Local briefs

Mich. man seriously hurt after rear-ending truck

MILLBURY — A Michigan man suffered life-threatening injuries after he reportedly struck a truck on Ohio 420 at Libbey Road in Lake Township on Monday morning, according to the Ohio State Highway Patrol.

At 10:37 a.m., troopers from the Bowling Green post responded to the two-vehicle crash.

Martin T. Hinton, 69, Minerva, driving a 2014 International semi tractor-trailer combination southbound on Route 420, was stopped at a red traffic light at Libbey Road.

Joseph R. Harris, 22, Clarkston, Michigan, driving a 2021 Subaru Outback southbound on Route 420, struck the rear of Hinton’s trailer, according to the patrol.

Harris was transported to Mercy Health – St. Vincent Medical Center, Toledo, by Lake Township EMS with life-threatening injuries.

Both drivers were wearing their seatbelts.

The crash remains under investigation.

The patrol was assisted by the Lake Township Police Department, Lake Township Fire and EMS, and Pat and Son Towing.

From the Farm looks at river dredge

The Wood Soil and Water Conservation District is hosting a From the Farm meeting Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. at Buffalo Wild Wings 1550 E. Wooster St.

The topic is beneficial reuse of dredge material. Learn more about this Bowling Green State University research project on the potential of river dredge material as a soil amendment and nutrient source. The event is open to the public. Snacks will be provided.

Register online at woodswcd.com, call 419-354-5517, or email [email protected]

The meeting will be cancelled in the event of a Level 2 or higher snow emergency.

Habitat for Humanity topic of Rotary Club

The Bowling Green Rotary Club speaker on Thursday will be Mark Ohashi, executive director, Habitat for Humanity of Wood County Inc. and Rotary Club member.

He will discuss the outlook for 2023 and Habitat for Humanity’s efforts to address the need for affordable housing in Wood County. The club meets at noon at Bowling Green Country Club.


Allysa and Jonathan Barnett, a daughter, Jan. 22, Wood County Hospital.

Carrie and Andrew Derr, a daughter, Jan. 21, Wood County Hospital.

Jenny and Alex Vollmar, a son, Jan. 21, Wood County Hospital.


Tonight: A chance of snow after 1 a.m. Cloudy, with a low around 30. Light and variable wind becoming east 5 to 7 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

Wednesday: Snow before 1 p.m., then snow, possibly mixed with rain. The snow could be heavy at times. High near 33. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 7 inches possible. A chance of rain and snow before 10 p.m., then a chance of snow. Cloudy, with a low around 27. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.

Extended: Cloudy Thursday, with a high near 32. Cloudy at night, with a low around 21. Mostly cloudy Friday, with a high near 30. Breezy. A chance of snow before 1 a.m. Cloudy at night, with a low around 27. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 30%. Cloudy Saturday, with a high near 33. Cloudy at night, with a low around 26. A chance of rain and snow Sunday. Cloudy, with a high near 33. Chance of precipitation is 40%.