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Leo C. Gustwiller, 96

Leo C. Gustwiller, age 96, of Wauseon, passed away Monday morning, July 12, 2021, at Fulton Manor in Wauseon. Arrangements are pending at the Edgar-Grisier Funeral Home in Wauseon.

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Motorcycle v Van In Swanton

A Sylvania motorcyclist is hurt, following a crash in Swanton, on Airport Highway at Waterville Swanton Road. Officials tell reporters, Matthew O’Connell, rides eastbound on Airport…while a minivan, driven by Mary Kihslinger, 79, of Toledo, is going west. They say, Kihslinger took a left, onto Waterville-Swanton…that’s when O’Connell hit her …

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Two Big Rigs Collide

The 24 is closed for a time…after a crash between two semis in Emerald Township, between Cecil and Defiance. Officials say one of the big-rigs is on the shoulder…broke down. Then…another semi…with an oversized load comes at speed…hitting the trailer of the disabled rig. The mess is extensive…it takes some …

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Watch That Water

Over in the Village of Fayette…a water boil advisory is issued…it’s on until 2am, Tuesday. W. Main Street, west of Maple…and those living on S. Maple Street, College Street and Walnut Street…are affected, utility officials say. Why all this?…a loss of water pressure. Officials stress there is no evidence of …

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Hitting The Airwaves…For Public Safety

A new rig for first responders. The Multi-Agency Radio Communication System…or MARCS…is up and running in Williams County. We reported a few months back…it’s a radio and data network. It utilizes state-of-the-art trunked technology…providing the ability to communicate statewide…to other first responders throughout Ohio and a 10-mile radius outside of …

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Michael Atkins Arbuthnot, 82

The earthbound journey of Michael Atkins Arbuthnot, age 82, of Cooney, Ohio, ended on July 9, 2021, and he has transitioned to the status of memories. He will be remembered for his quick wit, ribald humor, respect for nature, disdain for politicians, appreciation of family and love of Vermont. He …

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Mary Alice Singer, 93

Mary Alice Singer, 93, of Defiance, passed away Saturday, July 10, 2021, at Kingsbury Place, Defiance, where she was a resident. Mary Alice was born December 19, 1927, in Payne Ohio, the daughter of the late Henry and Florence (Sheehan) Linder. She was a 1945 graduate of Payne High School. …

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Janet M. Collins, 93

Janet M. Collins, 93, passed away Friday, July 9, 2021, at Community Health Professionals Inpatient Hospice Center in Defiance, Ohio. Janet was born February 29, 1928, in Adrian, Michigan, the daughter of the late William and Lala (Hill) Schubert. She was a 1945 graduate of Adrian High School. Janet married …

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Anti Drug Funding On The Way

Governor, DeWine announces more than two dozen local drug task forces in Ohio will receive RecoveryOhio grant funding…to support efforts that disrupt the drug trade and promote substance use awareness, prevention, and recovery. A total of $2 million dollars in grants will be awarded among 27 existing drug task forces…to …

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It’s Cheaper In Edgerton

Edgerton Village council members review findings from a county-wide billing comparison study while in session…and find their town tends to lead the pack. The study included utility rates from Edgerton, Bryan, Montpelier, Pioneer, Stryker and Edon. What’s the final analysis?…Edgerton has the most affordable utility rate of all communities surveyed, …

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