Fostoria Rail Fest on track

By MORGAN MANNS and BRIAN BOHNERT STAFF WRITERS Fostoria is on track to give area residents the ride of their lives Saturday during the 15th Annual Rail Festival. Community members, visitors and avid rail fans will be following the sounds of train horns from the various tracks in...

Fostoria to seek 1,800 tons of salt for winter roadways

By BRIAN BOHNERT SENIOR STAFF WRITER Temperatures may still be in the 80s, but the city of Fostoria is already planning its defense against Old Man Winter. This evening, Fostoria City Council will consider an ordinance authorizing interim Safety Service Director Lewie Ekleberry...

Lakota reviews report card

By RON CRAIG STAFF WRITER During the Lakota Board of Education meeting Monday night, Superintendent Jon Detwiler joined school officials from across the state in criticizing the recently released school report cards, issued by the Ohio Department of Education. “There have...

Public Record

Fostoria arrests Monday: • Joseph P. Kelley, 41, last listed address 733 Cherry St., was arrested on a warrant at a North Countyline Street location. vandalism Monday: • A Van Buren Street employee reported someone ran over the flowerbed, hit a sign and clipped a...

It’s apple dumpling time again

By LINDSAY SHAFFER Staff writer The Apple Dumpling Gang is at it again. The Fostoria Woman’s Club has once again begun their annual Apple Dumpling Project. “We call ourselves The Apple Dumpling Gang,” said Mary Schmeltz, Woman’s club member and leader of...

Lowe’s Heroes refurbishing City, Gray parks

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER When it comes to raising children, it’s often said it takes a community. About 45 volunteers with Lowe’s Heroes spent Friday morning revamping City and Gray parks in an effort to spruce them up and make them a safer place to play....