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Fire destroys Findlay house, barn

By EILEEN MCCLORY STAFF WRITER A house and barn were destroyed Friday afternoon by a fire at 17250 Marion Township 202, near the Findlay reservoirs. No injuries were reported. Mark G. Baden owns the home, according to the Hancock County auditor’s website. He was not home at...
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Fostoria arrests Friday: • A juvenile was arrested near North Vine and Summit streets. citations Friday: • Officer issued a citation for driving under suspension following a traffic stop on North Countyline Street. • Officer issued a warning for two headlights required following...
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Windy City blues blow into Bascom

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Visitors will be feeling the blues Saturday. But not in a sad and down in the dumps kind of way. The 23rd annual Soul Shine Blues Festival promises to put smiles on faces and rhythm in feet with the healing, upbeat sounds of blues music. “Music...
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NKP 765 makes late night trip through town

By LINDA WOODLAND MANAGING EDITOR It was a hurry-up-and-wait kind of day for Nickel Plate Road steam locomotive No. 765 and its Fostoria rail fans Wednesday. But in the end, the engine and its historic rail cars were either 12 hours early or 12 hours late. The locomotive was...
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Voter registration deadline nearing

The deadline for voter registration for the Nov. 6 general election is Tuesday, Oct. 9. Seneca, Hancock and Wood County boards of election will be open from 8:30 a.m. until 9 p.m. that day to assist with registration. Seneca County Board of Elections is located at 71 S....
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Fostoria arrests Thursday: • A subject was arrested on a warrant following a request for an officer regarding a disturbance on South Wood Street. citations Thursday: • Officer issued a warning for expired plates following a traffic stop at North Countlyine and West Center...