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Fire Alarm At Defiance College’s McReynolds Hall

A fire alarm at Defiance College’s McReynolds Hall Wednesday morning has been attributed to a small fire in a stairwell which was already extinguished by the time crews arrived. The Defiance Fire Department says there was no significant damage to the building and no injuries were reported. An investigator from …

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Death of a Napoleon Native Being Treated As Homicide

According to the Lucas County Coroner’s Office, the death of a Napoleon native now is being treated as a homicide. 22 year old Austin Carr died July 20 after suffering injuries in a 2011 assault in Sandusky. Austin was first treated, following the assault, for a closed head wound and …

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Bryan Chamber Set For January 23

It’s almost here! The Bryan Area Chamber of Commerce annual banquet is set for Thursday evening, Jan. 23, in the Bryan Middle School gymnasium. This year’s Chamber banquet theme is “There’s No Taste Like Home,” and food from area restaurants will be the main course. From 5 to 7 p.m. …

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DeLoss Dangler, 60

DeLoss C. Dangler, age 60, of rural Edgerton, Ohio, passed away on Tuesday, January 14, 2014, at his residence surrounded by his family. He was custodian for St. Mary’s School and Church in Edgerton. Among his survivors is his wife, Sandra “Sandy” Dangler. Funeral services have been entrusted to Krill …

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Teresa Risner, 44

Teresa M. Risner, age 44, of Bryan, Ohio, died Saturday, January 11, 2014, at her home. She is survived by, among others, her husband, Rodney D. Risner and son, Christian L. Risner. Services have been entrusted to Krill Funeral Home, 860 West Mulberry Street, Bryan, Ohio, where arrangements are pending …

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Jan Jackson, 73

Joan “Jan” Louise Jackson, 73 years, passed away after an extensive illness on Tuesday, January 14, 2014 at The Inn and Villa at Fountain Park, Bryan.  Jan was born on February 28, 1940 in Defiance, Ohio the daughter of the late Raymond Wayne and Jean Louise (Garber) Jackson.  She was a 1958 …

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Wauseon School Board Met

The Wauseon Exempted Village Board of Education met for the first time this new year on Monday, and selected officers and set meeting dates in preparation for the coming year. Sandra Griggs will again serve as president of the board. Larry Fruth was chosen to serve as vice president. Miriam …

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Weather Affects Area School Schedules

Schedules at area schools are all messed up following all the cold weather and snow so far this winter. The Edon Board of Education met Tuesday, and decided the the district needed to make changes to its calendar, moving the end of the second semester back a week and adding …

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Defiance Fire Chief Stepping Down

Defiance Fire Chief Dave Schmaltz is stepping down in order to take on a new position as fire chief in Battle Creek, Mich. Schmaltz said that he has accepted the position with the city of Battle Creek and will begin his duties there on Feb. 3. His last day with …

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Need Nominations for Bryan’s Good Citizen of the Year

The Bryan Area Foundation is now seeking nominations for the Good Citizen of the Year Award. The individual selected following the nomination process will be recognized during the Foundation’s banquet in May. Deadline for nominations is Feb. 1st. The annual award is endowed by Hawk family members in memory of …

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