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Schulz Gets The Nod

The Bryan Board of Public Affairs approves the promotion of Derek Schultz to the position of water superintendent. Schultz has two decades of experience in the water industry. He has been BMU’s water treatment plant supervisor since 2013. BMU received six applications for the position and interviewed two candidates before …

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Schools Go Back To Square One

North Central Local Schools go to remote learning…it’s the second district in Williams County to do so…coronavirus. District officials confirm 14 students and staff have tested positive for COVID-19 this school year. 25 staff members are either quarantined or have tested positive. 160 students are also under quarantine. Remote learning …

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Deadly Crash In DKC

A crash in DeKalb County kills two drivers on C.R. 27, just south of C.R. 6, two miles south of Ashley. Officials tell reporters Izah Webb, of Griffith was southbound on 27. There, the vehicle goes over the center line…smashing head on into another car. Kevin Heath was the driver …

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Injury Accident Under Investigation

A Waterloo man is hospitalized after he loses control and crashes on CR 24 in DeKalb County. Michael Baker drove off the gravel roadway, hitting a tree, officials confirm. Baker was trapped in the vehicle and had to be extricated by emergency crews. He was taken to an area hospital …

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DeWine Feels The Heat

Gov., DeWine finds himself on the receiving end of criticism by President, Trump and praise by President-Elect Joe Biden…with the result being an early focus on the 2022 elections. All this…after the President tweets DeWine needs a primary challenger. The president’s remark came a day after DeWine said on CNN …

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Death Penalty Questions In OH

Opponents of the death penalty in Ohio are calling on lawmakers to enact a capital punishment ban during the lame duck legislative session, lasting the next five weeks or so. The Senate legislation, one of several death penalty abolition bills over the years, was introduced in early March. Death penalty …

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They Say It Could Get Worse

Health officials across Ohio warn of a dark winter, with limited intensive care unit beds…if the new surge in coronavirus cases is not curbed in the next few weeks. The seven-day rolling average of daily new cases in Ohio has risen over the past two weeks from 23 hundred plus …

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Need A Covid Test?

A COVID-19 pop-up testing site will be available in Defiance County, Friday, from noon to 6 p.m. at the George M. Smart Athletic Center, on Webster St….on the campus of Defiance College. Anyone can get a no-cost test at the event, which is a partnership among the Defiance County General …

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Death Under Investigation

In West Unity…troopers respond to an unresponsive male call at the Indian Meadows Service Plaza in Williams County. When they arrive, they find Victor Yakkey, of Cookeville Tennessee, unconscious inside a big rig parked at the facility. Swanton officers give CPR to Yakkey. Then, the ambulance gets there and takes …

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Mask Wearing Becomes Essential In OH

Gov., DeWine beseeches Ohioans to take the surging coronavirus spread seriously, issuing new orders on mask enforcement in businesses, gatherings across the state. He is also threatening to close bars, restaurants and fitness centers if cases continue to rise. The governor has shifted the authority of mask enforcement from the …

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