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Carol L. Todd, 70

Carol L. Todd, age 70, of Wauseon, passed away suddenly at her home on Monday, September 21, 2020. She was born on May 19, 1950 in Wauseon to Kenneth and Mary Ann (Baum) Graber. She married the love of her life, Gary Todd on February 5, 1972 and he survives. …

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Dean E. Snow, 65

Dean E. Snow, 65 of West Unity passed away Wednesday morning at the Defiance Area Inpatient Hospice Center.  He was born on February 9, 1955 in Bryan to Roger “Frosty” D. and Dorothy M. (Gilbert) Snow.  Dean graduated from Four County Vocational Schools, in Archbold in 1974.  In the late …

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Alan W. Bowers, 75

Alan W. Bowers, age 75, of Ney, Ohio, went home to be with his Lord at 1:47 A.M. on Tuesday, September 22, 2020, at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne, Indiana, after a brief illness. Mr. Bowers was a 1964 graduate of Antwerp High School and served in the United States …

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OSU To Answer For Sex Case

Ohio State University violated state public records law by intentionally withholding old documents…alleging decades-old sexual misconduct by a school doctor…that’s according to a recently concluded look into the matter. In 2018, alumnus Steve Snyder-Hill requested records related to his having complained about being abused by Dr. Richard Strauss in the …

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A Fatality In Area Accident

A teenager…hurt in a crash with a dump truck outside New Haven on Friday, has died. The crash happened at the intersection of Dawkins and Ryan roads, just east of town. The passenger in the car…19-year-old Chloe Pratt…was pulled from the vehicle and taken to an area hospital in critical …

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Money For The Rails

Pioneer Railcorp gets 4.1 million dollars to invest in some infrastructure projects for the Napoleon, Defiance & Western Railway Co. Senators, Rob Portman and Sherrod Brown announce the award…as part of the U.S. Department of Transportation’s 2020 Consolidated Rail Infrastructure and Safety Improvements grant round. The award will fund 50% …

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Donald R. Rath, 86

Donald R. Rath, age 86, of Bryan, Ohio, passed away early on Tuesday morning, September 22, 2020, at his home, surrounded by his family. Donald retired from The Aro Corporation in Bryan with 40 years of service. He was an accomplished auto body repairman, working many years out of his …

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Jimmie Lyn Thompson, 63

Jimmie Lyn Thompson, 63, of Montpelier, passed away on September 21, 2020 at his home. His was born on December 23, 1956 in Montpelier to James Wesley and Dyrrel “Susie” Lurine (Cantrell) Thompson. He married Penny A. Wilder on July 18, 1998 in Montpelier and she survives. Jimmie was the …

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POTUS In Town

In Swanton…President, Trump is interrupted twice during a rally by sign-waving supporters chanting, “Fill that seat!” He told the crowd that is what he is going to do…as he launched into an extended riff on his plans to quickly nominate a successor to Supreme Court Justice, Ruth Bader Ginsburg….adding…it’s the …

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Bomb Threat In Bryan

A scary scene in Bryan. The Walmart, on S. Main St., is evacuated for a time after an employee finds a suspicious looking package in one of their produce shipments. Local first responders, as well as the bomb squad in Toledo are called in. After a bomb dog checks it …

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