Michael Tatar, WTOL 11

Michael Tatar


Perrysburg, OH, United States

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Recent articles by Michael:

Toledo music scene feels strain of pandemic; artists get creative to keep gigs safe

Musicians in northwest Ohio are struggling to find gigs and provide live entertainment in bars and restaurants as the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic continues → Read More

NW Ohio parties react to Joe Biden victory

Local Democrats are excited about the win, while Republicans are standing by the President for now. → Read More

Small businesses recovering after impact of COVID-19

Shops at Carson Block co-owner, Joe Schroeder says his business and others in Grand Rapids, Ohio had a better than expected summer after closures earlier this year. → Read More

Liberty Center drive-in theater helping small business with craft fair

The Liberty Center Drive-in theater will turn into a flea market on Sunday. → Read More

Hundreds turn out to walk-through memorial for slain Start High student, Nareon Grier

The walk-through service happened at Start High School where the 17-year-old went to school and played basketball. → Read More

Springfield High School students pushing peers to register to vote

Students at Springfield High School are setting up ways to get their seniors registered to vote for the upcoming election. → Read More

Will employers require a COVID-19 vaccination?

Employers are within their rights to require vaccinations. → Read More

Community rallies together against recent gun violence in Toledo

Seven of the ten homicides so far in August have involved people under the age of 30. → Read More

University of Toledo interim president warns students against large gatherings

The interim UT President sent a letter to students warning how their choices affect the entire university. → Read More

Travel advisory cautions Ohioans on out-of-state travel

Gov. DeWine released an updated travel advisory encouraging Ohioans not to travel to high-risk states. → Read More

Monroe City Council votes to update General Custer statue

The downtown statue will not be removed or relocated but updated with help from several community partners to better reflect Custer's controversial life. → Read More

Ohio Investigative Unit working on COVID-19 enforcement as statewide mask mandate issued

Businesses are on watch for masks and social distancing violations by the Ohio Investigative Unit. → Read More

Parents call for Toledo Public Schools to remove police officers

Some parents, community leaders and alumni believe money for police officers should instead be used for more counselors and social workers. → Read More

Protesters, local attorney questioning Toledo Police's use of force during protests

Local civil rights attorney Terry Lodge said Toledo Police's use of rubber bullets and tear gas was an overreaction. → Read More

SpaceX Crew Dragon launch is 'huge leap forward' for US space travel

SpaceX is prepping to send its first human crew to space Saturday. → Read More

Outdoor dining successful as indoor service set to open

Last Friday, Ohio restaurants were allowed to start service customers outside if they obeyed social distancing. Businesses said it was successful. → Read More

Ohio, Michigan protesters argue against state orders

Protesters in Ohio and Michigan are railing against the governor's executive orders as many are pushing for their states to fully reopen. → Read More

Some Ohio drive-in theaters plan to reopen

Drive-in theaters like Field of Dreams in Liberty Center and the Tiffin Drive-In are set to open the first week of May. → Read More

High school senior running social media campaign for sexual assault awareness month

Notre Dame Academy senior Emilyn Lagger is using this time away from school to raise money and let victims know they're not alone. → Read More

Free, online program teaches financial responsibility during pandemic

Parents are talking to their children about the pandemic especially the finance aspect. → Read More