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New Jersey man found dead in BG hotel room

A New Jersey man was found dead in a Bowling Green hotel room, and the cause is suspected to be accidental. Bowling Green Police Division officers were called to the Best Western Hotel, 1450 E. Wooster St., Tuesday at 8:47 a.m. for a subject who was not breathing and had no pulse.
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Pemberville man who robbed BG store admits to using cocaine

A Pemberville man who was placed on community control after robbing a Bowling Green convenience store was back in court after admitting to using cocaine. Joshua Cox, 26, was brought from the jail Tuesday to the courtroom of Wood County Common Pleas Judge Matt Reger. On Nov. 30, he was...

Lykens woman arrested and charged with shooting at a vehicle

A Lykens woman accused of shooting at a vehicle was arrested at her home on Monday. Deputies from the Seneca County Sheriff’s Office were called to 20 S. High Street, Bloomville, on Monday about a woman shooting a firearm at a vehicle, according to a news release from Chief Deputy Charles Boyer. When they arrived, the suspect had fled from the scene, but they found the victim’s vehicle nearby. The vehicle was seized as evidence and towed to...

Agave & Rye, Lovesac to open at Perrysburg mall

The modern tequila and bourbon hall Agave & Rye is opening its first location in northwest Ohio this August. The restaurant is one of many businesses joining the Town Center at Levis Commons, an outdoor mall in Perrysburg, this year. The home furniture retailer Lovesac will open a new showroom this fall. Soma Intimates, a women’s lingerie and loungewear boutique, opened a 2,184-square-foot storefront earlier this summer, and the Preston Building offices welcomed several new tenants.

A Yard to Play In: Oak Harbor opens Barkyard

Although Matthew Kreager of Oak Harbor takes his dog, Lily, on frequent walks on a leash, he was hoping to find a location where Lily could run untethered. Kreager discovered a place for Lily to play, burn off energy, and socialize with other dogs at Oak Harbor’s new Veterans Park Barkyard at Veterans Memorial Park.

Muralist adds energy, vibrancy to new MoonShine Nightclub

FREMONT — When Ken Dushane sat down and thought about ideas for new interior murals at Fremont's MoonShine Nightclub, he wanted to set a fun tone for what will be the city's latest addition to its nightlife scene. He's drawn inspiration from 1950s and '60s sci-fi horror movie posters and used graphic design elements...

Today is: National Fried Chicken Day

Fried chicken, also known as Southern fried chicken, is eaten today. In order to make it, chicken is usually cut at the joints into smaller pieces, and the skin and bones are left on. It is coated in batter, which is made of ingredients such as eggs, milk, flour, and seasoning. It is then pan-fried, deep fried, or pressure fried in lard or oil. It ends up with a crisp or crunchy outside and a juicy...

Learn the basics of frog gigging, turtle trapping in northwest Ohio

FINDLAY — An educational workshop to learn more about trapping turtles and gigging frogs is scheduled for Wednesday, July 13, in Oak Harbor, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Division of Wildlife. The workshop is free of charge, and preregistration is required. The workshop will be...

Kroger celebrates remodeled Perrysburg store grand re-opening

PERRYSBURG – Kroger is set to celebrate a newly remodeled Perrysburg store after four months of renovations and improvement. Located at 27322 Carronade Drive, the store will officially unveil its $2 million renovation on July 8. Shoppers may explore the store’s updates, register to win one of eight $100 Kroger gift cards, sample food and take advantage of specials.

Top safety tips for grilling out this summer

TOLEDO, Ohio — It's not just fireworks safety to keep in mind over the holiday weekend. Gas, charcoal or electric grills: they all have the potential to start a fire. Portage Fire District Chief Barrett Dorner said before lighting the grill, examine it to make sure it's structurally and technically sound.

Poppers – July 2022

Toledo has added its name to many classic varieties of products, but until now, hasn’t had a bourbon to call its own. Toledo Spirits added Lowertown NinetyNine, the city’s first commercially-produced bourbon, to its offerings in April. Created in rye barrels and then rested in zinfandel barrels, Lowertown NinetyNine is the first release in a planned series of Lowertown Bourbons. Fans can join the Lords of Lowertown, a club offered by Toledo Spirits that gives members access to “exclusive whiskey experiences,” at

'Yum for everyone:' Condado Tacos opens Perrysburg store

PERRYSBURG — Condado Tacos, the award-winning taco joint, specializing in tacos, margaritas and tequilas in a colorful and energetic atmosphere, will open its 35th location on Fremont Pike on July 7. The restaurant will be located at 10584 Fremont Pike and will mark the company’s second location in the...

Enter North Baltimore flower show

NORTH BALTIMORE — The North Baltimore Garden Club will hold its annual flower show during the Good Ole Summertime at the North Baltimore Public Library Wolfe Community Room, July 30 from noon-5 p.m. All area gardeners are invited to enter the competition. The group will be accepting both specimen...
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Around the Lakes: Trails to follow for the best view of birds

A lakeside view and twittering morning avian chorus make for a great combination, and all along the Great Lakes there are plenty of great locations to experience both those things. Installing a bird feeder is an easy way to enjoy birds right outside your door, but county parks and birding...

Dine in the 419: Odd Fodder

PERRYSBURG, Ohio (WTVG) -Today we’re in Perrysburg at Odd Fodder. The guy who owns this launched Fowl & Fodder, but there’s an emphasis on fried chicken and over-the-top milkshakes. “If you’re going to do any kind of business, you’ve got to think bigger than where you’re at,” said...

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...