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Injury Crash In Waterloo

One man is hurt after a semi-truck crash in Waterloo. Police were called to the intersection of U.S. 6 and C.R. 27. Officials tell reporters a van was going south on 27 when it reached the stop sign. The driver, Jack Kimmel, of Ashley, then failed to yield to the …

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Water Bill Payment Plan Made

Defiance city officials won’t be shutting off water to a northside mobile home park after its owner made a payment on an outstanding debt and agreed to a payment arrangement. A normal monthly bill for the park is $2,000-$4,000.

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Leroy J. Hoops, 85

Leroy J. Hoops, age 85, of Bryan, Ohio, died at 6:38 A.M. on Wednesday, December 5, in his home after an extended illness. Leroy had worked in construction for several years, then worked for the City of Bryan in the Street and Parks & Recreation Departments. He did many of …

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Fischer Faces More Charges

A Williams County woman can’t stay out of trouble. Officials say Rhonda Fischer of Montpelier was brought in by officers for the third time. Before it was two arrests connected to meth possession and related charges. Now, she doesn’t go to her probation officer…this after spending time in jail on …

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Some Savings Discussed At BMU

Lower electric bills may be coming to BMU customers. The Bryan Board of Public Affairs talked about a new electric rate for 2019 that is expected to result in lower costs to customers. Officials told the board the proposed rate change would increase the monthly residential customer charge from $8.25 …

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Defiance Creates Incentive Package For JM

Defiance officials are laying the groundwork for one area employer, Johns Manville. A new proposal establishes a job creation incentive program for the company, which is planning a $50 million expansion at its Carpenter Road plant. The company promises to create no fewer than 24 new jobs. In return, the …

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Wind Farm Update

The Ohio Power Sitting Board held a public meeting to discuss the proposed Timber Road Wind Farm IV in Paulding. The proposed wind farm would be located in Benton, Blue Creek, Crane, Harrison and Paulding townships. The 125-megawatt project would have 31 total turbines. Officials say a buyer for the …

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DeWitt Faces Assault Charges

An area man is accused of injuring a child. Investigators say Keagan DeWitt hurt the Delaware Bend minor. At this hour, the victim is at Toledo Children’s hospital, under observation. The police were called to the Flickinger Road home to find the child unresponsive. DeWitt appeared in Defiance Municipal Court …

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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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