5:25 AM Jul 26, 2010
cashby@norwalkreflector.com Six shots. One life. Steven J. Rodvold, 26, of 92 N. Ohio 60, New London, is being held in the Huron County Jail in lieu of a $1 million bond in connection with Thursday's shooting death of his father, Keith R. Rodvold, 51. The suspect is charged with murder, punishable by 15 years in prison to life. "Hi. I'm Steven Rodvold and I, uh, just had to shoot my dad," Rodvold said first during the 9-1-1 call made at 5:37 p.m.
5:25 AM Jul 26, 2010
sseitz@norwalkreflector.com Norwalk's first Autumn Leaves Festival kicks off at 11 a.m. today. The festival, complete with activities for children and adults, will run until 11 p.m. Musical entertainment will include Chris Castle at 1:45 p.m., Dan Robertson at 3, SPLITT at 4:30 and Tommy Vale and the Torpedos at 7.
5:23 AM Jul 26, 2010
Police continue to try to identify the two male juvenile suspects seen leaving a wooded area about the time two loud noises were heard. Norwalk City Schools were partially locked down Wednesday morning as a result, but ended later in the morning. A partial lockdown means students aren't allowed to go outside.
5:23 AM Jul 26, 2010
CLARKSFIELD TOWNSHIP - A Clarksfield Township man is expected to be charged with murder in connection with shooting his 51-year-old father Thursday. The suspect, Steven J. Rodvold, 26, of 92 N. Ohio 60, New London, called 9-1-1 at 5:37 p.m. to say he shot and killed his father, Keith R. Rodvold, 51, Huron County Sheriff Dane Howard said. The sheriff said the Rodvolds have lived at the residence for "well over a decade.'
5:23 AM Jul 26, 2010
Authorities are searching for two male suspects who fled from Border Patrol agents Wednesday. "They had a couple males run from them from a vehicle. … It was a van,' Norwalk Police Capt. Eric Hipp said.
5:23 AM Jul 26, 2010
COLLINS - The Western Reserve School Board met Wednesday, but nothing publicly was said about former superintendent Doug Solet, who is on paid administrative leave. The board met in executive session at the end of the meeting.
5:23 AM Jul 26, 2010
PLYMOUTH - Shane and Shelly Wilhelm are simply looking for closure in the death of their son. But getting some finality on a death the military hasn't categorized isn't so easy. With every telephone call, correspondence or text message the Plymouth couple makes or receives, the picture surrounding the final days U.S. Army Pvt. Keiffer P. Wilhelm's life just keeps getting fuzzier.
5:23 AM Jul 26, 2010
It's time to elect a Democratic state representative from Huron County. That was one of the goals outlined during the annual county Democratic banquet held Thursday night at the Eagles hall.
5:23 AM Jul 26, 2010
A Plymouth woman is accused of embezzling more than $400,000 from the Huron branch of KeyBank over about seven years. Diane M. Lantz, 58, whose specific address was not released, is accused of stealing the money from 2002 through May, Assistant U.S. Attorney Thomas Karol said. The Federal Bureau of Investigation handled the investigation.
5:23 AM Jul 26, 2010
For at least one day, 11-month-old Landen James Pasenow's family and friends will try to forget he's in the hospital They will try not to think about the fact that Landen has leukemia.
5:22 AM Jul 26, 2010
Imagine Huron County with no jail. That may seem extreme, but with the direction the county budget is headed, one never knows.
5:22 AM Jul 26, 2010
WAKEMAN - Beware of loud, suspicious moanings from parked sport utility vehicles. The Huron County Sheriff's Office received a 9-1-1 call at 7:39 a.m. Wednesday about someone hearing a woman moaning at the state reserve parking lot on West River Road north of Wakeman.
5:22 AM Jul 26, 2010
BELLEVUE - Brett Hensinger came home from the hospital late Monday night. The 17-year-old Bellevue Senior High School senior and his friend, Shane Tobin 18, of Toledo, were seriously injured after a hit-and-run crash Friday in Seneca County. The pair met while doing cross-country training at BSHS about four years ago. Tobin, a University of Toledo student, remains in critical condition in the intensive care unit at St. Vincent Mercy Medical Center.
5:22 AM Jul 26, 2010
The family of Dan Griggs is looking for him. He has been missing since earlier this week and the family is concerned. He is a 5-foot-10 white male weighing 180 pounds. For more information, call (419) 668-2650, (419) 668-8436 or (567) 351-6053.
5:22 AM Jul 26, 2010
The Flu Vaccination Clinics for the established patients of Drs. James A. Gottfried and Rolland R. Rogers; Rebecca Beck, CFNP; Patricia Leavelle, CFNP; and Cari Spettel, NP-C will begin on Oct. 2.
5:22 AM Jul 26, 2010
PLYMOUTH - Bruce Tanner could be what you would call a "lifer" in Plymouth. The 32-year-old graduate of Plymouth High School has moved around a bit, but he keeps coming back home.
5:22 AM Jul 26, 2010
GREENWICH The South Central Local Schools board of education will meet at 7 p.m. Monday in the high school library.
5:22 AM Jul 26, 2010
SANDUSKY Jon Ditz of Norwalk was presented the Clara Barton Award for Huron County. Ditz is currently Vice-Chairman of the Firelands Chapter Board of Directors and has served on the board since 2004. He has chaired the Service Delivery Committee and has served on the Financial Development Committee, the Nominating Committee and the Strategic Planning Committee. He is currently serving on the Finance Committee for the 2009 Follies and his support to past fundraisers has been exemplary. John Hufnagle of Sandusky was presented the Clara Barton Award for Volunteer Leadership at the Firelands Chapter, American Red Cross, Volunteer Recognition. The Clara Barton Award is the highest award given annually to a Red Cross volunteer and is awarded to a volunteer who gives distinguished leadership to the chapter. Hufnagle has been serving a second tour of duty on the Firelands Chapter board since 2005. He has chaired the Finance Committee and has also served on the Financial Development and Strategic Planning Committees. He also served on the Finance Committee for the 2006 Follies and was a major force behind this very successful collaboration with the Merry-Go-Round Museum Service for Erie County. Hufnagle also served on the finance committee for the 2006 follies and was a major force behind this very successful collaboration with the Merry Go Round Museum. Gary Haynes of Bellevue received the Special Citation for Huron County. Gary has also been a volunteer since 2005 and first served on Hurricane Rita. He has served on nine major disaster operations, all beyond the chapter. Due to his leadership skills, he has advanced to the level of Administrator in Partner Services and to the level of Manager in Disaster Assessment.
5:22 AM Jul 26, 2010
akrause@norwalkreflector.com It's time to elect a Democratic state representative from Huron County. That was one of the goals outlined during the annual county Democratic banquet held Thursday night at the Eagles hall. State Rep. Jay Goyal, a Democrat from Richland County, said there's a representative from the south and the north.
5:22 AM Jul 26, 2010
For at least one day, 11-month-old Landen James Pasenow's family and friends will try to forget he's in the hospital They will try not to think about the fact that Landen has leukemia.
5:22 AM Jul 26, 2010
Uptown Norwalk will host the first Autumn Leaves Festival on Saturday. The event will take place from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.