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Fire Damages Bryan Clinic

The Compassion Medical Clinic of Williams County, on East Edgerton Street in Bryan, is badly damaged after a fire breaks out at the facility. Smoke and flames could be seen billowing from the building when the first emergency units arrived. The clinic is closed for the time being…smoke and water …

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Shot Fired In Domestic Case

Authorities in Paulding County charge a woman with felonious assault. Deputies are dispatched to an Ohio 111 address, in rural Paulding, on a domestic call. Investigators tell reporters the victim is Alisha Shepherd’s boyfriend. They add he was attacking Shepherd and her son when the shooting took place. Louis Wannemacher, …

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Semi Pulls Away From Crash

Bryan Police wants the public’s help to find a vehicle involved in a crash. They say a semi was involved in the accident. The big rig has a bright red cab with a silver tanker…last seen west bound on High Street from Union. Know anything about this? Give Bryan PD …

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Metal Fire Put Out

Crews from Montpelier and Bryan knock down a fire at the Northwest Ohio Recycling Center, on County Road H. The say something touched off a magnesium fire at the facility. No injuries or property damage. Officials add the place wasn’t contaminated during the blaze. An investigation by both state and …

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SMSgt. Norman E. Bechstein, 89

SMSgt. Norman E. Bechstein, USAF, retired, age 89, passed away Friday evening, July 10, 2020, at Fulton Manor in Wauseon, Ohio. Visitation and services at Grisier~Weigel Funeral Home in Delta are pending at this time.

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Margaret E. Gordon, 96

Margaret E. Gordon, 96, of Montpelier passed away Thursday, July 9, 2020 at Defiance Area Inpatient Hospice center.  She was born on January 23, 1924 in Pulaski to John A. and Dorothy Louella (Rausch) Osborn.  Margaret graduated from Montpelier High School in 1942.  She married Henry “Hank” Gordon and he …

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Stay At Home Hits Columbus…Again

The Ohio House of Representatives reinstates work-from-home status after a legislative aide tests positive this week for COVID-19. House Speaker, Larry Householder told his colleagues to not report to for work until further notice. The House is currently on summer recess but the staff has been working out of the …

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New Marijuana Guidelines In OH

The State Medical Board of Ohio has voted to add cachexia to the list of conditions that qualify for a doctor to recommend medical marijuana for patients. The condition involves weakness or wasting of the body, due to chronic illness. It includes symptoms such as loss of appetite. It sometimes …

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Golf And History Don’t Mix

The Ohio Supreme Court will hear a country club’s appeal of orders that it sell back a lease to the state historical agency to provide public access to ancient burial mounds. The court voted 5-2 to hear the case, with Chief Justice, Maureen O’Connor and Justice, R. Patrick DeWine dissenting. …

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Dale John Rupp, 84

Dale John Rupp passed from this life to see Jesus on Thursday, July 9, 2020, at the Community Hospitals and Wellness Centers in Bryan after a brief illness. Dale was a devoted husband, wonderful father, as well as an adoring grandfather and great-grandfather. He taught his children devotion, kindness, responsibility, …

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