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For Sierah

Progress was made in the Ohio Statehouse regarding Sierah’s Law as it passed the Ohio House committee by an unanimous 12 to 0 vote. The law is named after Sierah Joughin who was murdered in summer 2016. The law, which also passed the state senate, would create a violent offender …

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Another Suit Against MIE

Minnesota Attorney General, Lori Swanson is suing an Indiana company over a data breach that exposed the information of over 8,000 Minnesota residents. Swanson filed the lawsuit Monday against Medical Informatics Engineering. According to Swanson, hackers in 2015 stole protected health information of thousands of Minnesotans from MIE, which provides …

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Christopher “Supe” M. Beals, 31

Christopher “Supe” M. Beals, 31 of Pioneer passed away Monday evening surrounded by his loved ones at the University of Toledo Medical Center. He was born on August 11, 1987 in Bryan to Mark Alan and Jennifer Lynn (Bickham) Beals. Chris graduated from North Central High School in 2006 and …

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Eva Lee J. Krathwohl, 83

Eva Lee J. Krathwohl, age 83, of Bryan, Ohio, passed away at 11:55 A.M. on Sunday, December 2, 2018, at Genesis HealthCare-Bryan Center in Bryan where she was a resident. Mrs. Krathwohl was graduate of Hudson High School in Hudson, Michigan and had been employed by the Aro Corporation, retiring …

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Marjorie A. “Midge” Culbertson, 92

Marjorie A. “Midge” Culbertson, 92 years, of Bryan, passed away Monday, December 3, 2018 in The Inn at Fountain Park, Bryan. Midge was born June 26, 1926 in Bryan, Ohio, the daughter of the late Rudy and Mabel (Miller) Lichty. She was a 1944 graduate of Bryan High School. Midge …

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Kevin J. Browning, 45

Kevin J. Browning, age 45, of Toledo, passed away Sunday, December 2, 2018, at the Toledo Hospital. He had worked in technical support in the computer industry. Kevin was born in Wauseon, Ohio, on September 16, 1973, the son of David and Eva (Hill) Browning. In 1998 he married Erin …

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AG Hill Wants Increase

Embattled Indiana Attorney General, Curtis Hill wants lawmakers to increase his budget by about $5 million, despite previously drawing their ire for spending $300,000 on office renovations and a van. Hill did not appear in person to request the increase from the State Budget Committee, which is gathering input before …

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Solar For School

Officials for Millcreek-West Unity Schools are going over options to install solar panels on district property…all in a move to save on energy costs for the school system. They say it would complement the district’s intention to convert its fluorescent lights to LED, which could save the district even more …

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A Rash Of Area Car Burglaries

A string of cars are broken into. Officials say six vehicles in all were burglarized over the weekend around Alvordton. On County Road 18 the suspect got about $10 in loose change and a cattle brush worth $40. Others were broken into with similar things ending up missing. Apparently, almost …

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Barthel Faces A List Of Charges

Joey Barthel of Wauseon was indicted on one count of abduction, one count of using weapons while intoxicated, and two counts of domestic violence. Prosecutors say this all happened on or about Nov. 3. They added he caused or attempted to cause physical harm to a family or household member, …

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