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TURNPIKE RATES TO INCREASE

Turn­pike prices are going up next year. The Ohio Turn­pike Com­mis­sion wants to increase prices by 2.7 per­cent each year for the next decade. Com­mis­sion­ers say the extra rev­enue would go towards fund­ing a $1.5 bil­lion in turn­pike bonds and pay for con­struc­tion projects near the turn­pike. To get more …

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EDGERTON BANK ROBBERY

Offi­cials still have no com­ment on exactly how much money was taken in a dar­ing bank rob­bery in Edger­ton on Fri­day. 47 year old Kelly Chaney of Indi­ana is accused of rob­bing the Edger­ton branch of The Hicksville Bank on North Michi­gan Avenue in Edger­ton just before 12:30 Fri­day afternoon,and …

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WAUSEON MAN KILLED IN CAR-MOTORCYCLE CRASH

A Wauseon man died in a car-motorcycle crash Fri­day evening. Accord­ing to troop­ers, a car dri­ven by 56 year old Ken­neth Stew­art of Swan­ton was turn­ing from Ohio 108 onto County Road C when he cut in front of the motor­cy­cle rid­den by 59 year old Steven Brad­ner. The motor­cy­cle …

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FIRE CLAIMS HOME IN WEST UNITY

No cause has yet been listed for a fire at a West Unity home over the week­end. The call came in just after 11:30 Fri­day evening after fire was dis­cov­ered in the base­ment of the home of Duane Rupp on County Road M in West Unity. Fire­fight­ers were on scene …

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NORTHWEST GRADUATES 477

North­west State Com­mu­nity College’s 43th com­mence­ment cer­e­mony Sat­ur­day included 477 grad­u­ates who earned 395 associate’s degrees and 151 cer­tifi­cates. It was a record for the col­lege. Dr. Mar­cia Sloan Latta, a Williams County native, pro­vided the keynote address. Latta oper­ates a con­sult­ing firm, Latta Strate­gies, and serves on the board …

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HOUSING MEETING IN DEFIANCE

The Defi­ance County Res­i­den­tial Hous­ing will hold its reg­u­lar monthly board meet­ing at 3:30 p.m. on Tues­day at the Defi­ance County Board of DD Ser­vice & Sup­port, 1840 E. Sec­ond St., Defi­ance. The meet­ing is open to the public.

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THREE WEEKEND ACCIDENTS IN WILLIAMS COUNTY

Emer­gency crews were called out to three sep­a­rate acci­dents in Williams county Sat­ur­day night. The Bryan Times says that at 7:46 p.m., a vehi­cle hit a pole on County Road 10 north of County Road D. Then at 9:17 p.m. crews were called to 518 S. Main St., Bryan where …

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PUTNAM TEENS BODIES FOUND FOLLOWING AMBER ALERT

The bod­ies of two teenagers from Put­nam County involved Thurs­day in an Amber Alert have been found. Accord­ing to police, a third teen involved reported the loca­tion of the bod­ies. The Bryan Times reports that one of the teens, a 17-year-old, was found near Colum­bus Thurs­day after­noon. The Put­nam County …

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FARMERS GETTING DOWN WITH THE WORK

It’s been called the biggest gam­ble on earth… It’s also been called farm­ing. Farm­ers are now tak­ing to the fields to get a start on plant­ing after a very wet April pre­vented many farm­ers from get­ting started until recently. Ag experts expect to see a lot of activ­ity out in …

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BBQ CHICKEN FOR MOM

Look­ing for some­thing spe­cial to do with Mom this week­end while enjoy­ing some great food too? The Sons of the Amer­i­can Legion of Wauseon Amer­i­can Legion Post 265 is hold­ing their Mother’s Day chicken bar­be­cue on Sun­day start­ing at 11 a.m. The cost for the din­ner is only $7.50 and …

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