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Covid Spikes In WC

Due to an upsurge in COVID-19 cases in the past two weeks, Williams County is on the verge of being elevated to a higher threat level in the state’s color-coded coronavirus warning system. The County Health Department is reporting 17 new cases in the current two-week reporting period. Two more …

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Skelton Case Update

There will be no parole for John Skelton. The Morenci man was convicted on three counts of unlawful imprisonment…in connection with the November 2010 disappearance of his sons, Andrew, Alexander and Tanner. He was sentenced to a maximum 15 years imprisonment at the Bellamy Creek Correctional Facility in Michigan. Skelton …

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Solo Crash Near Pulaski

One person is hurt after a solo crash on County Road F.75, east of Pulaski. Officials say Brian Grazinai, of Bryan, fell asleep, behind the wheel. His pickup truck goes off the north side of the road, hitting a utility pole, satellite dish and tree. The vehicle was on fire …

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New Adult Day Care Rules In OH

The Ohio Department of Aging reemphasizes its plans to authorize reopening adult day care and senior centers on Sept. 21, though county senior centers will begin opening Oct. 5. Officials say frequent testing in congregate settings is important to control the spread of COVID-19. Adult day cares, nursing facilities and …

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A Big Twist In The Dangerfield Case

Ryan Dangerfield, accused of a fatal stabbing in Bryan, pleads guilty to voluntary manslaughter. Dangerfield admitted to stabbing 23-year-old Bryan resident, Dylan Bible at the Colonial Manor Motel in town on June 23, 2019. Dangerfield was arrested in Michigan, two days later. He was initially set for a trial on …

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The Cops Want McCague

Law enforcement agencies throughout northwest Ohio want Zachary McCague, 27…after a police pursuit out of Fulton County…ends with a crash near Stryker. Deputies spot McCague in what appears to be a stolen vehicle. He sees the police and hits the gas. McCague ends up wrecking in Williams County, on County …

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Stop The Butt Flicking

Fire officials say a carelessly discarded cigarette may have sparked a fire that forced the evacuation of an entire apartment complex in Edgerton. Crews responded to the structure fire at on N. West St., with mutual aid from the Bryan and Butler. Before they arrived, Edgerton PD cleared out all …

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A New Hurdle For Mail In Ballots

A proposal by Ohio’s elections chief…to attach postage to every mail-in ballot…fails to gain approval, making it all but impossible for ballots to be stamped in time for the November election. Secretary of State Frank LaRose’s fellow Republicans on the state’s powerful Controlling Board led the charge against him, with …

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New Cop Cars In Montpelier

The Montpelier Village Council approves the purchase of two new police cruisers. Coming in at $46,917 apiece, the village will buy the vehicles with federal money from the CARES Act.

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LaRose Works On Election Night Readiness

Ohio’s elections chief says he continues to take steps to head off a potentially chaotic November election, including adding clarity to absentee ballot request forms…tracking poll worker recruitment…and upgrading his website…so the potentially large number of outstanding absentee ballots will be clearly visible on Election Night. Secretary of State, Frank …

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