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Heads Up, Motorists

Ohio 108 in Henry County will be closed between Ohio 281 and Henry County Road K, south of Napoleon, for bridge replacement starting today and continuing through May. The Ohio Department of Transportation’s suggested detour is Ohio 281 to 109 to U.S. 6 to Ohio 108. From March 16 through …

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Car Fire In Bryan

Firefighters and police respond to a car fire on Elm Drive in Bryan. The cause is unknown. Officials at the scene say the owners heard a lot of noise and a bang…then found the car in flames. It was fully engulfed when crews arrived. No injuries were reported. The investigation …

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DeWine Fights Back In Coronavirus Battle

Governor DeWine and the Ohio Department of Health signs an order, prohibiting mass gatherings of 100 people or more in the state, in an effort to stop the spread of coronavirus. The governor also ordered all Ohio schools…including all K-thru-12 schools in Williams County…to close for three weeks, starting on …

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Opioids Settlement Clears Hurdle

Officials, representing nearly 85% of Ohio’s residents, have agreed to a plan to share any money brought in from settlements with companies over the toll of opioids. Gov., DeWine and Attorney General, Dave Yost announced acceptance of the proposal. They told reporters the communities who have agreed to the plan …

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Crash In Bryan

A three vehicle accident, on Ohio 15, near the Oakwood Trailer Court injures four people. Officials tell reporters the driver of a pickup, northbound on 15, turned left in front of an oncoming truck with one occupant. The crash collected another vehicle. The injured were taken with minor injuries to …

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Indiana AG Out Of Trouble

Negotiations fall apart among Republican legislators on a proposal that could have forced Indiana’s attorney general from office, if his law license is suspended over allegations that he drunkenly groped four women. Senate Republicans wouldn’t agree with a provision backed by the House and Gov. Eric Holcomb that would have …

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Coronavirus Update

Williams County Health officials say the are working with its community partners to help coordinate county-wide efforts to address the coronavirus. The state health department earlier this week confirmed the first cases in Ohio, three near Cleveland. Locally, no suspected cases have been reported in Williams County, but the Paulding …

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Local Jobs Numbers Looking Good

Unemployment rates throughout the area were unchanged from December to January. Williams County’s non-seasonally adjusted rate is at 3.2 percent, keeping intact its long run as lowest jobless rate in the area. In Henry County, it’s 4.7 percent…where an estimated 12,530 of the county’s 13,147-person workforce was on the job.

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An Arrest Follows Near Crash

Indiana State troopers are on patrol in Angola, along Mill Street. Suddenly, another car heads towards the police cruiser, narrowly missing the officers in a head on collision. The police turns the car around and gives chase. Officials say Jeremy Combs and the passenger, Matthew Drew threw out bags of …

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Wauseon Looking For School Funding

Wauseon schools cannot sustain its current financial course and needs to place a levy on November’s ballot, the Board of Education was told. Following a presentation of the school district’s financial status, Treasurer, Dave Fleming said a resolution to approve a 1.75% earned income tax levy will be placed on …

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