Waterville NewsDogs for adoption: 1/23
Dogs killed Jan. 18-19 and 21 under the direction of Richard Stewart, director of the Lucas County Canine Care & Control: Breed and description; reason; intake type and date with location found if stray. Dogs killed for poor behavior on body-handling and resource-guarding assessments are scored on a scale of 5, with higher scores being more aggressive.Waterville band Oliver Hazard slated to play Bonnaroo
It's not every day that a small band from northwest Ohio gets the chance to perform before 80,000 enthusiastic music lovers, but that's precisely the opportunity awaiting Waterville indie/folk trio Oliver Hazard. Earlier this week, the band was announced as part of the 2018 Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival in Manchester, Tenn.Jeffrey Glen Millns
Jeffrey Glen Millns, a professional horticulturist who operated florist shops in Waterville and Toledo, died Dec. 27. He was 67. A relative found Mr. Millns' body in a South Toledo field near the 800 block of Butterfield Drive, just east of Wentz Road between Angola Road and South Street, less than a mile from Parkcliffe Memory Care Center, where he went missing early Dec. 24. His body showed evidence of hypothermia, but a final ruling is pending toxicology test results, according to Dr. James Patrick, Lucas County coroner. He had been diagnosed with dementia, Parkinson's disease, and diabetes, and had moved into the Alzheimer's facility within the past couple months, family members said.Brave souls make annual New Yeara s plunge into Ohio river
Several people have repeated an annual New Year's Day tradition by plunging into Ohio's Maumee River near Toledo. First-time participants Christy Frank and Jackie Zoltaszek dressed up as unicorns.Waterville's Polar Bear Plunge draws hundreds despite frigid temperatures.
For many in the Greater Toledo Area, New Years Day is all about jumping into the frigid cold water to kick the new year off right. For the 89th year, hundreds gathered on the banks of the Maumee River in Waterville to bring in the new year with a quick, cold dip.Waterville prepares for annual Polar Bear Plunge
Participants run in and out of the Maumee River during last year's Polar Bear Plunge at Waterville Memorial Park on Jan. 1, 2017. Participants run in and out of the Maumee River during last year's Polar Bear Plunge at Waterville Memorial Park on Jan. 1, 2017.Polar Plunge going strong for 89 years, despite frigid temps
It is a tradition that is not for the faint of heart. Instead, it is those who some might call a bit crazy.Missing man found dead in South Toledo
A 67-year-old patient missing since early Sunday from a South Toledo elder care center was found dead Wednesday near Angola Road, less than a mile from where he was last seen, police said. Jeffrey Millns was found about noon by a relative in a field near the 800 block of Butterfield Drive, just east of Wentz Road between Angola and South Street, police said.Heating assistance available to low-income families
With local weather forecasts showing temperatures staying well below freezing for the rest of 2017, Toledoans can be forgiven for turning up the thermostats ever so slightly this week. However, that extra heat comes at a cost that can be hard to manage for some, and while assistance is available to get through the winter season, there are some hoops to hurdle through to receive aid.