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Winona E. Apt, 97

Winona E. Apt, 97, of Kunkle passed away early Tuesday morning at Genesis HealthCare Center in Bryan. She was born on February 2, 1920 in Hudson, Michigan to Warren and Alfretta (Henry) Rowley, Sr. Winona graduated from Hudson High School. She married John Wesley Apt and he preceded her in …

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e-poll books to be used in May primary

For the first time ever, voters in the May 2 special election in Williams County will sign in using electronic poll books. The Bryan Times reports the so-called e-poll books, which are similar in size to an electronic tablet, replace the paper sign-in poll books for the May 2 special …

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Ditch petition public hearing request delayed by 60 days

Madison Township landowners affected by a ditch petition request by Ronald Huffman agreed Monday to delay a public hearing on the request by 60 days. The delay could give Huffman, Norm Thorp and Ed Sutton time to determine exactly where existing tile is and what work the property owners could …

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Ohio AG warning of tax scams as tax filing deadline approaches

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine is warning that more consumers are reporting tax-related scams with about four weeks remaining until the April 18 filing deadline. In 2017, the Ohio Attorney General’s Office has logged more than 150 tax scams thus far in March, compared to 80 in January, and 175 …

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Severe weather sirens test to be conducted Wednesday

If you happen to hear tornado sirens going off today, it’s just a test. Williams County Emergency Management Agency Director Dawn Baldwin said those tests are usually conducted at 11 a.m. on the first Monday of every month, but because of the state’s Weather Awareness Week, it will be conducted …

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Mary Lee Cole, 85

Mary Lee Cole, age 85, of Delta passed away peacefully Sunday afternoon, March 19, 2017 in her home. Mary Lee had been a phone operator, she did clerical work, taught Sunday school, and did a lot of charitable work, also was a member of the Delta Assembly of God Church. …

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Absentee ballots for the May 2 special election are now available

Absentee ballots for the May 2 special election are now available at the Williams County Board of Elections, pm E. High St., Suite 104, Bryan. Citizens can vote in person at the board office or vote by mail. Absentee ballot request forms can be printed from the website at www.co.williams.oh.us/BOE/index1.htm. …

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Enterprise zone agreement approved for Menards

An enterprise zone agreement with a 15-year, 100 percent tax abatement has been approved for Menards. Holiday City Village Council approved the measure at its regular meeting last week. The company is expected start construction in late spring or early summer for a building adjacent to its existing facilities. Williams …

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Wanted fugitive captured by Hillsdale County Sheriff’s Department

A man who had been wanted by the Hillsdale County Sheriff’s Department since early February on several felony charges was captured following a police chase Friday night. Around 10:10 p.m. a sheriff’s deputy attempted to stop a silver 4-door Pontiac sedan near Pittsford Road and Beecher Road. The driver of …

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