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Wauseon Wins Paint The Plow Award

A local high school has come away as a win­ner in a statewide con­test. Wauseon High School has been selected as a win­ner in the Ohio Depart­ment of Transportation’s Dis­trict 2 Paint the Plow con­test. Six­teen high schools from Williams, Ful­ton, Henry, Lucas, San­dusky, Seneca, and Wood coun­ties par­tic­i­pated in …

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Defiance Rain Garden Planned

Defi­ance City Coun­cil met Tues­day night and dis­cussed a num­ber of ordi­nances, includ­ing one call­ing for con­struc­tion of a rain gar­den at Defi­ance Pub­lic Library. The ordi­nance con­cern­ing the rain gar­den project passed fol­low­ing a third and final read­ing. Now, a con­tract with B.E. Man­gas Con­struc­tion of Defi­ance has been …

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Bomb Scare At Holgate Under Intense Investigation

Police are inves­ti­gat­ing after a bomb threat Tues­day after­noon caused the evac­u­a­tion of Hol­gate Local Schools. Accord­ing to Kelly Mey­ers, Hol­gate Schools Super­in­ten­dent, the threat was dis­cov­ered just after 1 yes­ter­day after­noon iin the form of a note left in a boy’s bath­room, say­ing that the school would be blown …

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Power Outage Caused By Equipment Failure

A big power out­age on Mon­day affected about 7,000 First Energy cus­tomers in Williams and Ful­ton coun­ties, and now we know what caused it. Accord­ing to the util­ity, the out­age was caused by a fail­ure at the Stryker sub­sta­tion. Repairs have been made, and all affected cus­tomers are now with …

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Quadco’s Financial Picture Is Brightening

The future is look­ing a bit brighter for Quadco… Improv­ing finan­cial con­di­tions are con­tin­u­ing accord­ing to Quadco lead­ers. At the reg­u­lar monthly meet­ing of the Quadco Admin­is­tra­tive and Non-Profit Boards on Tues­day, board mem­bers were shown fig­ures that show a growth in their finances, just as they had in the …

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Upcoming Blood Drives Listed

Sev­eral blood dri­ves are upcom­ing in Ful­ton County. The Amer­i­can Red Cross will hold a blood drive on Wednes­day, Nov. 5 from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. at Pet­tisville High School. Another drive will be held at Ruih­ley Park Pavil­ion in Arch­bold on Tues­day, Nov. 11 from 11 a.m.-5:30 p.m. A third …

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Bryan Man Busted For OVI

An OVI arrest in Bryan on Mon­day evening sent a local man to jail. Bryan Police report that around 6:12 last evening, they nabbed 35 year old Edward T. Allen II of 600 S. Union St., Lot 17 in Bryan, and arrested him for OVI. Allen was taken to CCNO.

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Fountain To Be Shut Down

Sig­nal­ing the inevitable arrival soon of much colder weather, the new foun­tain on the down­town square in Bryan will be shut down for the win­ter on Thurs­day morn­ing. Although it seems like only yes­ter­day we were all com­plain­ing about the heat, the National Weather Ser­vice is fore­cast­ing sub-freezing tem­per­a­tures overnight …

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4-Year-Old Credited With Saving Mom’s Life

A young child is being hailed as a hero after his quick think­ing likely saved his mother’s life. 4 year old Tris­ton Schilt told his bus dri­ver, Mike Mer­i­cle, who had just picked him up for preschool one day in Sep­tem­ber, that his mother was lying on the floor and …

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Auburn Man Injured In Moped Crash

A man was treated at a hos­pi­tal for injuries after he crashed his moped early Mon­day morn­ing. The DeKalb County Sheriff’s Depart­ment reports that 54 year old Ronald Rod­man of Auburn was south­bound on County Road 23, just south of County Road 48 just after 6 yes­ter­day morn­ing, when he …

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