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Everett Dean Short, 92

Everett Dean Short was born on December 12, 1927 to John L. and Virgie (Aschliman) Short in German Township. He passed away on May 29, 2020 at Fairlawn Haven, Archbold, Ohio. He graduated from Stryker High School where he enjoyed playing baseball and saxophone. Singing in a young men’s quartet at …

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Gladys M. Borton, 100

Gladys M. Borton, age 100, of Wauseon, Ohio, passed away Tuesday afternoon, May 26, 2020 in Fulton Manor, Wauseon, Ohio.  She was born February 08, 1920 on a farm east of Burlington, Ohio to the late Menno Simon and Edna Elizabeth (Leu) Rupp.  When Gladys was six the family moved …

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Jobs Numbers Implode In WC

One in five Williams County residents was without a job in the month of April, that’s according to the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services. The numbers show the full effect of COVID-19 shutdowns across a swath of industries. Ohio’s statewide jobless rate for April 2020 was 16.8%, more …

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OH Takes Punishment At The Unemployment Office

About 1.3 million people statewide filed unemployment claims in the past 10 weeks, as Ohio’s economy cratered during stay-at-home orders that led to widespread layoffs. For the week ending May 23rd, about 42,000 people filed jobless claims despite the gradual reopening of the state’s economy since mid-May. The numbers pushed …

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NSCC Getting Back To Campus

Northwest State Community College announces in-person classroom learning will officially return for the fall semester, along with its regularly-scheduled online and hybrid learning format courses. Staff will be required to wear face masks. Students are encouraged to wear one, too. Officials say there will never be more than a couple …

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Yost Make Cuts At Police Academy

Ohio’s attorney general has eliminated 39 jobs at the state’s police officer training academy outside Columbus…as it revamps how advance training of police officers is conducted. Dave Yost says the Ohio Peace Officer Training Academy in London has not been self-supporting financially for more than a decade…so, positions would be …

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Carol L. (Bates) Wilson, 79

Carol L. (Bates) Wilson, age 79, of Wauseon, Ohio passed away Tuesday night, May 26, 2020 in The Toledo Hospital, Toledo, Ohio.  She was born June 29, 1940 in Wauseon, Ohio to the late Frank and Emily Bates.  She married Danny D. Wilson on February 22, 1969 and he survives.  …

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Crews Fix Power Problem

A farmer knocks the lights out in Edgerton. Crews, both utility and fire department, arrive at a County Road 75 location…there, they find some spraying equipment…hung up in some power lines. There, crews shut down power for a time…so they can free the equipment from the wires. They got that …

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Rider Wanted By Police

A motorcycle rider is wanted by West Unity Police. Officers say they tried to pull him over for a traffic citation. Instead it becomes a high speed chase. It began along Madison Street, near Church…before long, the pursuit ends up on the Ohio Turnpike. The rider gets away. They know …

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Nursing Homes To Be Tested

All staff members in Ohio’s nursing homes will be tested for coronavirus. Gov. DeWine announces the ramped-up effort in the state’s hard-hit long-term care facilities. The governor says testing will also be done on residents who are most likely to have been exposed. 14 teams of medically trained National Guard …

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