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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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Judith N. Peck, 72

Judith N. Peck, age 72, of Bryan, Ohio, passed away at 10:13 PM on Sunday, July 27, 2020. Ms. Peck was employed by The Arrow Tru-Line in Bryan, retiring with more than thirteen years of service. Judith was a member of Bryan Eagles Aerie #2233 and Amvets Post #54 in …

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New Election Rules In OH

The Ohio Supreme Court issues an order, allowing Ohio attorneys to receive required Continuing Legal Education credit for serving as precinct election officials on Election Day this fall. The decision supports Ohio Secretary of State Frank LaRose’s Ready for November initiative by recruiting new poll workers in an effort to …

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Livengood OK

Officials with Pioneer Police says their police chief was crushed between two vehicles while assisting at the scene of a fire in Montpelier. He wasn’t seriously hurt. Apparently, he was standing by the back quarter panel of his cruiser, when a utility truck cut the corner too close. The blaze …

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