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Covid Spikes In NWOH

The Williams County Health Department reports a 4th death from COVID-19. The victim?…a woman in her 60’s. At last check, Williams County reports 287 cases and 4 deaths. Henry County 419 cases and 17 people have died, there. Defiance County?…422 patients, 13 deaths. Paulding County reports 160 cases and 1 …

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Crash Under Investigation In DKC

In DeKalb County…a vehicle rolls over after the driver tried to get out of the way of an illegal U-turn on I-69. Deputies were dispatched to mile marker 323. Officials tell reporters Abigail Swager, 19, of Garrett was northbound on 69…when the vehicle in front of her slowed to make …

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Fatal Crash In WC

The Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating a deadly solo crash in Williams County. Officials say James Karcher of Edgerton, was driving east on County Road D…when he failed to stop for a stop sign at Ohio 576. They say that’s when his vehicle hits a guardrail before going down …

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Body Found In HC

Henry County officials identify a body found in McClure as 51-year-old John Roberts from Grand Rapids. A friend told police that Roberts was at the North Turkeyfoot Wildlife Area on CR 424 near Road 6-C…adding Roberts was suicidal. Deputies arrived to the wildlife area and found Roberts’ truck. After searching …

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Big Wreck In DKC

A semi driver refuses medical treatment after he loses control of his big rig on I-69 in DeKalb County. Officials tell reporters he was heading south at the Auburn exit when he drove off the road and into the median, causing the semi to roll on its side. The crash …

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Voters Lining Up In OH

Nearly 8.1 million Ohioans are signed up to vote in the November election, a near record, the latest figures from the state elections chief show. The presidential battleground state has never seen more registered voters, other than in 2008. Figures released by Secretary of State, Frank LaRose showed 8,080,050 Ohioans …

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Michael Conti, 68

Michael Conti, age 68, of Bryan, Ohio, passed away on Wednesday, October 14, 2020, at Community Health Professionals Inpatient Hospice near Defiance, Ohio, after an extended illness. Michael retired from ARO/Ingersoll Rand with 33 years of service. He was a Mechanical Engineer and Engineering Manager. He received a Bachelor Degree …

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Irene Elizabeth Frank,

Irene Elizabeth Frank, age 101, of Hicksville, Ohio, passed away at 11:00 P.M. on Tuesday, October 13, 2020, at Hickory Creek Nursing Center in Hicksville. Mrs. Frank was a devoted homemaker and farm wife who enjoyed cooking, baking and gardening. She was a member of St. Michael Catholic Church in …

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Hasch Faces Charges

Bryan police arrests a Defiance man on a warrant. After the bust…officers add a few more charges of their own. Officials say James Hasch, of Defiance, faces a community control sanction violation…along with criminal damaging and resisting arrest. At first, it’s a call to pick Hasch up at his residence…for …

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Tractor Fire Squelched

Officials tell reporters a mechanical malfunction led to a fire that destroyed a tractor in a field along County Road E, between County roads 17 and 18. The tractor was fully involved in flames when crews got to the scene. A tanker truck and more resources are then called in …

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