Local News

Yoga instructor purchases buildings

Seneca Industrial and Economic Development Corp. announced Wednesday an investment group purchased a commercial building in Tiffin with plans to start a yoga studio. The group has purchased the four-unit commercial building at 378-384 W. Market St., which includes Napoli Pizza, 378 W. Market ...

Around the ring

Exhibitors and hogs participate in a show at Wyandot County Fair Wednesday morning.

Perry Street fire due to electrical malfunction

Tiffin Fire Rescue Division responded to a structure fire at 409 E. Perry St. Wednesday evening. Chief Kevin Veletean of Tiffin Fire Rescue Division said upon arriving at the scene, smoke was coming out of the building and the occupants were outside the building. They were able to report where ...

Fair board picks members, officers

The Seneca County Agricultural Society met Tuesday evening to begin discussions on plans for the 2018 County Fair. Preparation for next season began with the election of board members and officers. The voting results for the 2017-18 officers included: president, Brian Staib; vice president, ...

Region briefs, Sept. 13

History Roundtable returns to HPLM this fall FREMONT – Educator and local historian Mike Gilbert’s popular series, History Roundtable, returns this fall to the Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Library & Museums. Gilbert is to discuss topics ranging from the local Civil War regiment ...

Briefly

Lawsuit dismissed A civil lawsuit against a banquet facility in Clinton Township has been dismissed. Clinton Township trustees had filed a civil lawsuit against Thomas Gibson and Tilly’s Banquet Room, 2878 N. CR 41. The banquet facility temporarily ceased operations. The lawsuit alleged ...

Mohawk Board of Education: Personnel matters top meeting

SYCAMORE — Personnel issues dominated the Mohawk Board of Education meeting Monday evening. Three teacher aides were approved to monitor Saturday school at a rate of $20 per hour and eight certified teachers were approved at $25 per hour. A list of substitute teachers and substitute aides ...

Swinging away

Summer Stansbery, 6, of Upper Sandusky, rides on swings at Wyandot County Fair Tuesday evening. To view more photos from this event, visit cu.advertiser-tribune.com. More coverage of the fair in a special wrap-around section.

Set in stone

Seneca County commissioners gave a brief update on the Seneca County Justice Center and installation of Lady Justice Tuesday morning. Commissioner Holly Stacy said the next event at the justice center site is to be a cornerstone-setting at 5 p.m. Friday. The Masons will be running the ...

Town sets curfew after Irma

LaBELLE, Florida — Janick Barrett said local law enforcement enacted a curfew Tuesday. Barrett is staying with his family in a friend’s auto repair shop. While Barrett doesn’t have specifics on looting, he said he heard gunshots Monday night. He was sitting at the shop and heard ...

Man sentenced to 7 years for beating

A Fostoria man was sentenced to seven years in prison Tuesday afternoon for beating his live-in girlfriend. Travis L. Dauterman, 28, pleaded guilty to charges of felonious assault, a second-degree felony; two counts of abduction, third-degree felonies; and domestic violence, a first-degree ...

Panel: County park district in good shape

Seneca County Park District’s finances are in good shape, and the board’s finance committee is looking into investment options to keep them that way. During his finance report Tuesday, board member Jim Nordholt said the second allocation of levy money has been received, which brings the ...

Child’s lunch raises questions

NEW RIEGEL — New Riegel Board of Education members listened Monday evening as parent Sue Wilkinson told them she brought her 11-year-old daughter a meal from Chipotle for lunch Sept. 1. She was told her daughter could either eat the meal in the office or purchase the school lunch. Wilkinson ...

More than just equipment

UPPER SANDUSKY — Wyandot County Fair-goers can see just a small portion of an Upper Sandusky family’s antique lawn mower collection. Dan and Carolyn Altvater have eight antique lawn mowers on display at Wyandot County Fair this week. The tractors — including Massey Ferguson, ...

Man found not guilty due to insanity

A Tiffin man who was accused of threatening a judge was found not guilty by reason of insanity during a hearing in Seneca County Common Pleas Court Judge Steve Shuff’s courtroom Tuesday afternoon. Kenneth R. Terry, 62, had been indicted by a Seneca County grand jury on charges of ...

Man indicted on pornography-related charges

A Fostoria man has been indicted by a Seneca County grand jury on pornography-related charges. Robert A. Carman 45, pleaded not guilty to charges of importuning, illegal use of a minor in nudity-oriented material and disseminating matter harmful to juveniles, all fifth-degree felonies, ...

Poultry showmanship

Kyla Conley, 9, of Upper Sandusky, shows a broiler in beginner showmanship at Wyandot County Fair Tuesday evening.

Senator’s aid visits Opportunity Center

Seneca County Board of Developmental Disabilities members gathered at the Family Learning Center at Sentinel Career Center Tuesday afternoon. Opportunity Center Superintendent Lew Hurst said legislative assistant Abby Duggan from the office of U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, traveled to the ...

Wyandot County Fair Results, Sept. 13

Junior Fair Junior Fair King and Queen Pageant King: Alec Ogg, son of Scott Ogg and Stephanie Niederkohr, senior at Upper Sandusky High School; Runner Up: Bradley Chaffee, son of Glenn and Cheryl Chaffee, senior at Mohawk Local School; Court: Noah Fritz-Cheney, son of Jeff and Ronnie ...

Calvert king and queen

The Calvert High School homecoming queen is Kennedy Smith, daughter of Aaron and Nikki Smith and the homecoming king is Tom Wang, international student, residing with Dave and Laura Conn.