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Missing Galion teen found at residence in Fostoria

A missing Galion teen has been found and taken to a hospital for medical evaluation. Emma Moore, 15, was found at a residence in Fostoria, according to a news release issued Wednesday by Galion police Chief Marc Rodriguez. She was reported missing Sunday. A 16-year-old girl who had been reported missing from Seneca County...

Two teenage girls reported missing from Galion found, suspect arrested

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WSYX) — A statewide endangered missing child advisory for a missing Galion teen was canceled after she was found safe on Tuesday. Galion Police said 15-year-old Emma Moore was located at a residence in Fostoria and taken to a nearby hospital for a medical evaluation. In addition,...

Prairie education: BG schools partner with Toledo Zoo

Bowling Green City Schools is partnering with the Toledo Zoo to introduce Project PRAIRIE to the district. Jodi Anderson, secondary curriculum coordinator, explained the program at Tuesday’s board of education meeting. “We are always excited for new opportunities for our students,” she said, but admitted as a former science...

Is it a sucker or a lollypop?

Well, it finally happened. I have become my grandmother. We were at Cedar Point on Saturday with our two grandchildren, and I was waiting in line with my grandson, Charlie. Sometime during the day something was eaten then drooled down the chin (Charlie, not me). There was a spot of something I couldn't rub off. Chocolate, I suppose ... he was with Grammie and Papa.

Advance Ride Tickets for Walleye Festival on sale

Advance Ride Tickets for the Main Street Port Clinton Walleye Festival on Thursday, May 26 through Monday, May 30 are now on sale. Each ride ticket is $50 and good for the entire Walleye Festival weekend. Quantities are limited so please buy them early. Deadline to purchase Advance Ride Tickets...

It’s baby season at African Safari Wildlife Park

There has been a “baby boom” at African Safari Wildlife Park!. It has been a busy spring for babies and the park will continue to welcome newborns into summer, according to Kelsey Keller, African Safari director. “We are thrilled to welcome all of the new additions to our...

Spring walleye bite continues on Lake Erie

TOLEDO, Ohio (WTVG) - Springtime in northwest Ohio means getting out and enjoying the nice weather, and for some, doing something that’s so popular that we named a hockey team after it. In that spirit, we went walleye fishing!. Captain Jason White of Fisherman’s Wharf Charters took us out...

A growing farmers market in BG

Farmers are bringing garden freshness to downtown Bowling Green every Wednesday. “Right now you can buy the seedlings,” said Lori Hines, who has been the Work Leads to Independence Farmers’ Market organizer for the past three years. “They did have tomato plants and some vegetable plants, and they went really quickly.”

Along the Lake Erie shore in Ohio is one of America's top birding spots

One hour away from Adrian is one of America’s best birding spots in May, Magee Marsh Wildlife Area. Located on West State Route 2 in Oak Harbor, Ohio, this birding hot spot is a stopover point for migrating warblers prior to crossing Lake Erie for their breeding grounds to the north. These tiny, colorful birds travel each spring from Central and South America to breed in North America for the summer.

Birders take flight at Magee Marsh boardwalk

CARROLL TOWNSHIP — It's not a long trip for Rick Craig when he decides to make the trek to Magee Marsh Wildlife Area. He forgot a hat to protect his head from the sun, but Craig, a Clyde resident, remembered to bring his camera Thursday as he and other thousands of other avid birders walked...

Otsego plans vegan option for menu

TONTOGANY – Otsego’s food service department hopes to add a vegan food option this fall. Food service Director Emilia Bires updated board members at their April meeting as to what she is doing in her department. The district serving close to 600 lunches a day, which was up...

Farmers Market in downtown BG opens under sunny skies

The Bowling Green Farmers Market opened for the season Wednesday. A number of vendors were on hand selling plants, flowers, honey, hot sauce, baked goods,, crafts, and services. The challenges of a wet spring meant a dearth of produce, though. That’s expected to improve in coming weeks.

Today is: Frog Jumping Day

Frog Jumping Day is dedicated to frogs that jump, to jumping like a frog, to frog jumping contests, and Mark Twain's short story "The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County," which appears to be the inspiration for the day. The short story was originally published as "Jim Smiley and His Jumping Frog," and...