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Gardner Gets The Nod

Bryan Municipal Utilities promotes a longtime employee who has risen through the ranks to lead the utility. It’s Nathan Gardner…and he was selected to the position of Director of Utilities during the board’s regular meeting. Gardner was hired by BMU in 2003 as an engineering assistant. Over the years he …

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School In Bryan Approaches

Officials say roughly 10% of the student population has elected to enroll in the virtual learning option with Bryan City Schools. All students and staff will receive a mask from Bryan City Schools upon their return to school. Hand sanitizer and disinfectant wipes will be in all classrooms. Plexiglass barriers …

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Quintero Faces Charges

Defiance Police arrests Jaclyn Quintero…wanted by the Bryan Municipal Court for non-payment of fines and more. Officers say they tried to pull Quintero over on Elliot Road for running a red light. She doesn’t comply and hits the gas. After a minute…she pulls over and officers make the arrest. She …

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Fire Handled In Montpelier

In Montpelier…three area fire departments respond to a blaze at a house on E. Washington St. Officials say the back of the house was damaged. It’s going to have to be fixed, before the residents can move back in. No one was hurt in the blaze. Damage is estimated at …

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Chase Ends In Arrest

A man is in custody after leading troopers on a chase through three counties in a stolen ambulance. Troopers were dispatched to check on it at Mercy Health St. Vincent’s Medical Center in Toledo. Later, it’s found parked on Route 24 in Lucas County. When troopers arrive to check on …

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Yost Cautions POTUS

Ohio’s attorney general joins the chorus of people calling on President, Trump to seize his attempts to starve the Postal Service of money ahead of the November election. Attorney General, Dave Yost pleaded with the executive to postpone any changes to the Postal Service until after Election Day…warning that the …

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Husted Backs Sports Return

Among the voices of athletes, parents and coaches clamoring for high school sports to proceed during the coronavirus pandemic is a booster with one of the state’s highest-profile platforms. Lt. Gov. Jon Husted. He’s a former University of Dayton football player…and is working with Ohio’s high school sports oversight organization …

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Progress In Covid Battle

Williams and its surrounding counties appear to have improved in their fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. Health officials say Williams County’s standing in the Ohio Public Health Advisory System was downgraded from Level 2, Orange, to Level 1, Yellow. Defiance, Fulton and Henry counties were all also downgraded to Yellow …

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Water Plant Plans Bankrolled

The Pioneer Village Council approves the costs for the design phase of a project to improve the water plant, over there. Council separately approved a resolution, seeking state approval to transfer money from the electric fund to the water and sewer fund. to help cover higher costs in the job.

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Well…It Is Election Time

A box of riot control munitions, found in an arms storage room in the sheriff’s office, sparks some pre-election rhetoric between current Sheriff Tom Kochert and former interim Sheriff Gary Mohre. The two face each other in the Nov. 3 general election. Kochert says the box lacked proper documentation, and …

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