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CCNO Hands Out Recognitions

Two employ­ees received spe­cial recog­ni­tion dur­ing the Feb. 26 meet­ing of the Cor­rec­tions Com­mis­sion of North­west Ohio. Cor­rec­tions Super­vi­sor Jason Wise­cup was named CCNO Employee of the year for 2013. Jason has been employed at CCNO since 2004. Michael Jor­dan was named the Top Con­tract Employee for 2013. Michael is …

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CCNO Meets

Increas­ing prison trans­ports high­lighted Wednesday’s meet­ing of the Cor­rec­tions Com­mis­sion of North­west Ohio. Also, board mem­bers took time to tour newly painted units within the 638-bed facil­ity. CCNO Exec­u­tive Direc­tor Jim Den­nis told the board that Lucas County offi­cials had expressed con­cern about the num­ber of prison runs CCNO is …

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Bryan PD Report

Some arrests by Bryan Police, and this time around, many of those arrested were placed behind bars. They include 35 year old Jay L. Hahn of Bryan, who was arrested on a bench war­rant out of Bryan Munic­i­pal Court. Was taken to CCNO. 22 year old Jacob C. Hite was …

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Raises Voted In Defiance

Defi­ance City Coun­cil met on Tues­day night, and among the items on the table, were poten­tial raises for non-union city employ­ees. The Cres­cent News reports that an emer­gency ordi­nance approved by coun­cil, will give the city’s non-union employ­ees, which does not include elected offi­cials, a 1.5 per­cent raise in pay …

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Quadco Considering Mission Statement Revision

Quadco Reha­bil­i­ta­tion Cen­ter board mem­bers will be con­sid­er­ing the revi­sion of their mis­sion state­ment for the cen­ter as well as other short term and long term issues as they head into plan­ning ses­sions in the months ahead. At the meet­ing of the board on Tues­day, the Exec­u­tive Direc­tor said he …

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Troopers Unite For Highway Effort

The Ohio State High­way Patrol joined forces with mem­bers of the 6-State Trooper Project for a high-visibility enforce­ment effort focused on crash caus­ing vio­la­tions from Fri­day, Feb­ru­ary 21st, at 12:01 a.m. through Sun­day, Feb­ru­ary 23rd, at 11:59 p.m. Troop­ers tar­geted safety belt, aggres­sive dri­ving and OVI– related vio­la­tions along the …

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It’s Official… This Is The Snowiest Winter EVER in Williams County

It’s now offi­cial. The National Weather Ser­vice has released sta­tis­tics show­ing that this win­ter is now offi­cially the snowiest win­ter on record. We’ve now had more snow than any pre­vi­ous win­ter, even beat­ing out the win­ter of 1977–78 which includes the Bliz­zard of ’78. That win­ter, Williams County got 63.6 …

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River Ice Still A Threat

With the some­what warmer tem­per­a­tures over the past week­end, ice dams on area rivers were a big con­cern to many river com­mu­ni­ties in the area. The good news today is that ice is break­ing up and going out on many rivers as of Mon­day after­noon. Some ice remained in some …

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SK Site May Be Sold

A com­pany that deals with aban­doned fac­tory sites has expressed inter­est in acquir­ing the for­mer SK Hand Tools prop­erty at Defi­ance. Accord­ing to the Cres­cent News, now Defi­ance County Com­mis­sion­ers need to fig­ure out how the more than $100,000 in unpaid prop­erty taxes due on that prop­erty will be han­dled, …

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River Ice Watched

Emer­gency Man­age­ment Agency offi­cials are watch­ing ice jams on area rivers that they say could endan­ger peo­ple liv­ing along the river­banks. Offi­cials report a mile-long ice jam just west of Grand Rapids in Henry County. They say it has already caused minor flood­ing along the river banks in parts of …

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