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Karen Lynn Kurtz, 61

Karen Lynn Kurtz, 61 years, of Fremont, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, January 17, 2019 in her home on Barton Lake, near Fremont. Karen was born June 19, 1957 in Angola, Indiana, the daughter of Paul and Sharon D. (Hughes) Oliver. She was a 1975 graduate of Angola High School. …

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Daniel Cranberry Dean, 73

Daniel Cranberry Dean, 73, died peacefully on January 19, 2019, at his home surrounded by his loving family in Bryan after being diagnosed in June of 2017 with Bulbar Onset ALS (Lou Gehrig’s Disease) and PSP. Dan was born May 22, 1945 in Toledo, Ohio to Donald and Marjorie (Garn) …

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Dennis A. Dick, 59

Dennis A. Dick, age 59, of Bryan, Ohio, died at 4:00A.M. on Friday, January 18, 2019, at Community Health Professionals Inpatient Hospice near Defiance after a short battle with cancer. Dennis attended North Central Schools. He most recently worked at Campbell’s Soup Company in quality control and had previously worked …

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Fatal Ice Death

A man dies after falling through the ice at Terry Lake in DeKalb County. Officers concluded it was an ice fisherman. Several emergency crews responded to the scene. The Angola dive team was able to use their airboat to recover the victim, Robert Penland of Pleasant Lake. Penland was pronounced …

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Gamble Faces Court

An Ohio man is arraigned in a Steuben County courtroom on multiple charges. Prosecutors say Dustin Gamble of Payne punched a Hamilton Police officer in October 2018. Gamble is charged with a level 4 felony charge of escape along with battery to law enforcement, and more.

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Injury Crash In DeKalb

Two teens are hurt in a crash on State Road 8 in DeKalb County. Officials say Colben Steury was eastbound on 8 when he thought he struck something. Investigators say he lost control of the truck on the ice covered roadway. The truck overturned, hitting a tree. Steury, and passenger …

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CCNO Missing Fed Dollars

The federal government shutdown is impacting the bottom line for CCNO…but not its operations…for now. So far, the shutdown has caused the Marshals Service to miss payment to the regional jail for housing federal inmates there. CCNO receives $450,000 per month from the federal government to house federal inmates.

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New City Chambers Plan In HC

The Holiday City Village Council approves an expansion project for the village hall, there. The current idea is to build a new council chambers and convert the old chambers into a fireproof file room. The plans will likely also include a new room for the Montpelier Police Department. The cost …

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What Is Closed

Happy MLK…County, state and federal offices will be closed in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. There is no mail delivery, today. The license bureau, along with libraries are also closed. The state liquor store is open, though.

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Janet E. Jackson, 77

Janet E. Jackson, age 77, of Montpelier, Ohio, passed away at 10:20 A.M. on Wednesday, January 16, 2019, in her home, surrounded by her family. Mrs. Jackson was a graduate of Wauseon High School and had been employed by Spangler Candy Company and Custom Cleaners in Bryan and would later …

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