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Hausch Steps Down

Williams County is seeking a new executive director of the Williams County Economic Development Corporation. Megan Hausch, WEDCO executive director since 2019, has submitted her resignation, saying her husband has taken a job in Wisconsin and they are relocating. She will be working in the office through Sept. 16, then …

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Maples To Come Down

In Bryan…four large silver maples on the courthouse lawn are at the end of their lifespan and will be removed and replaced. That was the decision Monday after a discussion between county commissioners, on Monday. The plan is to remove the trees this fall, then replace them in the spring …

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Drug Bust In Wauseon

Wauseon Police executes a search warrant at a Beech St. address…after an investigation into potential drug sales. Officials say…29 year-old Avante Koonce, faces charges. Brooke Werder was also arrested for an outstanding warrant of aggravated possession of drugs. Additional charges are pending. Methamphetamine, heroin and more are seized in the …

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Trumpster Under Attack

A conservative podcaster who embraces former President Trump’s discredited claims of a stolen 2020 election should be tossed from Ohio’s fall ballot, where she is seeking to become the state elections chief, an Ohio justice recommended Friday. “Tore” Maras vowed to appeal, if the recommendation is upheld. Justice Terrence O’Donnell …

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Over At CCNO

The Board of the Corrections Center of Northwest Ohio OK’d a new inmate electronic monitoring contract and a new contract for its security cameras at its meeting, last week. The board also approved a slight adjustment in 2023 bed allocation among the five member counties, with Defiance County increasing its …

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Sewer Upgrades Okayed

County commissioners solidified their support for funding both the Hickory Hills sewer project and an upgrade to the pump station at Ohio 576 and County Road C. It also added a commitment to help pay for a new salt barn. But commissioners declined, at least for now, to a request …

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Crash In DKC

A pickup rolled over after it was hit by another pickup on Friday in DeKalb County at the intersection of State Road 205 at County Road 7, south of Garrett. Officials say a southbound Ford F250 stopped at a stop sign at 205 then proceeded into the intersection, where it …

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Crash In DKC

DeKalb County deputies are investigating a crash between a motorcycle and a boat that injured two people…in the 1300 block of State Road 8, near State Road 327. Officials tell reporters…the motorcycle was behind an SUV, hauling a boat. The SUV slowed for stopped traffic and the motorcycle operator, Kyle …

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Gunplay In SC

The Steuben County Sheriff’s Department is asking for the public’s help in finding the person who damaged multiple houses during a series of drive-by incidents. Deputies responded to a home on East County Road 300 North…on a report of a house damaged by a projectile. A similar report came in …

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The Latest

The unemployment rate in Fulton County increased during the month of July, that’s according to data released by the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services. The rate for July was 4.4 percent…an increase from 3.8% in June. In July of 2021, the unemployment rate was 4.8% in Fulton County. …

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