Hancock commissioners close meeting, citing new state rules

Hancock County’s commissioners held a closed session today under a new rule allowing public bodies to privately discuss economic development. It...

Unemployment rates increase in January

Unemployment rates for January were higher in Hancock, Seneca and Wood counties than they were in December, the state reported. Seneca...

Winter storm watch issued

Despite the warmer temperatures over the past few days, another blast of winter weather is expected to hit northwestern Ohio on Wednesday, and...

State gives funds toward business park road improvements

The state on Monday gave $100,000 toward $547,000 in road improvements for Ohio Logistics Business Park, north of Hancock County 99, and east of...

Hancock Structural Steel receives grant

Hancock Structural Steel has received a grant from American Electric Power’s Ohio Economic Development Rate Stabilization Program. The $14,000...

Few problems during weekend highway work

Drivers on Interstate 75 this weekend used the exit and entrance ramps as highway lanes with few reported problems, law enforcement reported....

Motorist injured on Interstate 75

A crash with minor injuries was reported this evening on Interstate 75. A motorist was injured at about 7:15 p.m. near the U.S. 224 exit,...

U.S. 224 bridge to be closed Friday

The U.S. 224 bridge at Interstate 75 will be closed to traffic starting Friday night. Partial demolition of the bridge will occur from 9 p.m....

METRICH arrests 2 in cocaine seizure

Two people were arrested on drug charges after an investigation by the Hancock County METRICH Drug Task Force. Brittany N. Glenn, 24, of Fostoria...

Carey residents indicted on drug charges

UPPER SANDUSKY — The Wyandot County grand jury handed up indictments against two Carey residents on drug charges. Jeffrey L. Littleton, 24, and...

Rollover injury accident reported on I-75

State Highway Patrol troopers responded to a rollover injury accident at 2:17 p.m. on northbound Interstate 75, south of the Ohio 613 exit....

Carey teens reported missing

CAREY — Carey police are seeking information about two juveniles who apparently ran away from their residences early Wednesday. Dakota Tobin, 15,...