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WAUSEON EYES IMPROVEMENTS

Wauseon, like so many small towns and cities across the coun­try, is strug­gling to find it’s iden­tity among urban sprawl and big box retail­ers set­ting up shop just out­side the down­town area. A recent attempt by Wauseon to secure up to $300,000 in state grant fund­ing to revive the down­town …

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AUBURN LEADER DEAD OF HEART ATTACK

A found­ing orga­nizer of the Auburn Cord Dusen­berg Fes­ti­val died just after cel­e­brat­ing his 50th year vol­un­teer­ing for the orga­ni­za­tion. 74 year old John Randinelli died of a heart attack Sun­day in Auburn. The Penn­syl­va­nia native moved to Auburn in 1964, where he began his career in bank­ing and estab­lished …

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MOTORCYCLE — CAR CRASH LEAVES TWO WITH SERIOUS INJURIES

Steuben County author­i­ties say a motor­cy­cle and a car col­lided Sun­day after­noon east of Angola, injur­ing a hus­band and wife. The crash hap­pened about 3 p.m. at U.S. 20 and Indi­ana 327. 50 year old Daniel Fuller and his pas­sen­ger, 48 year old Rhonda Fuller, were rid­ing a 2012 Harley-Davidson …

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SALES TAX INCREASES

Ohio con­sumers, as of Sun­day, began pay­ing a few pen­nies more on their pur­chases. An increase in Ohio sales tax took effect on Sun­day, Sept. 1 for the first time since July 1, 2005. The state sales tax increased from 5.5 per­cent to 5.75 per­cent with the increase that was …

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Betty Lou Johnson, 80

Betty Lou Johnson, age 80, of Fort Wayne, Indiana, died at 2:50 A.M. on Wednesday, August 28, 2013, at Arbor Glen Retirement Center, Fort Wayne, Indiana, where she was a resident after an illness of two years. Ms. Johnson was a 1951 graduate of Edgerton High School and traveled the …

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Douglas Mack, 63

Douglas P. Mack, 63 years, passed away suddenly, Tuesday, August 27, 2013 at his home in Stryker, as the result of a farm accident.  Doug was born June 14, 1950 in Bryan, the son of the late Victor and Rose Mary (Miller) Mack.  He was a 1968 graduate of Bryan High School, …

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HILLANDALE INKS AGREEMENT WITH DEFIANCE

Defi­ance County com­mis­sion­ers, at Thursday’s meet­ing, approved a tax abate­ment and other mat­ters related to the con­struc­tion of a large egg pro­duc­tion facil­ity near Hicksville. Hil­lan­dale Farms plans is build­ing the facil­ity on Rosedale Road near Hicksville, and plans to invest $41 mil­lion in it. The project includes eight pro­duc­tion …

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GM ANNOUNCES LAYOFFS IN DEFIANCE

Gen­eral Motors Defi­ance based Cast­ing Oper­a­tions says it plans to lay off 135 work­ers begin­ning at the end of Sep­tem­ber. The announce­ment, made Thurs­day by GM, says the lay­offs will be phased and will affect 48 tem­po­rary employ­ees, 55 pro­duc­tion employ­ees, and 32 skilled trades employ­ees… all hourly. GM says …

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GET READY FOR A HOG ROAST IN PAULDING

Get out your cow­boy hat, scarf and “danc­ing boots” and get ready to kick up your heels. The John Pauld­ing His­tor­i­cal Museum is get­ting ready for their sixth annual hog roast and barn dance to be held on Sat­ur­day, Sept. 7. The menu includes pulled pork sand­wiches, escal­loped pota­toes, baked …

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DETOUR LISTED

The Indi­ana Depart­ment of Trans­porta­tion says that Indi­ana 8 in Auburn is shut down today for the Auburn Cord Due­sen­berg Fes­ti­val. The clo­sure of the state high­way, also known as 7th Street, is between Van Buren and Union streets and will last until 6 p.m. Sun­day. The detour uses Grand­staff …

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