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Norville Volkman, 81

Norville Volkman, age 81, of rural Wauseon, passed away Monday morning, October 7, 2019, in his home. Prior to his retirement he had been a heavy equipment operator in the area for many years. Norville was born in Wauseon on September 24, 1938, the son of Arthur and Magdalena (Rauch) …

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Richard L. Tressler, 81

Richard L. Tressler, 81 years, of Ney, passed away Sunday, October 6, 2019, at Promedica Defiance Hospital.  Richard was born June 29, 1938, in Montpelier, Ohio, the son of the late Clarence M. and Grace E. (Moore) Tressler.  He married Marion Sue Ferguson on May 31, 1957, in Columbus, Indiana, …

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Gerald L.“Jerry” Houck, Sr., 78

Gerald L.“Jerry”  Houck, Sr. age 78, of Defiance, Ohio, passed away at 8:35 P.M. on Wednesday, October 2, 2019, in his home surrounded by his loving family.  Mr. Houck was a veteran of the United States Army serving in Vietnam.  He had been employed by Dana Weatherhead Division and later …

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Meet Your Candidates

A “Meet the Candidates” public forum for the upcoming races for Bryan City Council, Bryan School Board and Bryan Board of Public Affairs is set for Wednesday at the Stoney Ridge Winery on County Road 16 in Bryan. There will be individual hourlong forums for each of the three races, …

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McKinley Collection Comes To OH

A collection of historic photographs and political items, related to former President, William McKinley has been donated to an Ohio museum. The Ohio Statehouse Museum Education Center says the items being added to its collection were donated by Mary DeGenaro. The former Ohio Supreme Court justice says they were part …

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UAW Strike Continues

Top negotiators in contract talks between General Motors and the United Auto Workers are reporting the two sides have hit a big snag in the on-going negotiations…as the strike enters into a fourth week. Top members from the UAW presented a proposal to the General Motors on Saturday, seeing a …

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Area Towns Makes Water Moves

Two more cities approve a regional water contract with Toledo. So, now five area towns have made commitments to join a commission to get their drinking water from the city. Does this have anything to do with the aquifer?…Area officials are looking into that, now.

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Lindell Louise Campbell, 78

Lindell Louise Campbell, age 78, of Bryan, Ohio, passed away at 8:30 P.M. on Friday, October 4, 2019, at SKLD Healthcare in Bryan, where she was a resident.  Ms. Campbell was a graduate of Bryan High School and had been employed by the Williams County Clerk of Courts for a …

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Valere A. Zimmerman, 88

Valere A. Zimmerman, age 88, of Wauseon, passed away Saturday, October 5, 2019, at the Fulton County Health Center. Valere was born in Williams County, Ohio, on December 9, 1930, the daughter of Chauncey and Wilhelmina (Ruble) Barber. On March 23, 1952, she married Curtis Zimmerman, and he preceded her …

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Linda L. Kroa, 80

Linda L. Kroa, 80 years, of Bryan, passed away Thursday, October 3, 2019, at Community Health Professionals Inpatient Hospice Center, Defiance.  Linda was born June 28, 1939, in Bryan, Ohio, the daughter of the late Irvin and Agnes (Garber) Taylor.  She was a 1957 graduate of Ney High School.  Linda …

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