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Injury Crash In Wauseon

One is hurt in a solo crash in Fulton County. Officials tell reporters Brandon Bailey of Napoleon was spotted speeding on Shoop Avenue in Wauseon. Bailey was passing a semi. Officers then attempted to pull him over but Bailey speeds away. Officers, concerned over safety ended the pursuit. Moments later, …

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Burns Faces Charges

An Antwerp man is indicted on two charges of aggravated vehicular homicide stemming from a multi-vehicle crash in June. Zachery Burns is accused of causing the death of father and son, David and Storm Levy. Burns also is accused of aggravated vehicular assault to two others involved in the crash.

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Another Against Aquifer

Add the Steuben County Commissioners to the growing list that have officially passed resolutions declaring their opposition to Artesian of Pioneer’s intent to drill into an area aquifer and potentially sell as many as 14 million gallons a day of its water to up to nine communities. Steuben County joins …

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BMV Suit Update

Indiana drivers who were overcharged by the state Bureau of Motor Vehicles could soon find it easier to claim the last $3.3 million of a much larger class-action settlement. A bureaucratic snafu had prevented people from receiving their payments from the state attorney general’s unclaimed property division. Marion County Judge …

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Esther F. (Liechty) Beck, 88

Esther F. (Liechty) Beck, age 88, passed away at Genesis Health Care in Bryan, Ohio. She had been a resident for 2 ½ years. She was born in Cedar Creek, Allen County, Indiana, on October 26, 1929, the daughter of Jonas and Addie (Nichols) Liechty. She married Gaylord J. Beck …

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Bicyclist Badly Hurt

A bicyclist is in critical condition after a hit-and-run crash in Allen County. Police and medics responded to the accident in the 5300 block of Bull Rapids Road, just north of Woodburn near U.S. 24. They found the victim, a teenager, at the scene. He was taken to a hospital …

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Drug Bust Involves Bryan Man

Police in Defiance arrest two people after a traffic stop turns up $11,000 worth of methamphetamine and heroin. A state trooper pulled the vehicle over on S.R. 15, near U.S. 24. During the stop, a police dog alerted to possible drugs in the vehicle. Inside, police find 93 grams of …

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Drug Fight Money For Area

The area gets a boost in the opioid addiction fight. Sen. Rob Portman announces the The Four County Board of Alcohol, Drug Addiction and Mental Health Services got $285,000 through the 21st Century Cures Act. Williams, Fulton, Defiance and Henry counties get the funds for improving prescription drug monitoring programs, …

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Hill Denied In Early Voting Flap

A federal judge denies Indiana Attorney General, Curtis Hill’s motion, challenging a consent decree to add early voting sites in Marion County. Judge, Sarah Evans Barker ruled the consent decree was entered into by all of the parties in a lawsuit that resulted in the agreement, including the Marion County …

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Nancy J. Bryan, 75

Nancy J. Bryan, 75, of Montpelier, passed away on Wednesday, August 8, 2018 at Community Hospital and Wellness Centers in Bryan. She was born on February 25, 1943 in Addison, MI to Edward L. and Mary M. (Bristoll) Crane. Nancy is survived by her son, Philip Cousino, of Coldwater, MI; …

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