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Tragedy In The Snow

A man is dead after a snowmobile accident in rural Steuben County on Sunday. Deputies were called to help locate Adam Fifield, 34, of Angola. Fifield had been missing for almost 90 minutes…after leaving a home in Hudson, on the snowmobile. Crews were unable to find Fifield after conducting a …

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Fire Handled In Bryan

Bryan crews are dispatched to a boiler fire at a Beech Street address over the weekend. The Ohio Gas Company is in on the call. When the crew gets there…they see smoke. They get in the place and find the boiler was catching the floorboards beneath it…on fire. It’s quickly …

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Crash On Ohio 2

Williams County deputies say…Cody Hartman, 24, of Bryan, was driving east on Ohio 2…when his car goes off the left side of the roadway, east of County Road 20. The car slides down the embankment, hitting a tree. The crash finally ends…in the Tiffin River. Hartman is okay…officials say he …

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Injury Fire In Pioneer

Nine departments combine forces at a structure fire, five miles west of Pioneer…at CR Recyclers, on Ohio 576. Injuries are reported in the blaze, officials confirm. Early word is the fire appears to be an accident…not suspicious at all. State and local fire officials continue going over the scene…looking for …

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Morquecho Faces Charges

A Wauseon man is charged with exposing himself to a minor at the West Unity Subway, earlier this year. Witnesses were able to identify Gerardo Morquecho in response to the Jan. 5th incident. Officers catch up to the suspect…and charge him with indecent exposure. He now has a court date, …

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Money For Nova Tube

The Ohio Rail Development Commission approves a 100 thousand dollar grant…to help Nova Tube & Steel put in rail infrastructure at its new location on County Road H in Delta. Nova Tube is building a $105 million facility…in an effort to expand its capabilities in the Midwest. The company says …

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Two Busts Instead Of One

Williams County deputies respond to an anonymous tip…reporting one fugitive at the M&D Motel, on Ohio 15 in Bryan. In the end…the officers arrested two others. Officials say, John Kreischer, 41, of Bryan, was arrested on a Defiance Municipal Court warrant…charging him with aggravated menacing. Mackenzie McBride, 31, is picked …

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Omicron Rages

The number of COVID-19 cases both in the state of Ohio and Williams County have reached all-time highs, driven largely by the highly contagious omicron variant. The county reported 462 new cases for the one-week period of Jan. 11-18…with two hospitalizations and three deaths. The county has reported 8,127 cases …

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To Tax…Or Not To Tax

Gov., DeWine wants lawmakers to put the brakes on a proposal…to halt the collection of Ohio’s newly increased taxes on gas and diesel fuel. The governor and GOP lawmakers reached a deal in 2019 to boost Ohio’s tax on gas by 10.5 cents a gallon…and the tax on diesel fuel …

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No Threat

First responders investigate a bomb threat at a northside Defiance diner Wednesday morning. They get to Bob Evans restaurant on N. Clinton St…fan out…and start looking for something suspicious…as the eatery is cleared out. Officials tell reporters…they got a note…it was taped to the wall of the bathroom in the …

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