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Fatal Accident In DKC

DeKalb County deputies are investigating a deadly off-road vehicle accident near the 2200 block of State Road 1. Officials tell reporters Michael Slentz of Butler was southbound, on the shoulder of the roadway. Slentz then tried to cross to the other side…into the path of a car. The car hits …

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Two Injured In VWC

A motorcycle crash leaves two people hurt in Van Wert County. Officials say Eric Sanders of Hilliard was riding east on Highway 30 with passenger Ashley Stockton of Galloway. The motorcycle blows a tire just east of U.S. 224…then drifts off the left side of the road into the median…then …

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Margaret Ellen Shook, 97

Margaret Ellen Shook, age 97, of Bryan, Ohio, passed away on Saturday, June 6, 2020, at her daughter’s home in New Haven, Indiana. Margaret was a secretary for Maneval Services and Bryan City Schools retiring in 1988. She was a lifelong member of Faith United Methodist Church where she was …

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Ivan Cory Moor, 22

Ivan Cory Moor, 22, of Montpelier passed away on Tuesday, June 2, 2020 at St. Vincent Medical Center in Toledo.  He was born on November 3, 1997 in Bryan to Mike C. and Dena M. (Baker) Moor.  Ivan graduated from Montpelier High School in 2016, and attended Bowling Green State …

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Updated: Darwin “Bub” E. Steinke, 81

Updated: Darwin “Bub” E. Steinke, 81, of Pioneer, who passed away on March 31, 2020 will have a time to receive friends on Friday, June 12th from 4-7 pm at the Thompson Funeral Home on Main Street in Montpelier.  A memorial service will take place on Saturday, June 13th at 3 …

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Angela R. Tracy Garbers, 42

Angela R. Tracy Garbers, age 42, passed away at Ebeid Hospice on June 4, 2020. She worked at IAC in Wauseon. Angela was born June 21, 1977 to the late Lowell and Dorothy (Merrill) Tracy. She obtained her associates degree in medical assistance. On October 5, 2019, she married the …

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Linda Johnson, 65

Linda Johnson, age 65, passed away in her home on June 3, 2020. Linda worked at the Fulton County Health Center as a specialty clinic receptionist. Linda was born on July 17, 1954 in Wauseon, Ohio. She was the daughter of Donald E. Rupp and Verda M. Schrock.  She was …

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Susan F. Kidston, 50

Susan F. Kidston, age 50, of Bryan, Ohio, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, June 4, 2020, at Community Hospitals and Wellness Centers- Bryan. Susan was an interior decorator with Kings Furniture and Bedding in West Unity for the last 8 years. She was a member of St. Patrick Catholic Church. …

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Kathryn Marie Crites, 69

Kathryn Marie Crites, 69 years, of Hicksville, passed away Thursday, June 4, 2020, in her residence, with her family at her side.  Kathy was born December 12, 1950, in Hicksville, the daughter of the late Charles and Elsie (Burch) Fulmer.  She attended Hicksville High School.  Kathy married William T. “Bill” …

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OH Starts To Reopen

Zoos, theaters, playgrounds and other indoor and outdoor facilities in Ohio can reopen June 10. Gov. DeWine makes the announcement. The governor’s directive also applies to country clubs, museums, laser tag facilities…roller skating and ice skating rinks. Mass gatherings, like concerts, sporting events and amusement parks?…still no call on that. …

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