Review Category : Local News

McComb May Install Outdoor Ice Rink

8/9/16 – 4:44 A.M.

McComb may have an outdoor ice rink this winter. The Courier reports village administrator Kevin Siferd pitched the idea to council Monday night. If the project is approved, the rink would be installed over the basketball courts at the park during the winter months.

There are two options. The first would install a roofing-like material over the courts and then line the rink with plywood. It would cost around $9,900. A second option would see the village buy an ice rink kit for around $4,300. That price could be lowered if the village buys its own plywood.

No action was taken on the issue.

MORE: The Courier

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Findlay City Schools And Millstream Career Center Partner With A New Curriculum

08/08/16 – 9:00 P.M.

Findlay City Schools and Millstream Career Center are teaming up for a new curriculum. The new curriculum was explained to the school board Monday . It helps kids find what they want to do in life. Millstream director, David Danhoff says it will have kids asking tough questions.

Audio: Danhoff

The new curriculum is designed to help kids figure out what they like and want. It will then help them decide on a path to follow and what the best options are for them.

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New Director At Millstream Career Center Welcomed By Findlay School Board

08/08/16 – 8:47 P.M.

The Millstream Career Center has a new director taking charge. David Danhoff (Dan-OFF) says his position is to keep things running smoothly and to provide kids with the best education as possible. He is willing to make changes if necessary.

Audio:David Danhoff

Danhoff was welcomed to the position by the Findlay City School Board at the meeting Monday night.

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Findlay City School Board Renews Superintendent’s Contract

08/08/16 – 8:23 P.M.

Findlay City Schools superintendent will stay in his position until 2022. At the Findlay City School Board meeting, board meeting voted to renew Ed Kurt’s contract as superintendent. The renewed contract gives Kurt the position from 2017 -2022. The school board said they admired his work and look forward to the things he can continue to do.

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Pandora Group To Perform ‘Beauty And The Beast’ This Weekend At High School

08/08/16 – 12:56 P.M.

There is a Disney classic coming to Pandora this weekend. The Riley Creek Singers are putting on Beauty and the Beast August 12th-14th at the Pandora-Gilboa High School. The show will be held at 8 p.m. on Friday and Saturday. There will also be matinee shows at 2 p.m. on both Saturday and Sunday. Tickets are just $15 and are on sale at the Pandora Pharmacy.

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Wood County Fair Comes To A Close Today

8/8/16 – 7:32 A.M.

The Wood County Fair wraps up in Bowling Green today. Monday is kids day on the fairgrounds, with children getting discounted ride tickets. Today will also see the large animal livestock sale in the beef show arena. The fair closes tonight with the demolition derby at 7:30 p.m.

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Hydrant Flushing Begins In Findlay This Week

8/8/16 – 7:25 A.M.

Findlay’s annual fire hydrant flushing maintenance program will start today. The water distribution department reports work will happen this week in an area that stretches west to North Blanchard Street, east to Bright Road, south to the Blanchard River, and north to Tiffin Avenue.

If you have any questions you can call (419)424-7192.

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Kalida Employees Get Pay Raise

8/8/16 – 6:58 A.M.

Pay raises have been approved for village employees in Kalida. The Putnam County Sentinel reports council approved increases for five employees at a recent meeting.

Council also got an update on increasing insurance costs. Mayor Alan Gerdeman said an 18 percent increase in medical insurance amounts to around $1.63 an hour increase for the employees.

MORE: Putnam County Sentinel

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Rib-Off Winners Named

8/8/16 – 6:45 A.M.

A Tiffin restaurant was the big winner at the Rib-Off on Broadway in Findlay over the past weekend. Wally’s Great American BBQ took first place in the judge’s and people’s choice categories. Wally’s came in third place in the best sauce competition.

Chief’s Smokehouse on the Road came in second place for its ribs and first place for its sauce.

The judges gave Off the Bone BBQ third place for its ribs and second for its sauce.

The Rib-Off event raises money for the Arts Partnership of Greater Hancock County’s arts education programming and community enrichment events.

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