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Whitehouse Fire & Rescue fights factory flames

WHITEHOUSE, Ohio (WTVG) - Waterville Fire Department relieved a factory fire on Tuesday. According to Fire Chief Joshua Hartbarger the factory located on the 1000 block of Waterville St. sustained minimal damage. Chief Hartbarger said employees successfully evacuated the facility with no injuries. The department continues to investigate the cause...
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2 rescued in Waterville after hiker falls off cliff

Two people were rescued Tuesday evening after one of them fell off a cliff along the Maumee River in the Waterville area, the village fire chief said. The first person had fallen off the cliff, and the second person went down the cliff to assist the first person, but neither could get up the cliff, Waterville Fire Chief Doug Meyer said.
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Triangular Processing Plans To Purchase Sully’s Bistro In Wauseon

(Press Release) After several years of exploring and planning, Triangular Processing, Inc. will complete the purchase of Sully’s Bistro in the next few weeks. As Scott Sullivan and Brian Roth began to think of slowing down, they knew they wanted to see something special happen with Sully’s Bistro.

BG Police arrest man for reportedly head-butting woman

Bowling Green Police Division arrested a man Tuesday, around 7:45 p.m., after he reportedly head-butted a woman in the 800 block of Third Street. Alexander Zelch, 23, of Copley, Ohio, was charged with assault and domestic violence, and taken to the Wood County jail. Police responded to the residence shared...

Business Owner Receives Funds For Building Enhancements

PAULDING, OH – Cassidy Atkins entrepreneur and owner of Fur-Tastic Pups Dog Grooming in Cecil, OH is the first recipient of the Small Business Support Loan through the Paulding County Economic Development (PCED) office. This fund was made possible by the Paulding County Area Foundation and was established just three months ago to help small businesses in Paulding County.

Stop to Smell the Flowers: Gorgeous Gardens In and Around Toledo

Living through gray Midwest winters makes the bright green seasons even sweeter! Take full advantage of these more colorful moments by visiting some of the lushest landscapes our corner of Ohio has to offer…. Schedel Gardens / 19255 W Portage River South Rd, Elmore, OH 43416. A membership to Schedel...

Full Day Of Fun Activities Enjoyed At Bryan Day In The Park

SPLASH … Kids loved the inflatable water slide so much they had to go multiple times. The slide led to a mini pool at the bottom to make a big splash in. (PHOTOS BY LINDSAY PHILLIPS, STAFF) On a hot and sunny day, the Bryan Recreational Park was consumed...

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...

Creating healthy ponds with fish

WESTON — Tilapia aren’t just for dinner anymore — they can also keep your water garden or pond clean. “That’s what we have for algae control in ponds,” Don Schooner said. “That’s their favorite thing, and we go through a lot of them.”

Fayette SWCD hosts fifth Discovery Camp

Despite the hot weather, the Fayette Soil & Water Conservation District hosted its fifth Discovery Camp for two days at the Fish and Game location with 53 campers attending. Aaron Teter and Noel Lesniak, from the Carnegie Public Library, assisted with registration and staff time to help insure the camp’s success along with Hannah Carter from NRCS. The sessions were led by Lauren Grooms, RPHF Solid Waste District, ODNR’s Wildlife Officer John Coffman, Volunteer Naturalist Shena Weade, Master Gardener Sara Creamer, and Natural Resource Specialist of Fayette SWCD Brigitte Hisey and Technicians Malcolm Miller and David Payne.

Discover shallow seas and seashells

Join the Wood County District Public Library, Bowling Green Parks & Recreation and geologist Ina Maria Terry for a discussion on the geological foundation of Northwest Ohio. Kids and families are invited to attend Shallow Seas and Seashells on July 20 at 7 p.m. at the Rotary Nature Center in Wintergarden Park.

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

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...

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...