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Tower Job Clears Hurdle

The Edgerton Village Council okays the application for a loan…to pay for a water tower project. Officials say Water Tower Rehabilitation Project 2…will cost around $1 million dollars. The work includes power washing, sandblasting and epoxy application and more. Likely, the village would borrow $200,000 to $300,000 to pay for …

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Pursel Faces Charges

Prosecutors say…a West Unity woman tried to mail drugs to an inmate at the Corrections Center of Northwest Ohio. Jessica Pursel is accused of sending a package to an inmate at the lockup in Stryker. She was arrested and charged with third-degree felony illegal conveyance…this…after investigators check her home. Detectives …

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An Arrest In Oakwood Shooting

An arrest…in connection to that shooting during a drunken bar brawl in Oakwood the other day. Charles Brown, is charged with second-degree felony assault and using a firearm while intoxicated. We reported shots were fired in a fistfight between two other men at the Landing Strip Bar on North First …

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Victim IDd In Area Wreck

An area man dies…at a traffic stop on Saturday. Officials say a car is pulled over for a citation. We reported another vehicle…a pickup…hits the patrol car…which in turn…slams into the other. We now know who died that day. In the passenger seat of the first vehicle…that crashed into the …

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Police Spat In Chambers

The saga continues…Bryan Police Chief, Chris Chapa and Assistant Chief, Gary Mohre remain on paid administrative leave…more than a month after a feud between the two became public at a city council meeting. Soon after, we reported…both went away, for a while. The Bryan City council will meet today in …

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Drug Bust In Montpelier

Montpelier Police arrests four people…after officers investigate a complaint of possible drug activity…all this, at a South Jonesville Road location. An officer comes inside the place…quickly spots drugs in use. Word is, one of the four suspects has a gun…so caution is advised. Then, one of the suspects gives a …

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A Shooting In Paulding

A man is shot, outside a bar in Oakwood, on N. First St. Officials say it started as a fist fight. Dustin Dobbelaere, of Defiance, got into a brawl with Joseph Schilt, of Oakwood. At some point, a third person…Charles Brown…watching all this…produces a gun, officials say…and shoots Dobbelaere several …

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Covid Spikes In Bryan

Students at Bryan City Schools will be wearing masks for the foreseeable future during class. The same goes for and all indoor sporting events…following a spike in COVID-19 cases. Officials say the policy isn’t meant to be permanent…with a review set for Oct. 1. The decision to institute a mask …

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Two Face Charges In Bryan

Two men are arrested on a suspicious vehicle complaint. All this…at the Fountain Park Assisted Living, Memory Care & Villas on N. Main St., in Bryan. John Scurlock and Nicholas Still face charges now. Officials say Still, 40, of Bryan, had been warned against being on the property. He now …

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Deadly Crash Near Defiance

One is dead and four are injured…after a three-car crash in Defiance Saturday, on Route 24, between Jewell and Independence Roads in Richland Township. An officer has pulled someone over. As that goes on…another vehicle…driven by Justin Johnson of Defiance…drifts off the roadway onto the shoulder…hitting the patrol car…then…the two …

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