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Accident In Steuben Co

Two men were injured in a three-car accident. 39-year-old Adam Knott and 35-year-old Ashley Richards were stopped in their cars on Country Road 327 just north of Country Road 68 because a vehicle was backing up into a driveway. 31-year-old Christian Whitfield was driving in a Freightliner Century truck over …

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Fatality On The Water

A Grand Rapids man drowned in the Maumee River after falling off a boat. Deputies responded to the north side of river across from Wagner’s Campground and west of Mary Jane Thurston Park…for a report of a possible drowning after a man fell off a boat and could not be …

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WNV In IN

The Indiana Department of Health on Thursday reported the state’s first case of West Nile virus for 2022. The case involves a person in Lake County in northwest Indiana. It also noted that the West Nile virus has been detected in a sample of mosquitoes collected in Steuben County. According …

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Projects On The Way

A pair of infrastructure projects…one in Bryan, one in Madison Township…are authorized for funding by Williams County Commissioners. The project in Bryan will address outdated and crumbling water lines along a five-block stretch of South Lynn Street. The Madison Township project is a full-depth reconstruction of about a one mile …

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Project Delayed

The project to replace a portion of the bridge deck over Lost Creek on U.S. 127 in Defiance County is delayed. Officials had expected the span would reopen to traffic before the Independence Day holiday, but now say it could remain closed for up to four more weeks. The project …

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Allen Passes

Delbert Allen, 76, passed away from complications, related to injuries he sustained when he was working at a New Haven home that burst into flames in February. We reported…Allen was working as a plumber in the house when it exploded. He was badly burned, especially on his back and on …

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Basselman Moves On

Jennifer Basselman, superintendent of the Williams County Board of Developmental Disabilities has announced her resignation, effective July 7. She notified President Mike Elkins in a letter on June 8 that she intended to leave the agency for personal reasons in 30 days. Basselman was appointed to the position a little …

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AquaBounty Continued

AquaBounty has submitted two applications to the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency for permits involving wastewater. AquaBounty is in the process of building a 479,000-square-foot facility to raise 10,000 metric tons of genetically modified salmon a year at the Pioneer North Industrial Park. The project would cost the aquaculture facility up …

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Money For New Store Fronts

A program to assist downtown Defiance building owners with facade improvements appears to have city council’s support.. Under the proposal, the city would make $50,000 in taxpayer funds available to downtown property owners in 2023 to improve their storefronts. The money could only be used for street-facing facades, and not …

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Fatal Crash In PC

A Stryker man dies…and seven others are hurt…in an alcohol-involved crash, late Sunday, in Putnam County. Officials tell reporters…Thomas Sproles, 36, of Stryker, was westbound on U.S. 224 in Blanchard Township…as Bradley Cherry, 51, of Ottawa is heading east on the roadway. Officials say…Sproles was waiting for Cherry to pass…so …

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