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  • Husted ready to run for governor

    Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted, crisscrossing northwestern Ohio, just days after announcing a bid for governor.

  • Memorial Day weekend travel expected to be record breaking

    Memorial Day weekend travel is always at a high level, but this year's numbers could break records.

  • April was a Great Month to Get a Job, as Unemployment Numbers in Ohio Counties Fall

    April was a great month for unemployment for Ohio, as all 88 counties saw decreased in their unemployment rate.                ...

  • Local Mayors meet with State Lawmakers

    Local mayors meet with state lawmakers to talk about the proposed central collection of municipal tax that could affect 733 municipalities throughout the state of Ohio.

  • The mother and daughter duo that will be moving into the house are Becky and Mariah Gable-Giblin, and the Habitat is making sure that their new home fits their needs to a tee.

    Putnam County Habitat for Humanity celebrates the start of a new build

    One of the important first steps to start building a Habitat for Humanity home is bringing the community together for the ground blessing ceremony - and that's exactly what the Putnam County Habitat for Humanity did in Ottawa.

  • Putnam County Sheriff's Office being investigated

    The Ohio Investigative Unit is looking into possible allegations of misconduct and misuse of law enforcement equipment at the Putnam County Sheriff's Office.

  • Budd facing life in prison

    A Putnam County man faces a jury trial and possibly life in jail after being charged with multiple felonies involving minors.

  • Michael Luebrecht back in court

    A Putnam County man makes a return appearance in Common Pleas Court after serving 11 of his 25 years to life sentence for killing his son.

  • Shoopman changes her plea to guilty

    A change of plea Wednesday in Allen County Common Pleas Court, from not guilty to guilty.

  • Donate Blood During Trauma Awareness Month

    May is Trauma Awareness Month and the American Red Cross is urging people to donate so they are ready for a trauma situation.

  • According to a deputy with the Putnam County Sheriff's Department both cars were southbound on State Route 65.

    Two Hurt in Columbus Grove Crash

    Two people suffered minor injuries in an accident this afternoon in Columbus Grove.

  • Air Conditioning Cooling Tips

    air conditioning cooling tips

    With the warm temperatures and humidity levels running high this week, air conditioners across the region will be hard at work keeping us cool. With every call coming in to our local HVAC technicians across the region, the urgent need to cool us down is of the highest priority.

  • "Meet the Military" Day

    Ottawa held their first annual "Meet the Military" Day this afternoon. The event at Ottawa Ordnance honors veterans and active duty members of the military.  They invited local recruiters to take questions from those interested in enlisting. The event features challenges by different branches as well as military memorabilia. Co-owner of Ottawa Ordnance Cindy Verhoff says it's important we have events like this to honor those who have served.  "There's so...