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WILLIAMS LISTS TWO FIRES AND A CRASH TUESDAY

Two fires and a two car col­li­sion kept emer­gency respon­ders in Williams County busy Tues­day after­noon. Just before 3pm, Edger­ton fire­fight­ers were called out to a blaze at a mobile home on County Road 9 just south of Ohio 24. No one was home at the time and no injuries …

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EDON PLANT CLOSING

The fight is on to save jobs in Edon. The for­mer Diver­si­fied Machine Inc., now called Chas­six Inc., announced on April 23rd that the com­pany plans to close the Edon plant by Feb­ru­ary 2014, and most employ­ees are expected to be released by the end of 2013. Approx­i­mately 76 work­ers …

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BRYAN POLICE PICK UP A MAN

Bryan Police say that on Tues­day at 7:00 AM, they arrested 33 year old Joshua D. Maag of Sycamore Lane, Bryan on two bench war­rants out of Bryan Munic­i­pal Court. The first war­rant was for fail­ing to appear on a show cause hear­ing regard­ing theft and the sec­ond was for …

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NO DECISION FROM NAPOLEON ON ANOTHER LEVY ATTEMPT

No deci­sion has yet been made by the Napoleon Area Board Of Edu­ca­tion about plac­ing another oper­at­ing levy on the Novem­ber bal­lot. Last week, dis­trict vot­ers rejected a 0.5 per­cent school income tax that would have gen­er­ated $1.15 mil­lion annu­ally for oper­a­tions. It was the third time in 14 months …

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STATE REBATES COMING

Local gov­ern­ments and schools in Ohio could see almost $113 mil­lion in rebates from the state insur­ance fund for injured work­ers under a pro­posal from the gov­er­nor. The Governor’s office on Mon­day released a break­down of the schools, town­ships, cities and other pub­lic employ­ers who could see a pay­out from …

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STRYKER NAMES NEW PRINCIPAL

A new prin­ci­pal at Stryker Local Schools is not nec­es­sar­ily new to the dis­trict. The announce­ment of the hir­ing of David Shultz was made Mon­day night by the school board. Schultz was hired, accord­ing to the Bryan Times, on a two-year contract.

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MONTPELIER RENEWS INSURANCE

The Mont­pe­lier Vil­lage Coun­cil on Mon­day evening, heard a short pre­sen­ta­tion by Con­rad Beck, of Beck Insur­ance, after which coun­cil mem­bers approved renewal of the village’s prop­erty and lia­bil­ity insur­ance. Accord­ing to an arti­cle in the Bryan Times, Mont­pe­lier has been with Beck Insur­ance since 1991. It is cov­ered under …

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ANTIQUE CAR SHOW SATURDAY AT SAUDER VILLAGE

A huge car show is com­ing this week­end to Arch­bold. Nearly 100 antique auto­mo­biles will be on dis­play on Sat­ur­day for the annual antique car gath­er­ing at Sauder Vil­lage. Antique car col­lec­tors from the tri-state region area expected to be there. Car enthu­si­asts report­edly are com­ing from Ohio, Michi­gan and …

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PRO-TEC ADDS 80 JOBS

Pro-Tec Coat­ing Com­pany in Leip­sic, on Mon­day unveiled its $400 mil­lion, 415,000-square-foot expan­sion project which employs 80 peo­ple. Pro-Tec coats and treats sheet steel for cars. Its cus­tomers include all major automak­ers and some auto-related com­pa­nies in Ohio and sur­round­ing states Pro-Tec employs 317 total, includ­ing the 80 new employ­ees. …

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GYPSY MOTH SPRAYING

The Ohio Depart­ment of Agri­cul­ture is set to begin aer­ial treat­ments to con­trol the gypsy moth pop­u­la­tion in the state. 51 acres in Defi­ance County is tar­geted as larva and leaf devel­op­ment now is peak­ing. The depart­ment uses foray, a nat­u­rally occur­ring bac­terium found in the soil that inter­feres with …

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