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Stress Help For Farmers

Ohio State University is creating a new way to help farmers dealing with the stress and strain of keeping their farms running. It’s called the Rural and Farm Stress Task Force. The university says the task force will help connect farmers with specialists who can help them learn more about …

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Fentanyl Out For Executions

Gov., DeWine is dismissing a legislator’s proposal to use the powerful synthetic opioid fentanyl to execute death row inmates, as the state struggles to find a drug combination to carry out lethal injections. The governor says fentanyl, which has led to thousands of fatal overdoses in Ohio, isn’t an option …

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Voting Purge Issues

Voting rights activists say about 4,000 Ohio residents are at risk of being illegally removed from state voting rolls, a figure questioned by the state’s elections chief. In a letter to Secretary of State, Frank LaRose, representatives of the League of Women Voters Ohio, the NAACP and other groups requested …

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Phyllis J. Hicks, 76

Phyllis J. Hicks, age 76, of Edgerton, Ohio, passed away at 3:30 P.M. on Saturday, August 17, 2019, in her home, surrounded by her family, after an extended illness.  Mrs. Hicks was employed by Edgerton Metal Products for more than twenty years and later at Tomco in Bryan, Ohio, from …

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Robert H. Meyer, 62

Robert H. Meyer, age 62, of Ridgeville Corners, passed away on Saturday, August 17, 2019. He had been a floor covering installer, had worked at Napoleon Lynx in Archbold for many years, and also at IAC. Robert was born in Wauseon, Ohio on October 11, 1956 the son of Eldor “Pete” and Laura …

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Rozella M. (Suffel) Cape, 93

Rozella M. (Suffel) Cape, age 93, of Edgerton, Ohio, passed away at 5:00 P.M. on Thursday, August 15, 2019, in her home, surrounded by her family.  Mrs. Cape was a 1943 graduate of Edgerton High School. A hard worker, she worked at Carl Baum’s Bakery and Donald Day’s Furniture while …

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Carolyn J. Coulon, 85

Carolyn J. Coulon, age 85, of Bryan, Ohio passed away on Wednesday, August 14, 2019 at Visiting Nurse & Hospice Home in Fort Wayne. Carolyn retired from Bryan Custom Plastics after 27 years of service. She was President of Local #141 AFL/CIO for 6 years. Carolyn was a member of …

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Roth In Court

William Roth of McClure, appeared by video in Napoleon Municipal Court on a charge of failure to comply with police, this after a four-county pursuit earlier this week we reported on. Roth now has court-appointed counsel. Bond was set at $100,000. Officials tell reporters a deputy tried to stop Roth, …

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Osborne Trial Date Set

A new trial date is set for Mark Osborne of Holgate…accused of leading law enforcement on two car chases in two days in March. Osborne is charged with failure to comply with officers, evidence tampering and drug possession. His trial date, originally set for Aug. 26, was continued to Oct. …

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Tornado Losses Grow

Insured losses from Memorial Day tornadoes that ravaged parts of Ohio will be among the largest in the state’s history. Ohio Insurance Institute data puts the total insured losses from the storms between $465 million and $480 million to date. Institute president, Dean Fadel says that figure is likely to …

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