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6 hrs ago | TheCourier.com

Latch on, tune in

By SARA ARTHURS Staff Writer Breast-feeding mothers in northwestern Ohio and around the world will gather for the Big Latch On on Saturday, an effort to raise awareness of breast-feeding and to set a record for the most women simultaneously breast-feeding.

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Related Topix: Findlay, OH, Women's Health, Health, Medicine, Nursing

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Toledo Blade

Bluffton firm's CEO, 1 other killed

Two people, including the CEO of a Bluffton firm, were killed when a plane crashed northeast of Findlay in Hancock County on Sunday, authorities said.

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Related Topix: Bluffton, OH, Air Accidents, Findlay, OH, US News, Federal Aviation Administration

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Ohio authorities say 2 killed in small plane crash

The Hancock County sheriff's office said the crash apparently occurred at about 1 a.m. EDT Sunday.

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Related Topix: Air Accidents, US News, Federal Aviation Administration

WTVG-TV Toledo

Small plane crashes in Hancock Co., 2 dead

It happened around 1:30 a.m. Sunday near the intersection of Hancock County Roads 18 and 216, northeast of Findlay.

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Related Topix: The Avengers

Fri Jul 25, 2014

TheCourier.com

Embattled teacher to step down

By MAX FILBY STAFF WRITER MOUNT BLANCHARD - The Riverdale school board is set to accept the resignation of kindergarten teacher Barbara Williams on Monday.

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Related Topix: Mount Blanchard, OH, Education Etc., Cleveland, OH

Thu Jul 24, 2014

TheCourier.com

VB board likely to put tax on ballot

By MAX FILBY STAFF WRITER VAN BUREN - The Van Buren school board today will consider a proposal to officially place a $28.7 million school construction bond issue on the November ballot.

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TheCourier.com

Wheat harvest yields increase

By JIM MAURER STAFF WRITER Farmers in the region aren't planting as much wheat as in years past, but those who did enjoyed "a good harvest" this month with strong yields and no plant disease, reports Ed Lentz, agriculture/natural resources educator for Ohio State University Extension.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Ohio State University, Findlay, OH

TheCourier.com

Library upgradePosted on Thu. Jul 24th, 2014

Cody Callis, center, and his brother Kyle Callis, right, install a new circulation desk this week at the Findlay-Hancock County Public Library.

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Related Topix: Findlay, OH

TheCourier.com

Preserving our agricultural heritagePosted on Thu. Jul 24th, 2014

MARK METZGER is shown by the sign that marks his Hancock County farm as one of Ohio's Century Farms, meaning that his family has maintained operation of the farm for at least 100 years.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Findlay, OH, Jenera, OH

TheCourier.com

Community Foundation awards over $146K

The Findlay-Hancock County Community Foundation board of trustees approved grants totaling $146,032 at the July board meeting.

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Related Topix: Findlay, OH, Fire, McComb, OH

Wed Jul 23, 2014

TheCourier.com

3 hurt in crash on Hancock County 220

Three motorists were injured in a three-vehicle crash late Wednesday on Hancock County 220, north of Findlay.

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Related Topix: Findlay, OH, Deshler, OH

WTOV9

Hancock County Auto to open Monday

WTOV9.com HANCOCK COUNTY, Ohio -- You may have noticed signs going up in Newell for Hancock County Auto.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

TheCourier.com

Distribution center gets big tax break

By LOU WILIN STAFF WRITER McLane Co., which will open a $38 million grocery distribution center in northern Findlay in 2016, will avoid more than $750,000 in sales taxes by temporarily ceding ownership of the construction site to the Blanchard Valley Port Authority.

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Related Topix: Findlay, OH

Toledo Blade

Boy injured in Hancock County crash

A 4-year-old boy is in critical condition today because of injuries he suffered during a single-vehicle crash in Hancock County's Allen Township.

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Related Topix: Fostoria, OH

Mon Jul 21, 2014

TheCourier.com

Weekly road report released

The weekly report about construction and maintenance work on state highways in the region, provided by the Ohio Department of Transportation: Allen County Interstate 75 reconstruction project: For the most recent information concerning the Interstate 75 reconstruction project through Lima and Allen County, visit www.odotlima75.org Hancock County ... (more)

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Related Topix: Ohio, Allen County, OH, Lima, OH, Findlay, OH, Wood County, OH

TheCourier.com

New speed limit has little impact

AUTHORITIES SAY the 70 mph speed limit enacted for sections of I-75 was not to blame for the slight increase in accidents during the past year.

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Related Topix: Findlay, OH, Wood County, OH

TheCourier.com

What is the building near the tracks?

Q: There is a gray building at the railroad tracks on West Front Street, Findlay, with a barred door and windows.

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Related Topix: Findlay, OH, Prison, Theater, Jersey Boys, Frankie Valli & the Four Seasons, Rock-N-Roll, Nashville, OH, Opinion

TheCourier.com

Curling up with a cat and a good bookPosted on Mon. Jul 21st, 2014

KADIN CRAWFORD,10, of Findlay, reads the book "Puppy Place" while bonding with Shelly, a cat at the Hancock County Humane Society.

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Related Topix: Findlay, OH, Fostoria, OH

Sun Jul 20, 2014

TheCourier.com

Fostoria man killed in weekend accident

A Fostoria man was killed and three other people were injured Saturday night in a fiery collision of two SUVs at the intersection of Hancock County 23 and Washington Township 218, just south of Fostoria.

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Related Topix: Fostoria, OH, Alvada, OH

Toledo Blade

Boil advisory in McComb

About 1,600 residents in the Village of McComb, in Hancock County, are under a boil advisory today that will last until Tuesday and possibly longer, said village administrator Kevin Siferd.

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Related Topix: McComb, OH, Findlay, OH

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