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Earl N. Reiniche, 78

Earl N. Reiniche, age 78, of Stryker, Ohio died early Saturday morning, May 13, 2017 in CHP Defiance Area Hospice Center. He was born March 24, 1939 in Osseo, Michigan to the late Joseph and Veda (Waters) Reiniche. He married Kay Spencer on September 23, 1961 and she preceded him …

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Jason Mark Tonjes, 30

Jason Mark Tonjes, 30 years, of Sherwood, passed away suddenly on Friday, May 12, 2017 in his residence, after a battle with mental illness. Jason was born September 14, 1986 in Bryan, the son of Mark and Christine (Culp) Tonjes. Surviving are his parents, Mark and Christine Tonjes of Sherwood; …

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Governor’s race getting very crowded

During the past week, two more candidates officially launched their campaigns for governor in 2018. Two Republican candidates have launched their campaigns, with two more expected soon. Another four are running in the Democratic primary. When Secretary of State Jon Husted entered the race last weekend, he joined a crowded …

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540 addresses in the state have orders to vacate, according to ODH

The Ohio Department of Health this month published a list of 540 addresses in the state that have orders to vacate. The orders were issued after children who lived in the homes tested positive for lead poisoning and property owners failed to comply with health department orders to make improvements. …

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Puppy scams are on the rise in Ohio

It’s the old saying, “buyer…beware” as internet puppy scams are on the rise, with more than 40 incidents reported statewide since Jan. 1. Con artists post pictures online advertising desirable breeds. They then secure payment for the pet, but never provide it to the customer. Average loss per incident is …

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Costs of student loans going up in 2017-18 school year

If you are heading back to school and planning to take out federal student loans next year, keep in mind that they are about to get more expensive. Interest rates on student loans are going up, after new rates were set through an annual Treasury auction held this week. As …

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Trine University commencement ceremonies scheudled for Saturday

More than 800 will take part in Trine University commencement ceremonies Saturday, making it the largest commencement in Trine history. The commencement ceremony will begin at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Steel Dynamics Recreation Center, also called the ARC. Doors will open for guest seating at 8:30 a.m. Commencement Speaker …

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Waterloo man facing multiple charges after high speed chase

21 year-old Damian Patrick of Waterloo was arrested after he drove by a police officer parked in the 100 block of Industrial Drive in Angola. The officer followed Patrick down several city streets as he drove over the speed limit. Patrick allegedly was driving at speeds of over 70 miles …

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