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NORTHWEST STATE SPRING OPEN HOUSE

If you are inter­ested in chang­ing careers, updat­ing your skills or earn­ing a degree, you are invited to visit North­west State Com­mu­nity College’s Spring Open House on Sat­ur­day, April 6. The event will take place in the Atrium from 9 a.m.-noon and will include infor­ma­tion on cer­tifi­cate and degree pro­grams …

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LOCOMOTIVE SPOTTED!

A report in today’s Bryan Times says that Nor­folk South­ern Railroad’s one-of-a-kind Vet­er­ans Loco­mo­tive was spot­ted near the Ohio 107 over­pass Wednes­day morn­ing. Diesel No. 6920 was ded­i­cated Nov. 12 at the railroad’s head­quar­ters in Nor­folk, Va., to honor employ­ees that have served in the mil­i­tary. Nor­folk South­ern employs 4,200 …

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DEFIANCE TO APPLY FOR WALKWAY GRANT

Defi­ance City Coun­cil approved an ordi­nance Tues­day night allow­ing appli­ca­tion for a grant that would pro­vide funds for an exten­sive pedes­trian walk­way. The appli­ca­tion seeks alter­na­tive trans­porta­tion pro­gram funds through the Ohio Depart­ment of Trans­porta­tion, and would pro­vide money for a pedes­trian and bicy­cle route in the city if funds …

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DEFIANCE ADMINISTRATOR CALLS IT QUITS

Defi­ance County government’s admin­is­tra­tor has announced her res­ig­na­tion. Laura How­ell, the county admin­is­tra­tor since 2007, announced her deci­sion to step down, as she will be tak­ing a posi­tion as orga­ni­za­tional devel­op­ment coor­di­na­tor in Ful­ton County Audi­tor Brett Kolb’s office on May 28, and be paid an annual salary of $63,000. …

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CONTINENTAL COUNCIL MEETING RESULTS

Con­ti­nen­tal Vil­lage Coun­cil met on Tues­day night and agreed to pay for elec­tri­cal work and equip­ment at the addi­tion to the vil­lage main­te­nance build­ing. Coun­cil granted two build­ing per­mits to Ace Hard­ware and Leslie Bear. Coun­cil also talked over the avail­abil­ity of $92,000 in CDBG grants for all of Put­nam …

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Karen Costell, 54

Karen Jean Costell, age 54, of rural Wauseon passed away Wedneday, March 27, 2013 in University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, Michigan. She was born February 04, 1959 in Toledo, Ohio to the late Leo and Emilie (Gedert) Fischbach. She married James E. Costell and he survives. She was …

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Gary Reamsnyder, 62

Gary A. Reamsnyder, 62, of Lake Panasoffkee, Florida passed away on March 14, 2013 in Leesburg, Florida. Gary was born on March 28, 1950 in Wauseon to Robert and Thelma (Strayer) Reamsnyder. He graduated from Montpelier High School in 1968. Gary honorably served his country in the U.S. Army during …

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Riley Hopper

Riley Stone Hopper touched our lives eternally for but a few short hours on Saturday, March 23, 2013. He was born in Bryan, Ohio to Bryan and Carolyn (Flores) Hopper, of Montpelier. He is survived by his parents; his sister, Madelyn Hopper; his brother, Braylon Hopper; Paternal Grandparents, Dave and …

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Sue Breier, 68

Sharon “Sue” Breier, age 68, of Archbold, passed away Tuesday morning, March 26, 2013, in her home. Prior to her retirement she had worked as a machinist for over 40 years for ITT Higbie in Archbold. Sue was born in Pekin, Illinois on January 12, 1945, the daughter of Edward …

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GOOD NEWS FOR STRYKER PIZZA RESTAURANT

Quadco Reha­bil­i­ta­tion Cen­ter board mem­bers learned at their meet­ing on Tues­day that the Mama DeLuca’s® Pizza Now! store in Stryker led all of the franchise’s stores in net sales in 2012. The man­ager of the pizza store as well as the SUBWAY® Restau­rants oper­ated by Quadco, told the board mem­bers …

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