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Rough Landing In Angola

In Angola…a private plane has a hard landing…all this at the Steuben County Airport. The aircraft sustains heavy damage, including a bent wing. Officials tell reporters two people were onboard during the incident. They escape without serious injuries. No word on why it happened. State and local officials…as well as …

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Injury Accident In DKC

A woman is taken to an area hospital after her car collides with a semi, at the intersection of CR 61 and CR 16, northwest of Butler, in DeKalb County. The semi driver told officers he made a full stop…looked both ways…entered into the intersection…and that’s when the other vehicle …

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Martha R. Harris, 84

Martha R. Harris, 84 years, of Bryan, passed away suddenly on Thursday, July 23, 2020 at Community Hospitals and Wellness Center, Bryan.  Martha was born July 24, 1935 in Indianapolis, Indiana, the daughter of the late William J. and Loretta S. (Wissel) Looney.  She was a 1953 graduate of Oldenburg …

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Barbara Ann Lantz, 87

Barbara Ann Lantz, age 87, of Wauseon, passed away on Monday, July 27, 2020 at Mercy St. Vincent Medical Center in Toledo. She was born on March 28, 1933 to Alfred and Glena (Dearwester) First in Ecorse, Michigan. She married Maurice Lantz in 1950 and he preceded her in death. For …

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Hannah Jean Green, infant

Hannah Jean Green was born sleeping and entered the Arms of Jesus, on Friday, July 24, 2020 at Pro Medica Toledo Hospital, Toledo, Ohio. She was the daughter of Brian and Jessica (Markley) Green. Surviving in addition to her parents are her brother, Caden: grandparents, Todd and Sara Green, Eric …

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Boy Dies After Crash

A 9-year-old boy…badly injured in an accident at Fulton Lucas and Angola roads on Saturday…has died. Officials say Thomas Harmon of Swanton was heading west on Angola…he failed to yield at a stop sign…smashing in to another vehicle. Jackson Weis was identified as the victim…he was in that second car. …

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Ottinger Changes Plea

Randall Ottinger, the McClure man, charged with killing his brother, wants to change his plea to not guilty, by reason of insanity. Ottinger previously pled not guilty to one count of aggravated murder, in a Henry County courtroom. Prosecutors say on June 5th, Ottinger, killed James Ottinger, with a 20-gauge …

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Fire Out In Seneca Lake

Crews in Pioneer respond to a structure fire at Lake Seneca. Officials say a dumpster caught fire along Seneca Drive. The flames spread to a garage, nearby. The homeowners were taking on the flames themselves and nearly had the fire out when the fire team got there. Not much damage, …

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Bad Crash On 24

Two big rigs crash on Highway 24 in Paulding County, roughly 12 miles west of Defiance. Traffic was snarled for a time, as both westbound lanes were closed, while first responders cleared the scene. Not much details on the big crash…as state and local officials continue to investigate the accident. …

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Cloard “Nick” Thiel, 87

Cloard “Nick” Thiel, age 87, of Edgerton, Ohio, passed away at 5:45 A.M. on Sunday, July 26, 2020, after a brief illness.  Mr. Thiel was a 1950 graduate of Edgerton High School and was a veteran of the United States Air Force.  He was employed by The Aro Corporation in …

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