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Area Writer Gets A Break

Wauseon native, Storm Humbert is among 12 writers to be honored on April 3 at the 36th Annual L. Ron Hubbard Achievement Awards in Hollywood, Calif. The Writers of the Future writing contest was initiated by Hubbard in 1983. The 428 past winners of the writing contest have published 1,150 …

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Rupp Going Out Of Business

An old friend leaves us. After a century and more, Rupp Furniture & Mattress is going out of business. Since its beginning in 1908, the store has had as many as seven locations throughout the northwest area, including Archbold, Ridgeville Corners, Wauseon, Stryker, Hicksville, Napoleon and Bryan. The company announced …

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Katherine M. “Kay” Teschke, 95

Katherine M. “Kay” Teschke, age 95, of Bryan, Ohio passed away Saturday, February 15, 2020 at Parkview Regional Medical Center, Fort Wayne, Indiana. She was born July 5, 1924 in Bryan, Ohio, the daughter of the late Harvey and Addie (Wickersham) Ball. Kay was a 1942 graduate of Bryan High …

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John Schelling, Sr., 79

John Schelling, Sr., 79, of Osseo, Michigan passed away Friday morning at Parkview Nursing Center in Edgerton, Ohio.  He was born on November 9, 1940 in Bryan to Fred and Doris (Perkins) Schelling.  John graduated from Bryan High School in 1959.  He married Marilyn Streight and she survives.  John was …

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Fire At BTL

No one is hurt after an indoor vehicle fire at Bryan Truck Line. Crews from Montpelier, Bryan and Florence Township responded to the blaze on Ohio 15. A company official told reporters workers there believe the fire began from an electrical problem in a semi. The fire led Montpelier officials …

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Zany Crash In Bryan

You don’t see this very often. There was a crash…involving six vehicles in the parking lot at the Wendy’s on E. High St., in Bryan. Officials say an elderly woman ran into the back of a car in the drive thru lane. That car then ran into the back of …

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Savage Steps Down

Bryan City Schools Superintendent, Diana Savage is set to retire. She made the announcement at the weekly Bryan Rotary Club meeting. Following her first teaching stint at Swanton Local Schools from 1989-98, Savage was first brought on in Bryan as a high school business teacher, a position she held from …

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Husted Unveils New Plan

Montpelier native and current Ohio Lt. governor, Jon Husted continues to champion tech in the Buckeye State, most recently with his “Common Sense Initiative,” which will increase the role of AI in government. The program, conducted in partnership with InnovateOhio, aims to use artificial intelligence as a tool in reforming …

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Daniel J. Merritt, 30

Daniel J. Merritt, age 30, of Edgerton, passed away on Saturday, February 15, 2020 in the Emergency Room at Community Hospitals and Wellness Center – Bryan. Daniel was a crew member at McDonald’s in Hicksville for 5 years. He was an avid gamer and a happy-go-lucky person. Daniel J. Merritt …

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Wilma Carolyn Weisz, 99

Wilma Carolyn Weisz, 99, of Bryan, Ohio, died peacefully on February 13, 2020, at Fountain Park Assisted Living. She was born in Rochester, New York, on April 13, 1920, the daughter of Arthur and Florice Bloomfield, the oldest of three children. She lived in and around Rochester for 16 years. …

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