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Jordan Gets Sentenced

Dylan Jordan, of Bryan…accused of drug sales and weapons possession charges in a 2019 arrest…was in a Williams County courtroom. With the plea deal completed, the weapons charges are dropped. He gets 2 to 3 years at CCNO…to go along with up to an additional 7 more years he got …

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Clean Water Projects Wanted

Towns in the region, planning water quality improvement projects, may be eligible for grants from Ohio EPA, covering 100 percent of a project’s costs. The agency has issued a request for proposals, with applications due March 16. The funding comes from the federal Clean Water Act, which addresses pollution affecting …

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An Area Politico Passes

Former Republican Representative, Richard Dodge, of Pleasant Lake has died. Dodge was a longtime Steuben County politician who served in numerous capacities, most recently as a state representative in House District 51, covering Steuben and DeKalb counties. Dodge served in the statehouse from 2004-2010. He was caucused in, to fill …

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Marcella E. St. John, 95

Marcella E. St. John, age 95, of Bryan, Ohio, passed away on Wednesday, February 19, 2020, at her home. Marcella was a homemaker and an avid gardener. She was a member of Pleasant Ridge Dunkard Brethren Church near West Unity. Marcella was born on December 5, 1924 in Girard, Illinois, …

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Cynthia Ann (Kinney) Kerr, 70

Cynthia Ann (Kinney) Kerr was born on April 11, 1949, the daughter of Edward and Barbara (Bonkoski) Kinney. She had two younger siblings, Randy Kinney and Deborah (Kinney) Follett. Growing up, Cynthia lived in multiple towns in both Ohio and Indiana. She graduated from Bryan High School with honors in …

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No Injuries In Local Accident

An area solo crash. Officials tell reporters a driver loses control of their vehicle, while heading north on Ohio 15, north of County Road H. They say the car left the road on the west side and plowed through a fenced in field, taking out several fence posts and wire …

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Former Cop Arrested

Bryan Police arrests a man they believe had sexual contact with an area minor. Warrant in hand, officers arrived at Leslie Tietje place on Sheffield Ave. in Napoleon. He was taken into custody without incident. Tietje worked as an unpaid auxiliary officer for Napoleon Police from 2016, until his resignation, …

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Boil Water Advisory In Delta

Water pressure is restored in Delta after a main break. A boil advisory is in effect at this hour. Officials say the water plant there was alerted to a sharp drop in pressure throughout the system. Village police found the blown 12-inch water main on Helvetia Street, which flooded the …

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A Chance To See The Candidates

Voters have another opportunity on Monday to hear from the three candidates squaring off in the March 17 primary for Williams County sheriff. The trio of Republicans will appear and answer questions at a candidates night, sponsored by WBNO/WQCT and The Bryan Times. It will be held at JJ Winn’s …

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Dessie I. Cramer, 96

Dessie I. Cramer, age 96, a longtime resident of Edgerton, Ohio, died at 8:41 P.M. on Tuesday, February 18, 2020, at Brookview Healthcare Center, in Defiance, Ohio, where she was a resident.  She had been employed at Edgerton Metal Products, Syncrotech and Fleetwood Industries in Edgerton prior to her retirement.  …

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