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Bridge Opening Next Month

Closed since February, the Clinton Street bridge in Defiance will not be open to the public by Thanksgiving, but it should be open in time for Christmas. ODOT and the city of Defiance have scheduled a bridge dedication for Monday, Dec. 2. The bridge project over the Maumee River comes …

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H2Ohio Plan Unveiled

Gov., DeWine unveils The H2Ohio plan…he calls it an investment in solutions to improve wastewater infrastructure…replace failing home septic systems…and prevent lead contamination in high-risk daycare centers and schools. The Ohio General Assembly invested $172 million in the plan in July, and since then, H2Ohio experts have been developing strategies …

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Nice Job, Ian

Sophomore, Ian Hoffman’s research into public perceptions of the Lake Erie algae blooms earns him fourth place in the nation during the National FFA Agriscience Fair in Indianapolis. Hoffman, a Hilltop High School sophomore, had won first place in the national Agriscience fair last year with a project on earthworms …

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Towns Appeals

Williams County Sheriff, Steve Towns appeals his case from the Bryan Municipal Court to the Sixth District Court of Appeals. He is also exploring filing an appeal to the Ohio Ethics Committee since they did not hear the charge first. Arguments have been made that there is no law that …

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Crash On 427

A Garrett man is hurt in a car crash on State Road 427, in Dekalb County. Officials tell reporters Dale Hook was heading south when he loses control on the icy roadway. Hook traveled off the west side of the road and into a ditch, rolling his vehicle. He was …

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House Fire In Bryan

Crews responded to the scene of a house fire on Cherry St. in Bryan. Fire teams from Edgerton and Montpelier helped out in the operation. All 12 residents were either away or had gotten out of the house before first responders arrived. The blaze was under control in roughly 20 …

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Maynard Under Investigation

Bryan Municipal Utilities Director, Kevin Maynard is now on paid administrative leave. Officials tell reporters he is the subject of an investigation into possible workplace misconduct. The Board of Public Affairs voted to put Maynard on leave following a closed, executive session. They add there’s no telling how long the …

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One Hurt In DKC Crash

A crash in DeKalb County. A driver, behind the wheel of a pick up truck hits an ice patch on County Road 28. The truck skids off the asphalt…heads down an embankment…and rolls several times. Eric Hart is okay. Evello Coker of Auburn, the passenger, was taken to Parkview Regional …

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Losoya Goes To Jail

A Wood County man goes to jail in Defiance County for his involvement in an armed robbery of drug dealers. Pablo Losoya gets five to 7 1/2 years prison time. He also was ordered to make restitution for the cost of towing a vehicle involved in the crime. Prosecutors say …

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Road Plan Clears Hurdle

The Edgerton Village Council decides to move forward with the East and West Hull Street project during a special meeting. The separate projects involve rebuilding the roadways, replacement of 1970s-installed sanitary sewer lines, as well as work on gutters, catch basins, manholes and more. The council also discussed furthering the …

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