpoint this week in Wood County. The exact...

Arcadia man pleads guilty to endangering children charge

Joe Vera III, 21, of Arcadia, pleaded guilty to an amended charge of endangering children today in Hancock County Common Pleas Court. Vera was...