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Weight Problem In WC

About 30 percent of children are overweight in the U.S. But in Williams County, for children in Kindergarten through sixth grade, that number is much higher. 42 percent are classified as obese. That’s according to individual body mass index screenings of 941 local students recorded last year by the Williams …

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Mother Arrested For DUI

An Ashley woman is arrested for DUI after an accident where four people are injured, included three children. Steuben County Deputies were dispatched to I-69 south at the 346 mile-marker to a report of an injury accident. Upon arrival, officers found an SUV on its top in the median. Authorities …

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Margaret Anne Gunder, 79

Margaret Anne Gunder, 79, of Waldron, Michigan, passed away on Monday, August 14, 2017 at Hospice of Lenawee in Adrian, Michigan. She was born on September 25, 1937 in Waldron to Leon W. and Geraldine E. (Robison) Cox. Margaret graduated from Waldron High School in 1955. She retired from Kustom …

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Janice Kay Burkhart, 75

Janice Kay Burkhart, 75, of Montpelier passed away early Sunday morning at Evergreen Manor Nursing Home in Montpelier. She was born on June 10, 1942 in Montpelier to R.T. and Thoris Kay (Culbertson) Pressler. Janice graduated from Montpelier High School in 1960. She married Donald S. Burkhart in Angola, Indiana …

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James W. Kirsch, 62

James W. Kirsch, 62 years, of Sherwood, and formerly of Sturgis, Michigan, passed away Saturday, August 12, 2017 in the OSU James Wexler Medical Center, Columbus, Ohio. Jim was born January 25, 1955 in Decatur, Indiana, the son of the late Frederick and Mary Jane (Zinn) Kirsch. He was a …

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Arvada Killian, 101

Arvada Killian, 101 years, of Bryan, passed away Saturday, August 12, 2017 at Genesis Healthcare-Bryan Center, where she had been a resident the past two months. Arvada was born September 6, 1915 in Bryan, the daughter of the late Forrest and Edith (Gorrell) Ruff. She married Marshall R. Killian on …

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Duane Edward Kolbe, 70

Duane Edward Kolbe, age 70 of Wauseon, passed away at his residence on Thursday, August 10, 2017. Duane was a U.S. Army veteran and attended college at Morehead State University. He retired from the construction field, which he worked most of his life. Mr. Kolbe was born in Wauseon of …

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William R. Wieland, Jr., 74

William R. Wieland, Jr., 74 years, of Cecil, passed away Friday, August 11, 2017 at Parkview Regional Medical Center, Fort Wayne, Indiana. Bill was born July 24, 1943 in Holgate, Ohio, the son of the late William R. and Agnes M. (Little) Wieland, Sr. He was a 1961 graduate of …

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Fields In Court Today

The man, accused of plowing into a crowd of people protesting a white supremacist rally in Virginia, will be arraigned in a Charlottesville courtroom. James Fields, Jr of Maumee faces numerous charges…including murder. Fields was arrested after crashing a car intentionally into a crowd of people…killing one.

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Fatal Crash Near Warsaw

Kosciusko County officials are investigating a crash on Packerton Road, near Warsaw…where one male died. It involved a north bound sedan, which lost control…exiting the western edge of the roadway into an embankment. The vehicle rolled several times, striking a tree. Brent Riley of Claypool was pronounced dead at the …

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