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Edon Water Plant Debate

Edon officials are reconsidering the construction of a new water treatment plant, in favor of making updates to the current one. A new plant would cost approximately $1 million, with nearly $900,000 supposed to be paid for with grant money. Edon Village Administrator, Chad Ordway says the town had received …

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New Firefighters On Board

Bryan officials had good news this week, announcing the hires of three new firefighters plus potential state funding to hire another two. The department’s staffing level stands at seven career firefighters and 18 volunteers.

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Area Fish Kill

Manure from field runoff may have led to a massive fish kill along Beaver Creek, stretching south from County Road M, between County Road 15 and County Road 16, to Opdycke Park. It’s a 9- to 10-mile stretch on the map. Scores of sun fish, bullhead and minnows, as well …

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Eagle Gets Sentenced

A Hillsdale man is sentenced to 180 days in prison for a May 2016 crash south of Pioneer that claimed his passenger. In July, Scottie Eagle pled no contest and was found guilty on a charge of aggravated vehicular homicide. Eagle was driving north on County Road 15, when he …

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The Latest Jobs Numbers

Ohio unemployment rose slightly in July. The rate ended the month at 5.2 percent, rising from 5 percent in June. The state did see job growth despite the slip, adding a net 1,600 jobs. The number of unemployed workers moved from 291,000 in June to 300,000 in July and the …

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Beware Of Scam

Pioneer Police warns a “far-reaching” statewide scam is in full swing and residents should keep an eye out for it. Many are getting texts from unfamiliar numbers with the following prompt…SECURITY DEPARTMENT ALERT, PLEASE CONTACT HUNTINGTON BANK. Police say some of the texts will ask recipients to enter their Social …

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One Seriously Hurt In AC Motorcycle Accident

A morning motorcycle crash seriously hurts a passenger on Wappes Road, south of McComb Road in northwest Allen County. A female was taken to a hospital after the bike was found on the side of the road. The driver was not at the scene when officers arrived. It did not …

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Money To Fix Montpelier Sewage System

Montpelier gets a loan from the Ohio EPA to continue separating the village’s wastewater and storm sewers, a continuing project that will eliminate combined sewer overflows by the end of 2026. Montpelier’s project is one of 25 statewide that received funding in July, totaling $475 million. The latest phase of …

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One Hurt In Warsaw Rollover

A rollover crash, south of Warsaw, leaves a man in critical condition. Larry Rose of Akron, was on South County Farm Road, near County Road 350 South, when he left the road. Rose overcorrected and his SUV rolled in a nearby field. Emergency responders found Rose unconscious when they arrived. …

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One Hurt In Mishap On Lake James

Indiana Conservation Officers are investigating a boating accident, where an Ohio man’s arm got tangled in a tow rope on Lake James. Aaron Mossburg was driving a boat with a passenger, and towing Jacob Mossburg, of Ohio on a tube on in the first basin of Lake James. His arm …

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