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Michael Balzer, 58

Michael E. Balzer, 58 years, of Bryan, passed away Wednesday, September 25, 2013 at Parkview Regional Hospital, Fort Wayne, Indiana.  Also known as Dozer, he was born May 29, 1955 in Bryan, Ohio, the son of Ralph E. and JoAnne (Butt) Balzer.  He was a 1973 graduate of Bryan High School.  He married …

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Dawn Bauer, 45

Daughter, sister, aunt and loving friend, Dawn M. Bauer, age 45, of Archbold, Ohio, passed away Tuesday, September 24, 2013, in her parents’ home in Bryan. Dawn was a 1986 graduate of Montpelier High School and earned an Associate Degree in Business from the University of Findlay. She was employed …

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BRYAN PD

Bryan Police say they arrested a Bryan woman on Wednes­day. 48 year old Rhonda Domire of East Wil­son Street was picked up on a bench war­rant issued out of Bryan Munic­i­pal Court. Domire was locked up in CCNO.

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HOME EXPLODES

A home exploded early Wednes­day morn­ing near Lib­erty Cen­ter, killing one per­son and seri­ously injur­ing another. Police say it hap­pened around 7:30 yes­ter­day morn­ing at a home on County Road 9 and the blast could be heard as far away as Ridgeville Cor­ners. 63 year old Judy Gar­wood died, and …

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FIRE DAMAGES DEFIANCE HOME

Fire­fight­ers from through­out the area were called out to a house fire in Defi­ance Wednes­day morn­ing. The call came in just before 4am for the blaze at 702 Har­ri­son Avenue. When crews arrived, they found heavy smoke and flames com­ing from the attic of the two story home. One per­son …

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CONTINENTAL WATER ALERT

If you live in the vil­lage of Con­ti­nen­tal, you are advised to boil your water before you use it for cook­ing or drink­ing pur­poses. A boil alert was put into effect for Con­ti­nen­tal res­i­dents Wednes­day after­noon fol­low­ing a water main break in the vil­lage. The alert was issued for res­i­dents …

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TWO INJURED IN CYCLE CRASH

The Ohio State High­way Patrol says a motor­cy­clist and his wife were both injured Wednes­day when their motor­cy­cle ran off the road in Ful­ton County. 52 year old Ronald Fre­itag, Sr., was west­bound on State Rt. 120 just after noon yes­ter­day when he trav­eled off the north side of the …

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L. George Brown, 68

L. George Brown, 68 of Bryan and formerly of Stryker passed away early Tuesday morning in his home surrounded by his family.  He was born on July 20, 1945 in Bryan, Ohio to Ira and Mable (Hart) Brown.  He attended Montpelier Public Schools and went on to serve in the United States …

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QUADCO REPORTS MONTHLY MEETING

More peo­ple are find­ing jobs and train­ing for them through Quadco Reha­bil­i­ta­tion Cen­ter. That was the good news accord­ing to reports heard at the center’s joint board meet­ing held Tues­day. The report showed increased empha­sis being placed on com­mu­nity employ­ment for the indi­vid­u­als with dis­abil­i­ties they serve by state offi­cials …

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EDGERTON EYES IRRIGATION WELLS FOR FIRE FIGHTING

The Edger­ton Fire Depart­ment is excited about a new process that allows crews to tap into farm­ers’ irri­ga­tion wells. Accord­ing to an arti­cle in the Bryan Times, the Edger­ton Fire Depart­ment believes it to be an impor­tant new tool that could pay pay off big in fire­fight­ing. Up until now, …

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