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New Stuff For The City

The Bryan City Council approves legislation improving the city’s parks area during Monday’s regular meeting. The unanimously okayed a donation of $68 hundred dollars from American Legion Post 284 and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2489…for a 50-foot flag pole to be erected at Sumpter Field…as well as a 1600 …

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Broadband Is The Topic

Defiance County commissioners have been informed that they are one of the just four Ohio counties selected for a statewide program concerning broadband expansion. They announce…they have been selected to participate in the BroadbandOhio Community Accelerator Program. Officials call it…a collaborative effort by BroadbandOhio…the Ohio State University Extension…and the Heartland …

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Fatal Crash In NWT

A Bryan man dies after two vehicles collide, Saturday afternoon, in Northwest Township. Officials tell reporters Arden Pacey, 89 was driving north on County Road 4 while a 16-year-old motorist was heading east on U.S. 20. At the intersection, Pacey failed to yield the right of way and pulled into …

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Farm Accident Injures One

A Spencerville man is in critical condition after a hay baler accident on Saturday. Dekalb County deputies got to the County Road 75 location. They tell the media…the 42-year-old man had been hit while underneath the farm equipment. The victim was responsive when he was taken to the hospital…in critical …

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New Rates

Sewer rates in unincorporated Williams County will rise $5 dollars, to $50 a month, effective January 2023. Williams County Commissioners approved the increase. With ongoing cost increases in materials and wages and benefits, and debt service on at least seven sewer projects, the current $45 a month rate is unsustainable, …

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Betting Approaches

Legalized sports betting in Ohio will officially begin Jan. 1, the state Casino Control Commission has announced. A bill signed into law by Gov. DeWine in December, set Jan. as a deadline, but some groups pushed for starting earlier to allow for betting on football during the fall. The commission …

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Big Moves By FoMoCo

Automaker, Ford will add 6,200 factory jobs in Michigan, Missouri and Ohio as it prepares to build more electric vehicles and roll out two redesigned combustion-engine models. The company says it will invest $3.7 billion dollars in the three states between now and 2026. It also will convert about 3,000 …

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Back In Debate

Transgender girls would be barred from competing in sports in Ohio under the latest effort by Republican lawmakers to pass a transgender athletes ban. The measure was inserted into an unrelated education bill this week and approved along partisan lines. The legislation says no school or athletic conference “shall permit …

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Injury Accident On The 24

A Defiance man is badly hurt on U.S. 24…west of the city…after he is hit by a semi after getting out of his vehicle, following a crash. David Morton, 52, was taken to an area hospital in serious condition. Officials say…Morton was eastbound on 24, between Krouse Road and Paulding …

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AOK

An audit of the May 3 primary election by the William County Elections Board finds no discrepancy between those results and results from the election certification. Ohio is one of 34 states that mandate post-election audits. All this comes on the heels of an issue that was discovered very early …

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