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New Walkway Approved

The Fountain City Amphitheater is getting a new lighted walkway. The Bryan City Council approved a $129 thousand dollar contract with Rupp Contracting that will connect the Imagination Station parking lot with the pedestrian path on the east side of the park. The goal is to have the project done …

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Gale R. Hesselschwardt, 63

Gale R. Hesselschwardt, 63, of Ney, Ohio passed away peaceful in his sleep on Saturday, September 3, 2022, after a short battle with cancer. Gale was born August 17, 1959. in Toledo, Ohio, the son of the late Hubert J. and Hildonna R. (Sheets) Hesselschwardt. He was a 1977 graduate …

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Town Will Take Over

The Village of Montpelier has agreed to take over a small sewer system now operated by the county. The so-called Ruble sewer system consists of five residential properties on the south side of County Road K, just east of the Montpelier School campus. Officials say…the county is operating the small …

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Car V Cycle In SC

In Steuben County…three people are hurt in a Saturday afternoon crash involving a motorcycle and a car, near Hamilton. Deputies were dispatched to the intersection of State Road 1 and County Road 500 south…near Otsego Township for the two vehicle accident. Officials tell reporters, 71 year old Frankie Handshoe of …

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The Future

General Motors says a new electric vehicle battery plant built in Ohio has started producing cells, which could help customers get federal tax credits. The joint-venture plant near Warren is focused on training as it prepares to ramp up manufacturing. A spokeswoman for the venture said it is producing cells …

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Unis Anna Foster, 86

Unis Anna Foster, age 86, of Wauseon, passed away on September 3, 2022, at the Ayden Healthcare Center of Wauseon. Unis cared for her family and her home all of her life. Unis was born on December 20, 1935, in Detroit, MI, to the late Laurence Albert and Genevieve Marie …

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Bruce W. Button, 75

Bruce W. Button, 75 years, of Willard, Missouri, and a lifetime resident of Hamilton, passed away Wednesday, August 31, 2022, in his residence, with his family at his side. Bruce was born July 3, 1947, in Angola, Indiana, the son of the late Max and Dolores (Lechleidner) Button. He was …

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Michael S. Ruger, Sr., 58

Michael S. Ruger, Sr., age 58, of Hicksville, Ohio, passed away on Wednesday, August 24, 2022, at Community Memorial Hospital in Hicksville. Michael had worked at Ohio Glass for many years prior to his retirement. He enjoyed fishing, working on cars and woodworking when he was younger, and spending time …

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Harold L. Jaggers, 90

Harold L. Jaggers, age 90, of Edon, Ohio, passed away on Tuesday, August 30, 2022, at Bryan Care & Rehabilitation Center. Harold worked for 24 years at Hayes-Albion and retired from Metal Forge. He was a US Army veteran who served during the Korean War. Harold was a n advisor …

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Sarah Jane Sweet, 81

Sarah Jane Sweet, age 81, of Stryker, Ohio, passed away at 11:11 P.M. on Thursday, September 1, 2022, at Defiance Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center in Defiance, Ohio, surrounded by her family, after an extended illness. She attended Stryker High School and worked as an inspector for Strydel in Stryker until …

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