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City of Bryan used less power than was forecast in 2023.

The City of Bryan used less power than was forecast in 2023, the Bryan Board of Public Affairs learned. Bryan Municipal Utilities Director of Utilities, Derek Schultz told the board the city used 3.3% less megawatt hours of energy last year than had been predicted, and the amount was 4.8% …

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President Biden visits East Palestine.

President Biden visits East Palestine, a little more than a year after a Norfolk Southern train derailed there and spilled hazardous chemicals. After meeting with local officials and getting a briefing from the Environmental Protection Agency, the President promised residents that the government would fulfill its obligation and remain in …

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Judge declares mistrial in case of former Ohio sheriff’s deputy.

A former Ohio sheriff’s deputy, charged in the killing of a Black man remains free after a jury can’t agree on a verdict, so in the end the judge declares a mistrial, ending tumultuous proceedings that saw four jurors dismissed. Jason Meade was charged with murder and reckless homicide in …

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Fatal Crash in Van Wert County.

In Van Wert County, one is dead after driving off the road and hitting a utility pole, in York Township. In a release from the Van Wert County Sheriff’s Office, officers were dispatched to the Mendon Road crash after receiving calls from other drivers in the area. When they arrive …

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AquaBounty Technologies plans to sell its Indiana farm.

AquaBounty Technologies plans to sell its Indiana farm to help its fundraising efforts. Located in Albany, Indiana, the facility has been growing AquaBounty genetically-engineered salmon since 2019 and had its first harvest in 2021. AquaBounty says the land-based, recirculating aquaculture facility succeeded in its objective to demonstrate the ability of …

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Jeffrey David Post, 66

Jeffrey David Post, 66, of Hicksville, Ohio, passed away on Sunday, February 18, 2024, at the Laurels of DeKalb, Butler, Indiana.  Jeff was born July 7, 1957, in Battle Creek, Michigan, the son of Lawrence L. and Jacqueline (Brenner) Post.  Jeff graduated from Mt. Pleasant High School in 1976, then …

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Charles E. Polter, 85

Charles E. Polter, 85, of Hicksville, Ohio, passed away Friday, February 16, 2024, at Brookview Healthcare Center, Defiance, Ohio.  Charles was born May 7, 1938, in Hicksville, Ohio, son of the late Earl and Wilimina (Doctor) Polter.  He was a 1956 graduate of Mark Center High School.  Charles married Karen …

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Update of murder trial of a former Ohio sheriff’s deputy.

Prosecutors in the murder trial of a former Ohio sheriff’s deputy tells jurors that his claims that the man he fatally shot posed a threat are not credible, while defense lawyers insisted that evidence in the case is consistent with their client’s statements. Special Prosecutor Tim Merkle says the victim, …

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POTUS In East Palestine.

For over a year, President, Biden waited for what the White House said was the right moment to visit East Palestine, facing criticism that he was ignoring the victims of an explosive fire caused by a train derailment. Today, the president goes to the village of 5,000 at the invitation …

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Julia Rebecca “Becky” Peters, 82

Julia Rebecca “Becky” Peters, age 82, of Montpelier, Ohio, peacefully passed away on Thursday, February 15, 2024 at Evergreen Manor in Montpelier, Ohio. Becky graduated from Fremont High School and was a free spirit, who worked as a self-employed entrepreneur for many years. Anyone who knew her knew she held …

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Deborah K. Shepard, 75

Deborah K. Shepard, 75, of Wauseon passed away on Tuesday, February 13, 2024 at Hospice of Northwest Ohio, Ebeid.  She was born on January 31, 1949 to Donald and Edna (Bowser) Shepard.  Deborah earned her Associates Degree from Northwest State Community College.  She was an office manager at Northwest Ohio …

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Ruth C. Corwin, 90

Ruth C. Corwin, age 90, of Edon, Ohio, passed away on February 14, 2024 at Hillside Country Living with her family at her side. Ruth was a homemaker and a member of St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in Edon.  She enjoyed sewing, quilting, knitting, baking and canning for her family. Ruth …

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Margaret “Peggy” A. Davis, 61

Margaret A. “Peggy” Davis, age 61, of Bryan, Ohio, and formerly of Edgerton passed away on Wednesday, February 14, 2024 at Bryan Care & Rehabilitation Center. Peg was a nurse’s aid and worked at several area facilities including Dream Haven in Edgerton.  She was a former member of the Bryan …

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