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Injury Crash On 107

One person is hurt in a solo rollover on Ohio 107 east of Montpelier. Witnesses told officers the driver attempted to pass a vehicle when the pickup truck slid on ice and went off the right side of the roadway…knocking down a utility pole. No word on injuries. Power was …

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One Hurt In Accidental Shooting

Officials tell reporters one person was shot in the leg at a residence on County Road I. The victim was transported to Parkview in Fort Wayne, Indiana, where she remains. It was accidental. No charges will be filed. Someone was cleaning a 45 caliber handgun…when it went off. The investigation …

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Winkler Avoids Jail Time

Belinda Winkler, accused of embezzling a large sum of cash from her employer, Defiance Truck Sales and Services, is sentenced to community control in a Defiance County courtroom. The judge also ordered that a 39-month prison term be reserved for Winkler if she violates terms. Winkler will also make a …

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Deadly Accident On 144

One person is killed and three injured in a crash between a farm tractor and a car on County Road 144. The car with four passengers then struck the tractor, officials say. One person in the car was killed, while three other occupants were transported from the scene to Parkview …

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Wasting Disease Update

Hunters and state officials are concerned about the threat of chronic wasting disease among Indiana’s wild deer as the fatal disease creeps closer to the state’s borders. Hunters in some border areas have been asked to have their harvested deer tested for the disease that attacks their neurological system, leading …

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Patricia (Pat) Dominique, 81

Patricia (Pat) Dominique, 81, peacefully joined her husband, Jim, in their heavenly home on Sunday, Dec 23, surrounded by people she loved. ‘Patsy’, as she was lovingly called, was born July 25, 1937 to Frank and Irene Johnson. She married her ‘honey’, Jim, on September 11, 1954 and he preceded …

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Shooting In Montpelier

A female subject suffers gunshot wounds at a Montpelier home. Officials say first responders were sent to a County Road I location. A female had suffered two gunshot wounds, one to her thigh, the other to her calf. The owner of the firearm told dispatchers they were taking the gun …

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SNAP Fraud Case Plea Made

Matthew Dewitt of Delta pleads guilty to illegal use of food stamp benefits. Investigators say this past April and May, he possessed SNAP or WIC program benefits in a manner not authorized by law. Dewitt was sentenced to two years of community control. He will pay for court costs and …

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Solid Economic Forecast

A publication, tied to Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business, forecasts the state’s economy will expand in 2019 by a solid 3.2 percent. But the Indiana Business Review also warns a decades-long economic expansion nationwide and in Indiana may be due to come to an end of its natural cycle. …

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IN Keeps On Growing

A new Census Bureau estimate shows that Indiana’s population grew by nearly 32,000 residents this year, which leads several experts to call it the state’s strongest annual gain in nearly a decade. Indiana’s population increased this year to almost 6,691,900 people, which is less than half a percentage point climb …

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