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Fiindlay chamber offers July trip to Switzerland

The Findlay∙Hancock County Chamber of Commerce, in conjunction with AAA Travel, is offering the community the chance to experience Switzerland, Austria, and Bavaria.

This 10-day trip is July 19 through July 28, 2018. Those who book before Jan. 20, can save $250 per person. AAA members can receive an additional $50 off per person.

Included in the trip is round trip air from Detroit Metro Airport, transportation to and from the airport, all abroad transportation, hotel accommodations, and twelve meals – eight buffet breakfasts and four dinners.

ODOT Allen County salt usage by ton this winter 6,055

Last year usage by ton 4,187

Ohio Department of Transportation reports winter road coverage this winter compared to last winter, as of Jan. 17.

Allen County - total lane miles 455
This year tons of salt used: 6,055
Last year tons of salt used: 4,187

Thie year gallons of de-icer:  26,439
Last year gallons of de-icer: 32,446

This year miles driven: 52,968
Last year miles driven: 35,103

This year total cost: $484,100
Last year total cost: $460,062

I-75 southbound one lane north of SR 309 today

Interstate 75 southbound, just north of state Route 309 (mile marker 125.6), Lima, will be restricted to one lane through the work zone for one day only on Thursday, Jan. 18.

The lane closure is required during guard rail repair. The restriction is expected to be in place by 8 a.m. and be removed by 3 p.m.

Work is being performed by the ODOT District 1 Roadway Services department. Traffic control by the ODOT Allen County maintenance garage.

Keeney Peace Lecture focus on the state of nonviolence

Sarah Thompson, 2018 Generations Fellow, Martin Luther King, Jr. Center for Nonviolent Social Change, will present Bluffton University’s 2018 Keeney Peace Lecture during the Jan. 30 Forum, “From Charlottesville to Congo to Cleveland: The State of Nonviolence,” at 11 a.m. in Yoder Recital Hall.

Men down Manchester 71-66 for 3rd straight win

January 17, 2018
By: Takayla Gadberry, sports information assistant


BLUFFTON, Ohio - The Bluffton University men tipped off in the Sommer Center against the Manchester Spartans on a cold Wednesday, Jan. 17. The Beavers pulled off a 71-66 win over the Spartans, improving to 8-8 overall (5-4 HCAC) with their third straight victory, while the visitors fell to 2-14 on the season (0-9 HCAC).

Women hold on for 62-59 win at Manchester

January 17, 2018
By: Colton Steiner, sports information assistant


NORTH MANCHESTER, Ind. - The Bluffton University women's basketball squad hit the road to take on the Manchester University Spartans in a Wednesday night affair. The teams went back and forth, but the Beavers would end up coming home with the 62-59 victory, improving to 12-4 (7-2 HCAC), while MU slipped to 4-12 and 3-6 in the conference.