While more vaccines are being delivered to combat COVID-19, uncertainty in the near future has caused committees of at least two summer festivals to cancel those events.
COLUMBUS - Gov. Mike DeWine on Thursday set a specific target of reduced coronavirus cases as the benchmark for ending public health orders in Ohio, including mask wearing.
The following is a list of meetings scheduled next week for the City of Napoleon. Unless otherwise noted, all meetings take place at the city building, or a link can be found on the city's website to attend virtually.
On February 21, 2021 the Richfield Allstars held their second meeting of the year. The meeting was held in person at Westhope Bible Church. All social distancing guidelines were followed and a virtual option was provided. During the meeting we discussed upcoming plans for the 4-H year ahead …
As of Wednesday afternoon, 18% of Henry County residents had received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine. Throughout the state, 15% of Ohioans have received at least one dose of the vaccine.
COLUMBUS — The Ohio House Wednesday passed a bill sponsored by Rep. James Hoops, R-Napoleon, concerning tax exemptions approved by the state.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Senate seems poised to pass a $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief package along party lines late this week.
BOWLING GREEN — Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, the entertainment and hospitality industry in northwest Ohio was expected to grow, but shut downs instead made it one of the hardest hit economic sectors of the past year.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Sen. Rob Portman, R-Ohio, reported this week he received the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine while he was part of a trial group.
MAUMEE — In stark contrast with previous years, January started off strong for the housing market, with healthy buyer demand and strong market fundamentals.
DEFIANCE - First Insurance Group recently announced its rebranding that aligns the First Insurance Group name with the recent name change of its corporate holding company to Premier Financial Corp. and banking affiliate to Premier Bank.
Of the thousands of small business owners and leaders we speak to each year, one of the top questions my EntreLeadership team and I receives isn’t about hiring, firing, marketing or any of the other numerous responsibilities an entrepreneur has to manage every day. It’s something much simple…
BOWLING GREEN — An economic official with the Federal Reserve said Tuesday the economy is getting stronger, but recovery in some areas is better than others.
Crews from the City of Napoleon worked on a water main break Tuesday that temporarily shut off water service in the area of East Riverview Avenue from Commerce Drive to Enterprise Avenue. Customers located on Lamar Drive and Riverview Estates Apartments were also affected. Most water service…
Everything regarding COVID-19 seems so confusing and even contradictory at times. One television news reporter says cases are dropping, vaccine is getting in arms and the “return to normal” is around the corner. Other reports indicate deaths are on the rise, vaccine is delayed, and we will b…
Around 8,500 registered voters in Henry County received a letter this weekend regarding personal information that may have been subject to unauthorized access.
As the state Monday announced new groups of people who will be eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine starting Thursday, the county will be receiving doses of the newest vaccine to receive emergency use authorization from the Food and Drug Administration.
Northwest Signal Editor Brian Koeller has been named a finalist as best column writer in division I for the 2020 Ohio Associated Press Media Editor newspaper contest.
MALINTA — An Ohio Water Development Authority (OWDA) application will be requested by the village for the purpose of refinancing on money borrowed for a 2011 project.
Dear Doctor: I am 32 years old, and I just learned I have IBD. My doctor thinks the fact that in my family we eat a lot of sweets has something to do with it. I’m not the only one with stomach issues, but I figured since it runs in the family, it is genetic. Do you think it could really be f…
It was way back in 1941 that the first commercial FM radio station, W47NV, launched in Nashville, Tennessee, on March 1. In today’s world, I guess that AM stations take a backseat to the many FM stations.
LIBERTY CENTER — Two new banners will hang in the school facilities here, commemorating the district’s commitment to giving back and fighting against cancer.
The following is an update provided by the Ohio Department of Transportation on the construction of a new bridge over the Maumee River near Napoleon. The $10.3 million project began Feb. 13, 2020 and will be completed in June 2022. Vernon Nagel Inc., Napoleon, is the general contractor.
Napoleon High School December/January Students of the Month include (from left) Freedom Township Men’s Club Freshman Gracie Butler; Napoleon Lions Club senior Alana Bohls; Rotary Club sophomore Javone Torres; and Bert G. Taylor Napoleon American Legion junior Reese Parsons.
Local mayors from the four-county area issued a proclamation designating Feb. 1-28 as Career and Technical Education Month and recognizing that career and technical education offers students the opportunity to gain the academic, technical and employability skills necessary for true career re…
Youngstown State University’s Dana School of Music is partnering with the Mercy Health Foundation to bring music to patients at St. Elizabeth Youngstown Hospital.
Napoleon City Council Monday rejected a recommendation by the Napoleon Parks and Recreation Board concerning a trail fee for personal golf carts at the golf course.
A local long-time Republican is using a podcast he started to discover how the Grand Old Party (GOP) and conservatives have, in his judgement, lost their way in recent years.
Jeff Mires, a member of the Henry County commissioners as well as the Napoleon Lions Club, recently gave a condensed “State of the County” report to the local club.