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Blood Donations Needed

The Red Cross is ask­ing for your help. They are des­per­ately in need of blood donors. The Amer­i­can Red Cross of Henry County will hold a Henry County South Joint Ambu­lance blood drive at the Sum­mer­fest build­ing in Ham­ler on Sat­ur­day from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Walk-ins are wel­come, how­ever you …

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Man Arrested For His Role In 2001 Killing

An Indi­ana man has been charged in a mur­der case dat­ing back to 2001. 49 year old Mark Fritz allegedly admit­ted to killing 70 year old Samuel Hunter in 2001, while he was drink­ing heav­ily ear­lier this year. Fritz has been arrested and charged with the mur­der of Hunter, whose …

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Phone Outage Reported

A phone out­age that affected much of north­ern Indi­ana includ­ing Steuben County on Mon­day morn­ing is now being blamed on human error. Accord­ing to Fron­tier Com­mu­ni­ca­tions, a mis­take while pro­gram­ming some cir­cuits dur­ing rou­tine main­te­nance was behind the out­age which affected 9–1-1 lines, leav­ing fire­fight­ers through­out Steuben County stand­ing by …

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Iva Burkholder, 93

Iva L. Burkholder, age 93, of Wauseon, passed away Saturday evening, May 17, 2014 at Heartland of Wauseon. She was born in Wauseon on June 25, 1920, the daughter of Ernest and Alta (Davis) Stevens. On May 7, 1946 she married Clarence “Bud” Burkholder, and he preceded her in death …

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Patricia Rashley, 76

Patricia A. Rashley, age 76, of Wauseon, passed away Saturday morning, May 17, 2014 at Hospice of Northwest Ohio in Perrysburg. She was born in Delta, Ohio on September 16, 1937, the daughter of Faye and Nancy (Williams) Wolcott. On December 14, 1956 she married Clifford Rashley, and he preceded …

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Wilma Bernath, 82

Wilma M. Bernath, 82 years, of West Unity, passed away Friday, May 16, 2014 at Hillside Country Living, where she had been a resident the past two years.  Wilma was born November 28, 1931 in Ney, Ohio, the daughter of the late Fred and Alta Mae (Brubaker) Durham.  She was a 1949 …

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Dumping Waste To Soon Cost More

It’s going to cost more to get rid of your garbage. The Four-County Solid Waste Dis­trict Board is adding a $2 per ton con­tract fee to com­ply with require­ments of its state-mandated 15-year plan. The dis­trict includes Williams, Defi­ance, Ful­ton, and Pauld­ing coun­ties. Accord­ing to the Cres­cent News, the $2 …

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Sauder Has Big Memorial Day Plans

Memo­r­ial Day week­end his­tor­i­cally marks the start of the sum­mer vaca­tion sea­son. A time-honored, fam­ily get-away in the Mid­west — Sauder Vil­lage is ready to wel­come guests of all ages to the his­toric vil­lage, restau­rant, camp­ground and inn for a mem­o­rable hol­i­day week­end! Through­out the hol­i­day week­end there will be …

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Bryan’s Internet Is Blazing

Bryan Munic­i­pal Util­i­ties cable and Inter­net cus­tomers are enjoy­ing faster Inter­net and bet­ter video stream­ing thanks to sev­eral upgrades imple­mented by the com­mu­ni­ca­tions depart­ment. In the last 12 months, the depart­ment has installed more than $200,000 worth of new equip­ment and a new Eth­er­net con­nec­tion to improve ser­vice to BMU …

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Retha Letner, 96

Retha Malone Miller Letner, 96, of Montpelier passed away peacefully early Wednesday morning at Evergreen Manor Nursing Home in Montpelier.  She was born on August 19, 1917 in Clio, Michigan to William Wilbur and Margaret Elizabeth (Edwards) Malone.  She married Orville Miller on October 29, 1933 and to this union five children …

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