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Water Main Fix Okayed

An area of the city’s water infrastructure is soon to get some improvements from Bryan Municipal Utilities. The Bryan Board of Public Affairs approved a $454,208 project to update 4,000 feet of 100-year-old water main, 75 customer lines and seven fire hydrants along South Walnut and East South streets. The …

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Sewer Failure In Edgerton

An equipment malfunction at Edgerton’s lift station on U.S. 6, near the St. Joseph River, results in a sewer overflow. The system was restored. Village officials notified the Northwest Ohio Division of the Environmental Protection Agency.

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Resource Officer Mulled In Bryan

The Bryan City School Board agrees to meet with City Council to discuss the possibility of hiring a school resource officer. The topic was brought up during a discussion of the school safety forum, held in response to shootings and threats at schools across the country.

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Residents Protest Health Pact

More than a hundred gather in Defiance to protest ProMedica’s transfer agreement with the Capital Care Network of Toledo. The debate stems against a Feb. 12 agreement, which offers abortion services and pro-choice reproductive health care.

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Arrest Made In Circle K Robbery

An arrest is made in connection to the robbery of a Napoleon convenience store earlier this month. Anthony Wright is charged with aggravated robbery, a first-degree felony. He was taken to the Corrections Center of Northwest Ohio, pending an arraignment. Prosecutors say he robbed the Circle K on Scott St. …

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Woman Hurt In Bike Accident

An Auburn woman is hurt in a solo crash in DeKalb County. Julie Meyer was driving her motorcycle northeast on State Road 1, when she started to turn right onto County Road 68. Meyer told deputies the back tire started to slide out, causing the motorcycle to fall. Meyer then …

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Torrez Face Violence Charges

A Defiance man is accused of domestic violence against a 7-week-old girl in a Ayersville Avenue home. Dominic Torrez was indicted by a grand jury on one count each of felonious assault, and domestic violence.

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George E. Herman, 72

George E. Herman, age 72, of Edgerton, Ohio, died at 3:59 A.M. on Saturday, March 17, 2018, at Community Memorial Hospital in Hicksville, Ohio, after an extended illness. Mr. Herman was a 1964 graduate of Edgerton High School and had been a farmer, previously owned and operated Herman Custom Harvesting …

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Rodney D. Baker, Jr., 47

Rodney D. Baker, Jr., 47, of Kunkle, passed away on Friday, March 16, 2018 at Community Hospitals and Wellness Centers in Bryan. He was born on April 18, 1970 in Montpelier to Rodney D. and Jonell L. (Haas) Baker, Sr. R.D. graduated from North Central High School in 1989. R.D. …

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Jack L. Bloir, 79

Jack L. Bloir, age 79, of rural Edon, Ohio, passed away at 6:14 A.M. on Friday, March 16, 2018, shortly after admittance to Community Hospitals and Wellness Center in Bryan, Ohio. Mr. Bloir was a 1956 graduate of Edon High school and was a veteran of the United States Army. …

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