Dean Kessler, a longtime member of the Carey Emergency Medical Service, will receive the Wyandot County Red Cross "First Responder of the Year" award during a "Boots and Badges" event on April 11. Kessler is a 12-year veteran of the Carey squad and has served as its president for the past eight years.

The United Way of Wyandot County has raised 65 percent of its $38,000 goal so far this year.

Four people were injured in a crash on Ohio 231 Friday afternoon after one driver ran through a stop sign, the Wyandot County Sheriff's Office reported.

A rural Nevada man was injured Saturday night after losing control of a Honda motorcycle on Wyandot County 39, authorities reported.

The American Red Cross of Wyandot County will host its third annual "Boots and Badges: A Rockin' Party for the Red Cross," a celebration of local first responders, from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. April 11 at the Elks Lodge, 320 E. Wyandot Ave., Upper Sandusky.