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Fulton County Crash

A 22-year-old man from Lyons is dead after a crash in Fulton County. Mark Murar was driving west on County Road C, near County Road 11 when his car went off the south side of the road, hitting an embankment….the car then overturned. Murar was pronounced dead at the scene. …

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Gribble Is Sentenced

A Defiance man is sentenced to prison for three incidents in April, including a high-speed chase. David Gribble got 54-months for domestic violence and violating a protection order. Gribble pled no contest to the charges and was found guilty. He was given credit for 156 days served in jail while …

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William J. Oxender, 93

William J. Oxender, 93, of Bryan and formerly of Kunkle, passed away on Tuesday, October 3, 2017 at The Inn at Fountain Park in Bryan. He was born on February 10, 1924 in Madison Township to Bert and Mabel (Barrett) Oxender. Bill graduated from Kunkle High School in 1942. On …

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Locals At LV Shooting

A 2008 graduate of Ayersville High School was one of a few area residents or former area residents who were in Las Vegas during the shooting that killed 59 people and injured more than 500. Krista Hall’s first trip to Las Vegas is one she’ll always remember, but maybe would …

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Husted Stumps In Hicksville

Gubernatorial candidate, Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted, toured APT Manufacturing Solutions on Industrial Drive in Hicksville. The Montpelier native touted his goal “is job creation and education and liberation from the federal government. Husted distanced himself from outgoing Republican Gov. John Kasich…placing himself to the right of him.

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Weed Resistance in Defiance

The Defiance City Council defers a decision on possible medicinal marijuana facilities during its meeting. Assistant city law director, Sean O’Donnell explained the provisions of the new medicinal marijuana law, approved by the Ohio General Assembly last year. Cities are now in the process of deciding which companies are licensed …

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Body Found In FW River

Authorities confirm a body was pulled from the Saint Marys River, near the Hale Avenue bridge in Fort Wayne. It’s unclear if police suspect foul play.

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Kirsch New FP

A new federal prosecutor is confirmed for 32 counties across northern Indiana. The Senate approved Thomas Kirsch as the U.S. attorney for Indiana’s northern district, which covers roughly the northern one-third of the state. President, Trump nominated Kirsch in July. He replaces David Capp, who resigned in March after leading …

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Fremont Knife Fight

Fremont Police respond to a fight on North Bell Street, involving a knife…one person was hurt. Officers located one subject involved that was leaving the residence, that was the victim. Authorities then made a traffic stop of a vehicle shortly after in the area and the driver was detained by …

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Wesley M. Mielke, 65

Wesley M. Mielke, age 65, of Edon, Ohio, died at 7:54 P.M. on Saturday, September 30, 2017, at Parkview Regional Medical Center, in Fort Wayne, Indiana, after an exteded illness. Mr. Mielke was a1970 graduate of Hamilton High School in Hamilton, Indiana, and served in the United States Army from …

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