Blanchard River stops short of flood stage at Findlay

The rain-swollen Blanchard River did not reach flood stage at Findlay when it crested Friday afternoon at 10.3 feet, National Weather Service...

CORRECTION: Federal judge to force Ohio to accept out-of-state gay marriages

CINCINNATI (AP) — A federal judge said today that he will order Ohio to recognize out-of-state gay marriages, a move that strikes down part of...

Blanchard River expected to reach 13.2 feet at Findlay

The Blanchard River is expected to reach moderate flood stage of 13.2 feet Friday at Findlay, after rainstorms drenched the region. About 1.5...

Fire destroys semitrailer at North Baltimore truck stop

A semitrailer was destroyed in a fire this afternoon at the Petro truck stop at the Ohio 18-Interstate 75 interchange near North Baltimore. The...

Red Cross director to help with landslide recovery

Todd James, executive director of the American Red Cross of Hancock, Seneca and Wyandot Counties, will be joining several hundred Red Cross...

Litter Landing due for an upgrade

Hancock County’s recycling center, Litter Landing, may soon be getting an upgrade. The commissioners agreed today to hire Peterman Associates,...

UPDATE: Moderate flooding predicted along Blanchard River in Findlay

The National Weather Service has issued a flood warning for the Blanchard River at Findlay from Friday afternoon until further notice, with...

Flood advisory issued

The National Weather Service at 12:44 p.m. issued a flood advisory for Hancock and Wood counties. Moderate to heavy rain is moving across the...

Teens charged in alleged cancer scheme

BOWLING GREEN — Theft charges have been filed against two Elmwood boys accused of swindling money with fraudulent cancer stories. Both boys were...

Blaze damages Hancock County buildings

 WEST INDEPENDENCE — Fire damaged buildings in Hancock County’s Biglick Township  on Tuesday afternoon. The blaze damaged a garage, a stone...

Fire strikes Biglick Township residence

ALVADA — A fire damaged a Biglick Township home Tuesday afternoon. The fire struck a garage, stone building and shed at 7138 Big Lick Township...

Hancock County may sue over courthouse work

Frustrated with renovation work to the third floor of the courthouse, Hancock County officials are considering a lawsuit. The commissioners moved...