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An Interesting Look At Williams County s Past

There’s a great way coming up to learn some of the lesser known items of interest in the history of our area. A guided tour is set up for the 29th at the Fountain Grove cemetery. There, event holders say, you will find the final resting places of some area’s …

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IN Officials Head To Italy For Car Industry In State

Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb and Lt. Gov. Suzanne Crouch are planning international economic development trips to help strengthen the state’s automotive and agriculture industries. Holcomb, First Lady Janet Holcomb and Indiana Secretary of Commerce Jim Schellinger will lead a delegation next week for three days to northern Italy. They’ll meet …

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Funds For IN Mental Health At School

Indiana education officials say a $9 million federal grant will boost efforts to help students struggling with mental health issues. The five-year grant for the Indiana Department of Education was awarded through a Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration program called Project AWARE. It aims to boost awareness of …

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Brown Hurt In Crash

A top-ranking Indiana Republican lawmaker is in critical condition after a motorcycle crash in Michigan. State House Ways and Means Chairman, Tim Brown was taken to a hospital in Ann Arbor after he was thrown from his motorcycle…this after an SUV pulled in front of him near northern Michigan’s Mackinac …

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Donald M. Sutton, Sr., 65

Donald M. Sutton, Sr., age 65, of Edon, Ohio, died at 5:25 P.M. on Tuesday, September 11, 2018, at Ebid Hospice in Sylvania, Ohio, after an extended illness. Mr. Sutton was 1972 graduate of Edon High School and served sixteen years in the United States Air Force. His last employment …

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Sonja S. Hahn, 40

Sonja S. Hahn, age 40, of Wauseon, passed away on Sunday, September 9, 2018, at the Laurels of Defiance. Sonja was born on December 11, 1977, in Wauseon. She worked as a hostess at the Barn Restaurant in Archbold and also as a homemaker. She enjoyed attending her son’s, daughter’s, …

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Cassandra (Schalow) Baden, 76

Cassandra (Schalow) Baden passed away peacefully on September 11, 2018 at Defiance Area Inpatient Hospice Center. Cassie was born on September 11, 1942 in Toledo, Ohio. Graduating from Holland High School in 1960, she worked at Toledo Edison as an Executive Secretary for over 25 years. She married the love …

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Injury Crash In Van Wert Co

Three people are in the hospital after an SUV crashes in Van Wert County, on State Route 697 near Brickner Road. The SUV, driven by Adam Reindel was heading west on 697 when the vehicle went off the side of the road and rolled over in a field. Reindel and …

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Husted In Town

Jon Husted addressed the Kiwanis after visiting the Williams County Fair. While campaigning with less than 55 days to the Nov. 6 election, Husted touted the ongoing efficiencies of his current position as secretary of state, saying his staffing is down 40 percent since he took over in 2010. He …

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Tariff Help Is Here

In the wake of the President’s latest trade tariffs, farmers can now sign up for relief, which will be helpful to some farmers in the short term. Back in July, the United States Department of Agriculture announced $12 billion in emergency aid to farmers, hurt by retaliatory tariffs from China. …

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