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Jobless rates rose in January

The end of the Christmas season and annual lull in construction raised the unemployment rate in Hancock County and Ohio’s other 87 counties in...

Assistant county prosecutor facing charges after accident

An assistant Hancock County prosecutor is facing charges as the result of a hit-skip crash last week in Findlay. Police cited Alex K. Treece, 39,...

Sprague running for state treasurer

State Rep. Robert Sprague, R-Findlay, is running to go where no other Hancock County resident has ever gone before: a statewide office. Sprague...

Voters will be asked to renew flood-control sales tax

Public support for Blanchard River flood-control efforts will become a more pressing issue over the next year. The Hancock County commissioners...

Marathon moves to lift stock price with asset transfer

Marathon Petroleum Corp. is following through on its promise to take “bold, aggressive action” to lift its stock price: Today it closed a...

Man indicted in connection with motel shooting

Murder charges have been filed against a Chicago man who was arrested following a shooting at a Findlay motel earlier this month. A Hancock...

First Federal, Commercial Savings banks merged

First Federal Bank’s parent company, First Defiance Financial Corp. of Defiance, today closed its purchase of Commercial Bancshares of Upper...

5 women from Fostoria, Rudolph hurt in crash

WAYNE — Five women from Fostoria and Rudolph were injured in a two-vehicle crash Friday afternoon at the intersection of Ohio 281 and Ohio 199,...

Police chase ends in crash at South Main, Sandusky streets

A chase that started in Wood County and traveled through Fostoria has ended with a crash at South Main and Sandusky streets in downtown Findlay....

Cooper Tire issues recall

Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. is recalling 7,067 Discoverer M+S Sport tires which might not meet traction requirements for snow tires and could...

WITH VIDEO: Diversion channel demoted in flood-control plan; water detention areas added

VIDEO: Stantec gives update on flood control plan Flood-control plans for the Blanchard River at Findlay may look radically different than those...

Shooting suspect held on $1 million bond

A judge has ordered the suspect in Friday’s fatal shooting at a Findlay motel held on $1 million bond after a prosecutor called him an “extreme...