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Millcreek-West Unity Students To Receive Chromebooks

Here come the com­put­ers! The Millcreek-West Unity Board of Edu­ca­tion on Tues­day approved an agree­ment to pro­vide some com­put­ers for stu­dents. The dis­trict agreed to get 300 Chrome­books, enough for every stu­dent in grades 7–12. The total amount of the lease is $94,291, with the first year being paid through …

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Defiance Council Amends Ordinance In Response To Suit

Defi­ance City Coun­cil met on Tues­day night. Accord­ing to the Cres­cent News, a Defi­ance munic­i­pal ordi­nance that is the sub­ject of a law­suit filed by the Amer­i­can Civil Lib­er­ties Union on behalf of a local group was amended at that meet­ing. The suit is pend­ing in the U.S. North­ern Dis­trict …

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Flames Damage Angola Home

Flames heav­ily dam­aged a rural Angola home on Mon­day after­noon. Fire­fight­ers say when they arrived, they saw heavy smoke com­ing out of the roof. They also say heavy winds ham­pered fire­fight­ing efforts. No other details have been made avail­able and no dam­age esti­mate has yet been given. Also, no word …

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Henry Commissioners Get Updates

The Henry County Com­mis­sion­ers have receive an update on the project planned for improve­ments to the heat­ing, ven­ti­la­tion and air con­di­tion­ing sys­tem at the county cour­t­house. Palmer Con­ser­va­tion told the com­mis­sion­ers that project will begin on March 10th, and should be fin­ished about one month later. The improve­ments should make …

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Eleanor Zimmerman, 97

Eleanor Lee (Leininger) Zimmerman, age 97, passed away Tuesday February 18. 2014 at the Lutheran Home in Napoleon. Mrs. Zimmerman was born on October 26, 1916 in Chicago, IL the daughter of the late Dr. Otto and the late Elnora Elda Leininger. She was baptized in the Lutheran faith on …

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Henry Pape, Jr., 92

Henry J. “June” Pape, Jr, age 92, of Bryan, Ohio, died at 6:47 P.M. on Monday, February 17, 2014, in his home, surrounded by his family, after an extended illness. Mr. Pape was a 1940 graduate of Archbold (Ohio) High School and entered the United States Army, serving during World …

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Orma Lee Koeppe, 84

Orma Lee Koeppe, age 84, of Evansport, passed away Tuesday morning, February 18, 2014 at Community Hospitals and Wellness Center in Bryan. Prior to her retirement in 1985 she had worked at Campbell Soup in Napoleon for 20 years. Orma was born in Defiance on August 2, 1929, the daughter …

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It’s Officially A Homicide Now

Word came down late Tues­day after­noon from The Toledo Police Depart­ment that the death of Brandi Gonyer-Boaston was a homi­cide. The Bryan Times reports that the Lucas County Coroner’s Office offi­cially listed the cause of death as being due to asphyx­i­a­tion, and there­fore, a homi­cide. The body of 28 year …

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New TV Channel In Bryan

A new cable chan­nel in Bryan. Bryan Pub­lic Util­i­ties has announced that WGTE is now being car­ried on chan­nel 18 in Bryan. The new chan­nel car­ries arts and crafts shows, along with cook­ing, gar­den­ing, home improve­ment, and travel pro­grams. The Bryan Times reports that the com­mu­ni­ca­tions depart­ment also is adding …

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Liberty Center Talks Calamity Days

Lib­erty Cen­ter Local Board of Edu­ca­tion met on Mon­day night. Items on the table included dis­cus­sion of future con­struc­tion of a pre-K through 12 school, first quar­ter income tax fig­ures, and calamity days. The sub­ject of calamity days was of par­tic­u­lar inter­est due to the extreme amounts of snow we’ve …

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