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Patricia Dellinger, 66

Patricia A. Dellinger, age 66, of Edon, Ohio, died at 7:17 A.M. on Thursday, March 27, 2014, at Community Hospitals and Wellness Centers in Bryan, where she was a patient, after an extended illness. Mrs. Dellinger was a graduate of North Central High School in Pioneer, Ohio, had worked as …

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Bob Ames, Jr., 36

Robert Larry “Bob” Ames, Jr., age 36 of Dundee, Michigan and formerly of Delta passed away unexpectedly Thursday March 27, 2014 in his home. Mr. Ames had previously worked for The Andersons in Toledo and M&K Metals of Delta. Mr. Ames was born in Wauseon on September 30, 1977 the …

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John Rathke, 73

John Melvin Rathke, 73 of Montpelier died Thursday at the Community Hospitals and Wellness Center in Bryan.  He was born on June 2, 1940 in Toledo to Melvin A. and Felicia (Mateyeunus) Rathke.  John is survived by his wife Janet (Larnhart) Rathke.  No services will be held.

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High Speed Chase

The Williams County Sheriff’s Offi­cer reports that a Michi­gan man is behind bars fol­low­ing a high-speed chase. It started just before 2am Sat­ur­day when a Williams County deputy saw a vehi­cle trav­el­ing at a high rate of speed and headed east on U.S. 20A in Madi­son Town­ship. The deputy tried …

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Bryan PD Report

Bryan Police have been keep­ing busy. They report: 20 year old Nicholas Bishop of Bryan was arrested and charged with con­sum­ing under­age. He was released on his own recog­ni­zance. 19 year old Joshua Cox of Bryan was arrested and charged with two counts of fur­nish­ing alco­hol to a minor. He …

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Police Say Alcohol Involved In Crash

Police say alco­hol is sus­pected to be behind the crash in Put­nam County Thurs­day night which sent an Ottawa man by air ambu­lance to St. Rita’s Med­ical Cen­ter, Lima. The Ohio High­way patrol reports that a vehi­cle dri­ven by 27 year old Gre­gory White Jr was west­bound on U.S. 224 …

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Angola Fire

Flames early Fri­day morn­ing destroyed a home and vehi­cle in Steuben County about 15 min­utes from Angola. Four peo­ple who were in the home at the time the fire broke out, were all able to escape safely. Stephanie Hol­loway and her hus­band, Jason, along with their two chil­dren, 2 year …

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Cub Scout Leader Charged With Theft

A Wauseon woman has been indicted by a Ful­ton County grand jury for con­vert­ing money from a Cub Scout pack to her own use. 42 year old Kathryn Fau­verr was charged fol­low­ing a four week inves­ti­ga­tion by police who say she embezzeled more than $1500 from Cub Scout Pack 8’s …

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The Sheriff Talks

Sher­iff Steve Towns met with the Williams County May­ors’ Asso­ci­a­tion on Wednes­day night. The Sher­iff told the group that con­cealed carry per­mit requests sky­rock­eted in 2013 after the Sandy Hook school shoot­ing and the push for gun-control leg­is­la­tion after­wards. He also told the group that he’s assigned one deputy as …

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Stuck In Germany

Thirty-three peo­ple on Tinora High School’s spring break trip to Ger­many have had their flight can­celled due to a work­ers’ strike in Ger­many. Accord­ing to the Cres­cent News, the group will remain stranded in Frank­fort for an extra day after hun­dreds of flights sched­uled at Ger­man air­ports were can­celled when …

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