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Bertha L. Krebs (nee Higgins), 100

Bertha L. Krebs (nee Higgins), age 100, of Wauseon, OH and formerly of Cleveland, OH and Beacon Woods, FL, passed away on Tuesday, September 3, 2019, at Fulton Manor Nursing Home in Wauseon.  She was born in Cleveland on May 17, 1919, to the late James and Helen (Kroessin) Higgins.  …

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Donna Darlean (Beck) O’Brien, 80

Donna Darlean (Beck) O’Brien, 80, of Bryan, Ohio, passed away on September 2, 2019, at St. Vincent Medical Center, Toledo, Ohio. The daughter of Bessie (Wirick) and Delbert Beck, she was born on September 1, 1939 in Cooney, Ohio. Donna graduated from Montpelier High School in 1957. She worked at …

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Driver Testing Station Closes

The Bryan driver-examination testing station is one of 13 across Ohio that has closed. Officials say the closure affects the testing station only at the County Road D.50 location. The closures are part of an effort to streamline resources, offset costs and improve customer service. The BMV operates 69 driver-examination …

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State To Review Medical Cases

The State Medical Board of Ohio plans to review nearly 2,000 closed cases of alleged sexual misconduct or impropriety by doctors over the past 25 years to determine whether any involved evidence of criminal behavior that was ignored. A review of such cases that were closed without action was requested …

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Puehler Accepts Assignment

Economic Development Assistant, Megan Puehler is named interim director of the Williams County Economic Development Corporation…following the resignation of Executive Director, Matt Davis, last week. Puehler, a Defiance native, has been heavily involved in the organization’s inner workings since her arrival in the summer of 2015. No timeline has been …

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Driver Shot And Killed

A semi driver is shot and killed near Delphos, after a pursuit that began in Spencerville. The suspect, from Allen County, died at the scene. Officials say Spencerville Police tried to stop the semi as it was leaving the village, after a reported criminal complaint involving the driver. The suspect …

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Logan Shawn Keesecker, 26

Logan Shawn Keesecker, 26, of Pioneer passed away Monday afternoon at Community Hospitals and Wellness Centers in Montpelier.  He was born on July 14, 1993 in Bryan, Ohio to Shawn William and Diane Mae (Stout) Keesecker. Logan graduated from North Central High School in 2012, he attended Four County Vocational …

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Deadly Bike Wreck Near Montpelier

One man is killed in a dirt bike crash on County Road Q, near Montpelier. Officials tell reporters Logan Keesecker of Pioneer, was riding northbound on County Road 12, while Marshall Davis, of Brownstown was heading westbound on Q in his pickup. Davis stopped at the stop sign but pulled …

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ATV Crash Injures One

An ATV accident near Bryan hospitalizes a man. Officials say the crash was on County Road 16 near County Road I.50 in Jefferson Township. Dusty Clarke of Aberdeen, South Dakota veered off the right side of the roadway, hitting a mailbox and embankment. Clarke was not wearing a helmet. He …

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Shooting In Garrett

Police want two suspects, after a shooting in Garrett on East Keyser Street. A man was shot in the shoulder. He was taken to an area hospital with non-life threatening injuries. The suspects are white men, one 6-feet tall with a military-style haircut, the other with shaggy hair. Investigators are …

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