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EDGERTON NOW IN NEW OFFICES

The old ele­men­tary school on Michi­gan Avenue in Edger­ton is now offi­cially the new vil­lage office, after vil­lage employ­ees moved in last week. The vil­lage offices were for­merly in the his­toric town hall, which was destroyed in a June 2010 storm, and then in the for­mer mid­dle school build­ing on …

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SCHOOLS ON PATH TO SHARE SERVICES

Two local school dis­tricts plan to share ser­vices in order to save money. On Mon­day, The Edon North­west Board of Edu­ca­tion approved a plan to share trea­surer and psy­chol­o­gist ser­vices with Edger­ton Local Schools. The change for will go into effect July 1st. Edon Trea­surer and Chief Finan­cial Offi­cer Kerry …

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CRASH INVESTIGATION COULD TAKE A YEAR OR MORE

What will most cer­tainly be a lengthy inves­ti­ga­tion is now under­way into that Sat­ur­day plane crash in Williams County that killed a Michi­gan pilot and injured his pas­sen­ger. The Defi­ance post of the Ohio High­way Patrol and inves­ti­ga­tors from the Fed­eral Avi­a­tion Admin­is­tra­tion were on the scene Mon­day fol­low­ing the …

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BOATING SAFETY CLASS TO BE HELD IN PAULDING

A boat­ing edu­ca­tion course will be held at 9 a.m. on Sat­ur­day, May 11 at the Five Span Marina in Pauld­ing County. The course helps Ohio boaters com­ply with state law that requires oper­a­tors of engine-powered boats to com­plete such a course. Cost is $5. Pre-registration is required. To reg­is­ter, …

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ARCHBOLD HONORED BY ARBOR DAY FOUNDATION

Arch­bold has once again been designed a Tree City. It’s the 30th year that the city has been hon­ored by the Arbor Day Foun­da­tion. The des­ig­na­tion means the city is com­mit­ted to for­est man­age­ment by hav­ing a tree com­mis­sion, tree-care ordi­nance, adopts an Arbor Day observation/proclamation and has an annual …

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WEST UNITY MAN FOUND GUILTY OF WEAPONS VIOLATIONS

45 year old Anthony W. McCoy of West Unity was found guilty Fri­day after a two (2) day trial, by a Williams County Jury of Hav­ing Weapons While Under Dis­abil­ity, a felony of the third degree. Accord­ing to Pros­e­cu­tors, McCoy was orig­i­nally indicted in Decem­ber for know­ingly acquir­ing, hav­ing, car­ry­ing …

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BRYAN PLANE CRASH CLAIMS MICHIGAN MAN’S LIFE

Since 1982, seven planes have crashed in the Bryan area. One more went down over the week­end. A Michi­gan man’s plane crashed Sat­ur­day morn­ing just north of Bryan. The pilot, 62 year old Leslie Dean of Ann Arbor died Sat­ur­day after­noon at Mercy St. Vin­cent Med­ical Cen­ter in Toledo where …

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ALCOHOL LISTED AS CAUSE OF SATURDAY NIGHT WILLIAMS COUNTY CRASH

One man was arrested Sat­ur­day after a crash near the Ohio-Indiana bor­der. It hap­pened just before 10:30 Sat­ur­day night on Steuben County Road 1000 E at the inter­sec­tion of Williams County Road L. Police say 30 year old Logan Nor­ton of Pleas­ant Lake, Ind., was trav­el­ing west on County Road …

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NO ARRESTS DURING BRYAN SOBRIETY CHECKPOINT

The High­way Patrol announced on Fri­day that there would be a sobri­ety check­point in Williams County over the week­end. There was, and for­tu­nately none of the over 500 vehi­cles processed at that check­point in Bryan Sat­ur­day night turned up an intox­i­cated dri­ver. There were no arrests result­ing from the check­point …

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WAUSEON POLICE RECEIVE NEW LASER SPEED GUN

The Wauseon Police Depart­ment has been awarded a valu­able new piece of equip­ment. At a dis­trict grant meet­ing held in Bowl­ing Green on Fri­day, the Ohio Traf­fic Safety Office pre­sented the depart­ment with a new Laser Tech­nol­ogy TruSpeed 100 laser speed gun. The Wauseon Police Depart­ment plans to put it …

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