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David Robinson, 47

David W. Robinson, age 47, of Sherwood, Ohio, passed away at 10:05 P.M. on Monday, September 29, 2014, at Mercy Hospital of Defiance, Ohio, surrounded by family and friends, after an extended illness. David was a 1985 graduate of Edon (Ohio) High School and attended Ohio Northern University, where he …

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Larry Johnston, 60

Larry G. Johnston, age 60, of Wauseon, passed away Tuesday, September 30, 2014, at his home, surrounded by his family. Larry worked for General Motors for 38 years.  He was also a basketball official and softball umpire for the OHSAA and a member of UAW Local 14. He had a passion …

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Bryan PD Report

A Bryan res­i­dent is wak­ing up this morn­ing behind bars at CCNO. Bryan Police say that on Tues­day night, just before mid­night, they arrested 57 year old Lynn Rupp of Wal­nut Street in Bryan. Rupp was charged for vio­lat­ing a Tem­po­rary Pro­tec­tion Order.

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Bryan Utilities Schedules Open House

Bryan Munic­i­pal Util­i­ties is cel­e­brat­ing Pub­lic Power Week, Oct. 5–11, along with more than 2,000 other community-owned elec­tric util­i­ties across the U.S. that pro­vide elec­tric­ity on a not-for-profit basis. As part of the cel­e­bra­tion of Pub­lic Power Week, Bryan Munic­i­pal Util­i­ties is invit­ing com­mu­nity mem­bers to attend an open house …

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More Details On Body Recovered From River

An autopsy report was released late Tues­day in con­nec­tion with the death of a Defi­ance man, whose body was found in the water along River­side Ceme­tery in Defi­ance late Mon­day after­noon. Results of that autopsy show that 28 year old Mark Esparza of Defi­ance, died from drown­ing, how­ever tox­i­col­ogy results …

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Body Found In River In Defiance

Accord­ing to an autopsy report, a Defi­ance man, whose body was found in the Auglaize River Mon­day after­noon, died from drown­ing. The call first came in just before 6 Mon­day evening about a body in the water behind River­side Ceme­tery. The sheriff’s office dive team, along with Defi­ance Police recov­ered …

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GM Provides Grants

The Gen­eral Motors Foun­da­tion announced that it has donated a total of $25,000 to three non­profit orga­ni­za­tions in the Defi­ance com­mu­nity through the Plant City Grants pro­gram. The orga­ni­za­tions receiv­ing the funds included the Defi­ance Area YMCA, $2,500; Defi­ance Area Foun­da­tion, $10,000; and the United Way of Defi­ance County, $12,500. …

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3 Injured In Head On Crash

A head-on col­li­sion Tues­day morn­ing on U.S. 6 between Bryan and Edger­ton sent three peo­ple to the hos­pi­tal. It hap­pened yes­ter­day morn­ing just before 7, when the Ohio HIgh­way Patrol says 23 year old Joel Birky of West Unity was dri­ving west on U.S. 6 and 21 year old Alexis …

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NSCC To Share In $2.5 Million Grant

The U.S. Depart­ment of Labor recently awarded Trade Adjust­ment Assis­tance Com­mu­nity Col­lege and Career Train­ing grants to sixty-six com­mu­nity col­leges across the nation. Five of those grantees are in Ohio, with North­west State Com­mu­nity Col­lege receiv­ing just under $2.5 mil­lion. NSCC will use the fund­ing to enhance cur­ricu­lum in sev­eral …

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NSCC Gets Grant

The U.S. Depart­ment of Labor has awarded $2,499,588 to North­west State Com­mu­nity Col­lege to pre­pare unem­ployed Ohioans for advanced man­u­fac­tur­ing careers through online learn­ing tech­nolo­gies. This pro­gram will serve work­ers in Williams, Defi­ance, Ful­ton, Henry, Lucas, Pauld­ing, and Van Wert Coun­ties who are eli­gi­ble for Trade Adjust­ment Assis­tance that helps …

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