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Shots fired in Sylvania Twp. bar

Gunfire erupted inside a Sylvania Township bar late Thursday evening. Police said no one was injured in the shootings reported at Tommie’s Sports Bar and Grille, 5201 Monroe St., at 11:49 p.m., but investigators believe multiple firearms were discharged, and a suspect who fled the bar in a vehicle was arrested.
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Napoleon woman, child hurt in US 6 crash

WESTON — A Napoleon woman sustained serious injuries after a two-vehicle crash west of the village on Wednesday. According to the crash report filed by the Wood County Sheriff’s Office, around 2:30 p.m., Alayna Sebald, Belleville, Michigan, was traveling southbound on Ohio 235 and stopped at the posted stop sign at U.S. 6. She then pulled into the intersection and struck the westbound vehicle driven by Maria Sanchez, Napoleon.
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A defendant sentenced in BGSU fraternity hazing death

BOWLING GREEN, Ohio (WTVG) -A member of the fraternity involved in the hazing death of Stone Foltz in March 2021 was sentenced in Wood County Court Friday. Canyon Caldwell, who was convicted of obstructing justice and eight counts of misdemeanor hazing, received seven days in jail, and 28 days of house arrest after their jail term.

Fundraiser started for Social employees impacted by fire

PERRYSBURG — A fundraiser has been started for the employees of a restaurant that was destroyed in a Thursday fire. Social Gastropub on Ohio 25 was a total loss. The state fire marshal has been called in to investigate. A GoFndMe has been set up to assist the employees,...

Hittin’ the Town: In grand style at The Grand Kerr House

TOLEDO, Ohio (WTVG) - It’s a magnificent home on a hill that’s been part of the Wood County landscape for more than a century. And you can spend the night there. The Grand Kerr House is a bed and breakfast. The property has been part of Grand Rapids...

Putts for Mutts golf outing set for July 24

On Sunday, July 24, area golfers will hit the course at the Legacy Golf Club to spend the day enjoying one of their favorite hobbies and participating in a friendly competition. These golfers will be participating in the “Putts Fur Mutts” Golf Outing to benefit Fur Angels Rescue.

Protein pickup: Wild game and fish can perk up a recipe

Protein is the latest buzz word in diets. One way to change up the “regular” chicken, meat and seafood is through hunting and fishing. Kenneth Fry, an outdoor skills specialist, showed off Blackened Walleye with White Cheddar Grits and Creole Sauce earlier this month at the Great American Recipe event at Carter Historic Farm. The Ohio Division of Wildlife was a partner with WBGU-PBS for the event. The event coincided with the launch of the new PBS cooking competition series “The Great American Recipe,” which premieres Friday. WBGU-PBS viewers can watch on air or live stream for free at

Brewing up another Biggby: Dible opens third coffee store

PERRYSBURG — The new Biggby Coffee shop in the French Quarter Square is Gary Dible’s third location in eight years and the fundamentals are staying the same. The new store opened May 17, with a grand opening to be announced. The new plaza signage isn’t up yet on...

Kirwen's Supermarket celebrating 100 years as a family business

GIBSONBURG — Starting today, the grocery store started by Raymond Paul Kirwen is celebrating its beginnings back in 1922. Kirwen's Supermarket, 104 W. Madison St., has gone through changes in its century of existence, including several moves and expansions, according to Raymond Paul’s three grandchildren, Brenda Norton and her brothers Bill and Andy Kirwen, who now...

Eggsperts! Scramblers spreads its wings

Ohio-based Scramblers is transitioning from a mom-and-pop family business launched in the late 1980s into a growing franchise brand carving out its niche and crafting a new, complementary brand. Behind the wheel of the brand’s marketing efforts is Kelly Buerk, director of franchising and marketing. “Our company figured out...

419 Ale Trail enters second year with new sites and new stories

Local beer enthusiasts can all agree: It’s better to drink with friends. “Craft beer is all about camaraderie,” said Shannon Mohr, director of sales at Heavy Beer Company, at the kickoff event for the 2022 419 Ale Trail at Maumee Bay Brewing Company on Wednesday. “As long as we are raising a pint together we can talk and we can make friends no matter what.”

Independence Dam State Park is site of fishing derby

Friends of the Independence Dam State Park held its annual fishing derby Saturday on the state park just east of Defiance. At the derby was sponsored by Meijer and Paul’s Supply, said Jan Cromly the president of the Friends group. This is the fourth year the event was held with some 34 participants in attendance, which was up from the last year the derby was held. The derby took place...

Juneteenth closings

In observance of Juneteenth, the following offices and businesses will be closed on Monday, June 20, 2022, unless noted otherwise. •Lucas County Recorder •Toledo Lucas County Public Library will observe Juneteenth on June 19 •Holland Post Office, 6923 Angola Road.

BG Parks and Recreation offers ‘dash & splash’ camps and family disc golf nights

Looking for something fun for your kids to do this summer? Check out the Bowling Green Parks & Recreation Dash & Splash Camps for youth ages 6 to 12. Kids will have a whole day of fun in City Park. Activities to include games, crafts, challenges, movies, science experiments as well as supervised trips to BG City Pool every afternoon for some fun in the sun and water (weather permitting). Each day, children should bring a towel, swimsuit, sunscreen, a packed lunch, snacks, a water bottle, and a change of clothes.
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Learn about service, support, and therapy animals

BLUFFTON — Helen Bibler of Pet Partners will explain the similarities and differences between therapy animals, service animals, and emotional support animals staring at 6 p.m., Tuesday, June 28 at the Bluffton Public Library, 145 S. Main St., Bluffton. The rights and responsiblities of each type of animal will...
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Workout with cardio drumming

BLUFFTON — The Bluffton Public Library will hold a cardio drumming class beginning at 6 p.m. Thursday, June 30 at the Bluffton Public Library, 145 S. Main St., Bluffton. Bring a workout ball or a large play ball, or register in advance for one to use. All ages are...