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World’s Largest Swim Lesson.

The Defiance YMCA will be hosting a worldwide event next week – the world’s largest swim lesson (WLSL).The event will take place on June 20 across six continents worldwide, and this is the 15th year for the event, but the first time the Defiance YMCA will be taking part. Defiance …

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Donation made to Kaleb McLaughlin Ride to Remember.

Power in the Purse recently donated $6,475 to the Kaleb McLaughlin Ride to Remember event. This nonprofit was created by Kevin and Kim Oxender after the tragic death of their son Kaleb who helped 100 people through donation of his organs. The donation will help the nonprofit purchase life-saving equipment …

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Bryan Jubilee is back!

The Bryan Jubilee is happening Thursday through Saturday at the square in Bryan. On Thursday, the Midway will be open from 5-11 p.m. and it’s Wristband Night, meaning those attending can ride all night long for one low price. On Friday, the Midway will run from 3-11 p.m. and it’s …

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Crash in Defiance County claims life of Defiance teen.

The Defiance Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating a serious fatal crash that occurred on Sunday at approximately 12:15AM on Ridenour Road south of Scott Road in Defiance County. Elliot Nolan, age 19, of Defiance, was traveling southbound on Ridenour Road in a 1996 Chevrolet Corvette at …

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Williams County Relay for Life.

Hundreds of people from across the county came together Friday with a common goal: beating cancer. Williams County Relay for Life returned Friday, an event where teams get together and raise money to fight cancer. This year, Williams County Relay for Life had a goal of raising $105,000 for cancer …

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At least 44 horses dead after a barn caught fire.

At least 44 horses are dead after a barn caught fire Saturday afternoon in Logan County, Richland Township Assistant Fire Chief Jason Johns said. Firefighters were called to Brant Performance Horses on State Route 638 in Belle Center around 12:15 p.m. for reports of a fire. When crews arrived, they …

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Day in the Park in Bryan

Whether you’re looking for a grand celebration or one that’s more lowkey, there’s something for everyone. Feast your eyes on fireworks displays, grab a bite to eat and enjoy time with the family with festivities from throughout the region leading up to Independence Day and beyond. Bryan 9:30 p.m. at …

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“Tractors, Tractors, Tractors” at Sauder Village.

Sauder Village has announced the return of “Tractors, Tractors, Tractors” on Saturday, June 22.The event will showcase more than 20 antique tractors, most predating 1950, offering a glimpse into the evolution of agricultural technology in our region.The tractors will adorn the Village Green starting at 10 a.m., where guests will …

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Bryan residents asked to fill out survey from EPA.

Bryan residents are being asked to fill out a survey being sent to them to provide information required by the Environmental Protection Agency. Bryan Municipal Utilities (BMU) Director Derek Schultz told the Bryan Board of Public Affairs (BPA) this week that the lead service line inventory survey will be going …

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OVI checkpoint in Williams County tonight.

The Ohio State Highway Patrol has announced that an OVI checkpoint will be held in Williams County tonight. The OVI checkpoint, funded by federal grant funds, is planned to deter and intercept impaired drivers. “Based on provisional data, there were 11,324 OVI-related crashes in which 725 people were killed last …

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