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Burg Busts In MI

Steuben County deputies respond to the Clear Lake Storage on SR 120 in Steuben County, near Clear Lake Township…this…on a report garage overhead doors being damaged. Officers get there…look things over…and find a slew of storage spaces had been burglarized. Officials confirm…several vehicles and numerous firearms had been stolen along …

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Halter Takes The Job

The Paulding Village Council welcomes a new finance director. Cheryl Halter, whose name had emerged from an executive session two weeks ago has accepted the position. The former finance director, Zoe McMaster had left the position in the spring.

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Pop Drop In NWOH

Williams County’s population dropped about 1.4% over the past decade…that’s according to preliminary data released by the Census Bureau. The estimated total population in 2010 was 37,642…now it’s at 37,102, in 2020. Around northwest Ohio, populations also fell in Henry…Defiance…and Paulding County, as well. Ohio’s statewide population grew by 2.3%,…from …

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A Grand Idea

Williams County Commissioners sign off on two new donation agreements…to support public infrastructure improvements. The agreements are with Moore Industries in Montpelier and Altenloh, Brinck and Co. in Bryan. Both companies agreed to donate 1% of their savings from the tax incentives per year, with a minimum deposit of $200 …

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Two Face Charges

Police responds to a drug complaint in Holiday City…and arrest two people on unrelated charges. Billy Coblentz, 30, of Montpelier, was arrested on a Bryan Municipal Court warrant…charging him with failure to appear for sentencing from a separate incident. Court records show that on April 8 he was arrested and …

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Fighting Truancy In WC

Citing drastic increases in truancy since the pandemic took hold, the Williams County Common Pleas Court, Juvenile Division, has created a new position, in an effort to remedy the situation. In collaboration with the county’s school districts…there is now a countywide attendance officer for the new school year. It’s Gale …

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Incentives…And Local Business

The Montpelier Village council accepts an economic incentive package for an area business. Moore Industries, on Henricks Drive, is planning on investing around $1 million dollars in Montpelier for an expansion project…adding roughly 18,000 square feet to its facility…with a third of it going to the molding bay…the rest is …

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A Killing In DKC

The Indiana State Police releases the identity of a person shot and killed in Butler. Authorities say 36 year old Samuel King of Butler died from the wounds he received in the incident. Another man and a woman, who were also shot, are still at Parkview North Hospital in Fort …

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The Disease Of The Unvaccinated

Following a surge in cases, COVID-19 vaccinations in the county and state are back on an upward trend. Williams County Health officials say…first doses administered in the county began falling in late May. Over the last three months, the peak was around 370 doses…the week of May 24. Then…vaccinations dropped …

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Water Main Break In Edgerton

Officials in Edgerton say there is a water main line break. The town is now under a 24 hour boil advisory. During the problem…utility officials say…there will be no charge for water…until the break is fixed. They say it happened early Tuesday. The hope is…everything will be back to normal …

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