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k9 Donation

The Bryan Police Depart­ments K9s Sage has been awarded a bal­lis­tic vest thanks to a non profit orga­ni­za­tion, Vested Inter­est in K9s, Inc. $16,595.00 was donated to the char­ity from the “K9 Kota Cam­paign” which will pro­vide vests for sev­en­teen K9s in KY, OH, NJ, CA and IN. The “K9 …

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Sauder Celebrates

Spring on the Farm,” will be cel­e­brated at Sauder Vil­lage on Sat­ur­day, May 10 with activ­i­ties includ­ing churn­ing but­ter, mak­ing rope, stomp­ing beans, gar­den­ing and much more! Dur­ing Spring on the Farm guests can watch sheep shear­ing demon­stra­tions and there will be new baby ani­mals to visit in the his­toric …

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New Defiance Fire Chief Chosen

Defi­ance has a new fire chief. City offi­cials chose a for­mer fire chief to fill the posi­tion which opened in Jan­u­ary. Bill Wilkins, who served as fire chief from 1999–2006 will now take the job that opened in Jan­u­ary when David Schmaltz announced his plans to take a job in …

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Court Reports

From Henry County Court records… A Napoleon man has been bound over on felony charges of Bur­glary and Obstruct­ing Offi­cial Busi­ness. 31 year old Alvin Gerken of Napoleon waived his pre­lim­i­nary hear­ing on Thurs­day on both counts. He remains held on GPS house arrest. And a pre­lim­i­nary hear­ing for Chad …

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Farmers Market Opening Later This Month

It must finally be spring! Well, almost… The 2014 Farm­ers Mar­ket sea­son will open on May 22 on the north side of the cour­t­house square in Bryan. This year’s mar­ket will run until dusk and resume again at 7 a.m. Tues­day morn­ing, May 27, and run till noon. The mar­ket …

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Drinking Water Week Announced

Bryan Munic­i­pal Util­i­ties on Mon­day, will kick off Drink­ing Water Week 2014 by ask­ing the ques­tion “What do you know about H2O?“ Through­out all next week, Bryan Munic­i­pal Util­i­ties and pub­lic water com­mu­ni­ties across North Amer­ica will cel­e­brate the value of water by learn­ing about the crit­i­cal role it plays …

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Defiance Fire

Fire­fight­ers bat­tled flames in Defi­ance County on Wednes­day morn­ing. The Cres­cent News says fire­fight­ers from Tif­fin, Jew­ell and South Rich­land town­ships were called out just after 9 Wednes­day morn­ing to a fire on Mekus Road that orig­i­nated in a well pump build­ing, then spread to a nearby out­build­ing. The cause …

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Pedestrian Fatality Probed

The Ohio High­way Patrol still has filed no charges against a dri­ver involved in a fatal pedes­trian crash in Ful­ton County. Inves­ti­gatos say they are still try­ing to fig­ure out exactly what hap­pend on the night of April 9th, when 30 year old Haylee Brandt was found dead in a …

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Guy “Hutch” Hutchinson, 69

Guy G. “Hutch” Hutchinson, age 69, of Wauseon and formerly of Springfield, VT passed away late Tuesday April 29, 2014 in his home following an extended illness. Prior to his retirement he had worked for the former Bryant Grinder Corp. in Springfield, VT as a Service Technician. He had also …

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Gail Mann, 91

Gail I. Mann, age 91, of Lyons, passed away Wednesday, April 30, 2014 at Swanton Health Care. Mrs. Mann had been a 5th Grade School Teacher for five years at the former Pike School and then for 24 years in the Evergreen School system in the Chesterfield and Lyons Schools. Gail …

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