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DeWine delivers annual state of the state address.

During his annual state of the state address, Gov. Mike DeWine’s focus was on Ohio’s children. “The single most important thing we can do for Ohio’s future is to ensure all Ohio children have the opportunity to live up to their full God-given potential,” DeWine said. DeWine focused his speech …

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Defiance College annual Empty Bowls fundraiser set for Tuesday, April 16.

Defiance College’s social work program will be hosting its 24th annual Empty Bowls fundraiser on Tuesday April 16th from 4-7 p.m. at the UAW Hall in Defiance. All proceeds will benefit the PATH center at 1939 E. Second St., Defiance. Empty Bowls is an important fundraiser held by the college, …

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United Way of Williams County ends successful fundraising campaign.

The United Way of Williams County recently ended a successful fundraising campaign, clearing its intended goal and allowing it to help several local agencies. According to the Bryan Times, “We wanted $325,000 and we raised over $330,000,” United Way of Williams County Executive Director Andy Brigle said. He added the …

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Williams Co. Commissioners to proceed to final hearing concerning ditch maintenance.

The Williams County commissioners Tuesday decided to proceed to a final hearing on a petition to add a ditch to the permanent county maintenance list. And, according to the Bryan Times, the petition to add ditch No. 744 to the list was made by Sidney Ebersole due to flooding issues. …

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University of Toledo merging four colleges into two.

The University of Toledo is announcing some shifting with the merging of four colleges into two. UToledo said they plan to merge the College of Nursing and College of Health and Human Services into one college focused on health professions. The university also plans to merge the College of Arts …

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Loud boom heard near Bowling Green Tuesday morning.

Did you hear it? A loud boom heard in Bowling Green Tuesday morning was “most likely” the result of a sonic boom caused by the 180th Fighter Wing. The 180th Fighter Wing was conducting a functional check flight between 9:15 a.m. and 10:15 a.m. in and around Lima, Bowling Green …

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Montpelier softball field getting a press box.

The Montpelier softball field is getting a press box. The Montpelier Park Board approved the project during its recent meeting. Brandon Shoup, one of the softball commissioners, brought two quotes for different aspects of the project, totaling over $21,000. In an article by the Bryan Times one quote came from …

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City of Bryan to revisit whether to allow golf carts to drive within corporation limits.

The City of Bryan is going to revisit whether to allow golf carts to drive within corporation limits at its April 15th meeting. Mayor Carrie Schlade informed council Monday night that the administration is working on legislation that would propose allowing golf carts to be driven on city roads. And …

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Free dentistry day coming on April 19th.

Dental Excellence Group is hosting “Smiles From the Heart” its 13th annual free dentistry day on April 19 in Napoleon and Delta. The Dental Excellence team will volunteer its time and resources to provide free dentistry to community members struggling to afford dental care.

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Williams County Port Authority approves bid to build a second house in Stryker.

The Williams County Port Authority has approved a bid to build a second house in Stryker and intends to purchase the plans for the house to use again. According to an article in the Bryan Times, located at 109 King St., Young Construction will build the house for $135,000. The …

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