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The Genoa Town Hall and Opera House in the Village of Genoa.

Grant will extend North Coast Inland Trail

Staff reports May 22, 2024

 The Park District of Ottawa County (PDOC) will receive $1,119,000 in federal funding to extend the North Coast Inland Trail (NCIT) from its existing terminus at Washington Street in the Village of Genoa,...

Battle over Ohio minimum wage heats up

Battle over Ohio minimum wage heats up

Staff reports May 16, 2024

Both Democrats and Republicans in the Ohio statehouse voice support for increasing the state's minimum wage to $15 but one difference remains - its impact on workers who also earn through tips. A ballot...


Recreational marijuana sales in Ohio could begin by mid-June

Staff reports May 14, 2024

Ohioans, who approved the sale of recreational marijuana this past November, could see cannabis available for sale in the state by the middle of next month now that licensing rules for dispensaries cleared...

Student debt

Study: Ohio near top of state student debt load

Staff reports May 13, 2024

According to a WalletHub report released last week, Ohio ranks sixth in overall student indebtedness. A WalletHub news release said the website "compared the 50 states and the District of Columbia based...

The aurora borealis, known as the northern lights, were visible across the United States on Friday, May 10. These pictures were captured in Perrysburg, Ohio.

Northern lights visible across northwest Ohio Friday

Andrew Kish, Reporter May 11, 2024

The aurora borealis, also known as the northern lights, were visible across several parts of the world Friday, May 10, including in northwest Ohio. The aurora became visible due to a severe geomagnetic...

Walk to the right of the seal or youll regret it on your next exam.

BGSU Faculty Assosciation, faculty union host “Uniting Against Legislative and Electoral Challenges”

Blake Pierce, News Content Director March 19, 2024
Organizers of "Uniting Against Legislative and Electoral Challenges" particularly pointed to Senate Bill 83 (SB 83), otherwise known as “The Ohio Higher Education Enhancement Act,” when pointing to legislative threats to higher education.
Tornado Watch on March 14th, 2024.

Tornado Watch Issued for our Area Until Midnight

Aaron May, BG24 Anchor March 14, 2024

The Storm Prediction Center has issued a Tornado Watch for our area until midnight on March 14th. A few tornadoes are possible along with scattered tennis ball sized hail and wind gusts over 70 miles per...

The parents of Stone Foltz, Shari and Cory, sit with their legal team, as the final defendant in their sons hazing death didnt appear in court. [Feb. 29, 2024]

Justice for Stone Foltz

Blake Pierce, News Content Director March 14, 2024
“A rare opportunity to show where Ohio stands on hazing.”
Daylen Dunson pleaded guilty to reckless homicide, eight counts of misdemeanor hazing, obstructing justice, and other misdemeanor charges.

Continuing Coverage: Stone Foltz trial sees final defendant for damages hearing

Blake Pierce, News Content Director February 27, 2024

Stone Foltz trial sees final defendant for damages hearing Stone Foltz tragically passed away in the hospital March 7, 2021, three days after being blindfolded, taken to a basement and made to consume...

COLUMBUS, Ohio - The Ohio House of Representatives chamber, located in the Ohio Statehouse, is where the states legislative body debates and votes on bills.

H.B. 68: Ohio House passes transgender care, sports participation ban despite Governor’s veto

Blake Pierce, News Content Director January 11, 2024

The Ohio House voted to override Gov. Mike DeWine's veto against House Bill 68, a ban on gender-affirming healthcare for minors and barring transgender athletes from sports, on Wednesday Jan. 10. With...

OSHP release New Years holiday crash report

OSHP release New Year’s holiday crash report

Blake Pierce, News Content Director January 4, 2024

Seven people were killed in six separate crashes on Ohio roadways during the 2023-2024 New Year's holiday, marking a decrease from last year, according to data provided by the Ohio State Highway Patrol...

BG News Issue 11 Cover

Issue 1 and Issue 2 have passed in Ohio’s election

Makenna Flores and Blake Pierce November 8, 2023

What does this mean for reproductive rights in Ohio? This means “every individual has a right to make and carry out one’s own reproductive decisions,” according to the full text of amendment. This...

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