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Annette Jane (Tormohlen) Kahle, 94

Annette Jane (Tormohlen) Kahle passed away peacefully with her family by her side on March 3, 2022 in Defiance, Ohio, just shy of her 95th birthday. Annette was born March 7, 1927 to Louise and Albert Tormohlen in the southern Indiana town of Holland. Though she grew up poor during …

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Delphi Pensioners Get Backup

Ohio’s senators say they have lined up bipartisan support in both houses of Congress for new legislation that would restore the terminated pensions of more than 20,000 salaried retirees of Delphi, the bankrupted former auto parts supplier. The move followed a Supreme Court decision in January…declining to take up the …

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More On The Map Flap

Ohio Secretary of State, Frank LaRose orders county elections boards to work as if the latest district maps for state and federal elections would be approved. Republicans on the Ohio Redistricting Commission approved an adjusted map of congressional districts on Wednesday. Democrats voted against the map, which would deliver two-thirds …

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Surprising Numbers

Deaths in Williams County exceeded births in 2021. Officials say, 300 children were born in 2021 while 345 people died. Statewide, Ohio saw more deaths than births in 2020 for the first time in the 112 years the state has been tracking the information. Preliminary data from the Ohio Department …

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Joyce M. Nelson, 74

Joyce M. Nelson, age 74, of Cecil, Ohio, passed away at her home on Wednesday, March 2, 2022. She was a chef and cook her entire working career. She worked in fine restaurants and family restaurants preparing gourmet meals and comfort food. Joyce also enjoyed playing bingo and fishing. Joyce …

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OH Abortion Debate Update

An Ohio judge has blocked preemptive enforcement of a law…imposing additional requirements on consulting physicians at abortion clinics…requirements that abortion providers say threaten operations at two of the last clinics in the state. While the bill’s stated goal was to impose criminal penalties on doctors who fail to provide life-saving …

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New Gun Law On Governors Desk

A concealed weapons permit would become optional and the requirement that individuals promptly notify police officers that they are carrying a concealed weapon would be eliminated…under legislation approved along partisan lines by Ohio’s GOP-controlled Legislature. It has now been sent to Gov., DeWine. Officials say it will likely be signed …

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Get Rid Of Russia…Now.

Ohio’s five public employee retirement funds have a moral imperative to divest themselves of Russian financial holdings…to further punish the country over its invasion of Ukraine…that’s what state Attorney General Dave Yost told reporters on Wednesday. Yost directed the five funds to identify Russian equities and divest as quickly as …

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Crash In DKC

A man loses control of his car…and crashes into a ditch, after hitting a pothole in DeKalb County. Dillon Kline, 23, of Ashley was driving north along C.R. 35 when he struck the hole in the road. The vehicle, then goes off the roadway. No one is hurt. The investigation …

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Reutz Is Guilty

David Ruetz got in a standoff in front of the North Municipal Building in Bryan in November 2020. This week…he was found guilty of two felony counts in a Williams County courtroom. He could face one year in prison for each of the charges he faces. We reported…Bryan Police found …

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