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Dr. Robert D. Hilbert, 96

Dr. Robert D. Hilbert, 96 years young, of Bryan, Ohio, passed away on Tuesday, September 14, 2021, following a short illness. Bob was born on April 24, 1925, in Hicksville, Ohio, the middle son of Claron and Ruth Griest Hilbert. On August 10, 1972, he married Patricia Liedke and she …

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Jeanne A. (Grisier) Robinson, 95

Jeanne A. (Grisier) Robinson, age 95, of Stryker, passed away Tuesday evening, September 14, 2021, at CHP – Defiance Area Inpatient Hospice. Visitation for Jeanne will be held from 11:00 A.M. until 1:00 P.M. on Monday, September 20, 2021, at the First Lutheran Church in Stryker. Funeral services will immediately follow …

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Hard Feelings Continue

The spat is not over, yet. Law enforcement in Wood County is investigating a complaint against Bryan Police Chief, Christopher Chapa…filed by former Assistant Chief, Gary Mohre. Chapa has been on paid administrative leave since Aug. 6…after Mohre told the Bryan City Council that, following a heated argument between the …

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The Aquifer…Back In The News

The United States Geological Survey is continuing its effort to develop a system of aquifer monitoring wells…currently centered in Williams County. Representatives from Williams, Defiance, Fulton and Steuben counties…several others, as well…began meeting in August 2020…in the wake of that controversial proposed project by Artesian of Pioneer…to drill into the …

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CRA Clears Hurdle

The Edgerton Village Council meets for four minutes, Tuesday evening…to approve the third reading of an ordinance to establish a Community Reinvestment Area within the village. Not all are on board…Edgerton Local Schools Superintendent Kermit Riehle stands opposed to residential tax abatements. The ordinance will provide a 12-year, 100% tax …

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Eleanor “Sue” Corwin, 74

Eleanor “Sue” Corwin, 74, of Bryan, passed away Sunday, September 12, 2021, at Community Health Professionals Inpatient Hospice Center, Defiance, Ohio. Sue was born January 8, 1947, to Leslie and Eleanor (Sacharski) Neilson in Brooklyn, New York. She graduated from East Rockaway High School in East Rockaway, New York. Sue …

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Steven D. Funk, 63

Steven D. Funk, age 63, of Bryan, Ohio, passed away at 4:26 P.M. on Monday, September 13, 2021, shortly after admittance to Community Hospitals and Wellness Centers in Bryan. Mr. Funk was a 1976 graduate of Bryan High School and owned Diamond in the Rough Rehab, where he rehabilitated homes …

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Sprow…Back In Town

A northeast Ohio man with a criminal history in Bryan was back in the area last weekend and was arrested Saturday on charges of disorderly conduct and falsification. Officials tell reporters Gregory Sprow, 28, of Lake Milton in Mahoning County, was continually yelling profanities and refused reasonable warnings, which created …

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A Fire In HC

A Henry County home on County Road 7 is badly damaged by flames. Crews get to the scene, between Napoleon and McClure. By that point, everyone inside the place had gotten out okay. The flames are soon put out. No word on a cause. State and local fire officials are …

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Map Debate Continues

The Republican-dominated commission…charged with redrawing the maps of Ohio’s legislative districts…vote along partisan lines…to use a proposed GOP map, as the starting point for three days of public testimony. The 5-2 vote set up a breakneck schedule that in theory will see the commission approve a final version of the …

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