Sounds of pounding drums can be heard echoing through the woods of Wood County. It's all a part of the 14th annual Perrysburg Pow Wow.

The former general manager of Bowling Green State University's Stroh Center pleaded guilty Wednesday to grand theft and tampering with records for taking money derived from high school athletic tournaments held at the arena. Benjamin Spence, 34, of Bowling Green had been indicted on two counts of theft in office and three counts of tampering with records for the theft of approximately $10,000 but entered into a plea agreement on the reduced charges in Wood County Common Pleas Court.

A 75-minute public meeting became heated as two employees of the Ohio Department of Natural Resources heard complaints about a limestone mine in Perrysburg Township. At one point, Wood County Engineer Raymond Huber stood up and pointed his finger at Tom Wylie, the mine's owner, after the county was accused of damaging drainage near his property during road construction.

The district sent a letter Monday night to the rest of the staff and students' families, alerting them to the diagnosis. Brent Swartzmiller, the principal of the school, said in the letter it is unlikely anyone else would be impacted, but released the information in the interest of transparency and to safeguard students' welfare.

Douglas C. Wamsher, a Sylvania Township resident and longtime developer who served as Millstream Development Co. president, died Sunday at Hospice of Northwest Ohio in Perrysburg after a 12-year battle with non-Hodgkins lymphoma.

Toledo misdemeanor offenders would return from the Wood County lockup in Bowling Green to the regional jail in Williams County to serve their sentences following a tentative agreement approved Monday. The Corrections Center of Northwest Ohio board approved allowing Lucas County to subcontract with Toledo to house prisoners in the regional jail near Stryker, Ohio.

Students and parents from northern Wood County high schools are invited to attend a college fair on Oct. 6 at Perrysburg High School.

A 46-year-old man Wood County man was treated at Blanchard Valley Hospital this evening after a two-vehicle accident on North Main Street in Findlay.

With Election Day only eight short weeks away, the local Republican Party is opening up a new Trump Victory Center in our area. Lucas County Republican Party Chairman Jon Stainbrook says there are victory centers being opened up all around the state as Election Day nears.

Lake Erie water makes its appearance in the Collins Park Water Treatment Plant in the Rapid mix room, where aluminum sulfate is added. The final of three area studies about water distribution and treatment has been released, and now northwest Ohio communities will decide whether to stay connected to Toledo's system, build a regional system, or go out on their own.

MILLBURY A New York man is facing felony drug charges after Ohio State Highway Patrol troopers seized 92 pounds of marijuana, worth approximately $208,656 following a traffic stop in Wood County. Troopers stopped a rented 2017 Toyota Camry, with Utah registration, for following too closely on Interstate 80, near milepost 69, at 2 p.m., on September 7. Criminal indicators were observed and a Patrol drug-sniffing canine alerted to the vehicle.

The World Trade Center beam is installed in its permanent placement atop a granite-faced foundation part of the 911 First Responders Last Call Memorial at the Toledo Memorial Park in Sylvania. Rain drizzled down to soak steel and flesh alike, but the crowd did not disperse.

A Pensacola, Fla. man whose half-brother got into a shootout with Northwood and Oregon police was placed on community control for three years today.

A pedestrian was killed on I-75 in Wood County Thursday night. The State Highway Patrol reports the incident happened around 10:00 p.m. in the southbound lanes of the interstate near the Wooster Street exit in Bowling Green.

A man is dead after being hit by multiple vehicles while walking along I-75 in Wood County Thursday night. It happened around 10 p.m. near the Wooster Street exit in Bowling Green.

The school board is expected to make its choice late tonight after interviewing each of the candidates for 25 minutes, starting at 4:30 p.m. The plan is to have Mr. Smith's successor named before the board's next regularly scheduled meeting, which begins at 7:30 a.m. Tuesday. Judge David Woessner of Wood County Probate Court would make the decision if the board is unable to reach a consensus, Mr. Hosler added.

People sentenced for municipal violations in Toledo will be jailed in neighboring Wood County now that the city has ended its partnership with a regional jail after a dispute. The Blade newspaper reports that 20 inmates currently jailed at the Corrections Center of Northwest Ohio for code violations will finish their sentences there under a last-minute deal reached this week.