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New Covid Cases In DKC

DeKalb County Health Department officials confirm two new cases of COVID-19, there. The two patients are a 41-year-old who is recovering at home and a 39-year-old. It brings the county’s total to 172 cases, this after Steuben County saw another death caused by the virus this week. DeKalb County reports …

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Easements Approved

The Ohio Department of Agriculture announces Fulton County is among 25 counties approved for local sponsors to purchase agricultural easements on 39 family farms, representing 5,012 acres. To be eligible for the program, farms must be larger than 40 acres or next to a preserved farm. Landowners may use the …

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OH On Quarantine List

States once hard-hit by the coronavirus have now ordered a quarantine mandate for visitors from Ohio as the number of reported daily cases in the state continues to push over 1,000. Visitors traveling from Ohio to New York, New Jersey or Connecticut must quarantine for 14 days to help prevent …

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Research Fraud Uncovered

A medical researcher and professor, who had been working most recently at Ohio State University, is facing federal charges in what prosecutors say was a sophisticated scheme to transfer U.S.-backed research to China. Song Guo Zheng and his research groups secured more than $4.3 million dollars in grants from the …

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Schools Reset In Montpelier

The Montpelier School Board approves a school restart plan. It’s a short, one-page idea that can be viewed online at the school’s website. It is also subject to change at a moment’s notice. The plan includes transporting two students per seat on a bus, with siblings allowed three per seat. …

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Culver Case Update

A sentencing hearing for a former Bryan resident, accused of trying to hire a hitman to kill a Williams County Job & Family Services employee, is postponed. David Culver, the Fountain, Florida man, pled guilty in November 2019 to one count of use of interstate commerce facilities in the commission …

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Covid Death In Steuben Co

A third resident from Steuben County dies from coronavirus. County health department officials say the victim was over 80…and had been hospitalized as a patient in an Allen County hospital. Steuben County’s COVID-19 death toll stands at 3.

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Boyer To Head Pettisville Schools

Former North Central Local Schools Superintendent, Ken Boyer will serve as the interim superintendent of Pettisville Local Schools for the upcoming school year. The Pettisville school board recently announced it would fill the superintendent vacancy with an interim superintendent for a year. On Monday, the board gave Boyer a one-year …

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WC Deps Want Heinze

Williams County deputies are on the lookout for fugitive, Timothy Heinze. They responded to a tip Heinze was at a residence on Miami Avenue. He fled northwest into Steuben County, and then into Michigan, that’s when officers ended the chase. Heinze is wanted on a felony warrant, charging him with …

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Injury Crash In DKC

Two people are hurt after a crash in DeKalb County. Officials tell reporters Lyle Renfrow was westbound on County Road 56, when he drifted off the left side of the road. That’s when he entered the ditch. He drives out of that…and into a vehicle, driven by Tracy Morris. Morris …

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