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Earl L. Bonner, 78

Earl L. Bonner, age 78, of Delta, Ohio, passed away on Saturday, November 28, 2020, at St. Luke’s Hospital in Maumee. Prior to his retirement he had been a die setter and union representative for Inshield Die & Stamping in Toledo. Earl was born November 4, 1942 in Palmer, Tennessee to …

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Ray F. Couts, 72

Ray F. Couts, age 72, of Wauseon, Ohio passed away November 27, 2020 at Swanton Valley Healthcare Center. He was a truck driver. Ray was born on January 4, 1948 in Wauseon to the late Bayard and Ethel (Talmadge) Couts. On October 17, 1972, he married Jill Couts, and she …

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Gloria Deanne Nusbaum, 94

Gloria Deanne Nusbaum, 94 years, of Defiance, passed away Saturday, November 28, 2020 at Glenn Park of Defiance Senior Living Community, Defiance. Gloria was born February 13, 1926 in Defiance County, Ohio the daughter of the late Clarence M. and Lois (Kittredge) Kretzer. She graduated from Sherwood High School and …

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Impressive Numbers, Post Election

Ohio’s elections chief certifies the results of 2020 election. Secretary of State, Frank LaRose says it was almost flawlessly executed, despite the pandemic, raising concern that President, Trump’s allegations of widespread fraud could be undercutting voter confidence in the process. The certification delivers the state’s 18 electoral votes to President, …

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Covid Takes Toll On IN Schools

Dozens of Indiana schools are struggling to stay open…as growing numbers of coronavirus infections and related quarantines aggravate a preexisting statewide teacher and substitute shortage. Right now, 1,755 schools across the state have reported at least one positive case of COVID-19, according to the Indiana State Department of Health. That …

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Van Wert Is Beautiful

Several blocks in downtown Van Wert are named to the National Register of Historic Places. Mitch Price, Exec. Director of the project says the designation is the culmination of a years-long effort that could not only increase tourism to Van Wert, but also bring more businesses to the area…as prospective …

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William J. “Bill” Schooley, 76

William J. “Bill” Schooley, age 76, of Bryan, Ohio, passed away in the early morning of Thursday, November 26, 2020, at Community Hospitals and Wellness Centers-Bryan. Bill was a self-employed plasterer since 1962. He was a member of First Brethren Church in Bryan and a life member of the National …

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Ronald Gene Reinhart, 63

Ronald Gene Reinhart, 63 years, of Hicksville was called home on Saturday, November 28, 2020 after an eleven-month battle with pancreatic cancer. Ron was born July 17, 1957 in Hicksville to the late James W. and Rosa M. (Bell) Reinhart. On September 10, 1977 he married Brenda Phillips, who survives. …

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Freda Mae Olmstead, 92

Freda Mae Olmstead, 92, of Bryan passed away Wednesday at her home.  She was born on January 1, 1928 in Logansport, Indiana to Carl W. and Norma J. (Haas) Summers.  Freda graduated from George Washington High School in Indianapolis, Indiana.  On July 27, 1946 she married Donald C. Olmstead and …

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Darrell Grant McKinney, 72

Darrell Grant McKinney, 72, of Pioneer, Ohio, passed away Tuesday November 24, 2020 at the VA Medical Center in Ann Arbor, Michigan.  He was born on July 9, 1948 in Tecumseh, Michigan to Gilbert Dale and Norma Ellav (Black) McKinney.  He joined the Marine Corps April 21, 1966 and was …

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