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STATE REBATES COMING

Local gov­ern­ments and schools in Ohio could see almost $113 mil­lion in rebates from the state insur­ance fund for injured work­ers under a pro­posal from the gov­er­nor. The Governor’s office on Mon­day released a break­down of the schools, town­ships, cities and other pub­lic employ­ers who could see a pay­out from …

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STRYKER NAMES NEW PRINCIPAL

A new prin­ci­pal at Stryker Local Schools is not nec­es­sar­ily new to the dis­trict. The announce­ment of the hir­ing of David Shultz was made Mon­day night by the school board. Schultz was hired, accord­ing to the Bryan Times, on a two-year contract.

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MONTPELIER RENEWS INSURANCE

The Mont­pe­lier Vil­lage Coun­cil on Mon­day evening, heard a short pre­sen­ta­tion by Con­rad Beck, of Beck Insur­ance, after which coun­cil mem­bers approved renewal of the village’s prop­erty and lia­bil­ity insur­ance. Accord­ing to an arti­cle in the Bryan Times, Mont­pe­lier has been with Beck Insur­ance since 1991. It is cov­ered under …

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ANTIQUE CAR SHOW SATURDAY AT SAUDER VILLAGE

A huge car show is com­ing this week­end to Arch­bold. Nearly 100 antique auto­mo­biles will be on dis­play on Sat­ur­day for the annual antique car gath­er­ing at Sauder Vil­lage. Antique car col­lec­tors from the tri-state region area expected to be there. Car enthu­si­asts report­edly are com­ing from Ohio, Michi­gan and …

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PRO-TEC ADDS 80 JOBS

Pro-Tec Coat­ing Com­pany in Leip­sic, on Mon­day unveiled its $400 mil­lion, 415,000-square-foot expan­sion project which employs 80 peo­ple. Pro-Tec coats and treats sheet steel for cars. Its cus­tomers include all major automak­ers and some auto-related com­pa­nies in Ohio and sur­round­ing states Pro-Tec employs 317 total, includ­ing the 80 new employ­ees. …

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GYPSY MOTH SPRAYING

The Ohio Depart­ment of Agri­cul­ture is set to begin aer­ial treat­ments to con­trol the gypsy moth pop­u­la­tion in the state. 51 acres in Defi­ance County is tar­geted as larva and leaf devel­op­ment now is peak­ing. The depart­ment uses foray, a nat­u­rally occur­ring bac­terium found in the soil that inter­feres with …

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TURNPIKE RATES TO INCREASE

Turn­pike prices are going up next year. The Ohio Turn­pike Com­mis­sion wants to increase prices by 2.7 per­cent each year for the next decade. Com­mis­sion­ers say the extra rev­enue would go towards fund­ing a $1.5 bil­lion in turn­pike bonds and pay for con­struc­tion projects near the turn­pike. To get more …

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Steven Bradner, 59

Steven Bradner, age 59, of Wauseon died late Friday May 10, 2013 at the Fulton county Health Center as a result of injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident. Mr. Bradner was employed by B&B Molding in Napoleon. He also worked for TLC Child Care in Wauseon. Mr. Bradner was born …

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Clare Dilworth, 86

Clare L. Dilworth, age 86, of Camden, Michigan died at 5:40 P.M. on Friday, May 10, 2013, at Parkview Regional Medical Center, Fort Wayne, where he was a patient. Mr. Dilworth worked at Aro Corporation in Bryan for 25 years where he was Supervisor of Technical Information. He was a …

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Arthur Robinson, 89

Arthur L. Robinson, 89 years, of Bryan, passed away Friday, May 10, 2013 at Genesis HealthCare, Bryan Center, where he had been a resident.  Art was born February 24, 1924 in Swanton, Ohio, the son of the late William A. and Della (Ducat) Robinson.  An Army veteran of WWII, Art was awarded …

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