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NR board hears new year update

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NEW RIEGEL — New Riegel Superintendent Dave Rombach told school board members Monday night the start of school has been successful. A K-3 grandparents’ Morning Meeting Day is scheduled for 7:30 a.m. Friday, and they are invited to stay and participate in a meeting with the ...

Briefly, Sept. 11

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TCS finance group to meet Tiffin City Board of Education’s Finance Committee will meet at 4 p.m. Tuesday in the administration building, 244 S. Monroe St. MHRS board to meet The Mental Health and Recovery Services Board of Seneca, Sandusky and Wyandot Counties Administrative Committee ...

MRDD learns about habilitation facilities in area

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Opportunity Center Superintendent Lew Hurst informed the Seneca County Board of Developmental Disabilities Tuesday afternoon that he and Adult Services Director Rod Biggert have spent days visiting several area day habilitation facilities. Biggert said all have a different focus. Some are ...

Mohawk district sees real estate increase, grant money for wellness

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SYCAMORE — Treasurer Rhonda Feasel had good news for the Mohawk Board of Education at Monday evening’s meeting. There has been an increase in real estate tax revenues. Certificates of deposit have been rolled over with interest accrued returned to the General Fund. Appropriations for ...

Third District Court of Appeals has special session in Tiffin

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Three judges from Third District Court of Appeals heard arguments for two cases at Seneca County Justice Center on Tuesday morning. Judges Vernon Preston, Stephen Shaw and William Zimmerman are considering appeals for two cases presented during a special session in Tiffin. Students from ...

Trash in rail car burns Monday

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FOSTORIA — Trash in a rail car burned Monday. Fostoria Fire Division received the call about the fire about 7:50 p.m., and it took nearly two hours to extinguish it. Chief Brian Herbert of Fostoria Fire Division said the train delivering trash was stationary and was waiting to get into ...

Highlights from Day two in Japan

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Seneca County Commissioner Mike Kerschner (left) and Tiffin Mayor Aaron Montz laugh before dinner in Tokyo, Japan. Montz (second from left) shakes hands to greet Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine and his wife, Fran DeWine, during a reception for the Midwest U.S.–Japan Association conference in Tokyo, ...

Reineke: Human capital can’t be replaced

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PHOTO SUBMITTED David Zak, president and CEO of Tiffin-Seneca Economic Partnership; Tsutomu Nakagawa, consulate general of Japan in Detroit; and State Rep. Bill Reineke. By Bill Reineke, representative of the 88th district of the Ohio House of Representatives It is my first trip to ...

Agrati announces $4 million investment at Tiffin plant

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The Agrati Group, a global manufacturer of fasteners for automotive companies, has completed an investment of $4 million in industrial machinery and equipment at the Airport Industrial Park facility in Tiffin, according to a news release from Tiffin-Seneca Economic Partnership. The project ...

Hartschuh, Harrison take roles with Ohio Farm Bureau

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COLUMBUS — Rose Hartschuh of Sycamore and Paul Harrison of Fostoria are serving on the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation Policy Development Committee. The committee collects and organizes public policy recommendations from county Farm Bureaus and presents the final policy suggestions to be voted on ...

Two dogs to be returned to Tiffin man

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Two dogs are to be returned to a Tiffin man who was charged in Tiffin-Fostoria Municipal Court. Orville N. Alabaugh, 72, was charged with depriving a companion animal of necessary sustenance or confining the companion animal without supplying it during the confinement with sufficient ...

Three hurt in Market Street accident

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Three people were hurt in an accident on Market Street at Nile Street on Monday afternoon. Lt. Jason Windsor of Tiffin Police Department said Brian Jackson, 27, of Tiffin, was driving a Dodge Ram, Darlene Wertz, 59, of New Riegel, was driving a Honda Civic, and Cara Kummerer, 25, of Tiffin, ...

Walmart temporarily evacuated for odor investigation

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Tiffin’s Walmart store was evacuated for about half an hour Monday evening for an investigation into an electrical odor. Capt. Mike Steyer of Tiffin Fire Rescue Division said he found no haze, smoke or immediate danger. It smelled like an overheated ballast for fluorescent lighting, he ...

Woman admits theft from Murphy USA

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A Fostoria woman admitted Monday she took more than $5,000 from Murphy USA. Frankie R. Wyant, 22, pleaded guilty to a charge of theft, a fifth-degree felony, during a hearing in Seneca County Common Pleas Court Judge Steve Shuff’s courtroom. Wyant was working at Murphy USA, 2915 W. SR 18, ...

Fostoria man sentenced to prison on drug-related charges

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A Fostoria man was sentenced to nearly five years in prison Monday afternoon after admitting he trafficked cocaine seven times from June through August 2018. Marques A. Smith, 26, pleaded guilty to seven counts of trafficking in cocaine, one second-degree felony, one fourth-degree felony and ...

Bloomville woman hurt in accident at US 224, SR 19

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A Bloomville woman was hurt in an accident at US 224 and SR 19 on Monday morning. Trooper Mark Sorg of the Fremont post of State Highway Patrol said Karen Myers, 65, of Bloomville, was driving a 2012 Ford Focus north on SR 19, and Lynn Knott, 71, of Willard, was driving a 1992 Mazda Miata ...

Daily Log, Sept. 10

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Tiffin reports • Taylor R. Mowery, 19, of Tiffin, was charged with dog at-large Friday. • A man in the first block of Jackson Street reported Sunday evening someone threw a rock through a front door and damaged the stove and screen door. • A person reported Sunday evening a tackle ...

Community Calendar, Sept. 10

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Events & Activities Today Wyandot County Fair, 8 a.m.-9 p.m. Wyandot County Fairgrounds, 10171 State Hwy. 53, Upper Sandusky. Parade: 6:30p.m. County Band Show: 7:30p.m. Preschool Storytime, 10 a.m. Tiffin-Seneca Public Library, 77 Jefferson St., Frost Kalnow Room. Stories, poems, ...

Briefly

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TCS support services group to meet The Tiffin City Board of Education’s Support Services Committee is to meet at 8 a.m. Friday, in the Administration Building, 244 S. Monroe St. Terra State hosting a “Titan Tailgate” FREMONT — Terra State Community College, in addition to the Fall ...

Commissioner Mike Kerschner: Thoughts from Japan Day 2

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In order to get some perspective on time, it is about 7 a.m. on Monday here as I write this. In Tiffin, it is now about 6 p.m. Sunday night. We left Detroit on Friday about noon and arrived in Tokyo at about 2 p.m. Saturday afternoon after a 13 hour flight. The trick is to try to get some sleep ...