Wednesday, March 21, 2018
  • Three vehicle crash on Road 5
    One person transported in three-vehicle accident.
  • Elevate 2018: Connecting people with employers
    On Tuesday March 20, 2018 all residents of Putnam County and the region are encouraged to attend the Elevate 2018 Careers and Connections event from 3 - 6 p.m. at the Putnam County YMCA at 101 Putnam Parkway Ottawa, Ohio.
  • Active shooter training scheduled for Palm Sunday
    Beginning on Saturday, March 24 and continuing through Sunday, March 25, a special ‘active shooter’ training will take place at Kalida High School.
  • Man on the run
    What began as a routine traffic stop in Columbus Grove early Monday afternoon evolved into a potentially deadly high speed chase across rural Putnam and Allen Counties.
  • Commissioners proclaim March Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month
    “The most effective way to increase awareness is through everyone’s active participation in community activities, and the openness to learn and acknowledge each individual’s contribution,” said County Commissioner Michael Lammers as he read aloud the proclamation declaring March 2018 Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month.
  • County communities benefit from Ohio Capital Budget bill
    Three Putnam County projects will receive funding from the State of Ohio’s $2.6 billion Capital Budget, billed as “an investment in Ohio’s infrastructure and local community projects,” should state legislators in both houses pass the bill into law.
  • 2017 sales tax collection complete
    Generally speaking, the collection of sales tax offers an indicator of local economic conditions.
  • Former Leipsic Chief of Police arrested in Arkansas
    A former Ottoville resident who served as Leipsic Village Chief of Police was arrested in Brookland, Arkansas, early last week.
  • Local views
    PUTNAM COUNTY — Area residents offer their thoughts on gun control and school safety.
  • Finding the good
    It has been two weeks since a gunman opened fire at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, killing 17 students and faculty, and injuring many others.
  • County educators react to proposed legislation
    During a press conference on Wednesday, February 14, State Representative Bill Reineke (R, Tiffin) unveiled a plan to create a new cabinet level agency called the Ohio Department of Learning and Achievement (DLA).
  • Possible parks projects discussed in Grove
    A meeting was held by the Columbus Grove Parks Board prior to the regular village council meeting this past Monday. The purpose was to discuss ideas for park improvements in anticipation of placing a levy on the fall ballot in support of the parks.
  • Ottawa to foot bill for Tawa Maintenance Project within the village
    During Monday’s meeting of the Ottawa Village Council, members came out strong for homeowners along that portion of Tawa Run coursing through the village.
  • School Safety
    Last week, the educational process at three schools in two adjacent counties were disrupted by threats posted on social media sites.
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