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Margaret E. “Maggy” Dolf, 84

Margaret E. “Maggy” Dolf, age 84, of Wauseon, passed away Monday, December 10, 2018, at Fulton Manor in Wauseon. Prior to retirement she had been a Finance Director for the Sears, Roebuck and Company for over 30 years. Maggy was born in Cleveland, Ohio, the daughter of Carl and Margaret …

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George W. “Bill” Strayer, 89

George W. “Bill” Strayer, age 89, of Wauseon, passed away Monday, December 10, 2018. He had been employed by the People’s State Bank in Wauseon, which merged with The Ohio Citizen’s Trust, Co., in 1979, and was in turn sold to National City Bank of Cleveland in 1981, from which …

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Robert P. “Bob” Gable, 87

Robert P. “Bob” Gable, 87, of Alvordton passed away Monday evening at his home. He was born on April 10, 1931 in Sylvania to Carl and Ester (Houser) Gable. Bob proudly served his country in the United States Army during the Korean War. On May 5, 1950 he married Mary …

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Nancy Jean Schlosser, 77

Nancy Jean Schlosser, 77, of Montpelier passed away early Tuesday morning at Evergreen Manor Nursing Home in Montpelier under the care of Great Lakes Caring Hospice. She was born on December 10, 1941 in Montpelier to Robert L. and Ellen Janet (Brandeberry) Edinger. Nancy retired from the Ohio Turnpike in …

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Marguerite B. “Peggy” McNamee, 88

Marguerite B. “Peggy” McNamee, 88, of Bryan passed away Monday morning at Genesis HealthCare Center in Bryan. She was born on March 11, 1930 in Montpelier to Glen V. and Helen (Haines) Shearer. Peggy graduated from Edon High School in 1948. She married Richard P. McNamee and he preceded her …

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Injury Crash In DKC

A solo crash in DeKalb County puts an area woman is in the hospital. Officials tell reporters Tara Woodard of Auburn, was westbound on County Road 36 when she missed a turn. Woodard’s vehicle veered off the roadway before crashing into a tree. Emergency crews had to cut out Woodard …

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Local Scam Alert

A new scam in the Bryan area is being reported. Officials say the Chamber Office has received notice from Bryan Police on a scam that has been discovered involving the direct deposit of employee payroll checks. An employee reported that their bank had not received the employee’s direct deposit of …

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Faster And Faster

BMU officials say the utility continues to upgrade its customers’ internet capabilities. They expect the work to be finished by the end of the year, with plans of updating different sections of the city every week. All of the customers in the area, who used to have slowdown and throttling …

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New Budget In Edgerton

The Edgerton Village Council passes the town’s 2019 budget. The motion was made in an emergency because some councilmembers would not be present at the next meeting. The ordinance containing the budget passed on a 5-0 vote.

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Norma J. Sidle, 79

Norma J. Sidle, 79, of Montpelier passed away early Friday, November 30th at the Defiance Area Inpatient Hospice Center. She was born on August 1st, 1939 in Montpelier Ohio to Julius CE and Arlene (Clark) VanStaen. Norma attended Montpelier High school. She married Robert W. Sidle and he preceded her …

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