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Changes In Columbus

Gov., DeWine appoints a new Health Department director. Stephanie McCloud, currently the administrator of Ohio’s health insurance fund for injured workers, gets the nod. She replaces Dr. Amy Acton, who led the agency’s initial response to the pandemic but then abruptly stepped down in June, amidst criticism. He also brings …

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Susan L. Suffel, 82

Susan L. Suffel, age 82, of Edgerton, Ohio, passed away late Wednesday evening, November 4, 2020, at StoryPoint Assisted Living in Fort Wayne. Susan was a 1955 graduate of Edgerton High School and Elkhart University. She was a lab technician and nurse at the Boerger Clinic in Edgerton for many …

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David S. Toms, 74

David S. Toms, age 74, of Paulding, Ohio, passed away on Tuesday, November 3, 2020, at the Gardens of Paulding where he had been a resident. David was a veteran of the US Navy, serving from 1965-1967. David had been an member of the Bryan Eagles Aerie #2233. He enjoyed …

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Mitchel L. Dulaney, 38

Mitchel L. Dulaney, age 38, unexpectedly died on November 4, 2020. He was born in Wauseon, Ohio on January 6, 1982 to Roger and Carol (Kovar) Dulaney. He was a graduate of Evergreen High School and of Four County Vocation School in the electronics program. He attended college and was a …

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Vera M. Rupp, 99

Vera M. Rupp, age 99, of Archbold, Ohio, formerly of Wauseon, Ohio, passed away on November 5, 2020 at CHP – Defiance Inpatient Hospice in Defiance, Ohio. Vera was born on April 27, 1921, the daughter of Sam Y. and Emma (Gerig) Rupp. She graduated from Pettisville, Ohio High School …

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Final Tallies Coming In

More than 5.8 million Ohioans voted in Tuesday’s General Election, breaking the all-time record of 5,773,777 set in 2008. That includes 18,599 who cast votes in Williams County. Turnout?…73%. Previously, the state voter turnout record was in 2008, when 5.7 million people voted in the election that sent Barack Obama …

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Kochert Is The Winner

Incumbent, Tom Kochert wins the race for Williams County sheriff. The county elections board completed their final count, recording 8,960 votes for Kochert…7,649 votes for Mohre. As we reported, Mohre was a write-in candidate…his name did not appear on the ballot. Officials say about 250 absentee ballots are still out. …

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The Vote In FC

All local issues are approved by Fulton County voters. Folks in Wauseon sign off on a renewal and decrease of a recreation levy. The original levy funded construction and operation of the city pool…approved handily with 71% of the vote. Delta voters approve a levy renewal for parks and five …

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Covid In NWOH…Now.

Here are the latest details on COVID-19 in the area. Fulton County adds 59 new cases. The number of overall hospitalizations there has increased to 51. There have been 18 deaths in the county, with one added Monday and one Tuesday. The median age for confirmed cases is 51. Defiance …

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James “Jim” Grime, 71

James “Jim” Grime, age 71, of Wauseon, Ohio, passed away November 3, 2020 at the Laurels of Defiance. Prior to his retirement, Jim worked for Ohio Department of Transportation for over 30 years. Jim was born on May 30, 1949, to the late Dale and Lucille (Zimmerman) Grime. He graduated …

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