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Ronald A. Dietrich, 83

Ronald A. Dietrich, 83, of Ney, Ohio passed away Friday, September 17, 2021, at Community Hospitals and Wellness Centers, Bryan, with his family by his side. Ron was born August 11, 1938, in Bryan, Ohio, son of the late Edward C. and Alice R. (Phillips) Dietrich. He enlisted in the …

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Edward “Ted” John Metzger, Jr., 85

Edward “Ted” John Metzger, Jr. passed away at the age of 85 on Friday, September 10, 2021 at Community North Hospital in Indianapolis, IN.  He was born on November 10, 1935 in Youngstown, OH to Edward John Metzger and Eunice HamrockMetzger and moved to Wauseon in 1952 where he lived for over 60 years before moving to Fishers, IN. He is …

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Patsy L. Oberlin, 90

Patsy L. Oberlin, 90, of Hamilton, Indiana, peacefully passed away Friday, September 17, 2021, at her residence.  Patsy was born August 9, 1931, in Angola, Indiana, the daughter of the late Clyde W. and Reba L. (Helms) Rohleder.  She was a 1949 graduate of Hamilton High School.  Patsy married Mac …

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Jeffrey L. Pepple, 63

Jeffrey L. Pepple, 63, died on Wednesday, September 15, 2021, at Eskenazi Hospital, Indianapolis, IN, of complications from injuries received in a fire at his home on August 5 in Hicksville. He was born on October 7, 1957, in Kendallville, IN, the son of Merle and Betty (Phend) Pepple. He …

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Lois P. Clark, 80

Lois P. Clark, 80, of Bryan passed away Thursday, September 17, 2021 at Community Hospital and Wellness Centers in Bryan.  She was born on October 9, 1940 in Montpelier, Ohio to Oliver and Leona I. (Humbarger) Stantz.  She attended Kunkle High School.  On November 18, 1976 she married Paul I. …

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Deadly Crash On The Turnpike

An Ohio man is killed…when his truck rear-ends a semi on the Indiana Toll Road in LaGrange County, near the 125 mile marker, four miles east of the S.R. 9 interchange. There, a Mack truck and a Kenworth smash into each other. Officials say Herbert Meade, 67, of Olmstead Township, …

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Big Winnings

A trip to the grocery store turns into a fortune for Rose and William Raczko of Swanton, who claim the top prize in the Ohio Lottery’s $30 Million Dollar scratch-off. The Raczkos purchased their winning ticket at The Kroger on E. Airport Highway. Kroger receives a $10,000 sales bonus. The …

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Anti Mask Group Protests

A small group of protesters gather in front of the Defiance County Courthouse in downtown Defiance for a second straight evening Thursday…to voice displeasure about school mask mandates. Around 20, some of them carrying signs and American flags, were gathered on the sidewalk at the corner of Clinton and Second …

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Gonzales Is Out

One of the 10 House Republicans who voted to impeach former President Donald Trump for his role in inciting the Jan. 6 insurrection at the Capitol announces he will not seek reelection in Ohio next year. Congressman, Anthony Gonzalez, a former NFL player with a once-bright political future…says the political …

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Jody L. Glaser, 60

Jody L. Glaser, age 60, of Bryan, Ohio, passed away at 6:03 A.M. on Thursday, September 16, 2021, at her home after an extended illness. She was employed in food sersvice at Northwest State Community College for 13 years. Jody loved gardening, spending time outside in the sun, and being …

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