The Wood County auditor will hold a forfeited land sale at 10 a.m. Dec. 17 in the hearing room on the fifth floor of the Wood County office building in Bowling Green.

These construction and maintenance projects on state highways are scheduled this week in the region: ALLEN COUNTY Interstate 75 reconstruction project through Lima and Allen County: For the most recent information visit .

For the Lake Township trustees, an opinion by the Wood County prosecutor's office on a proposed policy for dealing with blighted properties can't come soon enough. The township is considering a policy to deal with complaints about nuisance properties that is similar to one in place in Allen Township.

Officers pair with area children Dec. 12 for a trip to the Meijer store on U.S. 20/a 23 in Rossford. Local schools and officers refer children to receive $100 for clothes and toys.

A crash in the southbound lanes of I-75 is causing a major backup near Bowling Green this morning.

The Sixth District Court of Appeals in Wood County has upheld the 2014 conviction of a man for a theft charge stemming from an incident at a hotel in Northwood. Nathaniel L. Lewis, Jr., had appealed a Wood County Common Pleas Court sentence of 11 months in prison after he pled guilty to a fifth degree felony theft charge.

The unusual artifacts are fingers from an 1881 murder. They belonged to Mary Bach, who was killed by her husband Carl.

Wood County Sheriff's deputies are responding to a report of a tractor-trailer and pick-up truck collision near the village of Millbury. The sheriff's department said medical crews were dispatched to the scene at the intersection of North Fostoria and Woodville roads at the north-east limits of the village.

Boyle's nimble fingers led him to Grace After Boyle turned 6 years old, his teacher suggested he learn to play a song on the organ. Check out this story on Dan Boyle is an accomplished organist and composer who, as a ten-year-old, earned milkshakes while helping an organ salesman make money at the Wood County Fair.

Each year before his class gets to work on its home-building project, Penta Career Center instructor Rob Weaver gives his students the "talk." Tuesday, Brittany Periatt and her 4-year-old son, Dante Jones, visited the construction site.

A former utilities clerk in North Baltimore pleaded guilty Monday to theft in office for taking more than $77,000 from the Wood County village. Jaimye Benedict, 42, of North Baltimore entered the plea before Wood County Common Pleas Judge Reeve Kelsey, who scheduled her sentencing for Jan. 4. As part of a plea agreement, a second count of theft in office is to be dismissed at sentencing.

Northwood Councilman Ed Schimmel, who voters on Tuesday tapped to be their new mayor, is already focusing on economic development opportunities for the city. "We first need to address the needs of businesses on Woodville Road if we hope to attract new development there," he said.

A Perrysburg Township woman was indicted this week by a Wood County grand jury on charges she set a fire to a house to try to kill its occupants. Destiny Rodriguez, 18, was indicted on two counts each of felonious assault, aggravated arson, and attempted murder, and one count of retaliation for allegedly setting fire Oct. 20 to the home of Robert and Connie Brown in the Perrysburg Heights neighborhood where Ms.

Contract bidding will be held in the winter or early spring for cleaning up Toussaint Creek in Ottawa, Sandusky and Wood counties. Mike Libben, program administrator of the Ottawa Soil and Water Conservation District, said the project will include removing log jams and leaning trees from a 34-mile stretch of the creek between Sugar Ridge Road near the City of Bowling Green and Benton-Carroll-Salem Road, west of the Village of Oak Harbor.

The Wood County Parks District will host a program about owls at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at Rossford Public Library. The event is free and open to all ages, but registration is requested.

Wood County law enforcement officials reported Friday an increase in area traffic deaths, asking drivers travel cautiously while I-75 construction continues. The number of traffic deaths, 22, in the county this year has already surpassed the 14 recorded last year and 17 in 2013.

Joshua Melnek, 29, and Kevin Byington, 26, both of Millbury were charged with involuntary manslaughter and reckless homicide following the May 16 death of Brandon Morris, 30. The two men are alleged to have provided heroin to Mr. Morris on May 14, and did not immediately seek medical attention when he overdosed, Wood County Prosecutor Paul Dobson said. The incident occurred in Lake Township, Mr. Dobson said, but he declined to specify exactly where.