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FIRE NEAR WAUSEON

A small, unat­tached apart­ment near Wauseon was destroyed by fire early Mon­day morn­ing. The fire was reported around 1:45am at 16520 Ohio 2 by a passerby. The build­ing, owned by Wen­dell Wood, was being used for stor­age and had been unoc­cu­pied for a long time. When fire crews arrived, the …

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FOOD DISTRIBUTION RESCHEDULED

The dis­tri­b­u­tion of USDA food prod­ucts has been changed from Wednes­day to Fri­day from 9 a.m.-noon at the PATH Cen­ter, 1939 E. Sec­ond St., Defi­ance. The change in dis­tri­b­u­tion is due to Wednesday’s win­ter storm.

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MAN INJURED BY TREE

Emer­gency respon­ders were called out to Edger­ton Tues­day after­noon after a man who was cut­ting a tree became injured. The man was cut­ting a tree behind a home, seper­ated by about 600 yards of drifted snow from the near­est paved road, which made get­ting him from the acci­dent scene very …

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AND HERE WE GO AGAIN

It’s still win­ter folks… Late Tues­day after­noon, offi­cials in Williams County and sur­round­ing areas were prep­ping for our next storm. The National Weather Ser­vice is pre­dict­ing up to ten inches of the white stuff this time around here in Williams County, along with winds gust­ing up to around 30 miles …

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PROMEDICA CANCELLATIONS

ProMed­ica Defi­ance Regional Hos­pi­tal is can­cel­ing all non-essential ser­vices for Wednes­day, Feb. 5, due to the impend­ing snow storm. Some physi­cians’ offices on site may stay open and some may close. Patients with appoint­ments are encour­aged to con­tact their doctor’s office to check on the sta­tus of their appoint­ments. Call …

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Carolyn Metzler, 75

Carolyn L. Metzler, age 75, of Wauseon passed away late Sunday February 2, 2014 at Fulton Manor in Wauseon. Prior to her retirement she had worked for the former LaChoy Foods in Archbold. Ms. Metzler was born on January 20, 1939 in Napoleon, Ohio the daughter of the late John …

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Helen Louise Ryan, 79

Helen Louise Ryan, age 79, of Edgerton, Ohio, died at 4:15 P.M. on Saturday, February 1, 2014, at Dream Haven in Edgerton, where she was a resident, after a sudden illness. Mrs. Ryan was born and raised in the Edgerton area and was a 1952 graduate of Edgerton High School. …

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Merlin Buyer, 93

Merlin D. Buyer, 93 years, of Bryan, passed away Sunday evening, February 2, 2014 in his residence with family at his side.  Merlin was born December 19, 1920 in Winameg, Ohio the son of the late Vern and Mabel (Derby) Buyer.  He was a 1939 graduate of Delta High School.  Merlin was a …

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Bryan PD Offer Little Explanation On Arrests and Quick Releases

Bryan Police on Mon­day arrested 18 year old Jor­don Boerger of Swan­ton. Boerger was charged with OVI, Open Con­tainer and Pos­ses­sion of Drug Para­pher­na­lia. He was released by police. Also yes­ter­day, Bryan Police say they arrested 18 year old Harley Palenske of Bryan, who they charged with under­age con­sump­tion. Palenske …

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Dog Saves Occupants In Defiance Fire

Flames Sun­day morn­ing destroyed a rural Defi­ance home. Fire­fight­ers were called out Sun­day morn­ing around 7:20 to the home of Tim and Angie Mor­ris on Defi­ance County Road 424. Fire crews remained on the scene until 1 p.m. Inves­ti­ga­tors say the fam­ily dog alerted every­one to the smell of smoke. …

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