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Auditor presents 2017 budget report at meeting

By BRIAN BOHNERT SENIOR STAFF WRITER City Auditor Steve Garner gave a presentation on the 2017 budget Tuesday night to provide a more simplified look at Fostoria’s finances. According to Garner’s budget projections for next year, the city is looking at an estimated...
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FCS plans for the future

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Fostoria City Schools Board of Education is planning for the future, near and far. Superintendent Andrew Sprang announced new programs and initiatives that will be introduced to teachers and students in the coming academic year. The district will...
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Council hears couple’s zoning request, more

By BRIAN BOHNERT SENIOR STAFF WRITER A Fostoria couple’s plan to construct a pole barn on the edge of town took a step forward Tuesday, despite continuous opposition from one city councilman. Fostoria City Council gave a first reading Tuesday night to an application by...

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Fostoria accidents Tuesday: • Wood County Sheriff’s Officer requested assistance for a non-injury accident at Perrysburg and Stearns roads at 7:44 a.m. arrests Tuesday: • Melissa Drake, 35, last listed address 531 McDougal St., was brought down on a committal for assault...
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‘Contributing to a safer Ohio’

By BRIAN BOHNERT SENIOR STAFF WRITER In an effort to keep Ohio’s communities safer, the Ohio State Highway Patrol made nearly 7,500 drug arrests throughout the first six months of 2016. From Jan. 1 through June 30, troopers made a total of 7,493 drug arrests all throughout...
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Online education offers kids one-on-one learning

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER For some area students, attending a large school with many students traveling from one classroom to the next may not be the right fit. In an effort to cater to students needing more of a one-on-one approach to learning, online public education options...