Riverdale teacher’s resignation expected Monday

MOUNT BLANCHARD — The Riverdale school board expects to receive the resignation of kindergarten teacher Barbara Williams on Monday evening....

Authorities suspicious as two vacant houses burn in Ottawa

OTTAWA — Putnam County authorities are suspicious about two morning fires that damaged two vacant houses owned by the village of Ottawa....

During the night, an ATV accident kills Cloverdale man

Andrew Altenburger, 28, of Cloverdale, died early this morning in an all-terrain vehicle accident. Putnam County Sheriff’s deputies reported they...

VB board puts school improvement levy on ballot

VAN BUREN — Come November, Van Buren School District residents will have a chance to show support or vote down a $28.7 million school improvement...

Candidates speak at Democratic dinner

Two candidates spoke this evening at the Hancock County Democratic Party’s summer dinner. Ohio Supreme Court candidate Judge John O’Donnell...

Dietsch’s gets some sweet news

There’s some sweet news for Dietsch’s Brothers ice cream shops in Findlay. Travel site TripAdvisor rates them the second-best ice cream parlor in...

Bishop Donnelly dies

The Rev. Robert W. Donnelly, 83, a retired auxiliary bishop in the Toledo Catholic Diocese, died Monday in his home, according to a press release...

Fostoria City Council to Meet tonight to approve 2015 budget

Fostoria City Council will meet this evening Tuesday, July 22, 2014 at 7:30 p.m. in council chambers to vote on a resolution for the 2015 city...

Second federal agency to investigate Chinese tire complaint

A second federal agency voted Tuesday to investigate a complaint by unionized Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. workers that Chinese tire makers have...

Area jobless rates rise in June

Hancock County’s jobless rate increased to 4.5 percent in June from 4 percent a month earlier. Unemployment rates climbed among each of...

Hancock commissioners table cost increase for garage

Hancock County’s commissioners tabled a large change order on the construction of the engineer’s garage at 1900 Lima Ave. General contractor...

Federal appeals court deals blow to health law

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal appeals court has delivered a serious setback to President Barack Obama’s health care law, potentially...