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City closer to borrowing $13M for water projects

By BRIAN BOHNERT SENIOR STAFF WRITER The city of Fostoria is closing in on getting roughly $13 million in loans toward upcoming construction projects. Fostoria’s Financial Planning and Supervision Commission on Wednesday gave conditional approval to two Ohio Water...
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Kiwanis kicks off inaugural ‘Fill the Truck’ campaign

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Clothes and toys and dishes, oh my! Over the years, clothes get shoved in the back of the closets, toys are forgotten and new dishes are purchased. A local organization is offering an opportunity for community members to clean out their house and get...
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Public Record

Fostoria arrests Tuesday: • Duncan E. Haughawout, 58, of 804 Oaklawn Ave., was arrested on a warrant following a routine police stop. • Davonn Quantez Brown, 23, no address listed, was arrested on a warrant from another agency following a report that he and another...
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Relay for Life steps off Saturday

By LINDSAY SHAFFER Staff writer If you know anything about minions, you know they are loveable, yellow characters who help their evil mastermind achieve world domination, usually with the opposite result. However in Fostoria, the minions will be working for good as they help with...
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Fostoria BOE reorganizing school chiefs

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER After a nearly 90-minute executive session, members of Fostoria City Schools Board of Education announced a reorganization of the district’s administrative team. Fostoria Intermediate Elementary School Principal Tera Matz was hired as the...
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Police: Levy key to keeping service quality

By BRIAN BOHNERT SENIOR STAFF WRITER Not replacing two Fostoria police officers is saving the city nearly three times more than the mayor previously thought. Mayor Eric Keckler on Tuesday rectified a mistake made by his office two weeks ago regarding how much money having two...