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Desiree Rapp, 20

Desiree Rapp, age 20, passed away Saturday, October 18, 2014 at the Toledo Hospital. Arrangements are pending at the Edgar-Grisier Funeral Home in Wauseon.

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Thomas Climo, 91

Thomas Wesley Climo, age 91, of Bryan, Ohio, died at 12:15 P.M. on Friday, October 17, 2014, at Community Health Professionals Inpatient Hospice, near Defiance. Mr. Climo was a clerk at Spangler Candy & Tobacco for 30 years prior to his retirement. He was a World War II veteran of …

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Wava Missler, 87

Wava F. Missler, age 87, of Bryan, Ohio, and formerly of Edon, Ohio, died at 8:05 P.M. on Friday, October 17, 2014, at Genesis HealthCare-Bryan Center after a brief illness. Mrs. Missler was a homemaker and a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Bryan. She enjoyed attending the Bryan Senior …

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Don Dietsch, 58

Donald “Don” L. Dietsch, 58, a lifelong resident of Montpelier passed away Saturday night at the Parkview Regional Medical Center in Fort Wayne, Indiana.  He was born on July 16, 1956 in Montpelier to Frank H. and Barbara J. (Bavin) Dietsch.  Don graduated from Montpelier High School in 1974, and earned a …

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Stanley Packard, 57

Stanley R. Packard, age 57, of Holland, Ohio, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, October 17, 2014 at St. Luke’s Hospital in Maumee. Stanley had worked for Owens Illinois. Arrangements are pending at the Grisier Funeral Home in Delta.

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John Hummel, 75

John G. Hummel, 75, formerly of Bryan passed away Friday afternoon in Summerfield, Florida.  Pending funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the Thompson Funeral Home in Montpelier.

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Cedar Point’s Mantis Retires

At Cedar Point yes­ter­day roller coaster fans bade a fond farewell to the Man­tis, which closed for good at the end of the day after 18 years of deliv­er­ing thrills as one of the tallest, fastest and steep­est stand-up roller coast­ers in the world. This week they start dis­man­tling the …

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Partner of Dead K-9 Officer Charged with Cruelty

The human part­ner of the Med­ina K-9 offi­cer that died when left in a hot squad car for four hours in the sun is now charged with ani­mal cru­elty. Sgt Brett Har­ri­son of Montville Town­ship police was charged with two mis­de­meanor counts of cru­elty. The Ger­man Shep­herd Beny died when …

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Milder Winter Forecast

A more nor­mal win­ter is on tap for Ohio. The National Weather Ser­vice says a drier win­ter is expected, with tem­per­a­tures that could run a few degrees on either side of nor­mal. It’s a much dif­fer­ent fore­cast from last winter’s real­ity, where bit­ter cold tem­per­a­tures and heavy snow made a …

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State Supreme Court Justice to Visit Bryan

Jus­tice Sharon Kennedy of the Ohio Supreme Court is com­ing to Bryan a week from today to meet the pub­lic. Com­mu­nity Hos­pi­tal is the host of the meet and greet with Kennedy and any­body who would like to meet a state supreme court judge can come chat with her. Jus­tice …

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